bone marrow

Does giving bone marrow hurt or does it involve risks?

Fears and doubts still remain behind this gesture of generosity. Let’s try to clarify the subject once and for all …

It is important that there are more and more bone marrow donors because for the transplant it is essential that there is tissue compatibility between the donor and the recipient, i.e. a genetic similarity necessary for the success of the operation. However, compatibility is very rare: it occurs in 25% of cases between brothers and sisters (but never between parents and children) and in 0.001% among people who do not have blood relations. The bone marrow, not to be confused with the spinal cord, looks like blood at the sight but contains hematopoietic stem cells from which the white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets originate: donating it can cure some blood or cancer diseases, such as severe forms of leukemia, aplastic anemia, and some genetic diseases. Read more about Does giving bone marrow hurt or does it involve risks?

Meditate with constancy

Meditate with constancy: How and where to do it?

Meditation can play an important role in our lives. From this practice, in fact, derive various beneficial effects on body and mind: this is scientifically proven by hundreds of researches that agree on the ability of meditation to make the mind more peaceful and lucid. In particular, it helps to clarify ideas, reduce stress, anxiety, calm the nerves and relax them. It also reduces depressive states, fear and stabilizes mood. Finally, it also helps to create harmony in relationships and to develop benevolence towards others. Read more about Meditate with constancy: How and where to do it?

blood sugar under control

How to keep blood sugar under control

Did you ever say or hear the phrase “I have a drop in blood sugar”? How many really knows what it means?

Blood glucose is the concentration of glucose in the blood: we are talking about a drop in blood sugar when this concentration falls below a certain level of tolerance, causing some symptoms.

Blood glucose is normal when its fasting values are included in a given interval, established by the guidelines of the Society of Diabetology (SID) between 60 and 100 milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood (mg / dl), the same fixed also from the American Diabetes Association in its “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes” of 2019. Read more about How to keep blood sugar under control

Fatigue and exhaustion

Fatigue and exhaustion? Find the charge again

Natural remedies, advice and strategies of daily well-being to regain the charge in times of fatigue, such as when returning from vacation.

Fatigue and exhaustion

Often feeling tired and tired can happen at certain times of the year or in some particularly stressful phases. Change of season, periods of overwork, or even the end of the holidays and the return from the holidays with the change of habits and daily rhythms. Read more about Fatigue and exhaustion? Find the charge again

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Natural Remedies and Recommended Nutrition

Osteoarthritis is a more common form of arthritis. Terms often confused with each other. The osteoarthritis is much more common among older people because of the natural aging of cartilage.

Osteoarthritis almost always affects the cartilages, the tissue that covers the bones where the joint is. When the cartilage is in good health the bones flow over each other naturally, without problems. When the cartilage lining wears out or breaks, that’s when you get arthrosis. The bone surfaces remain more or less uncovered and cause a series of symptoms, such as swelling and pain, which we will soon see. Read more about Osteoarthritis: Causes, Symptoms, Natural Remedies and Recommended Nutrition

Step up

Step up, the best exercise for the buttocks

Tone the buttocks simulating the ascent and descent from a step: how the step up works and which trivial errors can compromise its effectiveness.

The step up is a resistance exercise that has as its main objective the toning of the buttocks and quadriceps, optimally stimulating different muscle groups and allowing them to achieve balance, coordination and tone. Read more about Step up, the best exercise for the buttocks