Traditional medicine between science and art

At the beginning of the human civilization, traditional medicine was practiced by means of experiment. In time, as men kept experimenting, they improved the techniques applied to the sick people. In their search, the Egyptians discovered more and more about the anatomy, the physiology and the pathology of the human body. They treated external conditions…

Menopause

It is considered the end of a woman’s reproductive life. In most of the cases, it occurs between the ages of 45-50 years, but, in a smaller percentage, this stage, named menopause, occurs between the ages of 40-60 years. The menopause may be triggered earlier, because of various surgical interventions upon the uterus, ovaries or…

Neuropathy

The legs and the soles are component parts of the body that allow and ensure a person’s movement. At present, leg and sole-related problems affect a lot of individuals yearly . There are instances, it is true, in which the pain goes away by itself, but there are cases in which the legs and the…

Neurosis

Neurosis is a term used in defining a number of pathological manifestations of the nervous system, manifestations that disturb the psychic balance and trigger a number of neurotic behaviors, as a result of over strain or psychic traumas. Neuroses are born from a psychic conflict caused by events occurred in the patient’s past. They express…

Obesity

Obesity is an affection defined as an increase in body weight beyond the limitation of skeletal and physical requirements, as the result of excessive accumulation of body. Obesity shows the existence of great hormonal disorders in the body. At the same time it is also one of the modern society specific affections. According to a…

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic disease manifested by the demineralization of the skeletal system. The inner structure of the bone is affected first of all. The bones become porous and fragile. The risk of fractures in small effort is increased and this may occur even during normal movements in advanced stages. According to the degree of…

Otitis

Ear infection is a disorder holding the first place in the pediatricians’ records. Up to the age of three, four out of five children come to the physician with this problem. In figures, it means about 124 million consultations yearly only for this disease. Some of the children coming for consultation have a predisposition and…

Chronic pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a permanent inflammatory process of the pancreatic tissue, which injures the structure of the pancreas and disturbs its functions. In time, as the disease develops, occur the endocrine and the exocrine insufficiency of the pancreas. As morphological alterations, the following may occur: local or diffuse fibrosis of the pancreatic tissue, parenchymatous calcifications…

Paradontosis

The gums are pink in color and they bleed only in very rare cases. Eighty percent of the Earth’s population suffers from gum infections in a form or another. The most frequent ones are gingivitis and paradontosis. Unfortunately, people don’t pay enough attention in time, and paradontosis settles unnoticeably and develops slowly with the passing…

Parasitosis

It is yet another disease that seriously harms the human body. A lot of people have parasites, but, as they are not aware of their presence, they don’t get treated, either. To a patient who gets to the physician, complaining of chronic fatigue, inguinal or vaginal inflammation, or Candida and of many other symptoms, as…