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The respiratory system role is to provide oxygen to the blood and expel the body of waste gas, consisting mostly of carbon dioxide. The structures of the respiratory system are associated with sensory organs of smell and taste (in the nasal cavity and the mouth) and the digestive system (of the oral cavity to the pharynx).

Respiratory organs separate from others at the level of the pharynx and become the respiratory tract, consisting of the larynx, the trachea and bronchi.

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The respiratory system
The bronchi are the number two and leave the lower end of the trachea, at the level of the tracheal bifurcation, to then enter the hilum of the left and right lungs.The lungs contain finer ducts, or bronchioles, responsible for transport air to the functional unit of the lungs: the Chamber. Continue reading “Your health daily”

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Originally planned to treat the adenoma of prostate, finasteride is used today to… replenish the heads. History stutters, as the first truly active drug against early baldness, minoxidil, had, itself, been designed to combat high blood pressure!

For a long time, the men losing their hair had the choice between natures varied, precious shampoos and products to maintain morale but often less to prevent the appearance of baldness. In 1987, however, the arrival of minoxidil, a vasodilator drug constituted a therapeutic revolution. A product had to prove an admittedly modest but however real efficiency towards hair loss (androgenetic alopecia). Initially present in a single specialty pharmaceutical (Alostil), minoxidil participates today in the composition of many hair lotions (Regaine, Alopexy, Gerbiol, Minoxidil )…).

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Of the prostate at the head
Since 1998, minoxidil is however challenged by Propecia, a product developed by Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret American laboratories. Composed of finasteride, this medicine works by blocking the functioning of an enzyme. This effect opposes the transformation in the tissues of testosterone to an androgen called dihydrotestosterone or DHT. Continue reading “Your health daily”