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Stomach Ulcer – Why is it so common?

15 July, 2015
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As lifestyles of people around the world undergo a total upheaval, with an individual opting for fast food, alcohol and caffeine in large amounts on a daily basis rather than a vitamin and protein-rich diet, terms like ulcers are being commonly heard around homes. An ulcer is an open sore, blister or a cyst which …

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10 Signs of Unhealthy Body

20 June, 2016
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Long before that trip to the hospital becomes an absolute necessity with a threatening illness, the body gives out a number of indications that it is not in the best of health. Pay attention to the following 10 signs of unhealthy body, to know if something is not right and control these symptoms from becoming a major …

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Stomach Tumours – How curable is it?

20 March, 2014
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 What is a malignant stomach tumour ? The stomach is a hollow organ in the upper abdomen, part of the digestive system. Food reaching from oesophagus becomes liquid in the stomach before being pushed into the small intestine. The wall of the stomach is divided into five layers: Inner layer or mucosa Submucosa Muscle layer Subserosa Serosa …

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Blood in stool? It can be Gut Cancer

20 March, 2014
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What is blood in Stool? Blood in stools can signify a problem in the digestive tract.  The causes could vary from Colorectal Cancer or can be as simple as E.coli poisoning.  It may originate anywhere along the digestive tract; from mouth to anus. Melena is the blackish appearance of blood which originates from the upper …

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Indigestion troubling you?

14 March, 2014
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You enjoy eating rich spicy food. An evening without pani puri or chaat is not your style. Meals are incomplete without ‘tikhi’ chutney and pickles. Then annoying burps appear that keep you up whole night! What should you do? Read on as we try to explain. What we call in everyday parlance, indigestion or upset …

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Chest Pain – Heart Attack Or Something Else?

5 March, 2014
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That dull, burning sensation in the chest that doesn’t seem to be going away, or is getting worse – is it a sign of a heart attack? Or is it something else? This question troubles many individuals every year because of two main reasons: Even though chest pain is a major sign of heart attack, …

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8 Reasons Why You Have Acidity

20 March, 2014
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Acidity in the human body is the main cause of various health ailments ranging from mild digestive problems to major cardiovascular diseases. During digestion, the stomach secretes acids to break down food. These acids, when produced in excess, cause heartburn and a painful or irritating sensation in the oesophagus. This condition is known as Acid …