A healthy heart

The heart is the strongest muscle in the body. It can shoot blood up to nine metres into the air! It needs to be this strong so that blood can reach every corner of the body. To keep it in good shape it needs to be taken care of and you need to remember to have preventive examinations.

The causes of growing pains – Q&A

The causes of growing pains. How to recognise them? How old are children complaining of growing pains? Similar pain can be a symptom of different dangerous diseases. Which? Which tests should I perform? Is it true that growing pains can have a psychological cause? Is it true that growing pains are usually experienced by children with a so-called low pain threshold?

Beautiful legs for the spring

We want our legs to stay healthy and beautiful. Unfortunately, they won’t if you have varicose or spider veins. It’s important to realise that such changes are not only aesthetic defects. It’s a sign that the blood vessels are malfunctioning. Start treating them now, instead of concealing them under your clothes.

Spruce up your diet for the spring

More sunshine, longer days, and the beach season drawing nearer. All this makes many of us decide to introduce a few changes to our lifestyle and the daily diet. What should you eat to wake your body up from its winter sleep, have more energy, and not give in to the spring solstice?

Motivate yourself to change to a healthier lifestyle in five steps

“This time I’ll really try”, “I’ll start tomorrow… on Monday… when the New Year comes…” – how many times have you tried to lose that extra weight, eat healthy, and exercise regularly? Have you failed miserably in all of your attempts so far? Do you want it to be different this time? Learn five ways to motivate yourself and make it easier to stick to your resolutions. But this time don’t wait to do it – act now!

Screening – the secret to staying healthy

The fairly mysterious notion of Total Health Screening has lately become popular thanks to Ewa Chodakowska. The well-known trainer decided to take preventive healthcare seriously and “screen” her entire body from head to toe, promoting health prevention among her fans. What does this “screening” involve and why is it important to get examined even when you feel just fine?

Everything you need to know about the prostate

Prostate cancer is now known as the second most common cancer among men. Since 1980 the incidence of this cancer has increased several-fold. Today, around 10,000 new cases are diagnosed in Poland every year, with 4,000 Poles dying of it each year. However, there is also good news. There are a number of different tests that allow the development of the disease to be detected up to 20 years in advance.

Paediatric plastic surgery – whim or necessity?

Plastic surgery performed on children? “Whim”, “dangerous fashion”, and “impulse decision” are comments that you are often likely to encounter on this topic. Are such procedures mere whims of the parents and their loved ones, or perhaps truly necessary?

Six effective ways to fight snoring

Chronic fatigue, irritation, hostility, poor performance at work, and difficulty concentrating – these can all be caused by snoring, which scientists estimate 45% of us deal with. Although it’s often the topic of jokes, it’s actually a serious problem, as it usually occurs along with sleep apnoea, which increases the risk of diseases of the heart and the circulatory system, diabetes, and even strokes. If someone close to you is complaining about your snoring, see what you can do about it.

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