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Uses and Benefits of Glycerin

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:11

Glycerin is an organic compound, a liquid alcohol consisting of three carbon atoms. From the chemical point of view it is an ester of fatty acids. Its chemical formula is C3H5 (OH) 3 and is obtained from plants. It is thick, viscous, colorless, water soluble and sweet in taste. You should know that in 1811 the French chemist Michel Eugène Chevreul used the word to name a compound that another chemist had discovered, Claude Joseph Geoffroy, in 1741.

Dealing with Sleep Disorders

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:18

Sleep disorders are very common today in the population. They can be generated due to different factors, whether external or internal. Insomnia can be identified by the fact of not being able to sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, waking up at all times during the night, etc.

Pain Management: Understanding the VAS Scale

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 09:58

VAS is the name that receives a horizontal scale used to measure pain in the field of health. The VAS scale allows us to establish a pain assessment that ranges from 0 to 10, with 0 being the complete absence of pain and 10 being an unbearable pain.

Back to Basics: Diet for Weightloss

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:37

When the desire to lose weight enters the brain, it may also be in the company of seeing results as quickly as possible. However, sometimes it might seem like a real struggle. But the truth is that, it's not just about exercising and following a good eating plan. It actually goes much further than that. To know all the details of how to lose weight, you must get educated on healthy habits, good eating plans, exercise and of course patience to wait for the results.

Fever in Children: Pediatrician or ER matter?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:51

Many times, fever can be an alarm symptom for us, especially if it occurs in infants. Although it is often necessary to go to the emergency room or with the pediatrician to treat this discomfort, in other cases it can also be treated from home. For this reason, today we will talk about fever in children, as well as when it is advisable to go to the pediatrician or to the emergency room, and when to treat it from home.

What is the integumentary system?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:55

The skin is one of the most important and interesting aspects of the human body, since it covers and protects our entire organism through various layers. Everything that has to do with that topic has to do with the integumentary system, but you will surely ask yourself: is the entire skin the same system? Are there ways to control the integumentary system? How can you take care of yourself in this area?

What do your nails say about your health?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:29

The vast majority of us do not give much importance to the color, texture and shape of our nails. However, the truth is that they can indicate different health problems. Yellow nails have their origin in multiple causes: liver diseases, ingredients that contain nail polishes, tobacco and others.

Groin Lump: Should you worry?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:37

The appearance of a lump in a certain area of ​​the body is always a cause for concern. In the case of the lump in the groin, it does not necessarily have to be a malignant tumor. There are many other benign causes that can cause its appearance, such as inguinal hernia or cystic hair.

Natural Remedies to Handle Aphonia

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 12:29

When winter arrives, the cold and flu season begins, and that is that drastic changes in temperature can wreak havoc on health that affects, above all, the well-being of the respiratory tract. The throat is one of the areas most affected by climate change, which may be irritation, burning, inflammation, pain and, as a consequence, aphonia.

What exactly is Post-holiday Syndrome?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:01

After the holidays there is a lot of talk about the post-holiday blues or syndrome. It is a disorder proper that is characterized by a deep feeling of sadness, apathy and lack of motivation to join the daily routine after the end of the holiday period.


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