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ADHD

What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and is a developmental disorder that is reflected in the fact that people with ADHD have attention problems are hyperactive and impulsive. Who receives ADHD? More boys than girls may be diagnosed with ADHD. Both children and adults may have the diagnosis.

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Brok (hernie)

What is a crunch? A hernia is an abnormal appearance of an organ or parts thereof through the wall of a body cavity. It will roughly say when something bumps out through the wall into a body cavity. Most often, it is an expulsion from the abdominal cavity through a weak spot in the abdominal wall, for example in the groin.

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Inflammation

What is inflammation? Inflammation means inflammation and is the body's response to infections or damage to tissues such as muscles, tendons or ligaments. Inflammation may include redness, swelling and pain.Inflammation is basically a beneficial reaction that helps fight infections and pave the way for healing of the tissue that has been destroyed.

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M?nchausen by proxy

What is M?nchausen city proxy M?nchausen city proxy is a controversial phenomenon in which an adult, usually the mother, describes and in some cases provokes symptoms / injuries to his child. The mother thus achieves some form of psychological satisfaction and attention from the environment, as the child is, for example, hospitalized.

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Mutation

What is a mutation? A mutation is a change in cell DNA. Mutations occur throughout the life of the cell and can have many different consequences. Cells DNA is the most basic building block the cell has and is crucial to how the cell functions in the body. Cells DNA consists of four different building blocks, called adenine, thymin, guanine and cytosine (abridged A, T, G, C).

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Receptor

What is a receptor? Receptors are proteins that act as a kind of lock in the body's cells. If the receptor meets a signal molecule (the "key") that chemically fits the design of the receptor, certain functions of the cell are turned on or off. There are many different receptors both on the surface of and within the cells of the body.

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Serotonin

What is serotonin? Serotonin is a neurotransmitter Neurotransmitters are chemical substances found in the brain. Their function is to enable communication between brain cells (neurons). Serotonin is often associated with the feeling of wheezing and happiness. A generally reduced level of serotonin in the brain is associated with depression.

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Adrenalin

What is adrenaline? Adrenaline is a hormone that is produced in stressful situations and physical exertion, in which the body will provide over ability. Adrenaline's main function is to supply our muscles with energy so the body is ready for the stressful situation. At the same time, adrenaline helps to raise the pulse and, in part, blood pressure.

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Blockade

What is a blockade? A blockade means injecting a local anesthetic around a nerve or close to the spinal cord to block the nerve. In this way, the nerve can not transmit signals, and the brain therefore no longer receives notice that something hurts. Along with the anesthetic, a binyrebark hormone often injects as it immerses the immune system and, in this way, reduces inflammation and swelling.

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Abdominal cavity

What is the abdominal cavity? The abdominal cavity (or abdomen) is the cavity in the body that is located between the thorax and the pelvis. The abdominal cavity contains a large number of body organs, including all digestive organs (stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas and gallbladder) as well as kidneys, adrenal and spleen.

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