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How To Have A Better Recovery From Foot Surgery

Foot surgery is often unique from other types of surgery in that the weight and stress of the body is placed directly on the surgical site during recovery, unlike abdominal surgery or back surgery. Even knee and hip procedures are not as directly affected post-operatively by the weight of the body on the ground as…

Over the Counter Stomach Ulcer Medication

Ulcers can develop in the stomach, duodenum or the esophagus. There is a misconception that ulcers develop due to stress or eating spicy food. However, the actual cause of ulcers is a bacterium known as Helicobacter pylori. No doubt, stress and spicy food tends to make the ulcers worse. Also, certain medications like NSAIDs can…

Fibroid and Pregnancy – Treatment Options

Fibroid and pregnancy- are there any serious implications of suffering from fibroids while pregnant? In case of women already suffering from it how safe is it to go ahead and have a baby despite the uterine tumors? Is it essential to seek treatment for uterine tumors before conceiving? Here in this article I am going…

Ovarian Cyst Rupture: Causes And Symptoms

An ovarian cyst rupture is a serious complication that if not properly managed could cause a lot of discomfort and in some cases even death. It is therefore important for any woman whose cysts rupture to see a doctor for diagnosis and possible treatment. This is because early detection of the rupturing of a cyst…

How is HBV Spread? Alarming Facts YOU NEED to Know!

Hepatitis B is a life-threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. It is one of the most significant health problems affecting the liver; it is also the most serious type of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis B virus infection can cause chronic liver diseases and can put infected individuals at high risks of death from…

Dealing With Liver Cirrhosis: Dietary Guidelines

If you have liver cirrhosis, weight loss may be one of the clues if you’re currently undiagnosed. It’s important to understand what your liver does-essentially, your liver serves as a filter for many of the toxins that are present in the foods we eat. Basics Of course, this is a very broad explanation that doesn’t…

Effective Home Remedies for Food Poisoning That Work

Food poisoning is a serious food borne gastrointestinal disease. Harmful bacteria like Salmonella, Shigella and Clostridium get contaminated with cooked or uncooked food resulting in food poisoning. Cooked food must not be kept uncovered for a long time. Perishable food items like fish and milk get contaminated easily and should not be consumed quickly. Food…

What You Should Know About Ulcers

Eating is a pleasure to most people. The experience of tasting salty, sweet and spicy foods is a treat for the taste buds. But for some people food is a not a pleasure. After eating, they know that in 2-3 hours their stomach will be aching and they might even be sick to their stomach.…

How Long Can Heartburn Last?

Do you have frequent or what seems like unending heartburn? Do you ever ask yourself how long can heartburn last? If this sounds like you and you are currently suffering from these symptoms, then it’s likely that you need some answers fast. The first thing you should know is that it can actually last for…

Acid Reflux and Endoscopy

Before placing an acid reflux diagnosis, some health care professionals will recommend that the patient undergoes endoscopy, for confirmation – this procedure allows the visualization of the patient’s esophagus and stomach in order to detect any signs of acid reflux. The procedure is safe and painless. Although the endoscopy procedure itself only lasts for a…