More than 30% of summer injuries that people turn to in emergency facilities are minor injuries. But how many cuts, scratches, bruises remain that the doctors do not “take into account” because of the non-treatment of the injured for medical help. In fact, “harmless” bruises or bruises can in a few years result in serious diseases of the joints or other internal organs. Therefore, it is better to avoid injuries, but if you did not manage to guard yourself, you should be able to render first aid correctly. Continue reading
Summer sore throat – the disease is quite common. Hypothermia, cold drinks and ice cream, long stay under the air conditioner are factors contributing to the development of the disease. Angina or acute tonsillitis (the medical term for this ailment) is called an inflammatory process in the tonsils caused by an infection. In most cases, acute tonsillitis is caused by staphylococci and streptococci. But from where the microbes are taken there, let’s understand.
Summer sore throat: why are some sick and others not? Continue reading
In the hot season there are many problems with the skin. Excess moisture and heat causes prickly heat, insect bites cause an allergic reaction, and excessive sun exposure causes fungal skin diseases. The minimum of clothing, visiting the beaches, contacts with various surfaces, on which many organisms accumulate in the heat, predispose to various skin problems. To avoid summer skin diseases, it is important, as they say, “to know the enemy by sight”.
Why is it easier in summer to “catch” the fungus? Continue reading