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World Heart Day

Some heart-to-heart tips for a healthy heart: 1. Smoking is a misfire. According to scientific studies, smoking increases the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by 25-40%. Tar substances, toxins, and nicotine are harmful not only to the respiratory system but to the entire body. Harmful agents get into the blood vessels straight from the lungs and affect blood pressure,

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Testing hormones in saliva

Accurate and authoritative testing of hormone levels is important for the correct diagnostic of the body’s hormonal balance. Steroid hormones circulate in the blood in an inactive form. The active form of hormones accounts for less than 5% of their total level and it affects the functioning of the entire body. Therefore, the measurement of steroids in a blood sample

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COVID-19 OFFICIAL INFORMATION

Dear Patients, many of you are looking for information about the sanitary and epidemiological situation and the current restrictions in Poland when planning to visit our Center. For the sake of your safety, we recommend checking out official government announcements: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus If you have additional questions, we are at your disposal: info@swietylukasz.pl

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Do you play sports? Think about amino acids!

More and more people spend their time exercising,  working out in the gym, outdoors or at home. Sometimes a hobby turns into a professional sport. Regardless of whether you are an amateur or a professional, you should control your health so that your efforts lead to improvement, not deterioration of your condition. There are many factors that influence physical performance.

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Take care of your liver!

The liver is one of the most important organs in the body. It performs a wide variety of functions, such as detoxification, food digestion, protein production, iron, vitamin, and glycogen storage. The liver is responsible for maintaining proper blood coagulability, regulates metabolism, and also has immune functions. It has great regenerative abilities, but it is not indestructible, so you should

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Eat spinach

Although spinach is not a popular vegetable, it is very valuable and should be included in the diet. Spinach is low in calories but at the same time contains a lot of health-promoting substances, for example, antioxidants such as flavonoids and carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin) and vitamins. Serving size of 100 g contains as much as 67 mg of vitamin

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Polish superfoods: black currant

Black currants have been used in folk medicine for centuries. In herbal medicine, not only the fruit was used, but also the buds, seeds and leaves of this plant. Currently, it is grown mainly for its tasty berries, but does the currant fruit also have health-promoting properties? It turns out that black currants can safely be included in our native

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A healthy diet with chocolate?

Chocolate has been known to Europeans for a relatively short time, it has permanently entered the continent’s culinary repertoire in the second half of XIX century. Chocolate, beloved by many, was attributed with healing properties. Can chocolate turn out to be a healthy dessert? The health-promoting properties of chocolate are strictly dependent on the chosen product type. Cocoa beans contain

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Dr. Horowitz’s questionnaire

Do you have any unusual symptoms, but no memory of a tick bite? Is your treatment ineffective? Have you experienced redness similar to erythema in the past? Complete Dr. Horowitz’s questionnaire, which helps to determine the likelihood of tick-borne diseases and the disorders they cause. Remember, however, that the questionnaire has informational purposes and does not replace medical diagnosis. Its

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Microbiom and COVID-19

In the face of pandemic we are looking for solutions that will help us to fight with the pathogen. Scientists observe course of infection among different patients to find out what decides of gentle or severe progression of COVID-19. How to identify high risk group? Is only age decisive for the severe course of COVID-19? And if so, how to

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