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Muscle atrophy (muscular dystrophy)

Muscle atrophy (muscular dystrophy)

Muscular atrophy or psychodystrophy is a muscular disease that is mainly caused by heredity. The muscle wasting can take different forms and differs in the course and the prognosis. Unfortunately, muscular dystrophy can not be cured yet. Therefore, the main focus of any treatment is slowing down the disease and relieving the symptoms associated with muscle atrophy

Low blood pressure (hypotension)

Low blood pressure (hypotension) is usually safe and not a manifestation of serious illness. Typical complaints here are mostly cold feet and hands, dizziness and fatigue. Sometimes it can also lead to fainting or loss of consciousness. Nevertheless, one should consult a doctor to clarify all eventualities

purification

Purification is a method of alternative medicine. In a detoxification toxins, metabolic end products and other harmful metabolic products should be excreted from the body. What is detoxification? For detoxification various alternative medical therapy methods can be used. For example, a draining method is bloody cupping, in which case the skin is repeatedly pierced after disinfection with a sterile needle

Histone

Histones are part of the cell nuclei. Their presence is a distinguishing feature between unicellular organisms (bacteria) and multicellular organisms (humans, animals or plants). Only a few bacterial strains have proteins that are similar to histones. Evolution has produced histones to better and more effectively accommodate the very long DNA chain, also called genome, in the cells of higher organisms

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Galant reflex

Galant reflex

The Galant reflex, also called spinal-gallant reflex or backbone reflex, is an early childhood reflex. Early childhood reflexes are vital for the child as they serve foraging, food intake and self-protection. The Galant Refelx belongs to the group of tonic reflexes that regulate the position of the body in space, the position of the individual body parts to each other and the entire striated muscle

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Blood contact time

Blood contact time

The blood contact time is the time in which blood circulates in the small blood vessels of the lungs and in which the diffusion of the respiratory gases takes place. Therefore, the blood contact time has an important influence on the oxygen content in the blood. What is the blood contact time? Blood contact time is the time the blood spends in the pulmonary alveoli of the lungs

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celery

celery

The genus Celery (Latin: Apium) belongs with its thirty species of the umbelliferae family (Apiaceae). Especially widespread is the species of true celery (Apium graveolens), which is used as a useful and medicinal plant. Occurrence & cultivation of celery In Central Europe, celery was used as a medicinal plant from the Middle Ages

synapses

synapses

Synapses are the junctions between nerve cells and sensory, muscular or glandular cells or between two or more nerve cells. They serve the signal and stimulus transmission. The stimulus is usually transmitted chemically by means of neurotransmitters. There are also synapses that transmit their action potential directly by electrical means, which makes the transmission of stimuli faster and therefore, for example, in muscle reflexes of advantage

Midlife crisis

Midlife crisis

For years, the midlife crisis was considered a myth; Today, people know that they actually exist and, above all, men between the ages of 40 and 55 are affected. The midlife crisis, also known as climacteric virile or andropause, but is not a disease in the classical sense, but a stage of life. The andropause can neither be targeted, nor prevented

lubrication

lubrication

In order to feel the sexual intercourse with her partner as pleasant, the vagina of a woman by lubrication must be sufficiently wet. If left too dry, a woman experiences penile penetration or clitoral rubbing during intercourse as painful. What is the lubrication? Lubrication is the dampening of the vagina before intercourse

Free radicals

Free radicals

Free radicals have a positive effect on our body and are therefore indispensable. However, if they occur more in our body, this positive effect is reversed to the negative. If too many free radicals unfold their harmful effects in our body, this can lead to important metabolite proteins and even the genome being attacked

oligohydramnios

oligohydramnios

Oligohydramnios is one of the possible complications during pregnancy. The amniotic sac has too little amniotic fluid. What is oligohydramnios? There is talk of an oligohydramnios if the amniotic fluid in the amniotic sac is reduced to less than 500 milliliters during pregnancy. This pregnancy complication is found in around 0

amylases

amylases

"Eat slowly and chew properly!" Every mother knows the admonitory spell of the mother, but why exactly is "good chewing" so important for the body? The answer is simple: proper digestion starts in the mouth when the amylases are active. What are amylases? The word "amylase" comes from the Greek word Amylon and means something like "cornstarch"

osteophyte

osteophyte

By an osteophyte bone cultivation is meant. This new bone formation is usually caused by wear-related joint diseases. What is an osteophyte? An osteophyte is a bony outgrowth that is covered by smooth fibrocartilage. In most cases, it forms in degenerative bone changes on the edge of articular surfaces