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What is important during and after long-distance travel

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Wellness | 0 comments

More and more people are drawn into the long-distance travel. Especially trips to Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America are growing in popularity. What many forget, traveling to distant countries, the risk of developing particularly high. But with good planning and good behavior on site you can protect yourself from many dangers. First, you should look closely at your destination. Important, however, are not only culture and geography, but also potential risks typical diseases or entry requirements. To apply for distant destinations often special vaccination requirements that must be detected within a certain period prior to departure. About the regulations or recommendations you should familiarize yourself according to your destination on time knowledgeable. In addition to the Imf Check may be necessary depending on the travel destination also a malaria prophylaxis. Should also medications that must be taken regularly,...

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Iced teas – a healthy alternative to quench your thirst

Posted by on Aug 27, 2016 in Wellness | 0 comments

At last summer, sun and heat. With increasing temperatures, however, also increases the daily fluid requirements. In addition to mineral water can quench your thirst while other healthy drinks such as iced tea. But beware of hidden calories traps, because many Fertigeistees contain almost as much sugar as soda and Co. Per day adults need about 1.5 to 2 liters of fluid and the demand can be enlarged by profuse sweating, for example, during exercise or in hot weather yet. However, many people have been preparing 1.5 liters problems, especially if they are to be covered by mineral water and other healthy drinks. In order to get a little taste of variety, many prefer to engage sweet soda or other sugary drinks such as iced tea manufacture. In this case, this iced teas have nothing in common with the...

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Winter sports in pregnancy.

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Wellness | 0 comments

A pregnancy is not only fun, but also worries. The expectant parents want to take any chances and are often confused. Is skiing in pregnancy dangerous or risks can be reduced? Pregnant during the winter holidays? If the attending physician does not concern a winter holiday is always a good idea. Strained trips should be avoided, however. What exactly is exhausting, is located on the carrying capacity of the pregnant women. Sporty women have no problems with long hikes or lightweight climbing. Caution but with trips over 1800 meters , because here the oxygen content of the air decreases. This strains the pregnant woman and is unhealthy for the child. The temperatures, however, are hardly problematic for the child. The body of the mother, makes an increasing circulation to ensure that the baby is not damaged. Freeze or sweat...

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Is there any protection against Ebola?

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Health | 0 comments

Ebola is the “plague of the modern era”. But Ebola is as dangerous and there is really what protection against infection? These questions are answered below. Ebola is a viral disease and a zoonosis. This means that the disease is transmitted from animals to humans. Bats in the southern Sahara carry the virus, but the disease itself usually only slightly. And apes may become infected. It is believed that the infected monkeys ate fruit for which the bats had contact. People also stuck at in this way, or through the consumption of diseased animals. Person to person transmission of the often-fatal disease is only possible via body fluids. Most infections from person to person via direct contact with the deceased who are highly infectious. There are five types of Ebola, where mortality is different high. What are the symptoms...

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Sunstroke – when the sun is a danger

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in First Aid | 0 comments

Hardly attract the first summer days with sunshine and warm temperatures, many people spend their free time outdoors. But beware of too much sun, because it can not only damage the skin but also cause sunstroke. Basically, anyone who too long unprotected exposes his head and neck from the sun can suffer sunstroke in which there is a heat-related irritation of the meninges. However, are particularly at risk infants who usually only have a small head of hair and their skull is thin or not completely closed. But even in old age, when the head hair decreases, it can quickly lead to a sunstroke. Here, a sunstroke is not to be confused with the much more dangerous heat stroke. Although both heat damage caused by heat, but in heat stroke not only the mind but of the entire organism...

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