A sharp rise or a quick head movement can cause a whole storm of unpleasant emotions. There is a feeling that the whole world began to rotate. In order not to lose balance, it becomes necessary to immediately find support. Familiar condition? It’s about dizziness. Practically all people periodically face it. What is the reason for such a phenomenon? What causes dizziness in women and men? Continue reading
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which the arteries are affected and the fat and protein metabolism in the vascular tissues is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, myocardial infarction – and peripheral vascular disease.
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Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes. It is also part of the bile, sex hormones and vitamin D3. Most of this substance (about 80%) is synthesized in the liver, a smaller (about 20%) comes with food. Continue reading