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So recovery succeeds in a short break

So recovery succeeds in a short break

From time to time it is simply necessary to leave everyday life behind to gain new energy. But most of the time, professional or family reasons prevent you from taking a longer break. Short breaks can provide the necessary variety here and refresh body and mind. Even a short break over the weekend or for 3 to 4 days can relax and lead to new Elan

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Acute pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is the acute inflammation of the pancreas. A distinction is made between acute and chronic forms. Below is information about acute pancreatitis. This is defined as a sudden onset of inflammation of the pancreas, which may occur once or even several times. Gallstones as causes of acute pancreatitis The cause of acute pancreatitis is that the digestive enzymes produced by the pancreas become active in the pancreas itself (instead of in the gut) and attack the tissue

capsular tear

capsular tear

In sports, not only our muscles, tendons and ligaments, but also our joints are stressed. Each joint is enveloped by a capsule. A wrong movement can lead to a violation of this capsule. Capsule tears are particularly common in the fingers and toes, as well as in the knee and ankle joints. Typical symptoms that indicate a capsule tear are severe pain, marked swelling of the joint and bruising

Painful popliteal fossa - that can be behind it

Painful popliteal fossa - that can be behind it

Pain in the popliteal fossa can be an indication of various injuries or diseases of the knee joint: after a fall or an accident, pain in the popliteal fossa, for example, may indicate damage to the knee ligaments or a meniscus. However, if the popliteal fossa hurts especially after exercise, it is often caused by over- or under-loading

Carpal tunnel syndrome - when the hand always falls asleep

Carpal tunnel syndrome - when the hand always falls asleep

If you are a woman between the ages of 40 and 60 and often experience a tingling sensation in one or both hands, then you may have contracted a carpal tunnel syndrome - a common condition of the wrist. But the carpal tunnel syndrome also occurs in women of other ages and in men. What is the carpal tunnel

Hummus - healthy from the chickpea

Hummus - healthy from the chickpea

Hummus is an oriental paste made from pureed chickpeas, some spices and tahini, a sesame nut. Hummus is an established dish, especially in the Turkish and Arabian areas, which is hardly to be imagined there. Hummus is also gaining in popularity as a spread or snack in Germany. That's why Hummus is already available in many stores

What to do if you have shortness of breath or suffocation?

What to do if you have shortness of breath or suffocation?

Babies and toddlers are one thing above all else: incredibly curious. And they also explore their world through their mouths. On this occasion, it can happen that the pleasurable sucked small parts are swallowed and enter the respiratory tract or the esophagus. Most commonly these are marbles, coins, pencil caps or pearls

Autoimmune hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis

It is not viruses as in the hepatitis forms A, B or C, which cause this rare hepatitis, but it is, as with other autoimmune diseases also, a dysregulation of the body's defense system. Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) affects women in about 80% of cases and occurs more often in middle age, but can generally begin at any age, even in childhood

Chronic bronchitis: causes and symptoms

Chronic bronchitis: causes and symptoms

Chronic bronchitis is a permanent airway inflammation that primarily affects smokers and former smokers. In Germany, about 20 percent of all adult men are affected by chronic bronchitis, which can severely impair quality of life, especially at an advanced stage. When is bronchitis chronic? Chronic bronchitis shows the same symptoms as acute bronchitis

Hyperthyroidism (hyperthyroidism)

Hyperthyroidism (hyperthyroidism)

Thyroid hyperfunction (hyperthyroidism) causes the thyroid to produce too many hormones. As the thyroid hormones affect our metabolism, symptoms such as sleep disorders, nervousness, increased sweating or weight loss occur as a result. The cause of the discomfort is in most cases either an autonomy of the thyroid gland or the autoimmune disease Graves' disease

Glomerulonephritis - inflammation of the renal bodies

Glomerulonephritis - inflammation of the renal bodies

More than one million kidney bodies (glomeruli) are responsible in each kidney to filter out about 180 liters of primary urine per day from the liter of blood that flows through them per minute, from which just under 2 liters of final urine together with metabolic waste products are concentrated. In addition to detoxification, the kidney is important for the regulation of water and salt balance, blood pressure regulation, formation of red blood cells and bone metabolism