Monthly Archives: September 2017
Trying on a twelve-year-old son a new shirt, you noticed that his back was round. They looked more closely and saw what they had not previously paid attention to; the angles of the blades are very prominent. Now ask him to bend down and touch the floor with his fingertips. Not enough? This means that you have reason to show your son to an orthopedic doctor, since these three signs may indicate the onset of the spinal cord disease – juvenile kyphosis. It is called adolescent because it is most commonly found in adolescents, and boys are 3–4 times more likely to be sick than girls. Continue reading
Cough is a protective reaction of the body to irritation of the human respiratory tract. During cough, the body tries to get rid of mucus, or foreign particles trapped in the airways. Various bacteria and viruses can also cause coughing.
A healthy person in normal conditions does not have a cough. It occurs in response to irritation of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract or pleura and is a complex reflex act. With the help of cough, our body is freed from particles of dust and various chemicals that have fallen into the bronchi. Continue reading