Supplements to prevent influenza

preventing influenza
December 23, 2011

Influenza is a disease that annually kills about 36,000 people being mostly children and the elderly. According to a study by Consumer Reports, 50% of people tested in the present range of substances and products to combat the disease, the most chosen vitamin D supplements and so-called multivitamins. Supplements for preventing influenza are very expensive products and according to a national survey on the use of these, which have proved…


Obesity, overweight and heart problems

obesity and overweight
November 23, 2011

Obesity is one of the public health problems currently affecting a large number of people worldwide, is an excess of body fat that usually, not always, is accompanied by increased body weight. Overweight occurs when the amount of energy ingested with food is higher than is spent, becoming the body stores fat, the causes of obesity are multiple and include factors such as genetics, behavior nervous system, endocrine and metabolic,…


Advances in the detection of fibromyalgia

November 17, 2011

Fibromyalgia is a common rheumatic syndrome that affects approximately 3% of the population, mostly women. It indicates widespread pain in fibrous tissues, muscles, tendons and other connective tissues, causing muscle pain without weakness. The cause of this disorder is unknown, although it is a chronic problem that may come and go for years. Among other symptoms, causes muscle pain, fatigue, depression and insomnia. Diagnose can take two to three years,…


The test of silhouettes, a tool against eating disorders

The test of silhouettes can determine the degree of distortion that a teenager has its own body. The material, a gallery of images is accompanied by a clinical examination has been developed from analysis of surveys of 1,956 young people aged 13 to 18. The degree of health is measured by the number of hops between the figure that corresponds to one and the one who chooses. The test of…

November 14, 2011

Do you suffer from constipation while fasting?

suffer from constipation
November 5, 2011

Constipation is a disorder that can be felt during the month of Ramadan, and especially the first days, this effect manifests this course by the difficulty of his need thus made to exceed 48 hours and also feel that they not be completely empty. It is known that the movement of saddle is involuntary by hand to determine when to its needs we learn it from our young age and…


Fever in children, what to do

fever in children
October 27, 2011

What is fever? Fever involves the evaluation of body temperature over 37.4º C or 37.9º C using a thermometer and not the hand. What should we do before seeing the pediatrician? Keep a comfortable room temperature, not making the child a lot of clothes, give him sugary liquids. Control temperature and deal with some antithermic with usual doses and intervals of time between each shot. Cold baths can reduce fever…


The diet of diabetic children

diet for children
October 24, 2011

There is not an ideal diet for children with diabetes, only to watch his diet and take precautions to not have consequences. Diabetic babies can eat normal schedules and take insulin depending on their level of glucose in the blood. After infancy, the doctor will often recommend a diet plan based on consumption of fiber, low sugar, varied food. Measures the most important to have a healthy diet and consume…