Category: Blood diseases

Circulation of blood through the human body relieves the heart and nourishes the brain with oxygen, it is a huge advantage for cognitive abilities.

Blood diseases

Causes of bleeding

Bleeding, that is difficult to stop, is the result of disorder of blood clotting. Heavy bleeding may start even after minor injuries, sometimes without the influence of external factors (spontaneous bleeding). Perhaps the appearance of the so-called purpura – single or multiple hemorrhages in the skin, and (or) the mucous membranes. However, internal bleeding (such …

Blood diseases

Sepsis

Blood poisoning (septicemia) – a serious infectious disease, which is caused by bacteria. From the source of the disease agents (most often they cause purulent inflammation) penetrate into nearby lymph vessels and lymph nodes. If the lymph nodes are unable to destroy them, the bacteria enter the bloodstream, and then invade other organs such as …

Blood diseases

Agammaglobulinemia

Approximately 40% of the proteins are globulins. Gamma globulin is particularly important for the immune system of the human body; it is produced by the lymphatic system. It contains antibodies that serve a protective function, eliminating foreign substances and cells. Scientists have identified five subgroups gammaglobulin. Immune reactions are possible only when the plasma contains …

Blood diseases

Anemia

Anemia (anaemia) is a group of various pathological conditions, which are based on a decrease in the blood content of red blood cells and hemoglobin, which carries out the transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The main symptoms are: fatigue, shortness of breath during exercise, pale skin, and low resistance to infectious diseases. Anemia – …