Intestinal problems, frequently asked questions

Intestinal problems

What causes intestinal problems? They are diseases that attack the stomach and intestines, they are generally caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses and some foods, such as milk and fats, although there are also some medications that cause them. How do I know if I have gastrointestinal problems? Some of the first gastrointestinal symptoms are: Bleeding Bloating Constipation Diarrhea Acidity … Read more

Helicobacter Pylori FAQs

Helicobacter Pylori

Approximately 50% of the population is infected with Helicobacter Pylori bacterial infection. What is Helicobacter Pylori bacteria? It is a type of bacteria that infects the stomach. It is very common, it affects approximately two thirds of the world population. How do you get Helicobacter Pylori? It is transmitted from one person to another… Read more

4 frequently asked questions about Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STIs and STDs)

Frequently asked questions about sexually transmitted diseases

What is the difference between a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? STIs are sexually transmitted infections. They occur when there is the presence of a pathogen, be it a virus, a bacterium... STDs are sexually transmitted diseases. They occur when an STI causes us an illness. Which … Read more

What are fungi and what diseases do they cause in humans?

Yeast infections

What are mushrooms? Fungi are organisms, sometimes unicellular and sometimes multicellular. The cells unite one after another forming daughters (filaments). How does it affect the human being? Fungi can affect humans in three ways: By poisoning (toxic mushrooms). Parasitic infections (Candida and Trichophyton). Allergic reactions (allergy to mold). Diseases caused ... Read more

World pneumonia day

World pneumonia day

Pneumonia Pneumonia is a respiratory infection caused by viruses (respiratory syncytial virus, sars-cov-2), bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae type b), and fungi (Pneumocystis jiroveci). It affects the alveoli (small sacs that form the lungs); in healthy people, they fill with air when they breathe, but in people with pneumonia, they are full of ... Read more

World Stroke Day

World STROKE Day

What is the STROKE? The term stroke comes from Latin and means blow or attack, describing the abrupt and sudden nature of a process. It is also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), stroke, or stroke. It is a cerebrovascular disease that affects the blood vessels that supply blood to the brain. When it occurs? We can find … Read more