Monthly Archives: January 2019
Recently, Lyme disease or tick-borne borreliosis has been leading the search engines. And all because of the recent statement of Justin Bieber, who has been fighting this infectious disease for two years. We discussed with the expert what forms this disease can take and remembered which of the Hollywood stars became its victim.
The name of the disease was a town in old Lyme in the United States, where borreliosis was first diagnosed in 1975. Then the doctor asked the two women, whose children were “juvenile rheumatoid arthritis”. The same diagnosis was made for several adults.Studies have found that the disease occurs after the suction of an ixodic tick, with arthritis often combined with migrating ring-shaped erythema. That is, in appearance (at least in the eyes of ordinary people), a “harmless” tick bite can turn into serious health problems. If the tick is infected, of course.
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Do not run into the water, stand on the snow and other tips on how not to harm your health during Epiphany bathing
January 19 marks one of our country’s favorite holidays – Epiphany. And every year more and more people decide to plunge into the Epiphany night in the Jordan. But is it equally useful for everyone? We’ll find out from the expert.
Last year, according to a survey by VTSIOM, 20% of Russian residents expressed a desire to plunge into the Epiphany night in the font. Fortunately, in any city there is such an opportunity. A year earlier, there were 5% fewer applicants. The popularization of Epiphany bathing is promoted by the swims of top officials of the state. Including the President and show business stars. Continue reading