Sure, somehow you know you shouldn't go indoors with your shoes on to avoid bringing dirt inside. However, not everyone is aware of the possible health consequences of doing so. Photo: Getty Images

By Friederike Ostermeyer | 27. April 2022, 11:15 am

Germs, bacteria, excrement – those who leave their shoes on in the apartment carry all sorts of undesirable things in with them and thus harm their health. Four reasons to slip into slippers when you come home from now on.

Winter air and Corona mask attack the skinCold and icy wind outside, dry heating air inside. In addition, the frequent wearing of a mouth-nose mask stresses the facial skin: Due to the humid climate under the mask, skin impurities develop more quickly and small pimples sprout. Pharmacist Dr. Volker Schmitt, press speaker of the pharmacists in Bavaria, calls the most important Tipps to the skin care in times of Corona.

Cold air contains little humidity: That sets the sensitive face skin, together with the carrying of a mouth nose covering, completely beautifully to. © Ridofranz/iStockphoto

Basically, the skin needs rich care now. Schmitt: "Emulsions with a high lipid content are particularly lipid-replenishing and at the same time retain moisture. Products with urea, also known as urea, have proven their worth. Bind water in the skin. Increase their moisture content. If you want to take particularly intensive care of your facial skin, you can apply a facial mask. Active ingredients such as witch hazel and aloe vera have a refreshing, slightly cooling effect and provide moisture."

Innovation Baufritz-WLAN-ProtectConventional routers cause a sometimes serious intensity of electromagnetic fields due to the permanent, invisible, radio wave exposure in living rooms – and this also in rooms where the occupants want to physically regenerate overnight. Affected by the broad radio radiation are also children's rooms, in sog. "Transit rooms". That can reduce the physical. Affect the mental development of your children. And adults are equally exposed to the considerable strain on their physical health.

WLAN, Wireless LAN, with all the advantages of comfort and networking, has long been part of our digital world. Therefore, our premise in the Baufritz House is to handle the Internet via wireless connection in a moderate manner.

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WINIX LightCel™ TechnologyThe WINIX LightCel UV-C + LED technology removes bacteria present in the water, providing a soothing and safe mist for you and your family.
Ultraviolet (UV) Humidifiers purify water with UV light and distribute clean water particles throughout the room. UV-C light purifies water before dispersing it, reducing the spread of germs and bacteria. UV-C rays inhibit its expansion by disabling cells in the sense of damaging the chemical structure of biological DNA.

There are three types of UV rays:

– Long wavelength (UV-A) – Medium wavelength (UV-B) – Short wavelength (UV-C)

Diabetic informationThe Type 1 diabetes usually becomes noticeable very quickly with symptoms such as a strong urge to urinate, thirst and fatigue and is usually diagnosed quickly. In contrast, a Type 2 diabetes Often undetected for a long time. Its symptoms usually develop insidiously, so that they are not noticed by those affected. You get used to the signs without perceiving them as pathological. Thus, it may well take up to ten years before type 2 diabetes is detected and secondary diseases may have occurred due to the permanently elevated blood glucose levels (case example).

Screening is important
In order to diagnose type 2 diabetes at an early stage, it is important to attend regular check-ups: Blood glucose, a crucial diagnostic criterion, is also determined here.

Blood glucose measurements at the doctor
The diagnosis of diabetes mellitus is made by the physician on the basis of blood values. parameters for the diagnosis:

The kidneys perform a vital task. They cleanse the body of toxins and waste products. A human has about six liters of blood, the kidneys filter it about 300 times a day. So, through the two kidneys flow daily about 1.800 liters of blood.

On 11. The kidneys regulate the body's fluid balance. Are responsible for the formation of important hormones. If a kidney is damaged or fails, the consequences can be life-threatening. The World Kidney Day on 11. March 2021 wants to remind us to pay attention to the health of our kidneys.

Alcohol damages the kidneys

To prevent kidney problems, people should eat a healthy diet and drink enough fluids. As for alcohol, men should drink no more than two standard glasses a day, women no more than one standard glass of alcohol – that's z.B. A small glass of wine or beer – drink. Because if you consume too much alcohol, it can affect the health of the kidneys. Alcohol is a cytotoxin and the kidneys have to work hard to eliminate the toxins. Alcohol also leads to increased urine production, which explains the increased urge to urinate after drinking alcohol. As a result of fluid excretion, the body dries out and becomes dehydrated. The painful buzzing head after a night of drinking is nothing more than dehydration of the brain cells. If alcohol consumption is high or frequent, brain cells can be damaged or even die off.

Babies and young children can be protected from rare but life-threatening meningococcal disease at an early age through a variety of vaccines. However, there is often a lack of education: Many parents do not know, for example, that their children are not fully protected against meningococci by the STIKO-recommended standard vaccination alone. The World Vaccination Week of the WHO from 24. up to 30. April aims to raise global awareness of importance of vaccinations.

Not only since the COVID-19 pandemic has it become clear how important vaccinations are for society. They have been used for over 200 years. Considered one of the greatest achievements of medicine. Yet millions of children around the world still miss out on important vaccinations in their early years that could protect them from infectious diseases that are preventable.¹

The WHO (World Health Organization) pursues u. a. The goal of eradicating meningitis diseases by 2030.² This has already been achieved in the past through successful vaccination campaigns with other diseases, z. B. with polio, succeeded.

Zinc is considered by many to be the "all-rounder of nutrients". It is important for a multitude of significant tasks in the body. From the immune system, to metabolism, to childbearing, many areas are directly dependent on the supply of zinc. But here always threatens a deficiency.

Because the body can not meet the need for zinc itself. Therefore zinc must be taken up over the food. Therefore, many foods are available that can cover the daily requirement of zinc. The wide range of products containing zinc, u. a. various types of cheese, beef, oysters or lentils, make it possible to take ca. 7-12 milligrams of the daily requirement versatile to cover.

But how do you recognize early on that you are taking in too little zinc?? Is zinc worthwhile as a dietary supplement? We answer these and more questions in the following article!

Why is my skin dehydrated?Any skin type – dry, oily or combination – can be dehydrated (lacking moisture). The effects can be more or less visible, but it is this lack of water that can cause the skin to feel uncomfortable, whether on the face or on the body, especially after showering or bathing. Although the ympotome are similar, the dehydrated skin must be clearly distinguished from the dry skin. These are two different skin problems. Learn more about dry to very dry skin here.

What are the signs of dehydrated skin?

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Dehydrated skin commonly manifests as a lack of radiance and skin comfort with sometimes intense and long-lasting feelings of tension.

In its many forms, hepatitis poses a serious threat to health. What all forms have in common is that they cause inflammation of the liver. In the long term, the most common viral forms – hepatitis B and C – can cause serious health problems such as liver cancer, cirrhosis and liver failure resulting in death. In the short term, hepatitis A often manifests as a foodborne illness accompanied by vomiting, fever, and diarrhea.

Every year on 28. July is World Hepatitis Day, coinciding with the start of the vacation season for many people in the WHO European Region, when they take a much-needed break from work and daily routines. Although hepatitis is a year-round threat, certain summer vacation activities pose a particular risk of infection. Fortunately, there are ways to protect against hepatitis infection, both by vaccination and by taking steps to limit the risk of infection.

avoid hepatitis A by careful handling of food and drinks

Many people know that infection with hepatitis A is associated with poor sanitation or unsafe drinking water. Few realize, however, that even touching a piece of fruit at the market can leave hepatitis A pathogens on the hands, where they are just waiting to enter the body through the mouth. It's always important to wash your hands frequently with soap and water. But when traveling to parts of the world where outbreaks of hepatitis A are common, it is even more important to.