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El dolor de espalda es una de las dolencias más comunes. Sin embargo, según algunos estudios recientes los fármacos utilizados para tratarlo prácticamente no producen ningún efecto. Ahora ... [más]

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Los trastornos del sentido del olfato no son raros. Pueden reducir la calidad de vida y ejercer un efecto negativo en los hábitos alimenticios. Ahora los rinólogos han desarrollado un aerosol ... [más]

Konstantin Weil ha publicado el artículo Hypokalemia en el Flexikon
Hypokalemia is defined as a serum potassium level below 3.6 mmol/l.

Etiology
There are several mechanisms that can lead to hypokalemia:
Increased secretion, with the possibilities of:Primary renal loss: e.g. due to chronic interstitial nephritis, ... [más]
Konstantin Weil ha publicado el artículo Loop diuretic en el Flexikon
Loop diuretics are highly effective diuretic drugs (diuretics). They can induce an increase of urine production of 30 to 40 liters per day, under the condition that infusions are used to replace lost fluid.

Pharmacology
Most loop diuretics are ... [más]
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Understanding blood clots

In this video, Dr Sanjay Gupta explains why blood clots form, why they are so dangerous and how a healthy lifestyle can reduce your likelihood if suffering a blood clot.
Flora Vinbert ha publicado el artículo Skeleton muscles en el Flexikon
The skeleton muscles comprise the muscles that are fixed to the skeleton or - in a broader sense - that are responsible for the movements of the body. Just as the myocardium, they belong to the striated muscles.
Comment: The term "skeletal muscle" ... [más]
Konstantin Weil ha publicado el artículo AT1-receptor antagonist en el Flexikon
AT1-receptor antagonists (AT = angiotensin) or "sartans" belong to the group of antihypertensives. Just like ACE inhibitors, they interfere with the renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS).

Substances
Typical representatives of this group ... [más]
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Doc Vader On Medical Marijuana by ZDoggMD

Doc Vader experiences the impact of medical marijuana live on video. Watch what crucial questions the Dark Lord asks himself in this state of mind!
Raphael Klinkhammer ha publicado el artículo Vein en el Flexikon
Veins are blood vessels that lead the blood circulating in the body back to the heart. Except for the pulmonary veins, they transport blood poor in oxygen, the so-called "venous" blood. The veins are part of the cardiovascular system, and they ... [más]
York Cardiology ha publicado un video

Blood clots in Afib - why they happen

This video is about blood clots in Afib and why you should continue anticoagulants even after you have had treatment for the Afib.
Flora Vinbert ha editado el artículo Sialolithiasis en el Flexikon
The definition sialolithiasis refers to the formation of calculus bodies (stones) in any of the salivary glands. They are also called sialoliths. In approximately 70-90% of cases the submandibular gland is affected (Glandula submandibularis); in ... [más]
Flora Vinbert ha editado el artículo Reflux en el Flexikon
Reflux is the abnormal backward flow of a fluid in the body, e.g. gastroesophageal reflux.