The fit ball to relieve pain and strengthen the lower back

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The fit ball, also called gymnastic ball or Swiss ball, has become a sports and therapeutic tool. Find out why it is ideal for relaxing and strengthening your lower back. It is possible that, on occasion, in the gym or other sports space, you have seen huge plastic balls. They are called fit ball, that is, a fitness ball. These...

The newborn’s microbiota

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Today it is known that the newborn's microbiota plays a very important role in the development of its immune system. This microbiota begins to form in the uterus, but has a decisive advance after delivery, thanks, to a large extent, to breastfeeding. The microbiota of the newborn is a topic that has been gaining importance...

The lungs and their characteristics

The lungs are paired organs that allow us to breathe, they compress and dilate occupying part of the thoracic cavity. Without them it would be impossible for us to live. Breathing is living. Hence the importance of the lungs, one of the essential, most complex and sensitive organs of our body. The lungs are two soft, spongy, elastic, and...

The human being as a superorganism

The human being is composed of a physical structure, the body, and a component based on consciousness and identity. What few know is that we present thousands of living beings within us that make us superorganisms. We all know that the human being contains living beings inside his body. Intestinal microbiota or specific viruses, among others, are examples...

The inertia of sleep or why you wake up clumsily and in a bad mood

Clumsiness and bad mood when getting up is common in those who suffer from sleep inertia. This is a condition in which a reduction in various cognitive and emotional abilities occurs, right after waking up. Many people feel tired when they wake up, despite having slept the hours recommended by specialists. Your mind can't think clearly and...

The lung preservation system for a transplant

Do you know how the lungs are preserved before being transplanted? The steps that are taken? The choice of donors? Today we will answer these and many more questions. The lung preservation system for transplantation is quite delicate. As well, we know, many organs must be transplanted as soon as possible because otherwise they may be useless. However, this does...

The risks of sedentary lifestyle for the heart

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Various studies and many voices have been warning about the risks of a sedentary lifestyle for the heart. Physical inactivity brings with it many consequences that sooner or later end up deteriorating health and quality of life. The World Health Organization has pointed out on several occasions that inactivity is one of the main factors of premature...

The memory of the skin

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The existence of a memory of the skin determines a greater risk of suffering long-term skin lesions. Damage to cell DNA accumulates and is difficult to stop over time. The memory of the skin is something real, not a poetic term or the name of a novel. It is a phenomenon that dermatologists are increasingly aware of. It...

The rhythm of the heart can be disturbed by overwork

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To prevent our health from being affected by overwork, it is essential to divide the day into stages and reserve each one for a different activity: work, leisure and rest. Today's world seems to be quite hectic and demanding. The levels of tension and anxiety are latent at all times. Time seems tight, and the work is...

The neurons of Von Economo

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The neurons of Von Ecomo represent a fascinating field that is just beginning to be understood. They are present only in the most sociable and intelligent species. Apparently, higher cognitive and emotional functions depend on them. The neurons of Von Economo are attracting the attention of science more and more.   Although they were discovered since 1925, it...

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