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  • Quitting smoking

    Just like with smoking, there are a number of myths and half-truths also linked to quitting smoking. People who fall for deceptive information often end up complicating the process of gradual cessation in vain.

  • Dupuytren's contracture

    Dupuytren's contracture is a condition when palpable fibrous nodules (small lumps) and cords start to form in the palm or in the fingers of an affected hand. These nodules then make it impossible to extend the fingers. The disease is not painful, but it is limiting for the patient. The contracture of fingers develops gradually over several months or years. Thickened fibrous cords in the palm and fingers shorten (contract) and make it more and more difficult to extend the fingers.

  • Contraception

    Contraceptive methods are as old as mankind itself. For centuries, people have tried to find a way to prevent pregnancy. Given the current growth rate, the world population will double in 40 years; and in 20 years, in some socio-economically disadvantaged countries.

  • Allergic reaction

    An allergic reaction is an exaggerated response of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. These substances are thus called allergens. An allergic reaction can be evidenced from a wide range of symptoms varying from mild ones to life-threatening conditions. In the Czech Republic, over two million people suffer from some form of allergy.

  • Sunburn

    Sunburn is usually not serious skin damage and does not require medical aid. However, in more severe cases, when the person is burnt over a large area, or there is blistering of the skin, or the sunburn is accompanied by other symptoms, such as rash, itching or fever, medical aid should be sought.

  • Otoplasty – Ear pinning

    Prominent ears present a congenital malformation affecting one or both auricles. According to the statistics, protruding ears are genetically determined (the deformation is hereditary in approximately 60% of patients).

  • Taking Care of a Removable Denture

    In addition to correct oral hygiene and care of a removable denture it is also essential for a patient to learn how to put it into their mouth and take it out properly. The best way is to follow the dentist's direct instructions given in the surgery.

  • Bland diet

    A bland diet is indicated in the case of chronic gastrointestinal tract (GIT) diseases that do not require changes in the energetic intake from food or changes in the proportion of individual nutrients. The diet is indicated alongside the treatment of functional dyspepsia as well as high acidity of gastric juice, ulcer disease, complications following gastric resection, and during the dormant phase of chronic diseases of gallbladder and pancreas.

  • Infertility

    The number of couples who have trouble conceiving is increasing annually in the Czech Republic. Sometimes it helps to slow down the pace of life, change your eating habits or just quit smoking. In some cases, however, couples must undergo infertility treatment using assisted reproduction technology. Statistics show that every tenth child is born this way.

  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a non-infectious, infl ammatory, autoimmune skin disease, which aff ects nearly 600,000 czechs, with the percentage of the aff ected population continuously rising. There is a clear link between the disease and lifestyle and stress. In addition to being barely treatable, the disease causes considerable psychosocial burden to the patients.

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