COVID-19 TestDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

COVID-19 Tests

This post explains the different tests for COVID-19 currently available and the methods used to perform them so that you can choose the right test for you without spending too much money or even falling into unreliable and dubious offers.
Intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acidDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid in knee arthrosis

Patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis can benefit from intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid to improve mobility and reduce pain.
FootpainDr. Silvia Eva Kurpanik

Footpain

Foot pain often leads to a doctor’s visit. The feet carry our entire body weight every day, are often neglected in personal cure and damaged by modern shoes. Foot pain can be very diverse and have different causes.
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.
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.
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

Telemedicine

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?