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4 tips to take care of your nose

4 tips to take care of your nose

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The nose filters the air before it arrives to the lungs, moistens it and heats it up. It serves as a barrier to pollution, dust and microbes. It ensures the smell and takes part in the taste... So we're thinking about taking care of it every day. You learn to sneeze A bit like paper flies, the mucus retain everything that hangs in the air, avoiding the arrival of the unwanted (microbes, dust...) in the lungs. Sneezing (such as washing or mouchage) allows a radical expulsion. ... And you learn to blow your nose. You have to do one nostril after the other, not both at the same time. Otherwise? Under the influence of pressure, the mucus may rise towards the eardrum, in the ear, with a spread of viruses or bacteria. The mucous membrane of the nose is hydrated Wind, cold, dry air and some me...
Pollen allergy: 15 reflexes to avoid hay fever.

Pollen allergy: 15 reflexes to avoid hay fever.

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That says reappearance of the beautiful days, says great return of sensitivities to pollen. So, to protect yourself from seasonal allergic rhinitis, discover 15 urgent reflexes to adopt! Whether they live in the city or in the countryside, people who are allergic to pollen are not spared. As soon as the beautiful days arrive, the first symptoms appear: red and watery eyes, runny nose, repetitive sneezing... The most sensitive can be really disturbed in contact with Pollens. To improve a little the daily life of people prone to allergic rhinitis, some reflexes and tips exist... Just know them and apply them! Do not roll open windows Whether it is in town or in the countryside, the pollen fly, and if you drive the windows open, you are very much exposed. Moreover, when you are in town, yo...
H1N1, El virus que asusta al mundo: causas, síntomas y prevención

H1N1, El virus que asusta al mundo: causas, síntomas y prevención

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Los hechos La influenza H1N1 es una enfermedad respiratoria contagiosa que causa síntomas de gripe estacional en las personas. El nombre "gripe porcina " se utilizó inicialmente para describir este tipo de influenza porque las pruebas de laboratorio mostraron que esta cepa de virus de la gripe se compone de genes que eran muy similares a los que causaron la gripe entre los cerdos. Al igual que los humanos, los cerdos pueden tener gripe. Sin embargo, ahora sabemos que el virus de la gripe H1N1 está compuesto por genes de varios virus de la gripe que normalmente circulan entre cerdos, aves y humanos. Esta cepa fue la causa más común de influenza en 2009, cuando causó enfermedad en todo el mundo ("pandemia"). Causas La gripe H1N1 es causada por un virus de la influenza A. Las letras H y N e...