In additional to being highly practical, habits and routines are also truly necessary for human beings. If we had to consciously control all our actions during the day, we would overtax our brains and consume
far too much energy. In other words, without habits we would not survive! That being said, however, some habits can also have negative effects.
The number of allergy sufferers seems to be growing all the time; or are we just imagining it? The sad truth is that the number of people affected is indeed steadily increasing. In Austria alone, around a million people are to some degree affected by allergies.
People often ask whether sugar and carbohydrates are the same thing. The reason for this confusion is simple: carbohydrates consist of sugar molecules and are broken down into sugar in the digestive system.
Studies show that there is a close connection between a lack of vitamin D and a wide range of diseases. Nevertheless, the importance of this vitamin, often referred to as a hormone, is frequently underestimated.
Diabetes is the world’s most widespread lifestyle disease: the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) expects that, by 2030, 35 million people in the United States and over ten million in Germany will suffer from diabetes.
Whether it’s a patient’s first or tenth Mayr treatment programme, there are certain questions that crop up repeatedly. Dr Peter Gartner has summarised his answers to the most frequently asked questions.