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High Cholesterol – Phytotherapeutic Treatments

The heart is one of the vital organs of our body. For it to function within normal parameters, several conditions must be fulfilled. One of these conditions is that the blood vessels to be in optimal condition without any changes of the lumen. These changes may be genetic, as aneurysms or acquired as a result […]

June 1, 2014, Cholesterol
Benefits of Healthy Eating in Heart Disease

According to statistics in every day about 2,700 people in the whole world die of heart disease.  Among the factors that contribute to the onset of the heart diseases we include: smoking, stress, genetics and last but not least food. Eating, for cardiac patients involve a number of restrictions in the daily diet, so they […]

April 8, 2014, Lifestyle-Diet
What is PH to our body? How does it influence our daily life?

PH is an abbreviation for potential hydrogen. In fact, the PH is the measured hydrogen in ion concentration. If the PH value is higher, there are more alkaline and oxygen in the fluid analysis. On the other hand, if the pH is lower, therefore more acidic and deprived of oxygen is the concerned fluid. Alkaline […]

April 4, 2014, Prevention
Statins – Lipid-Lowering Medication

Statins are a class of drugs that lower blood cholesterol. Statins work by inhibiting an enzyme that participates in the synthesis of cholesterol; thereby lowering cholesterol is the main biochemical consequence. Following large-scale studies, statins have been shown to represent the class of lipid-lowering drugs with the highest efficiency in primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention. This […]

March 30, 2014, Cholesterol
Increased Uric Acid, Hyperuricemia – Causes, Symptoms

If you have persistent increased uric acid, not occasionally, then you should know that it is a hyperuricemia. Hyperuricemia: a syndrome characterized by increased blood levels of monosodium urate (uric acid salt) due to increased production or reduced excretion. Gout is a clinical form of persistent increased uric acid. Gout is a disease resulting from […]

November 13, 2013, Causes Symptoms
Causes of Pelvic Pain in Women

A Pelvic pain in women can be caused by a problem in the pelvis or other parts of the body by irradiation. If there are events such as: dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, we think of a pelvic cause, but you always have to raise suspicion of other conditions such as acute appendicitis, acute cholecystitis, intestinal obstruction, urinary […]

September 17, 2013, Diagnosis Symptoms
Diet and exercise in the treatment of diabetes

Diet plays an essential role in the treatment and control of diabetes complications. This should be accompanied by exercise and quitting alcohol and smoking. Coffee consumption is permitted in small quantities and diluted. The diet is mandatory and is determined together with the doctor. He knows the formula for calculating caloric needs, tailored to each […]

April 17, 2013, Pancreas Treatments
Trigeminal nerve neuralgia – diagnosis, treatment

Diagnostic criteria for trigeminal nerve neuralgia: 1. Paroxysmal attacks (sudden onset and end) of pain, lasting from fractions of a second to 2 minutes, affecting one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. 2. The pain has at least one of the following characteristics: Intense, sharp, superficial or like a nudge; It is precipitated by […]

March 23, 2013, Diagnosis Treatments
Henoch Schonlein purpura (anaphylactoid purpura)

Henoch Schonlein purpura is actually a syndrome in which multiple organs are affected simultaneously due to immune vasculitis (inflammation with antibody deposition on small blood vessels). Triggering process is performed by predilection in infection with streptococci, staphylococci rarely, vaccines, food allergens, serum therapy, insect bites. Anaphylactoid purpura is common in preschool aged children and especially in […]

March 30, 2012, Children