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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy (from the Greek. physis — nature+ therapeia — treatment) is a specialized area of clinical medicine that studies the physiological and therapeutic action of natural and artificially created physical factors on the human body.

Why physical therapy helps:

Physical therapy is often an important supportive element in the treatment of various acute and chronic diseases. Physiotherapy treatments are easy to use, have almost no side effects, is indispensable in the period of rehabilitation, recovery from various diseases. Today in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes actively use the energy of electric current of different frequencies, magnetic fields, light, ultrasound, etc.

Any physical factor is a complex stimulus that evokes in the organism a complicated adaptation reaction, therefore, can affect the pathogenetic links of the disease and its core symptoms (pain, inflammation, etc.).

For example, the use of permanent continuous electric current of low voltage and small force with the purpose of treatment (galvanization) causes in the tissues of specific local biophysical processes that, in turn, changes the excitability of nerves and muscles, stimulates the regulatory function of the nervous system, reduces pain and tactile sensitivity, expands the small blood vessels. Thisway, this physiotherapeutic effect provides anti-inflammatory, analgesic, resolving actions. This example demonstrates that the physical impact on tissues and organs in its effect may approach other treatments, however, should not be considered physical impact, as an alternative to medical or surgical treatment – physiotherapy is used in a complex additional method of treatment! Continue reading

Where did the shamans?

“Since the beginning of the twentieth century ethnologists used to not too accurate use of concepts such as shaman, medicine man, magician or a wizard to define some entities, endowed with magical-religious powers and found in all “primitive” society. Since then, this terminology has extended to research in the field of religious history of “civilized” peoples. Say, for example, about Indian, Iranian, German, Chinese, and even Babylonian shamanism, meaning “primitive” elements in the respective religions. If the word “shaman” to indicate every magician, sorcerer, healer or mystic, mentioned in the history of religions and religious Ethnology, we eventually get a very complex and at the same time, an imprecise concept, the benefit of which is questionable because there is already the terms “mage” and “warlock” to refer to concepts as diverse as it is vague, such as magic or primitive mysticism.

Magic and magicians we see are almost all over the world, whereas shamanism is a particular magical “profession”, which we highlight in particular: “the taming of the fire”, a magical flight, etc. For this reason, though the shaman is, among other things, also a magician, not every magician can be defined as a shaman. The same applies to shamanic healings: each witch doctor is a healer, but the shaman has its own special methods. As for simanskiene of ecstasy, they do not exhaust all varieties of ecstatic experiences, recorded in the history of religions and religious Ethnology. Therefore, each ecstatic cannot be considered a shaman: the shaman is a specialist in trance during which his soul, as is commonly believed, leaves the body to ascend to the Sky or descend to Hell. Continue reading

The benefits and harms of pumpkin seeds for men and women

The benefits and harms of pumpkin seeds is analysed by scholars for a long time. The product is recommended for use to children, but it really need to apply?

In folk medicine, the seeds were used to treat men’s and women’s diseases since the 17th century. They have a positive impact on the functioning of the prostate and reproductive system.

Homeland of the plant is Latin America, where seeds were first used in cooking. Thus, in practice, have been tested useful properties of the product in the treatment of intestinal diseases, liver and kidney.

Pumpkin seeds for good health

Pumpkin seeds are used to strengthen the immune system. They contain minerals, vitamins and trace elements also some rare acid that can destroy cancer cells.

As a result of clinical studies of pathogenic properties of the product were found, therefore it is considered that it has no contraindications for use. Nevertheless, harm pumpkin health, there is, what shall we talk about a few below.

Use pumpkins to normalize blood pressure with 18th-century people are used to it, stradajosie hypertension. In its composition contains substances that are capable of tone the vascular wall and, thus, to treat high blood pressure. However, when the disease should be perfectly matched to the dose of the product, which won’t be too hard to drop blood pressure. Continue reading

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