Four-legged diagnosticians could smell the disease.
Scientists have long thought that animals have the ability to “feel” human disease. But only recently this hypothesis has received official confirmation. Dr. Ivan Rodriguez and his colleagues from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) have found that in the nose in some animals there are special receptors. reacting to smells. diseases.
People in the same way react to pheromones – specific volatile substances secreted by the sex glands. It is these chemical compounds that make us attractive to the opposite sex.
– First, we took samples of nasal tissue of mice that respond to pheromones, and looked for the genes responsible for the recognition of “sick” odors, says Dr. Rodriguez. – And in the end we identified five receptors. which help to respond to pathogens and inflammation. The same receptors later we found in the nose of rats and dogs.
It is noticed that cats. dogs or rodents sometimes long sniff to sick people and avoid them or begin to behave aggressively. Continue reading
For the average person disease. Because of the pain and suffering experienced in an unhealthy condition, people try to avoid illness. That’s why we have so many pharmacies, clinics and hospitals. There are three main ways of prevention or treatment of disease: Western medicine, Chinese medicine and Qigong (improvement).
Western medicine is currently the most basic and popular method of treatment of diseases. Western medicine consists of a range of clinical theories and treatment strategies, including: injections and tablets of drugs, surgery, radiation therapy, etc. Western medicine, engaged in elimination of diseases, offers direct and sometimes mechanical treatments to patients. For example, the strays antipyretic fever, infection — antibiotics, but the tumor is often removed with a scalpel.
Chinese medicine, on the other hand, after flourishing in ancient times and recession in recent times, is again on the way to recovery. It does not cure the symptoms as Western medicine does, Chinese medicine considers the human body as an integrated system, using such traditional knowledge as the Meridian system, the theory of Yin and Yang and the doctrine of the five elements. Taking into account the systemic and complex approach to the human body, doctors of Chinese medicine highlight the fundamental principles: isnew harmony with nature, the relationship between consciousness (soul) and body. Continue reading
The main advantage of the Russian bath Finnish sauna is the use of herbs and leaves of trees are used in various decoctions and infusions, as well as steamed brooms. Finnish sauna with its high temperature (100-120°C) and low humidity in the range of 5-15% will not benefit from curative therapeutic effect of medicinal herbs. Only in the Russian bath with a sauna heater, succumbing on the hot stones decoctions, infusions and mixtures of herbs, to enjoy the healing, Wellness with steam. Health benefits provides a fast introduction to the human body healing minerals (they get into the lungs and from there immediately into the blood). Inhalation exposure to vapor saturated with volatile substances of medicinal plants, provides relief and healing from many diseases.
For lovers of aromatic and healing steam bath in our forests and meadows there are many medicinal herbs. This mint, dushitsa, St. John’s wort, mother and stepmother, sage, pharmacy chamomile, Linden flowers, birch leaves and oak, bitter wormwood and thyme, the buds of birch, pine, spruce, etc. to Combine the herbs can be to your liking, in keeping with the state of their health and their loved ones. Continue reading