Category health

Catatonia - Causes and Symptoms
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Catatonia - Causes and Symptoms

Definition Catatonia is a behavioral disorder characterized by loss of motor initiative and insensitivity to external stimuli. The catatonic patient has an increased muscle tone at rest and engages in strenuous attitudes, maintaining static postures for a long time and assuming the appearance of a statue

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Metabolic alkalosis

What is metabolic alkalosis? Metabolic alkalosis is an abnormal increase in the pH of tissues in the body. Among these, the blood and - consequently - the urine are particularly involved. Note: if specifically related to blood, excessive pH increase is better defined as alcalemia (blood pH> 7.40)
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Calf cramps

Introduction Calf cramps are an annoying problem that affects men and women, young and old alike. At their origin we find precise risk factors; we are talking about risk factors and not causes, as subjectivity seems to play a predominant role on the onset (gravity and frequency) of calf cramps. Logically, the physio-pathological mechanisms remain the same for everyone, but not everyone seems to have the same importance
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I.Randi's Acqua di Sirmione

Generality Sirmione water is a type of thermal water whose chemical and physical characteristics allow it to be used in the health field. In detail, the water of Sirmione - which owes its name to the place where the source from which it flows - is sulphurous salso-bromo-iodine water . Because of this peculiar composition, it is able to exert beneficial actions for the body and, in particular, for the skin and mucous membranes, but also for the respiratory tract, the osteoarticular apparatus and the vascular system
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Afte on the Tongue of I.Randi

Generality Flavours on the tongue are a fairly common disorder that affects many people. This disorder is characterized by the appearance of bothersome and painful lesions on the surface of the tongue that can create numerous discomforts to the individual who suffers. In fact, due to the appearance of mouth ulcers on the tongue, the patient could encounter not a few difficulties even when performing simple and fundamental activities, such as drinking and eating
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Allodynia

Definition and generalities In the medical field, when we talk about allodynia, we want to indicate a pain caused by a stimulus that, under normal conditions, would be harmless and unable to cause any kind of pain sensation. Allodynia can be substantially of two types: Superficial allodynia that occurs in the skin and mucous membranes; therefore, the perceived pain is, in fact, a pain of a superficial type
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Stuttering: causes and consequences

Primary stuttering As we have seen, primary stuttering tends to regress spontaneously with age: however, the disorder is noticeably embarrassing for the child, as well as being worrying for the parent, powerless before the verbal disfluency of the child. Many doctors say that a speech therapy aimed at small stuttering children does not exist: only when stuttering persists even after development, are recommended by the speech therapist
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Stuttering

Stuttering: introduction From most people, stuttering is erroneously considered only as a language disorder that compromises the communication skills of those affected. This definition must be revised, since it minimizes the disturbance: stutterers, and experts in the field, for example, certainly do not consider stuttering as a simple disorder of the word, but as a much deeper problem, which outlines a set of verbal, communication and behavioral disorders
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Stuttering therapy

Stuttering: introduction Stuttering outlines a language disorder that has its roots in the behavioral, emotional and communicative sphere: it represents an extremely complex condition, whose therapeutic approach is equally intricate. The ascent towards stuttering healing is long and tortuous, and only with the patient's willpower will the goal be reached in a short time
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I.Randi cockroaches

Generality Blatte is the generic name used to indicate numerous species of insects belonging to the Blattodea order. Also known with the common name of " cockroaches ", there are 4, 600 different species of cockroaches currently known and divided into six different families. These are insects widespread almost all over the world and at any altitude (some species are present in places that are even over 2, 000 meters above sea level)
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