Rheumatism in children and adolescents – parents need to know that

Many of those affected are older, but children also get rheumatism. Diagnosis is difficult, especially at a young age. Parents need to know this in order to give their child the best possible support.   By Emily Linow Usually rheumatism is only known from one’s grandparents or old great aunt, but children can also get it. Around 1.5 million people …

Why measles is so dangerous

The tragic case of a four-year-old in Bad Hersfeld shows that measles is no kid’s thing. It becomes dangerous when the pathogens enter the brain. Experts therefore recommend vaccinating children. A four-year-old in Bad Hersfeld is dying . She suffers from an inflammation of the brain, a long-term consequence of a measles infection. The tragic case shows that measles is …

Why do men get more sick with the coronavirus? Researchers find clue

Even at the beginning of the corona pandemic, it became clear that on average men seem to be more ill than women. Researchers may now have come a little closer to solving the riddle. The immune systems of men and women seem to react differently to the virus. Doctors worldwide have been researching the corona virus for …

The best remedies and therapies for hair loss

Thinning hair, receding hairlines and bald spots: hair loss is a nuisance, but nobody has to put up with it. These remedies and therapies curb hair loss and stimulate growth. Whether you realize it or not, you lose hair, anytime and anywhere on your head. This is normal and not a cause for concern at first. After six …

Eye pads for tired eyes: How to reduce dark circles, bags under the eyes and wrinkles

The skin under the eyes is very thin and sensitive: if the body suffers from lack of sleep or stress, dark shadows appear under the eyes. A new beauty trend now promises a remedy for dark circles, bags under the eyes and wrinkles: eye pads.   Too little sleep and too much stress literally leave their …

Silent inflammation is that dangerous

What is inflammation? A distinction is made between visible and silent inflammation. You are familiar with visible inflammation : it is caused, for example, by cold viruses or a bloody wound on the knee. When viruses or bacteria enter the body, our immune system mobilizes an army of white blood cells (leukocytes) to fight the hostile microbes. If areas …

How to get your engine up to speed

Eating less – if you want to lose pounds through this alone, you will fail again and again. Because it is also important to bring movement into everyday life. Experts give tips on how to do this without any problems. Christiane Nauroth started the first diet when she was in her early twenties . Since then, the 39-year-old has been trying to …