The Covid-19 pandemic: where are we now?

The Covid-19 pandemic is hitting Romania with a fourth wave, stronger than the other three. The number of cases is higher, the same with mortality, and the pressure on the medical system has long exceeded the limits which it can take.

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How to protect ourselves from viral hepatitis

As we all know, a disease is easier to prevent than to treat. Therefore, viral hepatitis screening programs have been introduced all over the world. Such a program currently exists in Romania, given that our country and Latvia are the countries with the highest prevalence of C virus in the general population.

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Iodine deficiency in pregnancy - lactation and later

With severe iodine deficiency, the mental developmental disorders with cretinism and pronounced mental disorder are irreversible.

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What in diet context can improve pregnancy planning (fertility versus infertility)

The lifestyle factors play important roles for the basic requirements of well-functioning organs and homeostasis e.g., blood flow and metabolic conditions as well as immune reactions and numerous protective mechanisms.

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Looking after our mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic

At extraordinary times like this, it is of utmost importance to look after both our physical and mental health.

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Pregnancy Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): Prevention, Screening, and Therapy

Metabolic syndrome is one of the main risks for the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)

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Pregnancy Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM): Prevention, Screening, and Therapy

In addition to lifestyle factors, genetic factors play different roles in the development of overweight and obesity in mother and child.

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Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

There are currently large investments by the pharmaceutical industry in an attempt to find a solution for this disease and progress is expected during the current decade.

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Baby Nutrition. Normal drinking behavior of the infant - Part I

• The first application of the baby to the breast should take place as soon as possible after the birth and then be repeated every 2 - 3 hours (with low suction behavior, the baby can be applied more frequently at the beginning if necessary).

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Baby Nutrition. Normal drinking behavior of the infant - Part II

Complementary food refers to all food that the baby receives in addition to breast milk or infant formula (e.g. porridge od mash food from vegetables, potatoes, meat/fish, and cereals and fruit).

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

The most common problems included in this category are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, which mostly affects the young, the socio-professionally active population

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Corona COVID-19 Virus - Indoor Ventilation - Air Filter

A good flow of air through the room is important so that the room air is exchanged quickly.

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When is mothers’ milk not suitable?

Because certain substances and toxins get into breast milk and thus burden the baby, there are contraindications to breastfeeding.

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Hygienic requirements for pregnant women to protect against food infections - Part III

The safest way is to be careful and minimize the risk of infection.

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COVID-19 Virus Update - And More Information to daily questions (FAQ) Part III

Coronaviruses are sensitive to fat-releasing substances such as alcohols and surfactants, which are contained in soaps and dishwashing detergents.

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COVID-19 Virus Update - And More Information to daily questions (FAQ) Part II

Herd immunity (community protection) consists when a sufficiently large group of persons or animals is protected by their own immune system against infection and thus the infection of a few could not spread to many more people.

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Taking care of your family throughout the summer

Here is some advice that ensures a beautiful, healthy summer for your children and your family.

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Healthy habits for a healthy life

Adults who have healthy habits can add up to 10 years to their lifespan.

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COVID-19 Virus Update - And More Information for Daily Questions (FAQ) - Part I

In the general population, the main transmission pathway for COVID-19 is the absorption of virus-containing fluid particles through the airways (when breathing, coughing, sneezing, speaking, and singing or screaming).

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How should you respond to the children’s rush of blood to the head?

The children’s rushes of blood to the head are represented by a storm of emotions such as anger, furry, disappointment or profound frustration.

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Parental burnout - a reality that should not be ignored

The Burnout is a syndrome of exhaustion characterized by the feeling of overwhelm, physical and emotional exhaustion, emotional detachment from the children and the feeling that you are an ineffective parent.

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Corona Virus and infections by aerosols

People are getting infected by aerosols introduction (microscopic water droplets containing the virus) into their upper respiratory tract either through the mouth or nose

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Everything About Covid-19

Once in the body, the virus first attacks the lungs: directly, by penetrating the cells of the lung epithelium, but also indirectly, by triggering that storm of cytokines which, in turn, attacks the lungs through other mechanisms.

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Hygienic requirements for pregnant women to protect against food infections Part II

Regular and frequent cleaning of the hands plays a major role.

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Hygienic Requirements for Pregnant Women to Protect Against Food Infections Part I

Food infections caused by toxoplasmosis, listeria, and even salmonella are in most cases outside of pregnancy unproblematic or with harmless symptoms that are quickly reversible.

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The Importance of Regular Medical Checkups

Any condition detected at an early stage is treated much more easily, and the chances of leaving long-term marks on the patient's health decrease significantly.

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Gastritis and Helicobacter Pylori

HP infection is known and accepted as a major etiologic factor in gastric cancer, being known that at least 90% of these are caused by Helicobacter pylori infection.

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SARS-Cov-2 Pandemic; the Features and the Measures We Should Take

In mild forms it manifests itself as a common flu, with dry cough, fever, headache and general distressed state.

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Coronavirus Update – More Information on Transmission

Transmission of COVID-19 is more frequent through person-to-person via secretions of the respiratory tract.

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How can a private medical insurance help you in the case of COVID-19?

COVID-19 is part of the large coronaviruses family which can cause mild conditions, such as common colds, but also serious diseases such as MERS-covor SARS-cov.

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What We Need To Know About Colonoscopy

With or without sedation, colonoscopy with its specific indications has become a routine and absolutely necessary investigation in many situations.

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Corona Virus Topics - Screening and Prevention

Persons at greatest risk of serious illness or death resulting from COVID-19 infection are the elderly and those with underlying serious illnesses.

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Supplementation before and during pregnancy as well as breastfeeding

There may be a different need for certain metabolic disorders and certain diseases.

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The lack of sleep can lead to brain disorders

People who do not sleep enough are more likely than others to suffer from dementia at old age.

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A miscarriage can cause post-traumatic stress syndrome

Most miscarriages occur in the first 12 weeks, affecting the manner in which the woman will experience the unpleasant news.

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Coronavirus 2020 - MediHelp Health Bulletin

Signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

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Nasal sinus diseases and treatment

The sinuses are air spaces in the skull, inside the bones of the face, which drain into the nasal cavity.

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Smartphones - the cause of head and neck accidents

The use of a mobile phone when driving is also called "the new way of driving under the influence of alcohol".

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Vegetarian or Vegan Diet in Pregnancy Breast Feeding Period

Proteins are deficient on a vegan diet only when are consumed too little amounts of legumes, nuts, and seeds.

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Music helps brain development in babies born very prematurely

With the help of music, the level of stress that babies feel in the hospital environment, which they cannot adapt to, is reduced.

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How do daily chores influence our health state?

Half an hour a day of domestic activities can reduce the risk of developing medical conditions by 20%.

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The role of the biological clock in the proper functioning of the body

The biological clock is in the hypothalamus and is controlled by the suprachiasmatic nucleus.

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Nutrition behavior at pregnancy and lactation period

For the safe supply of nutrients, which are often suboptimal or deficient, some supplements are regularly recommended.

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How can a Second Opinion help you?

Second Opinion is becoming a more and more spread medical practice which offers patients the possibility to look for a higher certainty level in relation to a certain diagnosis or treatment.

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How can I integrate pre-existent conditions in my private health insurance?

A pre-existent medical condition represents a medical condition a person was diagnosed with, for which it received medication or was treated.

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How can you be healthy with 12 minutes of exercising a week?

Sedentary life is extremely dangerous, as in time it leads to a decrease in life quality and triggers the appearance of conditions such as various types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression or anxiety, a decrease in muscle mass and obesity.

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Breastfeeding - the secret ingredient to children’s success in life?

Breastfeeding babies for at least one year is the main recommendation that specialist physicians make to mothers.

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Rare Hepatitis

Undiagnosed and untreated in time, autoimmune hepatitis has an inexorable evolution towards liver cirrhosis and its complications.

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Proteins in the Diet - Part II

The combination of the different food groups serves to better supply with all necessary components (nutrients).

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Proteins in the Diet - Part I

A good protein supply can also be achieved with a purely vegetable diet (vegan), but this is sometimes more difficult, and you need some knowledge about the combination of foods.

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10 Ways to Support a New Mom

Washing your hands before holding the baby into your arms is the most accessible way to avoid the baby’s contact with dangerous organisms.

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Antibiotic treatment - adverse effects and risks: the case of quinolones

Quinolones are a class of broad-spectrum bactericidal antibiotics, most of which have the fluorine atom in their structure, whose bactericidal action is manifested both on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

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Food additives and their impact on anxiety

Food additives, sugar, colors, preservatives or flavors, they're destroying the diversity of the microflora of the intestine, which will affect the way your body handles the synthesis of certain neurotransmitters, such as serotonin or dopamine.

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Daily Activities Solved Without Problems with the Help of Functional Fitness

Actions such as jumping, bending, twisting, lifting, climbing or walking are much easier to do after practicing this type of exercises.

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Coffee - healthy or unhealthy?

Numerous study evaluations show evidence that coffee reduces various forms of cancer.

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How does processed food affect our health?

Chemical modification of the composition of products by adding sugar, preservatives, flavors or dyes can have negative effects on metabolism.

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Prefer healthy fats and reduce bad fats

The industrially produced trans fatty acids are the fats, which in any case must be significantly reduced; you should better avoid them completely.

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Setting the Goals – The First Step to a Happy Life

People only invest time and energy in the goals that have a great impact on their lives, so they have to focus on the essential aspects that you so much desire.

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What Are Stress Hormones?

Stress hormones released by the brain at such times play an essential role in the adaptation process and make up a complex system that can have a great impact on our lifestyle.

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How to prevent cancer?

A series of infections can cause certain types of cancers and the prophylaxis or treatment of these infections is the most effective means of preventing this type of cancer.

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Which are your family’s favourite summer time activities?

Our activities are becoming more and more diverse and involve a growing level of courage.

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Fatigue, Jet Lag and Inner Unrest

A jet lag produces insomnia, daytime fatigue and disturbances in cognitive performance as well as mood swings can occur, in addition to a reduced fitness.

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How do we keep our family away from unpleasant summer surprises?

The moments spent with the family are some of the happiest moments in our lives, and summer holidays are an opportunity to build memories with loved ones.

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Breakfast - our ally in the fight with extra pounds

The decision to skip breakfast will influence us and determine to compensate through snacks or larger amounts of food at the rest of the meals.

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Health insurance - what is the right time to access it?

A condition that has been detected at an early stage will be treated with much greater chances of recovery.

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Constant tiredness - what can help?

The most direct connection is with insufficient or bad sleep, but it can also be chronic illnesses as well as poor energy production or micronutrient utilization from the diet.

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Allergies and the influence of emotional factors

Chronic stress significantly affects the normal functioning of the immune system and can degenerate into various diseases and negative effects on the body, such as allergies.

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Can food be a source of happiness?

From the point of view of the body suitable functioning, the food we consume has the role of providing resources under the form of nutrients so that all processes should proceed properly.

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Lack of Energy – Anemia. Iron content and iron intake from food

Prolonged iron deficiency is associated with anemia, so the general symptoms are often associated with increased fatigue, but it is also associated with a dysfunction seen in muscles, skin, mucosa, hair, and nails for example.

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How does private health insurance work and how can I use it?

Prevention, consultation, diagnosis but also treatment and postoperative recovery are covered by private health insurance.

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Hypothyreosis – Lack of Thyroid Hormones

Typical symptoms of thyroid hypofunction are goiter, loss of power and tiredness.

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From golf promoter to 600 lives insured in MediHelp

I am now a Partner of MediHelp, I administrate an important percentage from the company clients portfolio.

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Health problems occurring in new-borns

The doctor’s advice and counsel for good child care are essential for his harmonious development.

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The liver and its exploration

To evaluate liver status, a number of standard laboratories analyses are required as the first stage, the most relevant being transaminases TGO and TGP.

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Healthy lifestyle? Take care of your body, mind and spirit!

The most long-lived people in the world, the Japanese, pay great attention to the health of their body, mind and spirit, equally,

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Fish in your diet – healthy or not!?

Fish is sources of healthful omega-3 fats and low in saturated fats, is rich in other nutrients and a good source of well-digestible proteins.

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Chocolate and Other Cocoa Products: Effects on Human Reproduction and Pregnancy

Chocolate and cocoa products are obtained from a long and complex work process to which cacao beans are subjected.

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Tips for the nutrition of healthy children

Nowadays, children eat a lot of processed food and the nutritional value of vegetables, fruits or organic foods has dropped significantly,

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The benefits and the costs of private health insurance

The access to a health plan increases the chances of preventing and diagnosing medical conditions in a timely manner, facilitating: the increase of success rates of treatments, lower expenses, the increase of life quality and duration.

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Useful information about vitamin D

The Institute of Medicine recommends vitamin D doses of 400 to 800 IU per day (depending on age).

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We care for your eyes, every day

To provide employees with a boost of motivation, companies provide health care insurances including a comprehensive package of medical services, including ophthalmic controls.

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Does the employer offer you the best medical insurance available on the market?

This has given employees the opportunity to condition the employer depending on the health insurance included in the benefit package.

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Healthy Food Composition

Avoiding overweight plays a very important role in the interaction with exercise and nutrition.

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Happy employees increase the company’s results

The happiness and comfort of the employees are ensured through a pleasant workspace, an organizational culture centered on people and benefits geared towards personal and professional development.

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Workplace stress: causes, effects, and solutions

4 out of 10 employees from multinationals face a major corporate restructuring threat, which raises the level of professional uncertainty.

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The importance of affordable private health insurance plans

An insurance plan covering in particular analyzes and birth-related treatments would meet specific needs and become an important element in balancing work and family life.

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Preventing Breast - Lung - and Colorectal Cancer (Bowel Cancer)

The data showed with strong evidence that consuming milk and dairy products may reduce bowel- and breast-cancer risks.

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The customized benefit package – technique for securing employee loyalty and attracting the best candidates

A benefit package must cover the expectations of employees and observe the trends arisen as a reaction to the demands of the labor force, in order to attract the best candidates on the market and secure the loyalty of employees.

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Beware of eating disorders! They can affect your life irremediably

Nutritional disorders can develop at any stage of life, but usually, they occur during adolescence or adulthood.

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Superfood not always new - hype of some proves not high value

Superfood is rich in compounds (such as phytochemicals, fiber, or special fatty acids).

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The investment in prevention contributes to maintaining oral and general health

Oral health offers us clues regarding the general state of health, also having direct effects over it.

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Different styles of parenting - how to take care of your baby from day one

The fragility of children, especially in their first years of life, makes them prone to illnesses and accidents on the playground.

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How you can reduce and compensate the risks of nitrate

Dietary Nitrate, which is converted to nitrosamines in the gastrointestinal tract can increase some disease risks.

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Eggs and Cholesterol – risk or no risk?

Sources of saturated fats are mainly meat and dairy products, but also coconut- and palm oil.

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Now I can enjoy life

Often, unexpected events can occur in a person's life which can have effects not only for the individual in question but also for the whole family.

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Grill season. Red meat increases disease risk

Red meat contains protein structures against which the human organism forms antibodies and thus activates the immune system.

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Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis

Chronic gastritis with HP accounts for over 80% of all chronic gastritis. Symptomatology consists of pain or discomfort located in the upper abdomen.

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Daily food choices dictate the future for each of us

A varied diet helps build the resistance blocks which reside in our body in the form of antibodies that make up the immune system.

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Are you an anxious person? Find out how your health is affected

Anxiety can be accompanied by a series of somatic symptoms characterized by pain, nausea, weakness or dizziness without apparent physical cause.

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How many of the symptoms that indicate problems with the thyroid do you have?

Researchers, specialists and patients alike believe that there is a close link between gluten and thyroid disease.

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5 principles of a healthy life

A healthy lifestyle can not only prolong life but reduce the risk of chronic diseases in the final years.

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How the Dark-Chocolate and Desserts even contribute to Health

Cocoa is rich in valuable phytochemicals, e.g. the large group of flavonoids - they are an important group of over 9000 different phytochemicals that have many health benefits.

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10,000 steps a day can save your life

Sedentarism is characterized by an inactive lifestyle which can lead to weakening and atrophy of the muscles and an increased risk of injuries.

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The negative effects that prolonged work program has on health

An accelerated work pace can favor the development of personality disorders, irritability, low motivation and lack of concentration.

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I'm a busy person. Will my health be affected?

The sacrifice of quality to the detriment of quantity can be a fatal choice that will directly affect your health and well-being.

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Saunas and their health benefits

The advantages are dementia and hypertension risk reduction, respectively the maintenance of cardiovascular health.

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Chronic Viral Hepatitis HVB and HVC – a major public health issue

These infections represent one of the main causes for the presence of hepatic illnesses across the entire world.

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A healthy diet is the best way to maintain a good life quality in 2018

Healthy eating helps prevent certain medical problems such as heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure.

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It's important to have a strong motivation that will determine the seller to be or to become a real professional

A salesperson will be present in the marketplace, will be informed and connected to everything that happens in the business area

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Gluten - the protein that can influence the predisposition to diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes is a problem of modern society, which is why disease prevention has become an extremely important issue nowadays.

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Christmas depression - yes, it can affect anyone, and it shouldn't be ignored

It comes with constant rumination, making one focus solely on distress and negative emotions, headaches, insomnia, overeating and overdrinking.

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Chronic tiredness – what causes and what illnesses it might hide

Undiagnosed, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can be responsible for complications such as depression, social isolation, lifestyle restrictions and increased work absences.

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Health Tech trends – how technology can keep you healthy

Technology is a big part of many aspects of our lives, and many of us have been using it more and more in the process of maintaining our body healthy and fit.

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Laura Afrasine: A Lucky 13 and a Blue Butterfly

In 2016, after 12 years, I became the Executive Manager of the company. Today we have our own health insurance plans according with the highest international standards, a sales subsidiary and a top Customer Care department.

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All you need to know about skin cancer and preventing it during summer: Basal cell cancer, Squamos cell cancer and Melanoma

Non-melanoma or melanoma, skin cancers can be easily treated when diagnosed during the early stage, when the tumour has not yet spread.

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Spring Asthenia: Symptoms and treatments

Try to stay well hydrated and replace coffee with green or ginseng tea, in order to stimulate vitality and reduce stress.

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Seasonal allergies - how you can treat and keep them in check

The most common symptoms for seasonal allergies are the following: sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, watery and itchy eyes, itchy sinuses, throat or ear canals and ear congestion.

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Interview Florentia Fășie, Branch manager MediHelp

It is important to have the feeling that you have made significant changes in a company.

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The benefits of sport on children’s brains

Children involved in sports activities have a lower obesity risk.

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Facebook and the risk of depression in young people

Specialists assessed the level of stress hormones which turned out to be higher as the number of friends increased over 300.

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Antibiotics can make children gain weight

So you’d better think twice before giving your child antibiotics without asking for a doctor’s advice!

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Beneficial nourishments for colon health

The risk of developing colon cancer is influenced by diet and increases in people who consume more animal fats, sugar and alcohol.

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Physical exercise prevent breast cancer. On one condition

The benefits in breast cancer prevention disappear rapidly after we stop doing sports

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Top 10 Tips when looking for the right international health insurance

Make sure the underwriting terms of the plan meet your requirements.

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