Historical sources tells us the information that for the first time some of the social function of the doctor introduced a social reformer Pharaoh Akhenaten of Egypt (15th century BC). He took some social functions of the priests and gave them to the doctors. That he exalted doctors and the fact that it appeared international medical sign – bowl entwined snake. The token can be decrypted so: be wise as a serpent and draw knowledge from the Cup of the universe. The ruins of some cities in Egypt bears witness to order the sequence of surgical operations, treatment of physical and mental disorders. After Akhenaten’s death the priests asserted his authority over the doctors, directing them to their rituals.
It’s been hundreds of years (the Millennium), and only with the advent of Hippocrates (C. 460-377 BCE) there were clear outlines of social medicine, which can be seen in the Hippocratic oath, where special attention is paid to moral and ethical characteristics of the doctor. Important socio-psychological step was the allocation of Hippocrates temperament types (sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic, melancholic). Today apply the concepts of Hippocrates mask, headband – hat of Hippocrates.
Hippocrates worshipped the God of healing Asclepius (the Roman name Aesculapius) and put forward the position that Asclepius is stronger than death. From here developed the position that the doctor should never stop fighting for the life of the patient, and fight for it until biological death – the onset of lividity, which is preceded by respiratory arrest and cardiac activity, set on pulse. Continue reading
Outside the snow fell, and we turned up the opportunity with loved ones together, last minute, to go to Egypt. In the summer we went out on vacation, so we decided to fly. The flight went well and we are happy the first thing after the hotel ran to the beach. We have dreamed about the sea that, completely forgot about the sun, a sharp temperature difference made itself felt immediately, not had time to heat up, as my faithful white got burned for a couple of hours, so that was like a scalded tomato, and the entire end of the holiday sat in the room, going outside only at night. The cream of burns was not for him, and I started to think. Sharing the trouble with countrywoman from the neighboring room is older than me by 10-15 years for sure, she suggested a simple recipe that I want to share with you so that your vacation was successful. Take a tablespoon of color and St. John’s wort pour a glass of boiled, cooled vegetable oil. Insist in a dark place for 14 days. Lubricates damaged skin 2-3 times a day. We have helped more at home, as in Egypt St. John’s wort I have found. Oil is stored in a cool place up to 3 months.
Every second person has come up with folk medicine. Here are a couple of tips and stories of our townsmen. Continue reading
Nanopreparation, beauty treatments and laser hardware, scrubs, wraps and other achievements of science and technology in recent years of course effective. But do not forget that for many centuries women maintained their beauty. And in addition new-fangled recipes there are ways to care for face and body proven for centuries.
Women, by nature, very curious. And know it’s not just me. This is a very well know cosmetic company. Should receive the new drug or method, as a huge amount of beauties in a hurry to try the new-fangled wonders of science and technology. But there are time-tested recipes that do not yield new products on its effectiveness. Moreover, they are often better because they use natural ingredients and their effectiveness is time-tested.
Take a bath, rejuvenated
Before our era ancestors knew, that the bath is not only a good way to wash away dirt and dust from the body. It is also a rest for the soul, and health. Hot and cold water, steam room and massage, incense, fragrant herbs and brooms. It is clear that all this was used not only for simple ablution of the body. In our time, the offered range has expanded considerably. In baths and hamams, belarusskie and Finnish dry sauna and ofuro. Continue reading