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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Stroke: now twenty years old ...
Why does a stroke occur? In addition to grief for relatives and friends of the deceased, a great loss for domestic sports, this tragedy makes us seriously think about the…

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Oh, it hurts, or When you can't ignore the pain
What can make us go to the doctor? Of course, this is a pain. Our body warns us of potential dangers through various types of pain. Sometimes we just drink…

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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

Scientists have solved the riddle of the syndrome of "alien body"
"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…

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Eternal dispute - sugar or honey?
Known sweeteners are honey and sugar. They are compared, determining which product is better. Sweet additives have common characteristics and are significantly different. What is more useful: honey or sugar?…

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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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Alternative medicine: how fools are made of us
In the era of the development of the Internet, you can “google” any disease: you enter the symptoms, and the search engine gives you a list of medical sites, videos,…

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