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Effect of Stress on Heart

We live in a world of instant gratification; breakups on Facebook and an active Twitter life. All these have made many of us very emotionally friable and susceptible to lot of stress. These stressful situations have become routine part of our life. Apart from taking...

Bariatric Surgery

Life After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery is an essential process to set tone for a healthy life for obese patients. However it alone cannot benefit the patient since it is not a permanent cure to obesity and good aftercare and lifestyle changes can make sure...

Piles

Piles: Causes, Symptoms & Risk Factors

Piles or inflamed hemorrhoids are basically lumps found in rectum or around the anal canal that are full of blood vessels, support tissue, muscle and elastic fibers, which have become swollen and engorged. It is first noticed with the appearance of blood in stools. Piles...

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Colorectal Cancer Treatment Options

There are different types of treatment for patients with colon cancer. The colorectal cancer treatment options differ from case to case. Surgery It is the most preferred treatment option and involves removal of the cancerous tissue to control further spread. Depending on the stage of the...

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Myths about Colonoscopy

Everyone has reasons for skipping colonoscopy and for most of the times, it is based on the understanding that has been passed on. Most of the times these are myths that have exchanged hands and can incur a serious penalty for those who are in...

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Diet for Crohn’s Disease

Diet is a very special element in maintaining a healthy gut and avoiding flare-ups in Crohn’s disease. Since Crohn’s disease might affect the body’s ability to digest ad absorb nutrients, it is essential to modify diet to make sure the diet makes up for the...

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Common GI Problems in Women

While the gross anatomy and physiology may look similar on a gross scale, there are minor differences in the way that men and women’s GI tract works and these differences may present with unique symptoms in women for shared diseases or even unique diagnoses for...

heart failure

Warning Signs of Heart Failure

Heart failure is a serious medical condition where the heart is not able to function effectively and does not pump blood to all parts of the body normally. Approximately 1% of the Indians below 65 years of age suffer from heart failure, whereas around 7%...

osteoarthritis

7 Common Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases that occurs when cartilage, which acts as a cushion between the joints, wears away and there is increased rubbing of bones with each other. This leads to increased friction between the joints and causes inflammation,...

back-pain

Back Pain – Risk Factors & Causes

Although anyone can be prone to back pain, there are few risk factors that may predispose you to increased chances of getting back pain. These factors can be as follows: Age: As you age, increased wear and tear of the spine may result in what...

arthritis

Living with Arthritis

Living with arthritis can be painful and discomforting, given that pain and inflammation constantly trouble you and make your daily chores challenging. With proper assistance from an experienced rheumatologist and some lifestyle changes, however you can make sure that you are able to cope with...

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Tennis Elbow: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Tennis elbow, as the same is evident, is a medical condition caused by inflamed tendons on the outer bony prominence of the elbow. Certain repetitive movements of the wrist can lead to inflammation around the tendons and may cause this condition. Causes: While the occurrence...