Diabetes mellitus( diabetes)

Diabetes mellitus is an umbrella term for various disorders in the sugar balance - hence the colloquial name "diabetes". All these disorders have a common feature: the blood sugar level is permanently too high. Physicians ...

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ADHD( hyperactivity disorder)

Some children are already catching on as a fidget - they just can not sit still. This often means pure stress for parents, educators and teachers. Behind it may be an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - short ADHD - hide. ...

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Obesity( obesity)

With obesity - colloquially called obesity - doctors call extreme obesity. In Germany, about 20 percent of adults and six percent of children and adolescents are affected by obesity. The reason for obesity, however, is not always bad eating...

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Acne( Acne vulgaris)

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases, especially during puberty. Almost everyone knows the noticeable and visible in the mirror manifestations such as blackheads and pimples. Acne develops when the sebaceous glands and hair follicle...

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allergy

What is an allergy? An allergy is an overreaction of the body's immune system to certain foreign substances, so-called allergens. Excessive means that the immune system "overreacts" to these foreign substances, although they are actuall...

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Hair loss( alopecia): What is it and what helps it?

Hair Loss Can Lead to Baldness We find daily fancy hair in the comb, in the brush or in the drain of the shower. As long as the number of hair does not get out of hand, this is completely normal. However, as it gets more and more and bald pat...

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Age-related macular degeneration( AMD)

What is Age Related Macular Degeneration( AMD)? Age-related macular degeneration( AMD) is a macular disease, also known as a "yellow spot", which results in the loss of central visual acuity and readability. The disease usually occurs in the e...

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Aged heart( heart failure, heart failure)

What is an old age heart? The age heart is referred to by physicians as heart failure or as heart failure. Although the disease can arise in principle in every phase of life, but usually occurs in the elderly. So it came to the term age heart...

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What is Alzheimer's?

What is meant by Alzheimer's? The term Alzheimer goes to the German doctor. Alois Alzheimer, who described the disease in 1906 for the first time. The exact cause of Alzheimer's is still unclear. However, in all affected persons characteristi...

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Anemias( anemia)

Anemia - or anemia - is always present when the blood contains too few red blood cells or too little red blood pigment. This deficiency leads to a poorer oxygenation of the body and thus to typical symptoms such as paleness, fatigue and poo...

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anal fissure

An anal fissure is a tear in the skin of the anal canal, ie at the point where the rectum flows into the anus. Typically, the anal fissure causes pain and possibly bleeding during bowel movements. Often it is a fresh tear that heals in a sh...

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Angina pectoris( chest tightness)

A sudden, stress-induced chest pain that radiates into the arm - this so-called angina pectoris attack is a typical symptom of coronary heart disease. At rest, the pain usually disappears within a few minutes. However, angina pectoris can a...

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Anxiety and anxiety disorder( phobia)

What is fear? Everyone knows the feeling of fear. In threatening situations it appears: the pulse accelerates, the blood pressure rises, the hands sweat. One breates faster and flatter, sometimes even starts to shiver, or one becomes sick wit...

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What is anorexia?

Anorexia sufferers refuse to eat enough. Despite being underweight, they feel too fat. Praxisvita explains how the dangerous disease develops and how an anorexia can be treated. What is Anorexia? Anorexia is a menta...

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Speech disorders( aphasia)

physicians speak of speech disorders when those affected are unable to properly generate or perceive speech at the mental level. The symptoms can occur both in childhood and in adults. Speech disorders are distinguished from speech disorder...

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What is a stroke and how is it treated?

What is a stroke? A stroke occurs mainly in old age, every second affected person is older than 70 years. Basically, a stroke is possible in every phase of life. In rare cases, even children and babies can suffer it. A clear sig...

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Arteriosclerosis( atherosclerosis)

In arteriosclerosis( arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis) narrow the arteries - those vessels through which the heart pumps the blood throughout the body. Arteriosclerosis is characterized by fats and various components of blood that eventu...

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What is arthritis( arthritis)?

Arthritis is the name given to various inflammatory joint diseases with different causes. Praxisvita explains what forms of arthritis are and what helps against it. What is arthritis? It is important to first differen...

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