Political quistion about the prevetinve paradox

The preventive paradox

Should we sacrifice individual freedom for the benefit of the population health? Or should we simply help those who really need it? These are questions that health authorities in all countries struggle with. Frequently, these questions are treated exclusively as political and ideological questions of individual freedom, or paternalism. Read More
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
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
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
Closeup of a woman covering ears while man snoring in bed at home

Do you or your partner snore?

Snoring is something that most people experience at some time in their lives. It is most common in men, though a lot of women also snore. Read More
Dermatologist examining mole with magnifying glass in clinic

Mole cancer – malignant melanoma

As the name suggests, this is a malignant condition feared by everyone, not least all of us who enjoy the many important benefits the sun provides. Read More
Close-up Of Woman Suffering From Stomach Ache

Health tips on constipation

It’s no exaggeration to say that the bowel is our most pampered and stubborn organ. The bowel is always happiest at home, close to its own toilet. Read More
Health problem. asian young girl scratching her itchy back

First Aid – Burns

Wintertime is candle and hot drinks time, and especially our curious children are in danger to burn their fingers or worse. Luckily, most of the burns and scaldings sustained in daily life are of low degree (grade I and II = redness and blister). However, it is worth it to bring the most important facts of first aid in those cases to mind. Read More