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Health admin August 15, 2022

Coconut oil against ticks: Natural repellent for humans and animals

Coconut oil against ticks

prevention Coconut oil against ticks: Natural repellent for humans and animals Coconut oil is nature's miracle weapon: its ingredients repel ticks Ticks have a bad reputation: their bites are unpleasant and can transmit dangerous diseases. Therefore, you should keep the bloodthirsty arachnids away from your skin - for example with coconut oil, one of nature's miracle weapons. When the temperature drops below seven degrees, ticks fall into a kind of hibernation and thus survive the frosty months without any problems. A few years ago, the arachnids were mostly seen in the warmer federal states, but they have now spread throughout

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Health admin August 15, 2022

Mask holder, nose clip & Co.: Practical gadgets for respiratory masks

Mask holder, nose clip & Co.

ear-friendly Mask holder, nose clip & Co.: Practical gadgets for respiratory masks A mask holder helps to ensure that the respirator mask no longer slips Although respirators can now be bought on every corner, they all have one common problem: There are only one size fits all, which for many people are too small and pinch behind the ears - or too big so that they constantly slip off the nose. In both cases there are helpful gadgets. At the beginning of the pandemic, it didn't really matter which respirator mask covered your face - the only important thing was

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Health admin August 15, 2022

Why the placebo effect is stronger when the doctor is a white male

placebo effect

prejudices of white patients Why the placebo effect is stronger when the doctor is a white male "Are you really sure?" – Patients still seem to trust white doctors in particular. Medical competence has nothing to do with gender or skin color? Your body might have a different opinion. A study on the placebo effect shows how prejudice affects the healing process. When the lungs rattle or the appendix pinches, a medicus is needed, a white coat, a healer. There are many names for doctors. What they have in common is that they have learned over years of study to

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Health admin August 15, 2022

Remove calluses: This is how your feet become soft and supple (again).

Remove calluses

Cracked heels Remove calluses: This is how your feet become soft and supple (again). The pumice stone is a tried and tested means of removing calluses on the feet Calluses on the heels and balls of the feet normally serve to protect the feet - but if they become too thick, they can tear. This not only looks ugly, but also causes pain. Here you can find out how to remove and prevent calluses. Thickened calluses are favored by external influences, such as too much pressure and friction from tight or uncomfortable shoes. But dust, heat and sweat also promote

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Gadgets admin August 13, 2022

What’s the Future of Blood Pressure Monitoring?

What's the Future of Blood Pressure Monitoring?

What's the future of blood pressure monitoring? The digital revolution is changing how we monitor our health. A lot of the devices that used to track vital signs like blood pressure, pulse and temperature are now being replaced with wearables that use sensors to collect data about our sleep patterns, nutrition levels, physical activity and even emotions. One such device is called Blood Pressure Monitor, developed by researchers at Stanford University. This wearable uses a technique called photoplethysmography to measure blood pressure. Photoplethysmography works by shining light into the body and measuring changes in skin color. By doing so, it

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Health admin August 13, 2022

Conditions That Define Healthcare

Mental Illness The term "mental health" covers a wide range of disorders. While some people think of depression or anxiety, others consider bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. There are over 50 different types of mental illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease, autism spectrum disorder, and addiction. According to the National Institute of Health, nearly half of Americans struggle with a mental illness. In fact, it's the most common reason why people seek treatment. A recent study found that about 52.9% of American adults live with a mental health issue. This includes any type of mental illness, such as major depressive disorder, attention deficit

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Gadgets admin August 13, 2022

Why should you have a pulse oximeter (SpO2) at home?

pulse oximetry

What is pulse oximetry? When you breathe, your lungs pull in air and send it into your blood stream. Your blood carries the oxygen-rich air throughout your body. Oxygen is important because it helps keep your brain and muscles working well. But if your blood doesn't carry enough oxygen, it can cause problems. Pulse oximetry is a simple, inexpensive test used to check how much oxygen is circulating in your blood. A tiny sensor clips onto your finger or toe. It measures the amount of light passing through your skin. This gives information about how much oxygen is in your

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Gadgets admin August 13, 2022

Steam Inhalation Very Hot Directly From Stove

Steam Inhalation Very Hot Directly From Stove

Steam inhalation therapy: severe scalds as an adverse side effect A patient developed severe burns while undergoing steam inhalation therapy. He was treated with topical silver sulfadiazine ointment and systemic antibiotics, including cefazolin sodium. One week later he had a fever and his wound became infected. A culture grew Pseudomonas aeruginosa; intravenous ceftriaxone and gentamicin were administered. Two days later the patient experienced respiratory distress and required intubation. He was transferred to the intensive care unit where he received mechanical ventilation. On day 9 of hospitalization, the patient underwent surgery to debride necrotic tissue. After 2 weeks of treatment, the

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Health admin August 12, 2022

Hangover pill: This remedy is supposed to take the devilishness out of alcohol

Hangover pill: This remedy is supposed to take the devilishness out of alcohol

In Great Britain Hangover pill: This remedy is supposed to take the devilishness out of alcohol First looked too deep into the glass, then too deep into the toilet? This would not have happened with a hangover pill. Nothing spoils a good evening like a hangover the morning after. A pill is now on the market in Britain that aims to end the misery. Is the hangover pill the long-awaited game changer? The last beer was bad and now Swan Lake is being performed in bed. The brain presses against the skull from the inside, the stomach tries to clean

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Health admin August 12, 2022

Birth control pills: Why contraception is mostly a woman’s job – and probably will remain so

ZDF documentary pill for men Why contraception is still a woman's job - and probably will remain so Contraception is still mostly a woman's job. This is also (or especially) due to the pharmaceutical industry. Sex yes, baby no: women who do not want to become pregnant must take precautions. They usually swallow the birth control pill - and the men are fine. Kind of unfair. Nevertheless, nothing has been done in this regard for decades. Why is that? sex is great He can be a lot of fun and is healthy. But he has always come up with a

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