Acute respiratory infections always appear out of place. Yesterday, the body was full of strength, and today weakness, fever, runny nose just knocked down. To find the right treatment, you need to figure out who became the culprit of the disease – viruses or bacteria. Of course, doing it yourself is not easy. Nevertheless, there are some tips on how to distinguish a viral infection from a bacterial one.
Why you need to distinguish between viruses and bacteria
In the autumn-winter period, the number of colds increases. Respiratory infections are most often caused by viruses or bacteria. Pathologies provoked by such pathogens have similar symptoms. Therefore, it is very difficult to distinguish between them. Meanwhile, it is necessary to determine the Continue reading
If ordinary people are asked the question: “Where are the viruses and bacteria most often found?”, Then nine out of ten people will say: “In the toilet”. And make a mistake. It turns out that there are much more “dirty” places that are dangerous from the point of view of the risk of infectious diseases, the causative agents of which are precisely bacteria and viruses.
This is a real hotbed of microorganisms. Money is literally dirty. Just imagine how many hands the bill went through, in which dirty pockets, on the shelves it lay before it came to you. The wallet will be no less Continue reading
With the advent of cold weather, the risk of obtaining hypothermia increases. This condition is caused not only by abrupt changes in the weather, but also by their own neglect of weather forecasts. Such freezing rarely pass without a trace. Sometimes the unpleasant consequences of hypothermia remain for life in the form of chronic diseases.
What is the danger of hypothermia for the body?
What is hypothermia?
Lowering body temperature below the level necessary for the natural functioning of organs and maintaining metabolism is called hypothermia. In the people, such a condition is better known as hypothermia. Continue reading