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I dolori lombari sono tra i disturbi più comuni. Secondo gli studi correnti i farmaci usati dimostrano però scarso effetto. Le linee guida statunitensi ora raccomandano misure non ... [di più]

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Le alterazioni del senso dell'olfatto non sono rare. Possono ridurre la qualità della vita e avere un effetto negativo sulle abitudini alimentari. Ora i rinologi dispongono di uno spray nasale ... [di più]

Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Hypokalemia
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, ... [più]
Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Loop diuretic
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 ... [più]
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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 pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Skeleton muscles
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" ... [più]
Konstantin Weil ha pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo AT1-receptor antagonist
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).

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Typical representatives of this group ... [più]
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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 pubblicato il Flexikon-articolo Vein
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 ... [più]
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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 modificato il Flexikon-articolo Sialolithiasis
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 ... [più]
Flora Vinbert ha modificato il Flexikon-articolo Reflux
Reflux is the abnormal backward flow of a fluid in the body, e.g. gastroesophageal reflux.