Flu shots, are they needed?
Prevention of influenza is now quite a popular phenomenon. However, costly. It would seem that modern medicines help with a stretch, or even completely, until it comes to antibiotics, the…

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"It won't hurt." How to help your child stop being afraid of dentists?
Fear of a dentist in an adult comes from childhood. I myself became a dentist because in my childhood I was very scared. I still remember what dress I was…

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Measles in a child
There is a set of symptoms by which measles can be recognized in a child. This is an acute infectious viral disease that does not tolerate self-medication. The causative agent…

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. Women’s diseases

Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy – symptoms, prevention and treatment

Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for the prevention of toxoplasmosis, we will talk about this infection, its specifics during pregnancy, and also discuss tests and treatment.

Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy

Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic (non-viral and non-bacterial) disease that causes the multicellular parasite Toxoplasma gonii. An extremely unpleasant infection to carry during pregnancy. The parasite lives and multiplies in the cat family, and other mammals, including humans, can be an intermediate host. Continue reading

Massage for newborns and infants. We answer the questions of moms

Massage is not only a benefit for the healthy development of the child, but also the main way mother communicates with her newborn. Many mothers of babies are interested in whether a newborn needs massage? What should be the indications for the procedure and are there any contraindications? Can I do the massage myself at home or do I need to contact a professional? We asked all these and many other questions to Svetlana Terentyeva, a pediatric masseur and specialist in physical rehabilitation with more than 10 years of experience.

Massage for babies: questions of mothers
Does a newborn need massage?
It depends on what kind of massage it is, because it can be of two types: therapeutic and wellness.

Therapist is prescribed by the district pediatrician and neurologist at diagnosis. This procedure is aimed specifically at the treatment and prevention of such common diseases in infants, such as: Continue reading

“On the way to the light”: how to get rid of depression?

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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"It won't hurt." How to help your child stop being afraid of dentists?
Fear of a dentist in an adult comes from childhood. I myself became a dentist because in my childhood I was very scared. I still remember what dress I was…

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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid
Heat stroke is a dangerous condition for both a child and an adult. As many as three different diseases can develop from overheating of the body. In addition to heat…

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Thrush (candidiasis)
Thrush (vaginal candidiasis) at least once encountered most women. This fungal disease can cause genital discomfort. However, this infection does not always require treatment. What is “thrush”, how to determine…

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Colic in a newborn: what should mom do?
Greetings to the readers of Imom.me. My name is Shchelkunova Valeria, I am a neonatologist from St. Petersburg. Today I will talk about colic in a newborn, what to do…

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