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The 10 biggest back mistakes

The 10 biggest back mistakes

Around 80 percent of Germans are struggling with pulling, pressing and pain in the backbone - more and more younger people are affected. The orthopedist Reinhard Schneiderhan clarifies the ten biggest misunderstandings regarding back pain. When back pain you should not move Error! For many diseases it may be true that rest helps with pain

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Erectile dysfunction - an open conversation with the partner can help

Erectile dysfunction - an open conversation with the partner can help

Erectile dysfunction in a partnership burden man and woman and make some couples speechless. Out of shame or out of fear of hurting others, many prefer to keep silent rather than talking to each other. However, an open discussion can be an important first step in solving the problem and making it easier for a man to confide in a doctor

9 Errors about sunbathing and protection

9 Errors about sunbathing and protection

The sun is important for our immune system, for the formation of vitamin D and not least for our mind. No wonder that summer lures people outside. However, many errors are circulating about the correct handling of sun and sun protection. Sun protection is important - that has meanwhile gotten around

Loperamide for diarrhea

Loperamide for diarrhea

The active substance loperamide belongs to the group of opioids. While many opioids act mainly in the central nervous system, loperamide unfolds its effect in the intestine. Therefore, the drug is used primarily for the treatment of acute diarrhea. Ingestion may cause side effects such as headache, fatigue, dry mouth or abdominal cramps

Pleurisy as a consequence of illness

Pleurisy as a consequence of illness

A pleurisy can occur as a result of various diseases and is not contagious. One differentiates the dry and the moist pleurisy, which are characterized by different symptoms. If such inflammation is not treated in time, pus may form and surgery may be necessary. Read all about signs, course and treatment of pleurisy here

Heart failure (heart failure)

Heart failure (heart failure)

Initially, only the performance under heavy physical exercise is limited, later breathing becomes difficult even at rest. The ankles swell, the night's sleep is disturbed by constant toilets. About two to three million Germans know the symptoms of chronic heart failure from their own painful experience

Implant or bridge?

Implant or bridge?

You should know this before you decide for a denture: implants and bridges close ugly tooth gaps. But when is which solution recommended? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both methods? And what do they cost? Answers to this are provided by our expert advice. This helps with tooth gaps No question: Beautiful teeth increase the personal attractiveness and promote self-esteem and sympathy values ​​considerably. Th

Always tired

Always tired

Many people often feel tired and beaten off. Often there is only too little sleep behind the complaints. But if you are always tired, even a disease can be the cause of tiredness. For example, tiredness can be caused by iron or vitamin deficiency. But even more serious diseases such as cancer or depression may be possible triggers

Sexuality in and after menopause

Sexuality in and after menopause

Sexuality in old age, especially the sex life of older women, is a taboo subject in our eternal youth society. Many women experience aging with a continuous sexual devaluation, which is accompanied by concerns about their own attractiveness, decreasing efficiency, various illnesses and complaints. In addition, women are influenced by the social "double standard of aging", which means that women, unlike men, are previously perceived as unattractive, old and asexual

Mumps: Not just a teething problem

Mumps: Not just a teething problem

Mumps - also known as goat peter or parotitis epidemica - is a viral disease that primarily affects children. However, adults can also become infected with mumps. The most typical symptom is thick cheeks (hamster cheeks), which are caused by a swelling of the parotid glands. In general, mumps is harmless, but in adolescents and adults can sometimes severe complications occur

Just start: walking is healthy

Just start: walking is healthy

Do you estimate how many hours we spend sitting on average a day and how much time we spend on medium to heavy activities a day? Women spend an average of 6.7 per day and men 7.1 hours sitting. With a sleep duration of about 8 hours, this means that more than half of the day takes place without significant physical activity