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This blog covers a wide range of topics related to health, physical activity, and longevity. Our articles contain a minimum of complex medical terms, many clear examples, and plenty of relevant issues.
- Symptoms. These articles help readers recognize what signs need urgent medical attention in order to avoid undesirable consequences of diseases or prevent their further development.
- Tips and recommendations on how to wake up quicker in the morning, make dinner healthier, and choose supplements for managing stress.
- Healthy lifestyle. Myths about weight loss, tips for protecting your skin from the sun, ways to control blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and much more.
Flu (influenza) is an acute illness caused by influenza viruses. When the virus enters the body, it affects the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, and sometimes the lungs. The disease can lead to serious health problems. People with weakened immune systems are more likely to have severe symptoms. Children, older adults, and people with chronic conditions are at the greatest risk of getting seriously ill from flu.
Outer Ear Infection (Swimmer's Ear)
Swimmer's ear, or otitis externa, is a painful infection occurring in the canal between the outer ear and the eardrum.
Children and Colds
When is a child no longer contagious with a cold? Types of coughs caused by a cold. Is a fever dangerous for a child with a cold?
Help for a Child with a Cold
Let's find out what helps relieve a child's cough, runny nose, and fever during a cold.
Strep Throat in Adults
Strep — symptoms and danger of the disease in adults. Strep Throat Diagnostics. Rapid Strep Test.