Are you, by any chance, not a cyberchondrick?
Soon we will ask each other such questions. Remember, as in a well-known literary work: I read the medical encyclopedia and found all diseases except for fever. Now everything is…

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Are you, by any chance, not a cyberchondrick?

Soon we will ask each other such questions. Remember, as in a well-known literary work: I read the medical encyclopedia and found all diseases except for fever. Now everything is much more serious. Encyclopedias have given way to the Internet. And it began! … The availability of medical information is growing into real epidemics of various diseases.

Cyberchondria is a disease from medical information. According to American scientists, the availability of medical information online has led to an increase in the incidence of cyberchondria in the world – a disorder consisting in the desire to make an independent diagnosis based on the symptoms of diseases described on the Internet sites. The results of a study of people’s reactions to medical information on the Internet are provided in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking. In fact, this is the same overdiagnosis. Continue reading

Senile ailments attack young

More and more so-called diseases of aging humanity today are found in young patients. Almost in first place in terms of “rejuvenation rates” are osteochondrosis of the spine, cholelithiasis, varicose veins and rheumatoid arthritis. Why are these senile ailments attacking the young? And is it possible to withstand this onslaught?

The desired corset is not formed

Previously, spinal osteochondrosis was found mainly in people “over forty”. Now the intervertebral discs are beginning to “age” already in adolescents. Complications of osteochondrosis, such as hernias of the intervertebral discs, are found even in 13-14 year old children. Naturally, all these problems safely pass into adulthood. The reasons are simple. Children play little sports, rarely play outdoor games on the street. Modern schoolchildren sit for hours at school in lessons, and at home – playing at the computer. Many children and adolescents are overweight. Continue reading

To know about your sores will help … a mirror

My light, mirror, say it! Facial skin can tell everything about your health. If you started having problems – acne, dryness, redness, vascular starlets, then you should not think about buying an expensive product, but listen to your body and also visit a doctor.
Our face conditionally represents a certain card. That is, each part or zone is responsible for various internal organs, and they talk about what kind of ailment you may have.

So the forehead can help to learn about the work of a number of organs. In particular, the upper part will indicate intestinal problems. By the zone at the beginning of hair growth, one can judge how the bladder functions. Whiskey will also tell about his work. Redness or itching says that you need to check the gallbladder and spleen. Excessive slagging caused by stress and adverse external environment is possible.

In addition, concomitant symptoms may be, for example, frequent headaches, bags under the eyes, sweating, tired, brittle and hair loss.

How to cope? Drink more water, review your diet. In particular, exclude spicy, fatty and fried from your menu. Continue reading

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