cardiopulmonary resuscitation or  CPR training.

How to restart a heart

Imagine, tomorrow morning, you are out shopping in the mall. Suddenly, a man in the prime of his life collapses on the floor in front of you.  He doesn’t move and is non-responsive to speech and physical stimulation. A crowd of people gathers arounds and stares at you. What do you do? Read More
Atrial fibrillation and normal or abnormal heart rate rythm concept as a cardiac disorder as a human organ with healthy and unhealthy ecg monitoring in a 3D illustration style.

Heart flutter – atrial fibrillation

With heart flutter, there is rapid and irregular contraction of the front chambers of the heart. As a result, the blood does not get to where it should, but instead it can clump together to form small blood clots. Read More
Tired sick woman in grey homewear sitting on bed, keeping hands on stomach, suffering from pain, looking aside. Illness, stomach ache concept

Vicious circles of insomnia, depression and chronic pain

Insomnia, chronic pain and depression are common disorders and a lot of people are likely to experience one or more of these during their lifetime. In this article, I will explain why these three disorders tend to occur within the same people, and how having one of them may lead to an increased risk of getting one or both of the other disorders. Finally, I will discuss why this is important to be aware of.    Read More

Vaccine – a major success

Vaccination is regarded as one of the biggest successes in modern medicine. Using just simple means, it is possible to prevent a number of life-threatening and disabling diseases. Read More
Young basketball player shoot

When the fun stops, adolescents drop out of organized sports

All parents want their children to live long and healthy lives, and for many, this leads them to encourage their children to participate in organized sports activities. Read More
sick woman with heart attack, pain, health problem holding touching her chest colored in red with hands isolated on gray wall background. Human face expression

Chest pains – Angina pectoris

We should certainly be grateful that some of our health complaints can be linked to lifestyle instead of just being down to chance. Read More
Close Up Of Woman Suffering With Cough

Bronchitis – Acute inflammation of the bronchi

Thanks to blood tests and analysis, it is now possible to decide on the best treatment for both viruses and bacteria. Read More
sportsman massaging his injured ankle after a sport accident

Let’s twist again…

Injuries of the ankle can happen to us on many occasions: while we are doing sports (landing on the foot of another player after jumping !), walking on uneven ground, hurrying down stairs or are on high heels. Read More
Unhappy young woman sitting on the mat, grabbing an ankle, unable to start yoga work out because of sport injury, feeling pain. Beginner doing wrong exercise without coacher

Musculoskeletal injuries

To avoid swelling, pain and a prolonged recovery, the first moments after an injury are of utmost importance. This is true when twisting you ankle or being hit by something. It does not matter, if in the end it is a contusion, strain, sprain or even a fracture or dislocation. Read More
nurse with syringe is taking blood for test at the doctor?s office

Slow metabolism, a widely-discussed condition

This is a condition that produces a wide range of symptoms and which is blamed for a lot of things. It is a widely-discussed condition, and I hope to throw some light on it here. Read More