PSYCHOSOMATIC DISEASES

Psychosomatic diseases are those medical conditions whose occurrence and/or evolution is influenced by psychological factors. Psychological trauma can trigger not only mental diseases, but also somatic ones (called psychosomatic diseases); in addition, certain somatic diseases, such as brain tumors, organ … Continue reading

ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION

The logical question you may ask yourselves is: why do we talk about this condition first? I put myself in your shoes and this time as a patient and physician, and I am trying to convey to you what a … Continue reading

OBESITY – ‘CENTURY DISEASE’

Obesity is a chronic disease defined by a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2. BMI allows a general examination of the nutrition status and is defined as the weight (in kg) divided by the square of the height … Continue reading