There is hardly a person who has never heard of anyone complaints about high blood pressure, or he did not have such problems. And no wonder, because periodic or permanent increase in blood pressure is detected, according to various estimates, 10-30% of the adult population. About 9 out of 10 times it is a separate disease — eseentsialnoy, or primary hypertension. In other cases, increased pressure develops on the basis of diseases of other organs, most commonly the kidneys, endocrine glands and lungs — the so-called secondary hypertension.

Untreated hypertension leads to disruption of many organs and body systems.

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Hypertonicity of the uterus

Gipertonusom cancer medicine called a reduction of the body, appearing before the expected date of commencement of delivery (often — in the early stages). Hypertonicity of the uterus — is not an independent disease, it's just a sign of trouble in a woman's body that can not be ignored, because it shows the threat of spontaneous abortion.

Causes Hormonal disorders — insufficient function of the ovaries, placenta, adrenal dysfunction, leading to a deficiency of estrogen and / or progesterone, or an excess of male hormones (androgens). Hypoplasia of the female genitals (genital infantilism), malformations of the uterus (for

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Apituitarism— Is disease, in which there is a decrease or complete cessation of the production of hormones by the pituitary gland.


The possible causes of hypopituitarism are many:

brain tumor; vascular disease (aneurysm, arteritis, bleeding in thepituitary, massive bleeding during childbirth); tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, syphilis; borne encephalitis, meningitis; cranial trauma. What's going on?

The pituitary gland produces too little hormone, which leads to a secondary hormonal deficiency of other endocrine glands (thyroid, adrenal glands, ovaries, etc.), and inhibition of hormone-dependent processes in the body: growth, sexual functions, etc.

The earliest sign of the disease — decreased

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Hypothyroidism — a disease caused by deficient in the body of thyroid hormones. This usually occurs when the reduction or complete loss of function of the thyroid gland.

There are primary and secondary hypothyroidism:

Primary hypothyroidism due to pathology of the thyroid gland, which results in a decreased production of hormones; Hypothyroidism involves a violation of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus that regulate the production of thyroid hormones (thyroid hormone).

According to statistics, hypothyroidism — one of the most common diseases of the endocrine system. Very often the disease is common in women over 65, as well as in

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Leech therapy

What is girudoterapiya?

Leech therapy (From the Latin "hirudo"- Leech) — Treatment with leeches. It has been used for thousands of years before Christ. Medical leeches used by the Egyptian pharaohs, the mention of leeches is also in the Bible and the Koran. Later, with the help of leeches facilitate their patients suffering great physician Hippocrates, Galen and Avicenna. In medieval Europe, the leeches were considered proven and officially recognized treatment for many diseases. In 1665, even went out scientific treatise titled "On the oversight of leeches to the interior of the uterus." Apparently, at that point, leeches have

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The eyes and the computer

Computers entered our lives recently, but many can not imagine my life without this device. Before PC users a lot of opportunities: the Internet, games, movies, music, email and ICQ, forums and chat rooms, and much more. As a result, children and adults spend hours in front of the monitor, both at work and at home.

Meanwhile, many hours of communication with a PC is not harmless, and can adversely affect the health of the user. Doctors say the problems are typical for avid computer geeks: carpal tunnel syndrome (also known as carpal tunnel syndrome), vertebral syndrome, respiratory (lung

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Eye diseases in children

Most eye diseases diagnosed in adults, can also occur in children. For example, an allergic reaction, contact with the eye of the infectious agent and other reasons, a child may be an inflammation of one or more shells eye — conjunctivitis, keratitis or uveitis. Injuries, burns, foreign body eye children are not less than those of their parents — in such cases it is important to quickly and efficiently provide first aid.

Childhood is the time, especially in school, most often the problem starts with vision — myopia andastigmatism. For as long as possible to keep a good eye,

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Glaucoma: diagnosis and treatment

There are insidious disease that starts and flow completely invisible to humans, but in the end lead to serious and irreversible health consequences. One such disease — glaucoma. For Glaucoma is characterized by a constant or periodic increase in intraocular pressure. If the eye pressure is not the time to reduce to normal, atrophy (death) of the optic nerve, which leads to irreversible blindness.

That's why people who turned 40-year-old abroad, you need to be attentive to the status of their eye. Especially vigilant to be those whose blood relatives suffered from glaucoma — disease often runs in

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Glaucoma causes and manifestations

There are eye diseases that develop imperceptibly, but eventually lead to a complete loss of vision. Classic example — glaucoma.

Glaucoma— A chronic disease eye in which increased intraocular pressure. If the eye pressure is not the time to reduce the rate, die optic nerve, which leads to irreversible blindness.

Glaucoma is a fairly common disease: Statistics14-15% Of blind people in the world have lost their vision for this very reason. In general, suffer from glaucoma for those over 40, however, are not immune from the disease and young people (youth glaucoma), and even infants (congenital glaucoma).

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Glenn Doman: The Great and … Awful? ..

Perhaps no method of early development is not caused so much controversy and conflicting opinions as system Glenn Doman. It seems that among those who have ever heard of this man and his school, not indifferent: either passionate and ardent supporters and loyal followers, or resolute opponents.

So who is he, Glenn Doman: the greatest teacher, who discovered a universal recipe for parenting geniuses or simply by dubious practices around which launched a violent campaign?

Helpful or harmful to a child by watching the system at home?

It all started in the forties, when a young neurosurgeon houses

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