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Coronavirus 2019-nCoVDr. Silvia Kurpanik

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV

Every day we hear and read news about the rapid spread of the threatening new corona virus. But what kind of virus is it? How sick does is make us? How is it diffused? How can we protect ourselves? In this article you will find all important information and background knowledge on the current topic.
Inflammation Of The Middle Ear (Otitis Media) In ChildhoodDr. Silvia Kurpanik

Inflammation Of The Middle Ear (Otitis Media) In Childhood

The inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media) is a common disease in childhood. The causes are usually a ventilation disorder of the tuba auditiva with the migration of bacteria from the throat and nose into the middle ear.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a widespread and feared health problem in the male population, which can have different causes.

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Frequently asked questions about coronavirus and new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections.
Benefits of physical activityDr. Silvia Kurpanik

Benefits of physical activity

Exercise is more than weight loss and shaping the body for a better look. The positive effects on our heath go far beyond greater fitness through the training of the cardiovascular system.
Burnout SyndromeDr. Silvia Kurpanik

Burnout syndrome

Burnout syndrome is a state of physical and mental exhaustion with a significantly reduced performance, caused by long-term stress at work.
Overweight in adultsDr. Silvia Kurpanik

Overweight in adults

The proportion of overweight people is increasing continuously, especially in the so-called affluent society. This is an expression of the social development of the society in which the supply of food is steadily increasing and the physical activity is decreasing.
German Medical Award 2019Dr. Silvia Kurpanik

German Medical Award 2019

The German Medical Award is the leading award for medicine and management in Germany. The German Medical Award honors clinics, physicians and scientists for their outstanding and progressive patient care.
DizzinessDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Dizziness Part Three

Ménière’s disease is a condition of the inner ear that is typically associated with the three symptoms of vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus. The inner ear is one of the most important sense organs. It contains the sense of hearing and the sense of balance.
DizzinessDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Dizziness Part Two

The benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is one of the most common form of dizziness in humans. These are short, recurring acute vertigo attacks that are position dependent and are triggered by changes in the position of the head.
DizzinessDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Dizziness Part One

Dizziness is a symptom that often leads the patient to the doctor because of the suffering and the everyday impairment. Dizziness is a disturbance of equilibrium.
TelemedicineDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik


Can a doctor really make a reliable diagnosis by phone, videocall or even chat? Which health problems can be solved by remote treatment? For whom is telemedicine suitable? What challenges do we encounter in telemedicine? Where are the limits of remote treatment?
VaccinazioniDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Vaccinations Part Four

In the fourth and last part of this series, finally, I want to talk about the much-discussed possible harms of vaccines. I hope to dispel one or other prejudice against vaccines.
VaccinationsDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Vaccinations Part Three

What is the difference between undergoing a disease and vaccination? Can I get infected even if I have been vaccinated? What should I consider when vaccinating?
VaccinationsDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Vaccinations Part Two

What happens in our body when we vaccinate? What is the difference between a live-attenuated vaccine and an inactivated vaccine. Are combination vaccines safe? Why do some vaccines protect a lifetime while others need to be refreshed?
VaccinationsDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Vaccinations Part One

There are more and more controversial opinions about vaccinations, especially on the internet, which makes it difficult for parents and patients to form an informed opinion and make up their mind.
Mens sana in corpore sanoDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Mens sana in corpore sano

Psychotherapy is hard work. It’s like preparing for an exam when we have to study a lot, we need to eat well, sleep enough and do sport.
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Iron deficiency

Iron deficiency is widespread and responsible for many different disorders. Nevertheless, it is not always studied in routine blood tests.