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Cholesterol is an organic lipoid compound, which is a part of all tissues of the body. It forms cell membranes and supports the skeleton of our body.
Modern urology defines erectile dysfunction as a prolonged (not less than half a year) inability of a man to achieve and maintain an erection. The following are signs of erectile dysfunction: an erection is insufficient for sexual intercourse; an erection suddenly disappears directly during intercourse; an erection is completely absent. (more…)
How to raise good cholesterol?
Many serious diseases are caused by high level of bad cholesterol. High cholesterol causes no symptoms, but it is definitely unhealthy for the human’s organism. By improving the level of good cholesterol, a person can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular illnesses. Usually, the body is able to produce enough cholesterol by itself, but cholesterol that gets into the body with food must
What is cancer?
What foods should you avoid if you have high cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a building material for cells. Especially high cholesterol is in red blood cells. It is also found in significant quantities in the cells of the liver and brain. In addition, cholesterol plays an important role in digestion, participating in the formation of bile acids. Cholesterol affects the synthesis of vitamin D in the skin and helps to maintain a high level of immunity. It
What are the side effects of drugs?
What can cross the blood brain barrier?
Scientists explain the increasing number of diseases by dysfunction of the blood brain barrier (BBB). Pathological permeability of BBB develops with almost all types of central nervous system pathology. On the other hand, to ensure the penetration of certain drugs into the brain overcoming the BBB becomes a primary target. (more…)
Why do people use drugs?
Broadly speaking, drugs are all substances which affect the health, perception of the environment and behavior of a person. Usually drugs are substances which people use to achieve the state of exhilaration, but these substances are prohibited by law and cause harm to the health. Drugs can be of both natural and synthetic origin. Virtually every drug has its own name (and not only one). All drugs
How many people die from drug overdose?
Those who take drugs of opioid group (opium, heroin) pass away from overdose most often. These narcotics have an oppressing impact on nervous system that allows to use opium in medicine as anesthetic. This effect extends to the whole brain, including respiratory center therefore breath is slowed down at influence of opiates. In case of an overdose intake breath not only slows down, but also can
What is hemorrhagic gastritis?
Hemorrhagic gastritis is an inflammatory damage of stomach lining which is characterized by emergence of erosion and bleedings. This pathology can have sharp or chronic course and is followed by blunt discomfort in epigastric zone. It's important to consult the expert in due time to prevent dangerous consequences of this disease. (more…)
What are the symptoms of kidney diseases?
It's necessary to care about kidneys because these organs are also very important part of our organism. But usually we don't pay due attention to them: we eat unhealthy food, forget to drink clear water… And then our organism can start giving signals that something's wrong: (more…)