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Mantener el peso depende de su cerebro - Noticias médicas - IntraMed

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lunes, 19 de octubre de 2020


definitivamente se prohibe la edición en Google... todo se ha vuelto lamentable e indudablemente parte de la discrecionalidad de la corporación para con los contenidos que intentan evitar se conozcan por este medio... Google demostró su intención en 2019 al hacer desaparecer Google+ y hace lo propio en octubre de 2020 con los Blog´s... seguramente siguiendo un criterio de censura y de destrucción de la propiedad intelectual así como del derecho creativo inherente al ser humano... esta conducta refleja la iniciativa nazi-sionista que envuelve a todo el planeta Tierra y que ha transformado al mundo en un campo de concentración semejante al ghetto de Varsovia... lo que sigue no será bueno... y lo que venga, tampoco... cuando un puñado de idiotas se apropia del futuro de la humanidad, el único resultado posible es la tragedia, cursó con el holocausto y está siendo transitado por estas horas. Triste. el editor. Octubre 19, 2020.-

domingo, 18 de octubre de 2020

Finding Relief for Sciatica - Harvard Health

Finding Relief for Sciatica - Harvard Health


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5 tips for coping with sciatica

Sciatica is one of the most common, yet misunderstood, types of pain. As many as 40% of people will get it during their life, and it becomes more frequent as you age. Sciatica tends to get lumped in with regular back pain, but it is different. The pain originates with the sciatic nerves and often goes away by itself within a few hours or days. However, some attacks can come and go for several weeks or even months. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to prevent sciatica, as well as relieve the pain.
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In this guide, we will explore sciatica—its causes, risk factors, and treatments. We’ll discuss who is at higher risk for sciatica and how it can be mistaken for other types of nerve pain. We’ll explore at-home care that can help people with sciatica find relief and discuss when it’s advisable to see a doctor. We’ll also discuss medical treatments, such as injections and surgery, that help some people. Finally, we’ll explain ways to prevent sciatica or at least lower your chances of experiencing it.

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Increase exercise

Exercise is a key way to prevent or help relieve sciatica. Consider these types:
  • Aerobic exercise: walking, jogging, swimming, cycling, dancing, and other activities that increase your heart rate without causing more pain if you already have sciatica.
  • Strength training: exercises using free weights or weight machines, or isometric exercises, which involve contracting muscles without obvious movement.
  • Flexibility training: yoga, tai chi, Pilates, and similar activities that increase both flexibility and strength.
Really, any exercise that you can enjoy and do regularly is going to help. So try something new, go back to an old favorite, or both.

Strengthen your core

It might not seem obvious that a stronger core could improve your spinal health. But your core is not just your abdominal muscles, even though they are key contributors to the stability of your spine. Muscles in the back, sides, pelvis, and buttocks also are part of your core. Strengthening all of these muscles helps to support your spine.
Many types of exercise, including yoga and Pilates, can strengthen the core muscles. For example, planks and bridges are movements that target the core. 

Avoid sitting for long periods

Prolonged periods of sitting put pressure on the discs and ligaments in the low back. If you have a job that requires a lot of sitting, take frequent breaks, or try a standing desk. Less sitting is better.

Manage your weight

Being overweight or obese can increase your risk for sciatica. And people who have sciatica and are overweight tend to heal more slowly. Why? The increased weight puts pressure on your spine and can lead to herniated discs. Even minor weight loss will reduce inflammation and pressure on the spine.

Practice good posture

Mom was right—slouching isn't good for you. But you don't have to walk around the room with a book on your head to practice good posture. Follow these tips:
  • Pay attention to your body's position when you're standing or sitting.
  • To prevent slouching, pull your shoulders down and back. Imagine your shoulder blades touching.
  • If you work at a computer, take frequent breaks. Position your monitor so you can see it without bending your head down or tilting it back.
To learn more about ways to ease your sciatica pain, purchase Finding Relief for Sciatica from Harvard Health Publishing.

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sábado, 17 de octubre de 2020

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Mutagenic, Genotoxic and Immunomodulatory effects of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine: a review to evaluate its potential to use as a prophylactic drug against COVID-19 | Genes and Environment | Full Text

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[Pick Up]Mutagenic, Genotoxic and Immunomodulatory Effects of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine: a review to evaluate its potential to use as a prophylactic drug against COVID-19

GE4114Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Chloroquine (CQ) are two anti-malarial drugs that are now being extensively used by healthcare workers and common people as a prophylactic drug against the Corona Virus Disease -19 (COVID-19) in several parts of the world. There are no clinical studies that have established any clinical efficacy of these drugs as a prophylactic against COVID-19. In this review, the authors elucidated the mechanism of immunomodulation by both HCQ and CQ and highlighted the mutagenic and genotoxic effects from the available literature. This article is written with the sole objective that the reader will be able to recognize the adverse effects of these drugs when consumed by healthy individuals as a prophylactic. Current evidence cumulatively demonstrates that CQ is a mutagenic and genotoxic drug and both HCQ and CQ are not effective against the COVID-19 infection either as post-exposure prophylaxis or as a curative drug. The authors concluded that healthy individuals should refrain from the use of these drugs as prophylactics until further investigation.

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