Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease, the main symptoms of which are elevated levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
Glucose is the energy of the body – the cells use it to produce energy. For this to happen, glucose from the blood needs to get into the cell. insulin is required to complete this process.
Insulin is a hormone that is produced by β (beta) pancreatic gland cells. Continue reading
What is gout? Gout is a particular form of arthritis that is caused by the deposition of uric acid crystals in the joints (and in other tissues). Uric acid is formed in the body from purines and is usually derived from it, however, with metabolic disorders and insufficient excretion of purines, they accumulate in the body, which in most patients leads to gout.
Which patients have gout more often? Continue reading
Migraine is a recurring, severe headache that can last from 4 to 72 hours. There are several characteristic symptoms of migraine – severe, often one-sided, throbbing headache, which is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and increased sensitivity to light or noise. Exercise, even walking and climbing stairs, can aggravate the headache. Continue reading
Headache is pain in the head and neck, which can be primary and secondary. Primary headaches occur when surveys do not show a different cause, secondary headaches are a symptom of another disease. Approximately 15-18% of patients with migraine, and the remaining patients tension headache.
Tension headaches can be pressing, mild and moderate, bilateral. One episode can last from 30 minutes to up to 7 days. Headaches may occur after coughing, cold, or sexual activity. Continue reading
COPD is a progressive and irreversible disease of the respiratory tract, which manifests itself as a spasm of the respiratory tract and impaired gas exchange. COPD is usually associated with chronic inflammation of the lungs and brhnhov caused by inhalation of irritating particles (tobacco smoke and gases). COPD is a preventable and treatable disease. Continue reading