(From the Greek physis – nature + therapia – treatment) includes all those methods of treatment that use no pharmacological action on the human body (i.e., drug substance), and physical factors: laser, ultrasound, magnetic field, currents, light, etc. Yes, since childhood, You are familiar with the yellow card – it is also physical therapy!
This area of clinical medicine applies the environmental factors, with curative, preventive and rehabilitative purpose. In each case, physical therapy – and the method of exposure and the duration and point of application, and the medicine is chosen individually, it depends on the individual characteristics of the organism, the disease and many other factors.
Physiotherapy complements the therapy of many conditions respond well to traditional pharmacotherapy: chronic diseases, prolonged inflammation, persistent changes in functions of organs and systems of the body. With the undoubted advantage is that with the introduction in the regimen of physical therapy, the dose and number of drugs on the course of treatment is often reduced. Correctly chosen exposure in some cases can replace some of the drugs and the duration of illness is reduced. Continue reading
Every family should have its own home first aid kit. What is it for people without medical education? In order to have time to provide first aid until the arrival of the local doctor or ambulance crews. What medications should be in your medicine chest and how to properly store them will be discussed in this article.
Basic rules of storage of medicines in the home medicine Cabinet
* All medications must be stored in a cool dark place and in any case should not be exposed to sunlight.
* Before putting the medicines in the storage, pay attention to instruction. It will be told at what temperature they can be kept at home. Some medicines are stored at room temperature, and some need to be placed in the refrigerator.
* Annotations (instructions) never throw away. It is better that they were in a box with the drug, to avoid poisoning and other more serious consequences. Continue reading
Herbal medicine (the therapeutic use of medicinal plants) is still relevant, despite the abundance of potent synthetic drugs. Because of the five thousand medicinal substances, that uses modern medicine, about 2/5 are extracted from medicinal plants. Herbal medicines have a number of benefits compared to synthetic: they possess high biological activity, low toxicity and the mildness of the action.
However, it would be erroneous to oppose drugs of plant origin chemical credstar: for the effective treatment of important diseases and those and others. In some cases, the disease can be cured by herbal medicines alone, while other herbs can be only auxiliary means.
Treatment with medicinal herbs, medicinal roots, mushrooms, berries, parts of shrubs and trees has always attracted man. People have long noticed that everything that grows in nature has amazing healing properties. Continue reading