Cavernous hemangioma – How dangerous is it?

Definition – What is a cavernous hemangioma? A hemangioma consists of incorrectly formed blood vessels. They are usually also called haemangiomas. They are benign growths that displace the surrounding tissue, but are normally harmless. They can be found on various tissues, such as the eye socket, skin or liver. The cavernous hemangioma is a special … Read more

Homeopathy for whistling glandular fever

Pfeiffer’s glandular fever is a viral infection (Epstein-Barr-Virus) also called “kissing disease”, which mainly affects children and adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19. The disease is transmitted by infectious saliva. As a therapy, absolute physical protection is necessary. Symptoms can be alleviated with homeopathic remedies, primarily the often extreme sore throat with swelling … Read more

Baby hiccups

Overview Hiccup (singultus), in medicine refers to an automatic (“reflex”) contraction of the diaphragm, i.e. the most important respiratory muscle, resulting in a strong, short inhalation. This process is repeated periodically at short intervals. The inhalation noise, which occurs against tense and thus closed vocal cords, causes the “hiccup”, i.e. the characteristic hiccup sound. What … Read more

Associated symptoms | Baby hiccups

Associated symptoms Usually, hiccups occur in babies without any other symptoms. A cramp-like contraction of the baby’s abdominal and chest muscles in the rhythm of the hiccups is quite normal. If the hiccups are accompanied by a strong sputum of mucus or fluid (anything beyond the baby’s normal vomiting) should be noted. If the mucus … Read more

Duration of hiccups | Baby hiccups

Duration of hiccups It is impossible to predict the exact duration of a hiccup in a baby. Most often, hiccups in babies last from a few minutes to half an hour. Even a longer lasting hiccup should not cause concern. If the hiccups last all day, or if they seem to bother the baby, attempts … Read more

Spastic cerebral palsy

Definition Spastic cerebral palsy is a paresis, i.e. muscle relaxation caused by damage to the brain (hence the “cerebral”). Spastic cerebral palsy is also often referred to as “infantile cerebral palsy“. In most cases, the brain damage is already detected in the newborn baby. It manifests itself through various disorders of the skeletal muscles of … Read more

Therapy | Spastic cerebral palsy

Therapy It is important that therapy for spastic cerebral palsy is started as early as possible. Unfortunately, there is no form of treatment that can cure this disease, since the brain is already damaged when spastic cerebral palsy is diagnosed. Physiotherapy plays a central role in the therapy because of the movement restrictions of the … Read more

Piercing: What to Consider?

Piercing has a long tradition in many cultures and has been experiencing a real renaissance for years. A ring in the belly button or a piece of jewelry in the nose are certainly eye-catching – but they also carry risks. Anyone who wants to undergo such beauty procedures must therefore take health aspects into account. … Read more