Heartburn (sensation of heat, burning in the chest or in the epigastric region) occurs most often as a result of throwing acidic gastric contents into the esophagus, where the reaction of the medium is slightly alkaline.
Heartburn is one of the most common manifestations of diseases of the digestive system: the esophagus, stomach, duodenum. In 60-80% of cases, it accompanies gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, chronic gastritis with increased secretory function. Continue reading
The occurrence of coronary heart disease, including such a severe manifestation of it, like myocardial infarction, contribute not only to smoking, unhealthy diet, sedentary lifestyle. In the development of this disease can make their contribution, and, moreover, very significant, and some psychological factors. Among them is the so-called type A behavior, excessive emotional stress, sleep disorders. Continue reading
Everyone knows how difficult it is to stay in an unventilated area for a long time: headache starts to ache from stuffiness, lethargy, weakness, drowsiness appear … Many people explain this by the lack of oxygen. And they are mistaken.
In the air of a poorly ventilated room, the oxygen content decreases so slightly that it can not have any negative effect on the body. Glory, for example, about the beautiful air of Kislovodsk spread throughout the world. And in this city. Continue reading
The first menstruation (it is called menarche) is an important event in the girl’s life. Unexpectedly, she, as a rule, does not happen – older girlfriends inform. And under the influence of these conversations, some girls are even afraid of the onset of menstruation. Unfortunately, for some reason, many mothers are embarrassed to talk with their daughters about this in detail, limited only to hygienic advice. Continue reading
All the variety of movements that constantly occur in the body, provides the muscles. Thanks to them, the body is kept in balance and moves in space, the respiratory movements of the chest and diaphragm, eye movements, voice formation, swallowing, the most important functions of the internal organs, including the heart, are carried out.
There are smooth and striated muscles. Continue reading