How microorganisms control our emotions

We live in a microbial world. Microbes have lived on Earth for hundreds of millions of years longer than humans, and at all times our body has interacted with their environment. The human microbiota is a collective term for the trillions of microorganisms that live in the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts, lungs, and on the surface of the skin. Microorganisms are involved in many physiological and biochemical processes in our body. Including those that influence our behavior.

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Methods for determining lactose intolerance

In addition to the DNA test for lactose, there are many other ways to test for lactose intolerance. What are these methods, how effective they are, what tests to pass for their passage, and in what cases they can be prescribed.

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10 health metrics to monitor regularly

  1. Blood pressure
    A pressure of 120/80 and below is considered normal. If the upper reading (systolic pressure) is in the range from 120 to 129, then the pressure is high. And you should be on your guard, because it often turns into hypertension, which is associated with the risk of developing atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke.
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12 signs you have kidney problems

Swelling, headaches and even fatigue are reasons to go to the doctor.

Healthy kidneys filter about half a cup of blood every minute to flush waste and excess water in the urine. They also maintain the balance of minerals and nutrients in the blood, produce hormones, control blood pressure and red blood cell count, and help maintain healthy bones.

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What diseases do women earn due to stress and how to deal with it

Stress affects your physical and emotional well-being worse than you think. He threatens with many problems: from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract to heart attacks. 75–90% of initial visits to a doctor are due to stress. And the female body is especially sensitive to stress.

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Какой уровень сахара в крови считается нормальным и что делать, если он понижен или повышен

Делайте анализ на глюкозу как минимум раз в три года.

Зачем нужен сахар в крови
На самом деле речь идёт не о сахаре, а о глюкозе. Сахар, как и любой другой углевод, не усваивается организмом напрямую: он расщепляется в кишечнике до простых сахаров (моносахаридов) и попадает в кровь в виде глюкозы.

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What is normal blood sugar level and what to do if it is low or high

Get your glucose tested at least every three years.

Why do you need blood sugar
In fact, we are not talking about sugar, but about glucose. Sugar, like any other carbohydrate, is not directly absorbed by the body: it is broken down in the intestine to simple sugars (monosaccharides) and enters the bloodstream as glucose.

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От чего зависит запах пота и как его уменьшить

Почему пахнет пот
На самом деле пот в большинстве случаев не пахнет. Он нужен организму для охлаждения, состоит в основном из воды и не имеет запаха. Не верите? Тогда просто принюхайтесь к маленьким детям, которые резвятся в жару!

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What determines the smell of sweat and how to reduce it

Why does sweat smell
In fact, sweat doesn’t smell most of the time. It is needed by the body for cooling, consists mainly of water and is odorless. Don’t believe me? Then just sniff the little kids frolicking in the heat!

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Что делать, если синяки появляются без причины

Причины всё же есть. И среди них — очень опасные.

Почему появляются синяки
Сразу оговоримся: даже у совершенно беспричинных синяков причины, конечно же, есть. Просто скрытые.

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