Michal Vilímovský (EN)

I am a doctor and radiology resident in a district hospital in the Czech Republic. I like writing evidence-based articles about health, nutrition and medicine.

  • December 7, 2014 at 8:19 PM

    Atypical migraine: causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

    Word Migraine is derived from Greek origin Hemikrania, which means Pain on one side of skull. Migraine is characterized as a chronic Neurological disorder. It results in severe and moderate headaches with other autonomic nervous system symptoms. The condition affects normally one half of the head and lasts from 4 to 72 hours and is worsened by any type of physical activity. One third of migraine suffering patients feel a sensory, visual, language or motor disturbance that signals the upcoming headaches.

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  • December 6, 2014 at 7:06 AM

    Coffee v/s Tea

    The debate between coffee and tea is time worn and well researched. Everyone needs their special cup of pick-me-up-in-the-mornings to starts their hectic day. Some people are coffee lovers and some are tea drinkers yet some are partial to both.

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  • December 1, 2014 at 6:38 PM

    Top Ten Recipes with Wasabi Peas you should try today

    Here is an article featuring lots of information on history, cultivation and health benefits of Wasabi peas, as well as 10 juiciest recipes with Wasabi peas.

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  • November 8, 2014 at 12:19 PM

    Aspartame poisoning: fact or myth?

    Aspartame is an artificial non saccharine sweetener that is used as substitute for sugar in foods and beverages. First discovered and synthesized by a chemist name James M. Schlatter in 1965 and was coded E951 by European Union. It is Methyl Ester of Aspartic Acid. Being an artificial sweetener it is 200 times sweeter than Sucrose (Table Sugar) was first sold in the market by name of NutraSweet. It is white and an odorless powder.

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  • October 31, 2014 at 9:41 AM

    50 diuretic foods and recipes

    Some of you might be wondering what is meant by diuretic? Diuretic agent is any substance that will increase the amount and frequency of urine more than usual. In this way, the diuretic agent helps your body in getting rid of all the water and salts that have been lodged in excess.

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  • October 17, 2014 at 8:21 PM

    Side effects of protein powder explained

    Keeping your diet healthy and balanced seems to be the most difficult task these days. Your body needs a number of nutrients for proper health and for the functioning of various oragns in the body. But how would you know that which nutrient your body is lacking? Making your diet balanced and perfect is not that burdensome as you think it to be. If you are consuming all the necessary components of diet including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals, then it means your diet is balanced. You cannot just rely on carbohydrates or just on proteins because your body needs them all in certain proportion.

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  • October 16, 2014 at 8:26 AM

    Zoloft-caffeine interactions

    This article provides a detailed overview of Zoloft and caffeine interactions. It features essential information for people taking Zoloft. Before you take any medication you should always read prescription leaflets of the drug manufacturer carefully and follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist. Do not skip taking your medicine without prior permission of your doctor.

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  • October 10, 2014 at 8:10 PM

    Effects of alcohol on human body

    Alcohol is one of the most commonly consumed drinks worldwide. According to NHS nearly 34,000 people in UK were admitted to hospitals due to alcohol poisioning in 2012 - 2013. In USA almost 88,000 people die each year due to alcohol related health problems. So, it is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. In 2012, almost 6 % of all worldwide deaths were thought to be related to the alcohol consumption.

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  • September 29, 2014 at 1:51 PM

    Do Bananas Really Make You Fat?

    There are many myths about bananas. Some say that they are fattening, while others describe them as super food for weight loss. This article debunks the myths concerning bananas and their effects on your weight loss efforts.

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  • September 21, 2014 at 9:09 AM

    Getting Pregnant Soon After Having a Baby: Facts and Myths

    This post provides an overview on pregnancy spacing with focus on facts, myths and possible risks and side effects of getting pregnant soon after a birth for the mother, the current child and a newborn.

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  • September 12, 2014 at 10:25 AM

    Medical Quiz 7: Histopathology

    Check this HE stained pathology slide. Look carefully at the tissue structure and notice the areas marked by numbers 1 and 2. Identify the disorder and answer the questions below.

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  • September 11, 2014 at 11:21 AM

    How to Avoid Sleepiness While Studying?

    At the point when exams approach we attempt to put for additional hours of study. Many of us feel sleepy when we are studying and have books and reference materials with us. In such scenario we have two decisions to make, succumb to rest (sleep) or keep our self awake. Sleep comes very easily; keeping wakeful is the troublesome part. This article shares tips on approaches and tactics to avoid sleep while studying. You are sure to feel dormant when you are studying late night.

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