Few people know that Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko, who was born in 1923 in the Kharkov province, in the village of Ivanitsa (now the Sumy region of Ukraine), was not only an outstanding Soviet scientist, clinician and physiologist, but also a philosopher of medicine. He came to this after he developed the so-called Buteyko method.
An amazing and extremely interesting fact of medicine is that Buteyko expressed and scientifically substantiated a fundamentally new concept – shallow breathing. Most people know that in any difficult and painful situation, classical medicine says one thing – breathe deeply. Continue reading
Interesting facts about the common cold
You may already know some facts about the common cold. We recommend that everyone read this article, since any medical facts are, first of all, our health, and then the development of erudition and simply “interestingness”.
So let’s go!
1. Viruses are the smallest villains
Most varieties of the common cold are caused by rhinoviruses. One virus measures approximately 20 nanometers, so 50,000 are one millimeter. Continue reading
The benefits of dates
Dates growing on the date palm are high-calorie, healthy and sweet fruits. Many people prefer to eat them dried, as fresh fruits are quite tart in taste.
From one palm tree, you can harvest a high yield for 60 years. There are about 200 varieties of these fruits.
Dates are so nutritious and beneficial to the body that they are often called “berries of life” or “bread of the desert.” The inhabitants of the Ancient East valued these fruits very much, and often depicted them on the facades of temples. Since time immemorial, dates have also been used in medicine to treat certain diseases. Continue reading