Britânica sofre derrame e fica com paralisia após estalar o pescoço

Na noite de 4 de março, a paramédica Natalie Kunicki, de 23 anos, estava assistindo a um filme na cama com uma amiga. Ela esticou o pescoço e ouviu um estalo alto, mas não se preocupou porque suas articulações frequentemente estalavam. Contudo, quando a jovem tentou ir ao banheiro cerca de 15 minutos depois, ela não conseguia mover a perna esquerda.

Segundo o site de notícias britânico Unilad, a jovem foi levada às pressas para o Hospital Universitário de Londres, no início do dia 5 de março. Os médicos descobriram que o estalar do pescoço havia rompido uma artéria vertebral. Isso criou um coágulo de sangue que provocou um derrame, causando paralisia no lado esquerdo do corpo de Kunicki.

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This 3,000-Year-Old Treatment Has Real Benefits for People With Cancer

Although acupuncture is an ancient practice, its effectiveness has long been a subject of debate in the medical community. Questions about the benefits of acupuncture are now being put to rest, thanks to mounting evidence supporting its use.

A 2012 review of 29 clinical trials that included about 18,000 patients showed that acupuncture is indeed an effective treatment for at least several ailments: chronic back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, shoulder pain, and headaches, specifically.

Acupuncture has also been well-studied as a complementary cancer treatment – and the term complementary versus alternative is key here. “Right now, there’s really no alternative to mainstream cancer care,” explains medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao, MD, Director of Integrative Breast Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. “So, we try to do evidence-based complementary integrative medicine that goes together with mainstream cancer care.”

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5 Acupressure Points To Treat Erectile Dysfunction And How To Master The Ancient Massage Technique


Men all over the world are facing sexual health problems. These vary from person to person, but they are not unique to a certain age, race or any other factor. One in ten men will have gone through some sexual problems at a point in their lives, and this leads to a decline in confidence and self-esteem. Erectile dysfunction (ED), more commonly referred to as impotence, is one of the most common problems men face when it comes to sexual health. This is the inability to maintain or get an erection during sexual intercourse. Leer Más