self-care

Digital addiction

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? How much time do you spend on messengers, social networks, mail, online shopping applications? Can you do without your smartphone while driving? When was the last time you talked to your child without being distracted by notifications? Difficult questions. And the time of paradoxes. It …

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What hormones are produced during sports and what are they for?

The obvious benefits of exercising are strong muscles, firm skin, and improved overall health. But there are other changes that are taking place in your body. They are not visible to the eye, but very important: we are talking about the hormonal background, which changes noticeably during and after training. What are hormones and what …

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Fainting

The brain depends on oxygen from the blood and glucose, an essential nutrient. Without an adequate supply of these substances, nerve cells do not receive the proper amount of energy, the work of the nervous system may suffer. If blood flow temporarily decreases, then the brain’s defense mechanism is activated, the nervous system takes available …

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The main types of human addiction

NomophobiaThis is a new addiction – on the phone. More precisely – fear (phobia) of being left without it. It develops due to a hallucination that the brain sees. For example, we are looking at photos published on social networks on our phones – and this is something that does not exist. To see the …

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Fear of water

What is the name of the fear of water?The fear of water is called aquaphobia or hydrophobia. It is a collective term that reflects any variation of the disorder. For the vast majority of people, this fear is realized only when swimming in open water, but there may be more exotic forms of phobia: batophobia …

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How much water should you drink in training and when isotonic is better suited instead?

Why drink during exercise?We are 60-80% water. She participates in the most important processes in the human body: helps to maintain a normal body temperature, primarily through breathing and sweating; ensures stable operation of the cardiovascular system; provides nutrition to the cells of tissues and organs: carbohydrates and proteins that we receive from food are …

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How to stay healthy for the New Year?

For many people, New Year’s holidays are accompanied by unbridled fun and feasts. Holidays are associated with overeating, excess alcohol, lack of sleep, and, as a rule, these are all together. Why are long New Year holidays dangerous?Weight gain. The most harmless thing that a prolonged rest can end with is weight gain. Studies show …

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Fear of the dark

Most adults do not react to darkness in any way, perceiving it as part of the day. But some people may have extremely negative reactions to any darkroom. What is the name of the fear of the darkIn scientific language, the fear of the dark is called nyctophobia or the even more exotic term Achluophobia. …

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How to deal with people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a severe mental illness that confuses others. Today, a person with bipolar disorder may be so depressed that they will not get out of bed all day, and tomorrow they will become an energetic optimist who is unrecognizable. If you know someone with bipolar disorder, try to learn the support and encouragement …

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