Why is blood taken for analysis from the ring finger
Everyone at least once in their life passed various tests in the hospital. In this case, the blood test is one of the most important. First of all, it is…

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"Down with hospital gowns!": what the new generation of hospital clothing looks like
Hospital gowns and "vests" will be replaced with style and comfort It's hard to find a man who would have liked to stay in the hospital. And it's not just…

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From bloodletting to drinking urine: harsh and merciless medicine of the past
Harsh and merciless medieval medicine. In the XV century, a book called Fasciculus Medicinae was created, which at that time served as a universal medical reference and contained a description…

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Strange methods of psychotherapy that help people cope with their internal problems

When it comes to psychotherapy sessions, they most often imagine a patient who relaxes in a chair in front of a psychotherapist and talks about his problems and experiences. But in fact, treatment sometimes takes quite unusual forms. In our review, there are 10 rather strange methods of psychotherapy, which experts call very effective.
1. Sexual replacement therapy

The therapist looks into the eyes of the patient, holds his hand and passionately kisses his lips. This is not a violation of the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics. Kisses, and sometimes not only them, are part of the practice of sexual surrogate. Continue reading

In Israel, they came up with a way to cope with pain in critical days without pills

Let’s be honest: menstruation is not the happiest days in a woman’s life. In addition to the mass of well-known inconveniences, almost every second person experiences pain, and severe. Of course, painkillers save you in an emergency. That’s just a tricky female body has the ability to adapt to drugs, so some ladies in a couple of years have time to try all the analgesics available at the nearest pharmacy. And in General, being dependent on drugs is not healthy and not healthy. It is good that there are people who are working on a global solution to this problem. For example, the “pain-off button” will soon go on sale these days. Continue reading

9 very strange methods that our ancestors used to diagnose pregnancy

Today, it is not difficult to determine whether a woman is pregnant or not. Just go to the pharmacy, buy a test strip and spend just a few minutes of time. These tools were widely available back in 1978, but then it took 2 hours to get the result, and the reliability of tests was only 20%. And the ancients with the definition of pregnancy, everything was much more complicated. What are the means resorted to by our ancestors we will tell you in our review.
Before the invention of these wonderful tests, women used very strange methods to determine pregnancy.

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10 unusual phobias that can thoroughly spoil the life of anyone
Phobias are usually the result of a combination of external factors (for example, past injuries) and internal tendencies (i.e., heredity or genetics). People who suffer from phobias may experience unreasonable…

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Beauty requires sacrifice: 9 of the strangest plastic surgeries that change people
The strangest plastic surgeries To meet the ideals of beauty, modern people are ready to lie down on the operating table, and surgeons sometimes work real miracles and are able…

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10 medical inventions that radically changed the world
Breakthrough medical inventions. Medical science has always been one of the most progressive fields of science. Breakthroughs in medical science over the years have either opened up an alternative to…

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Piquant question: why do many injections do it in the "fifth point"
Many people are afraid of injections. They can be understood. Sometimes it happens that the injection is really very painful. However, even without this, there is very little pleasant in…

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