SPECIALIST OFFICE OF INTERNAL MEDICINE

Andrea Džumhur, MD, PhD

NEW!!! Endocrinology check-up

From now on, Marija Tripolski, MD performs endocrinology check-ups at our clinic!

Arrange an appointment at your own convenience! Read more…

Heart weakness, what is it?

Heart weakness (lat. Cardiomyopathy, Miocardiopathy) is a syndrome, or a set of symptoms and signs that indicate an insufficient function of the heart. It mainly manifests itself as anxiety, helplessness, fatigue, runny nose, abdominal pain or cough; It is also sometimes revealed as weight loss, weight gain, depression or anxiety disorder, and is often discovered accidentally (by a routine heart and lung ECG or a heart ultrasound). Read more…

Coffee is healthy

Coffee is one of the oldest and most popular beverages in the world. With the globalization of the world and the trends alike over the last twenty years, the popularity of coffee has increased, and it can be assumed that coffee is currently the second most popular beverage in the world right after water. However, the influence of coffee on health was controversial until recently. Read more…

When should high blood pressure be treated?

Up until recently, the treatment of a high blood pressure had a guideline – “the lower the better”. However, according to the latest guidelines published two months ago by the European Society of Cardiology, the intense lowering of blood pressure is not necessary. Read more…

Phisyical activity prolongs life

It is recommended to perform dynamic intensity exercises (walking, running, cycling, and swimming) for five to seven times a week for 30 minutes in order to prevent cardiovascular diseases. It has been proven that regular physical activity prevents the onset of cardiovascular diseases, partly because physical activity leads to lowering of blood pressure, regulation of body weight, and the reduction of stress, anxiety and depression, all of which function as the triggers of such diseases. Read more…