What helps against the thunderstorm in your head

Millions of Germans suffer from migraines. Nevertheless, many sufferers do not know that this type of headache is the cause of their torment. There are effective therapies. Sometimes the pain pounds from the back of the head. It thunders more strongly with every pulse beat and slowly spreads over the entire skull. Another time it pulls up from the …

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 …

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 …

4 surprising ways to treat nail fungus

D ie pool season has begun, shower and sauna areas remain but this year largely closed. Will this reduce the number of foot and nail fungus infections? Unfortunately not necessarily. Because nail fungus has many causes, not just walking barefoot in public showers. Onychomycosis, the technical term for the often underestimated infection, often affects those affected for a long …

What helps against forehead wrinkles? These care products promote a smooth complexion

Our foreheads are subject to constant movement: when we are angry, blinded, focused, or just raised our eyebrows. In addition to facial expressions, natural skin aging also contributes to the formation of forehead wrinkles. The bad news is that wrinkles cannot be stopped. Sooner or later the firmness and elasticity of our skin diminishes, so that it …