Conjunctivitis, that is, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eye, is known to many. But not everyone knows about chlamydial conjunctivitis, which is often encountered by ophthalmologists. The causative agents of this disease – chlamydia – are intermediate between viruses and bacteria. As viruses, they multiply in the cells of the human body, and as bacteria die under the influence of antibiotics and sulfa drugs. Continue reading
Bathing, especially at sea, increases resistance to colds, stimulates blood circulation, cardiac muscle activity, improves metabolism, and has a beneficial effect on the nervous system.
But, in order not to harm yourself, it is best to start the swimming season at an air temperature not lower than 20 – 22 °, and water – 18 – 20 °.
Practically healthy people can bathe two or three times a day with a break of three to four hours. It is recommended to swim not earlier than one hour after a light breakfast and two to three hours after lunch. Continue reading