“My hand does not belong to me!” – This is not a quote from the thriller, but a description of one of the symptoms of the mysterious Cotard syndrome. People suffering from it are often convinced that they lack some parts of the body, or that they are generally … dead! Recently, Swedish researchers found that the culprit of a nightmare could be a seemingly innocuous remedy for herpes …
Kotar syndrome – the so-called official name for this ailment – according to doctors, is one of the varieties of depression. It is found quite rarely – at the same time all over the world it affects no more than several hundred people. The first such case was recorded in 1880 by the French neurologist Jules Cotard, in whose honor the disease subsequently got its name. Continue reading
It turns out that the reasons for male failures “on the love field” may be such “third-party” factors, which it seems to be simply impossible to guess. For example, inflammation of the gums, the fight against baldness. And by the way – don Juan need to run a lot and it is contraindicated to ride a bicycle. Why? Readers MedPulse tells sex therapist-psychotherapist Leonid Takchenkovsky.
A ride on the bicycle
In fact, dependence on horseback riding and impotence was revealed as early as the 9th century BC. Then this male affliction suffered riders dressed in heavy armor.
Today, a similar problem is experienced by those who decide to change to a bicycle. Research results show that 4% of men pedaling for at least 3 hours a week have moderate or severe impotence, unlike their peers who are keen on running. Continue reading
The exact causes of this, as, indeed, of any other cancer, are not fully understood. But one thing is clear: colon and rectal cancer is a disease of civilization. In those parts of the world where people still earn their livelihood by hunting and fishing, where it is customary to move around not on wheels, but on their own, where the air is saturated with smells of earth and grass, not gasoline and asphalt, this ailment and rumor did not hear.
Of great importance in the development of the disease is nutrition. The “Western” diet, which is based on animal fats, refined foods and preservatives, slows down the movement of contents through the intestines. Toxins that linger in the body for a long time cause dysbiosis and liver dysfunction – ailments that often accompany colon cancer. Continue reading