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The thyroid gland is an organ that we are not used to thinking about and worrying about its health. And by the way, the thyroid gland produces hormones that control the work of other organs and systems of our body. Symptoms of malfunction of this organ are similar to those that indicate problems with the heart and intestines, so it is very difficult to notice the disease on time. It is necessary at the first symptoms to contact the clinic for testing and examinations. But here are the most basic symptoms that indicate that it is time to consult an endocrinologist.
1. A seal may appear in the neck area. Any seal – it is visible, or you can only feel it with your fingers – is an alarming sign and requires an examination by a doctor.
2. Constant sore throat, lack of voice, pain when swallowing can indicate not only a cold and sore throat, but also problems with the thyroid gland.
3. Sudden jumps in weight in any direction without the absence of any reasons (diets, diseases, physical activity) can also be a symptom of a thyroid gland malfunction. Continue reading
Kalman syndrome (KS) is a rare genetic disease in humans. It is determined by the delay, the absence of signs of puberty in combination with the absence or violation of the sense of smell.
Diagnosis of the syndrome is often difficult, since up to adolescence in a child, symptoms may be unexpressed or absent altogether. The absence of pubertal changes that are detected by visual examination is important in diagnosing the patient’s condition. In addition, other diagnostic tests are performed to detect, first of all, decreased smell, genetic mutations or structural disorders of the endocrine glands that can cause similar symptoms.
The most distinctive feature that usually prompts patients to seek medical attention is a partial or complete absence of puberty. Men may report symptoms such as decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, decreased muscle mass, and decreased aggressiveness. Continue reading
Autumn is the time of mass diseases (flu, colds). I think everyone wondered: what would be done so as not to get sick? But before answering this question, it’s worth understanding why we are generally ill.
There are at least five causes of diseases in modern man. First of all, this is stress. According to average statistics, the largest number of sick leave is issued on Monday – the most stressful day of the week, and the smallest – on Friday. Indeed, stress is a direct way to weaken human immunity. Constant stress during the day, which is also associated with a change in the light regime in the fall (late dawn, early sunset), leads to the vulnerability of the body’s protective organs.
The second reason is our subconscious. Admit it, it is often so annoying to get up early every morning, rush through traffic jams to work, load yourself with a lot of things. The self-hypnosis mode is turned on, subconsciously we want to get sick, find a way to change the difficult daily routine. We randomly get caught in the wind, in cold rooms with powerful air conditioners, get wet, and then get sick. Continue reading