Prostatitis (Prostate Inflammation): Symptoms, Complaints, Signs

The following symptoms and complaints may indicate prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate): Pain or discomfort with punctum maximum in the perineal area. Radiation in the direction of the testicles or penis Occasionally also pain continuation in the area of the urinary bladder, rectum and back Pain during urination (alguria) (40%). Pain associated with ejaculation (ejaculatory … Read more

Prostatitis (Prostate Inflammation): Causes

Pathogenesis (development of disease) The underlying pathophysiology of prostatitis is still poorly understood. It is recognized that there is a multifactorial etiology (cause). Acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP; NIH type I). Acute bacterial prostatitis can be either urogenic (originating in the urinary organs), hematogenic (caused by the blood), or, in rare cases, caused by the spread … Read more

Prostatitis (Prostate Inflammation): Therapy

General measures Observance of the general hygiene measures! In the case of abacterial prostatitis, that is, no bacteria can be detected as the cause, an active sexual life is recommended. Nicotine restriction (refrain from tobacco use). Limited alcohol consumption (max. 25 g alcohol per day). Avoidance of psychosocial stress: Mental conflicts Stress Nutritional medicine Nutritional … Read more

Endometriosis: Prevention

To prevent endometriosis, attention must be paid to reducing individual risk factors. Environmental pollution – Intoxications (poisonings). Beta-HCH (by-product of lindane manufacture). Mirex (insecticide) Prevention factors (protective factors) Breastfeeding: A prospective observational study demonstrated that mothers who breastfed their infants for a long time were less likely to develop endometriosis later (-40%): Breastfeeding duration <1 … Read more

Baby Complementary Food Plan

About half a year after birth, your baby is ready for the first complementary food. Only by breastfeeding, the child can now namely no longer be supplied with enough nutrients. Our complementary feeding plan offers you an overview of how your baby’s diet changes between the fifth and tenth month of life. The complementary feeding … Read more

Co-sleeping: When Parent and Child Sleep Together

In many cultures, it is the most natural thing in the world for children to sleep in their parents’ bed. In Western industrialized countries, this joint sleeping, also called co-sleeping, is less common. But this practice is also on the rise in Germany. Find out here what to consider when co-sleeping. How does co-sleeping work? … Read more

Putting Baby and Toddler to Sleep: Sleeping Alone

The topic of baby sleep is controversial among experts and parents alike: should babies sleep in bed with their parents or in their own crib? Where do babies sleep safely and well? We’ve rounded up the pros and cons of co-sleeping and when children sleep alone for you. Falling asleep – but alone Babies also … Read more

Putting Baby and Toddler to Sleep: Sleep Training

In addition, there are a number of methods (for example, the Tweedle method) that train the child to fall asleep independently. They are all based on a similar principle. Namely, to put the child to bed alone and awake, and after the soothing ritual of falling asleep, to leave the room. Now, when the baby … Read more

Feeding and Sleeping Baby and Toddler

Infants up to about five or six months still need a lot of energy to grow. When they cry at night, they are usually hungry and need replenishment. Infants at this age should never be allowed to cry because they cannot yet postpone a need. If they do not get food, they are actually afraid … Read more

Delicious Complementary Food Recipes

If you do not want to resort to industrially produced baby food, you can also easily cook baby porridge yourself. Most of the time, you don’t need many ingredients for this: To begin with, some vegetables, oil and a little fruit juice are already enough to prepare a delicious porridge for your baby. We give … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Breast Pump

Most new mothers breastfeed their baby for about six months, because breast milk provides the perfect nutrition for the infant during the first six months. But what to do if the mother starts working again while still breastfeeding or simply wants a few hours to herself? To ensure that the baby can be supplied with … Read more