When I talk about the vaccine against rotavirus, I immediately recall the meme: “Have you already managed to make Rotatek a child?” And in the picture is a character with a stern look. The period of summer rest only reached the middle. Someone else plans to relax in early autumn with the whole family. A rotavirus vaccine can save your vacation. I now mean the unpleasant consequences of rotavirus gastroenteritis: high fever, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration. The ending of this story is the Children’s Infectious Diseases Hospital (DIB).
All this can be avoided. The RotaTek vaccine prevents 80-90% of hospitalizations due to diarrhea and dehydration.
Rotavirus vaccine: what you need to know
The vaccine against rotavirus is almost always carried out with RotaTek. The disease can occur from case to case, but there are epidemic outbreaks. Rotavirus infection has seasonality, from October to April. Continue reading
Sulfur plug in the ear is a fairly common phenomenon, especially in a child. This can cause certain troubles, and in the absence of proper treatment, it can even result in hearing loss.
Earwax has a certain functionality: it has an antiseptic property. Sulfurization is a natural process that allows the inner ear and eardrum to provide adequate protection against germs and hypothermia. In addition, sulfur provides additional moisture, acting as a lubricant to ensure the mobility of the membrane.
Typically, sulfur is produced enough to perform its functions, and all excess goes by itself during chewing or talking. However, in some cases, either abundant sulfur formation or difficulties with its removal can occur. In this case, the ear canal will be blocked. Continue reading
Depression is a mental disorder that manifests itself both at the mental and physiological levels.
Currently, this disease is considered to be common. According to various studies, about 20% of the country’s population suffers from it. Manifestations of depression are affected by people of different ages. Most often, symptoms occur in people of 20-30 years as a result of external factors – professional activity, loss of loved ones. Also, among adolescents, 30% at least once experienced a mild or severe form of depression.
According to statistics, it is women who are more affected. This is due to frequent periods of hormonal disruptions – pregnancy, menstrual cycle, menopause. Also, women often observe problems with the thyroid gland, which is one of the reasons.
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To relax your eyes, you need to train them, and gymnastics and eye exercises will help you best. One way or another, our whole life is tightly connected with the blue light of monitors, TVs and smartphones. From this, you may experience a feeling of fatigue in the eyes, dryness and even visual decline. Regular exercise for the eyes can help your eyes feel good. In this article, we will consider a series of simple exercises that will help relax your eyes, as well as tone them up and help wake up in the morning.
Gymnastics for eye relaxation
Gymnastics for the eyes, which will be discussed, was developed by American ophthalmologists U.G. Gates and M.D. Corbet. Its features are the ease of performing the exercises and the minimum expenditure of time on them. Try to clearly follow the recommendations in the exercise description. Gymnastics is aimed at relaxing the eyes, so try to do them smoothly and gently, without experiencing discomfort.
Palming – Bates Method Continue reading
Among the methods of combating cough, there are many folk remedies that are not so harmful to the child’s body, and sometimes even more effective. However, if used improperly, they will not only not be useful, but can also lead to serious side effects. In this article we will analyze folk remedies for cough from plant and animal products, and also consider recipes for their preparation, which can be used both for children and adults. The folk methods were commented on by our experts, pediatricians Yaroslav Matveev, Erdyn Baldanov and Alain Gritsay.
The best folk remedies for cough
For a long time, our grandmothers, when coughing, made syrup from radish. This folk remedy copes with a dry cough. Its special advantage is ease of preparation, as well as a rather pleasant taste that a child will like. Continue reading