Author Archive for: swlukasz

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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Tick season

ILADS RECOMMENDATIONS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society): The patient after a tick bite (even without any symptoms) should receive antibiotic therapy as soon as possible. The above treatment should be extended to 6 weeks if the patient develops erythema or flu-like symptoms after a tick bite (osteoarticular pain, malaise, fever). Probiotics should always be taken during antibiotic therapy. The

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Opening hours

Dear Patients, we would like to inform you that we are returning to standard working hours from Monday, June 1st. The Center will be open from 8:00 to 18:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and from 8:00 to 20:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. At the same time, we remind you that we are still operating with increased sanitary rigor. To

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COVID-19 and mysterious disease in children

In recent days, the media are reporting a “mysterious disease” in children and its connection to COVID-19 infection. Cases with symptoms resembling Kawasaki disease are reported. Reports come from Italy, Great Britain, France, Spain, and the United States. What is Kawasaki disease? Kawasaki disease is an acute inflammation of small and medium vessels, with an increased risk of coronary artery

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