New epidemic: tanorexia or tanning addiction
Among the many dependencies, tanorexia is not too well known. And no wonder, because this term appeared less than 20 years ago, at the beginning of our century. Tanorexia means…

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The evolution of psoriasis treatment
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases that humanity has encountered in ancient times. Many famous personalities suffered from psoriasis: Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Joseph Stalin,…

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Underwear that is unhealthy
When buying underwear, we least think about health. The main thing is that it be beautiful, emphasize the advantages and hide the flaws of the figure. But panties or a…

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How we age: sarcopenia

The aging process begins in the body after 25-30 years, when there are still no signs. But aging is not only wrinkles on the face and gray hair, and not even age-related ailments. One indicator of aging is a decrease in muscle mass.

What is sarcopenia
The fact that with age a person loses muscle mass, Hippocrates noted. But until recently, this fact was somehow not taken into account. And only in 1989, scientists introduced the concept of “sarcopenia”, which in Greek literally means “reduction of the body” (sarx – body, penia – decrease). Since then, the term has been used to refer to atrophic muscle changes that occur with age. Muscle mass can also decrease due to other reasons: cancer, severe renal failure, AIDS, etc. But sarcopenia is precisely age- Continue reading

Is it true that anesthesia is harmful to the body?
The term “anesthesia” is intimidating for many people. After all, it completely deprives a person of the ability to control himself. Perhaps that is why there are a lot of…

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Unusual Diseases: Morgellon's Disease
The stories of people suffering from this disease resemble a fantastic thriller. And it is not surprising that the doctors whom the unfortunate turn to send them to a psychiatrist.…

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The harm of makeup: the truth about parabens, glycerin and silicones
Women at all times wanted to look beautiful. It is difficult to say when decorative cosmetics originated, but judging by archaeological finds that have come down to us, in ancient…

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The danger of excess vitamins
Numerous dietary supplements, vitamin complexes - these products overwhelm the pharmaceutical market. Such drugs promise to restore health, restore beauty. People, sincerely believing the assurances of manufacturers, are massively buying…

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