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Diet and recommendations after tonsillectomy

L ’ intervention of tonsillectomy is a very simple procedure for the surgeon, routine, sure but it still sees a low complication rate.
The most feared complication is that you cannot reset hemorrhagic nohow. The bleeding risk remains regardless of any foresight or technology used in surgery.
The most critical days for bleeding are the first 2-3 days after ’ from the eleventh to the fourteenth ’ intervention and after the procedure. Continue reading

BMI calculator


The BMI (Body Mass Index) or body mass index is a useful parameter to assess the degree of a person's weight gain, based on weight and height

Height cm
Weight kg
IMC (BMI)    

It is measured by dividing the body weight (in kg) by the square of height (in meters). BMI threshold values recommended by the World Health Organization to define the condition of underweight, normal weight, adult overweight and obesity were recently unified for men and women:

  • BMI less than 18,5 = underweight
  • BMI between 18,5 and 24,9 = normal weight
  • BMI between 25 and 29,9 = overweight
  • BMI between 30 and 34,9 = 1° degree of obesity
  • BMI between 35 and 39,9 = 2° degree of obesity
  • BMI greater than 40 = 3° degree of obesity



Map of the concentration of pollen – Po Valley

Allergic rhinitis affects about 40 millions of people only in United States of America and may involve up to one person in 6 with a higher prevalence in childhood.
And’ so it's important to understand which are the allergens that trigger the problem and learn which are the levels of concentration in the air of the major parks

Below is a summary of the concentration of pollen found in the Po Valley (including the cities of Turin and Milan) the last week and what the forecast for next week.

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Proper technique for performing nasal wash.

Necessary material:
-bag or bottle of sterile saline
-syringe from 20 ml

-Attach the needle to the syringe and removed from the saline bag/bottle
-Disassemble the needle (You can leave it in the bag/bottle)
-Place the nozzle of the syringe into the nostril
-Do a wash with some force, directing the flow towards the nape (the Jet must not go up)
-Fairies 2 washings for nasal fossa
-To be more comfortable is recommended select the sink with your head slightly flexed, be careful to always direct the Jet towards the nape.
-If the washing is done properly you should hear the water flow coming into his throat with some force