Diseases

Chronic polychondritis atrophic (PCA): treatments

Given the small number of patients, no controlled trials were performed in the PCA. The treatment is adapted, individually, depending on the activity and the severity of the clinical form. Corticosteroid therapy remains the basis of treatment and most patients require long-term treatment. It usually allows the regression of chondrites and articular, ocular and cutaneous manifestations
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The neurologist: care and exams

The neurologist is a doctor who does not perform any surgery. If an intervention on the brain or spinal cord is necessary, it will be performed by a neurosurgeon. The neurologist examines the patient by performing a specific clinical examination, he may request medical imaging examinations, for example a CT scan or a MRI
Diseases

Polycystic Ovaries - OPK: Sources and Notes

Torre and H. Fernandez, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Journal of Obstetrics and Reproductive Biology Volume 36, Issue 5, September 2007, Pages 423-446 J.-M. Mayenga, V. Martin Grzegorczyk, J. Belaisch-Allart, Current Place of Ovarian Drilling in the Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Gynecology Obstetrics & Fertility, Volume 39, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 518-520
What There Is To Know

Contraceptive methods: test your knowledge

Pill, condom, IUD, implant, patch ... contraceptive methods available in France are numerous and it is not always easy to navigate. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, related to practical, medical, and other issues. What is the difference between the pill and the patch? What is best for me: the copper or progesterone IUD
Diseases

Spasmophilia: Sources and notes

- Pelissolo A, Lépine JP. acute anxiety attack. Diagnostic orientation and actions to take in emergency situations. Review of the Practitioner 1998. - Pelissolo A. Spasmophilia, tetany and psychogenic hyperventilation, Chapter 2, Conferences Doctors SFMU, Emergencies 2003.
Nutrition

HDL cholesterol: sources and notes

Authors : Laëtitia Demma and Dr Nicolas Evrard. Expert Consultant : Pr Jean Ferrières, cardiologist. Sources: > Effectiveness and efficiency of lipid-lowering drugs. An analysis focused on statins. July 2010. Updated September, 2010. > The therapeutic management of the dyslipidemic patient, Recommendations of good practice, update March 2005.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Osteopathy: Osteopathic Solutions | 2018
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Pregnancy and Osteopathy: Osteopathic Solutions

Manual osteopathy medicine may be an answer to pregnancy-related pains. The use of manipulative techniques in pregnant women is governed by the guidelines of the French Society of Manual Medicine (orthopedic and osteopathic) / SOFMMOO which, in collegiality with Pr Israel Nisand, Head of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital of Strasbourg, made 5 recommendations
Drugs
Hypotension: treatments | 2018
Diseases

Hypotension: treatments

If the pressure remains low, but with little or no of the above symptoms, treatment is not necessary. Some medications may be prescribed, especially to increase blood volume, but the effectiveness of this remedy remains measured. For moderate hypotension, good results can be obtained by taking certain preventive measures: In case of orthostatic hypotension: Get up slowly
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Creatinine: elevated creatinine | 2018
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Creatinine: elevated creatinine

With age, it is normal for the kidneys to work less well, with high creatinine in the blood, and a drop in creatinine clearance. Doctors prescribe a dose of creatinine quite regularly in their patients. Because a malfunction of the kidneys can be very serious consequence. In addition, many drugs impair kidney function, and some drugs can not be given when the kidneys are not functioning properly
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HDL cholesterol: why do you say good cholesterol? | 2018
Nutrition

HDL cholesterol: why do you say good cholesterol?

HDL cholesterol, also called "good" cholesterol, has a protective effect in the body, unlike "bad" cholesterol. But do you know his role in the body? Why is it recommended that its rate be increased? And how to increase the level of HDL cholesterol? Discover the answers to these questions
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The post-natal cure | 2018
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The post-natal cure

Pregnancy is a wonderful event, but also a real test for the body. And close to birth, the young mother has no respite: she devotes herself entirely to her baby; fatigue accumulates, the body is struggling to regain its bearings. The post-natal care program, with its post-pregnancy care program, provides benefits both physically and psychologically
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Paranoia: the delusion of persecution | 2018
Diseases

Paranoia: the delusion of persecution

Paranoia is an interpretative delusion whose main theme is persecution. Paranoia brings together three types of delusions: interpretive, sensitive, passionate. The latter themselves being divided into three different types: delirium of jealousy, delirium of prejudice and erotomania. Typically, the person who suffers from paranoia is a man who consumes alcohol or other toxic substances
Drugs
Bulimia: an eating disorder to be taken seriously | 2018
Diseases

Bulimia: an eating disorder to be taken seriously

Nothing to do with a big cravings, the bulimia is defined by the repetition of the crises of bulimia and the suffering that it generates. And contrary to what we think, the pleasure of eating is absent. We take stock of this all too common disease. In a bulimic crisis, only one thing matters to this person: to eat as much food as possible
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Compulsive shopping: treatments
Diseases

Compulsive shopping: treatments

Treatment begins with the need to adopt certain techniques to limit compulsive shopping, to change certain behaviors ... alone or with the help of a therapist. Thinking of yourself Contrary to what one might think, the compulsive buyer does not necessarily take care of herself. She can devote all her free time to shopping, sometimes losing sight of her true aspirations
Female Psychology
Liver diseases: the causes
Diseases

Liver diseases: the causes

The causes of liver diseases are numerous. These are the main causes: Alcoholic disease Alcoholic disease is the most common cause. It hits people who consume alcohol excessively: more than 4 million in France. Alcohol directly attacks liver cells, and the liver will make fat (known as steatosis). The risk is the progression to cirrhosis, or even cancer
Female Psychology
Multiple sclerosis: skiing is possible!
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Multiple sclerosis: skiing is possible!

As we approach the winter holidays, we all dream of going to the mountains to empty our minds, breathe the fresh air while contemplating the snow, and descend the ski slopes under the reflecting sun. Does all this sound like a dream - an unachievable dream when you have multiple sclerosis (MS)? Well, here's the good news: In principle, there is nothing to prevent skiing when you have MS
Female Psychology
Fructose
Nutrition

Fructose

Fructose is a simple sugar found in abundance in fruits , some vegetables and in honey. It has a sweetening power superior to sucrose ( table sugar ). Fructose is assimilated more slowly than glucose but it causes the same problems in diabetes and obesity. It is used in the composition of sucrose and sorbitol
Female Psychology
Snoring: all the solutions!
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Snoring: all the solutions!

RRRon-ZZZ ... Snoring , unbearable noise that can bother us every night. This is the sound of breathing produced during sleep . This loud noise is very disturbing for those who share the room of the snorer, and can lead to poor quality of sleep and sleep for both protagonists. Suffering from proximity snoring can be a real ordeal, so much so that some (because they are rather men who snore), are forced to leave the matrimonial room to find peace and silence at night
Female Psychology
Too much cholesterol: which diet?
Nutrition

Too much cholesterol: which diet?

After taking a blood test, we realized that you had a high cholesterol level. So of course, your doctor has recommended a diet . It is especially after the discovery of a high rate of LDL-cholesterol that the doctor offers solutions, starting with the application of specific dietary rules. Because many studies (the first dating back to the 50s) have demonstrated a link between too high LDL-cholesterol and a risk of suffering from a cardiovascular problem
Female Psychology