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How proper nutrition can relieve hay fever

How proper nutrition can relieve hay fever

For many people, the start of spring is also the beginning of hay fever. Bee pollen fly through the air and cause allergic reactions. Significant signs are itchy eyes, frequent sneezing, itchy nose or runny nose. Pollen allergy should then pay close attention to their diet, because this can aggravate the symptoms - but also relieve

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Diphtheria - symptoms and treatment

Diphtheria - symptoms and treatment

Diphtheria has become rare in Germany. However, it is not completely eradicated, such as smallpox. Mostly it is imported by traveling to Eastern European countries or Third World countries. Diphtheria is a highly contagious bacterial infectious disease that begins with inflammation of the respiratory tract

So screen work is right and healthy

So screen work is right and healthy

Who does not know that - after a few hours in front of the PC, you feel exhausted and tense, your head and neck hurt, your eyes are burning or you are crying. One occasionally wonders whether radiation and electromagnetic fields may trigger serious diseases such as cancer. Computer workplaces are hardly possible to imagine working life anymore

bronchial asthma

bronchial asthma

In children, bronchial asthma is the most common chronic disease. But adults also suffer from these attacks of respiratory symptoms. The trigger is a hypersensitivity of the respiratory tract - with different causes. Recurrent coughing attacks, whistling breath sounds, the feeling of not getting enough air - meanwhile, almost every tenth child knows these typical symptoms of bronchial asthma from their own experience

Puberty: Between freedom and consistency

Puberty: Between freedom and consistency

Puberty is a time that most parents find scary and the adolescents with uncertainty. Both sides must learn in this phase, to face conflicts and to keep the balance between borders and open spaces. Parents have to learn to let go at the same time and to continue to hold the children. Conflicts are necessary But unlike most people, puberty is more than just a single crisis

The lungs - without oxygen, nothing works

The lungs - without oxygen, nothing works

Our lungs supply the body with oxygen and dispose of the decomposition product carbon dioxide. But environmental toxins such as particulate matter, tobacco smoke and pollen make it difficult for the lungs to do their job. The lungs are located in the chest, which is separated from the abdominal cavity by the diaphragm

Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome

Asperger's Syndrome is a profound developmental disorder and is one of the autistic disorders. It was named after the Austrian physician Hans Asperger, who described four boys as "autistic" in 1944 and is sometimes falsely referred to as Asberger syndrome. Together with the much rarer Kanner syndrome, it is one of the most common forms of autism

Find ametropia in children early

Find ametropia in children early

Bad vision does not hurt, so children usually do not complain about their ametropia or vision problems. But children who see poorly find it harder to do many things than they need to: learning, doing sports or going to school. Regular examination of children's eyes are unproblematic, but essential for the visual health of children and their further development

Guarana: caffeine from the jungle

Guarana: caffeine from the jungle

Guarana is supposed to make tired people happy. The liana, which belongs to the soap tree family and originally comes from the Amazon region, has five times the amount of caffeine compared to a coffee bean. Therefore, the Guarana plant is also known as a caffeine liana. In Germany, guarana is known and loved above all in the form of powder as capsules or as an energy drink

Black tea, green tea

Black tea, green tea

Over five million tonnes of tea are produced worldwide every year. Where the Germans are still beginners in tea drinking. According to the statistics of the German Tea Association, the Germans consumed only 19.2 tonnes in 2016, which corresponds to 28 liters per capita. Europe's most zealous tea drinkers, the British, on the other hand come to around 200

Cocaine: intoxicant drug that makes you addicted

Cocaine: intoxicant drug that makes you addicted

Cocaine, colloquially known as coke, is a intoxicant with enormous potential for addiction. Even the first cocaine consumption can lead to addiction. The white powder is produced by a chemical process from the leaves of the coca shrub. While cocaine used to be a common painkiller in doctors' offices and hospitals, cocaine is one of the most dangerous drugs today