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Creativity needs freedom

Creativity needs freedom

In the bathroom, bed or bus, not infrequently these are the places where it is claimed that creative people get the ideas that would later make them world famous. As the following and many other examples show, creative ideas often come just when the person seems to think about something else or nothing at all

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Endocarditis: causes and symptoms

Endocarditis: causes and symptoms

An inflammation of the connective tissue of the heart is usually the result of a bacterial infection. It often affects children and adolescents and can lead to severe heart valve damage. The endocardium (endo = inside and card = on the heart) are the connective tissue structures that partially line the heart interiors and also form the heart valves

Gichtfinger: What to do?

Gichtfinger: What to do?

In the metabolic disease gout it comes through deposits of uric acid crystals in the joints to a painful joint inflammation. Although the metatarsophalangeal joint of the big toe is most commonly affected, in about five percent of cases, there is also a gout attack on the finger joints. A gout finger is often particularly uncomfortable, since the mobility of the whole hand can be painfully limited

Diabetes in pregnancy

Diabetes in pregnancy

Diabetes of the expectant mother is one of the most common complications during pregnancy. It is particularly treacherous that the disease often goes undetected, as it causes no discomfort. Every year in Germany 18, 000 pregnant women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes; the dark figure is probably a lot higher

Red clover - effect and side effects

Red clover - effect and side effects

Not so long ago, the hitherto unknown effect of red clover (also known as meadow clover or trifolium pratense) was discovered. As children, we looked for the lucky four-leaf clover, but what is the health effect of red clover? In recent years, red clover capsules and red clover tea have received increasing attention because red clover has been touted as a herbal alternative to hormone replacement therapy in menopausal women

60-30-10: Ideal for lunch break

60-30-10: Ideal for lunch break

Lead fatigue in the workplace? A simple rule helps to circumvent the power low. Bring peak performance at noon? Bad timing. Because creativity and concentration reaches its peak in most of us between ten and eleven o'clock. Then the power curve drops and the body needs a break. According to the DAK health barometer, every tenth waives the deserved rest - due to lack of time

Erectile dysfunction - an open conversation with the partner can help

Erectile dysfunction - an open conversation with the partner can help

Erectile dysfunction in a partnership burden man and woman and make some couples speechless. Out of shame or out of fear of hurting others, many prefer to keep silent rather than talking to each other. However, an open discussion can be an important first step in solving the problem and making it easier for a man to confide in a doctor

Protection for the heart with endurance sports

Protection for the heart with endurance sports

Exercise is one of the best ways to build up effective protection against heart disease. For example, one hour of endurance sports per week can almost halve the risk of heart disease. We give tips on how to enjoy endurance sports while doing something for your heart health. Tips for beginners and returnees "Because regular physical exercise lowers blood lipids, blood sugar and blood pressure, dilates the vessels, increases the reserve capacity of the heart, slows down the appetite and reduces the body weight, " explains Prof

Breastfeeding: right nutrition

Breastfeeding: right nutrition

"If you breastfeed, you have to eat a super healthy diet, you are tethered at home and you get hanging-breasts ..." - these prejudices are far from being dispelled. Enjoyable food and quiet time-outs of the family and the profession during breastfeeding, even chices appearance can best be reconciled with breastfeeding

Hallux valgus (Ballenzeh)

Hallux valgus (Ballenzeh)

Hallux valgus - commonly known as Ballenzeh malposition of the big toe - is one of the most common foot diseases in the western world, which often develops in childhood by wearing too tight or small footwear. How does a hallux valgus develop and which symptoms does it show? What is a hallux valgus? Hallux valgus is the medical term for a common malposition of the big toe, in which the toe of the toe joint - which is the joint that connects the toe with the foot - is pushed outward in the direction of the inner edge of the foot

Healthy barbecue

Healthy barbecue

Hardly any invitation to dinner in the summer can be tempting formulated as with the note "we grill". What counts since the discovery of the fire to the palate joys of humanity, however, is only a pleasure without remorse, if one observes some important rules, in particular the, not to let fat into the embers