Breast cancer, or What women are most afraid of
A high risk of oncology, and not the breast disease itself, is inherited only in 5-10% of all identified cases. Moreover, mutations in genes that increase the risk of breast…

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Cough - wet or dry? How to treat a cough in a child
There are several types of bronchitis. And they need to be treated in different ways. First, determine which cough annoys you, and, guided by the advice of Leonid Muskorenko, select…

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Signs that you have thyroid problems
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…

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Why an elbow hurts, or The whole truth about myositis

Myositis is a disease of office workers and middle-aged women. This condition is familiar to many: aching pain suddenly appears in the muscles, it is rapidly growing and now any movement causes pain. So manifests myositis – an ailment that can permanently incapacitate. Most of us believe that the cause of myositis is drafts. It’s true. But not complete.

Where does the wind blow from?
Often myositis provokes infections – SARS, influenza, chronic tonsillitis … And very often – prolonged tension of individual muscle groups. It is no accident that myositis is attributed to the professional diseases of office workers who sit at the monitor all day.

The culprits of inflammation can also be parasites that penetrate the muscles, for example, with trichinosis, echinococcosis. And such a form of the disease as purulent myositis, as a rule, is a complication of intramuscular injections when an infection gets into the muscles. By the way, in recent years, the number of precisely such complications that a person earns when he gets to the hospital has been growing. Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, can also cause myositis. Continue reading

Heart failure: target women
According to experts, only in developed European countries, about 28 million people suffer from heart failure. Every fourth heart failure patient in Russia is under 60 years old. The survival…

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Rules for preparing for gastroscopy and ultrasound
Are you planning a digestive exam? The exact diagnosis often depends on the correct behavior of the patient. We'll have to starve for eight or even ten hours. For some,…

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Fatigue season: why spring is not enough strength
Surprisingly, the fact is that with the advent of spring, many people begin to experience inexplicable fatigue. It would seem that the long-awaited heat and the sun should help increase…

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Pros and cons of alternative medicine
Alternative medicine can help with a mass of various diseases, but before you make a choice in its direction, you need to familiarize yourself with all its advantages and disadvantages.…

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