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Cyanosis: Why are your lips purple?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:42

The color and appearance of the lips can say a lot about our health, so it is important to pay special attention. Under normal conditions they should have a reddish color and be a little damp. However, there are certain causes that cause purple lips.It is a change in skin tone due to cyanosis. This is the name given to the blue coloration of the mucous membranes and skin due to insufficient oxygenation of the blood. Thus, in a high percentage of cases the purple lips respond to respiratory or cardiac diseases.

Living with Butterfly Skin

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:49

Epidermolysis Bullosa, also called butterfly skin is a rare genetic disease that causes extreme fragility of the skin and mucous membranes.  This disease characterized by the extreme fragility of the skin. Thus, those who suffer from it, suffer daily the formation of wounds and blisters in the body at the slightest touch, and even the involvement of mucous membranes. To this day, this disorder has no cure.

Keep your mind healthy: Study!

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:55

When we finish high school we begin to think about what we want to do with our lives: Do we go on to college? Do we work? Travel? Many young people find in this questioning the first big decision in their life, which generates an amount of anxiety that may well lead to anguish or, on the other hand, great motivation. Each case is different since behind every concrete individual there is a family, a specific scenario, and a society.

TLC for our Liver

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:00

The liver is one of the most important organs of the human body, to the point that at present it has been proven that it performs 500 vital functions for the welfare of the organism. Among the multiple actions of this organ we can highlight that it contains 13% of the blood of the whole body, secretes bile, produces proteins and cholesterol that help transport fats and metabolizes drugs and alcohol so that they do not become toxic to the body. Given the importance of this organ, it is advisable to take care of it and preserve it healthy for as long as possible.

Memorial Day Sale this Week at DMS!

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:04

Welcome to another week at Discount Medical Supplies! As always, we begin the week with an exciting promotion. As of today you will be able to enjoy our Memorial Day Sale. The best thing about this promo is that it applies to all our inventory.

FAQs on Iron

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:56

In this article we will try to solve the most frequent doubts about iron, its study and what problems can bring us both excess and lack of iron.

Is it possible to eat healthy at work?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:39

At present, it seems that we are living an epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other ailments that could easily be avoided simply by eating a balanced and healthy diet.

Creatinine: How does it affect our Muscular System?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:04

Creatinine is a substance found in muscles and its main function is to nourish and fill them with energy. When creatinine is degraded, due to the natural metabolism of the muscles, it is transformed into creatinine, a substance that is often produced by the body and that is filtered by the kidneys and released through the urine.

Allergy after Sun Exposure

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:04

Sun allergy is a much more frequent condition than you would think. This disorder is called polymorphous light eruption. It is an abnormal reaction of the organism to sunlight, giving rise to various skin lesions. Although it is known as allergy to the sun, because the symptoms are very similar to those of an allergic reaction, it is not a true allergy.

Handling Stress the Right Way

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:23

Stress is defined as a feeling of tension, both physical and mental. It is a reaction of the body to a certain situation. Although punctual stress may even be beneficial for health, when it intensifies and / or lasts a long period of time, it can be dangerous for us.

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