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Digestive Disorders

Ever wonder why some people just can’t seem to keep their weight down or why some people keep on eating and never get fat? Some of us go to great lengths just to keep our weight down. Society has placed so much value in keeping a slim figure that being healthy means keeping a slim figure. Read this new article by H.I.C. staff and contributor Ronlad Uy to find out more!

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Gastroenteritis is the medical term for the stomach flu; this medical condition is characterized by the inflammation of the stomach and the small intestine. This is caused by a viral or bacterial infection of the stomach and the small intestine. Infection is often due to poor preparation of food or ingestion of contaminated food and [...]

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Bleeding in the digestive tract is always a serious matter and can be the result of various conditions. Some causes can be life-threatening, but most conditions can be cured or controlled, such as hemorrhoids and ulcers. If bleeding occurs in the digestive tract, it is critical to find the source of the bleeding. Bleeding can [...]

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Inguinal Hernias are the most common type of hernia. The abdominal wall acts as a container which keeps abdominal contents such as organs and intestines in place. Groin hernias make up for 75 percent of all abdominal-wall hernias. Studies show that men are 25 times more likely to suffer from this health condition. Inguinal Hernias [...]

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There are several medical procedures for Kidney Stones. The method of treatment depends on the individual situation. When kidney stones cannot pass on their own with the added consumption of water, the stone may be too large to pass, causing bleeding, or blocking urine flow, medical intervention is urgently needed . This H.I.C. Digestive Health article will give the reader the information on the various medical procedures available to them.

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Although kidney stones in and of themselves are not a life-threatening health risk, they indicate numerous dietary and other health issues which should be addressed before they compromise your overall health and well being. The good news is that the presence of kidney stones are hard to ignore because the bad news is that they are also one of the most painful health experiences the human body may endure short of child birth, migraine headaches or physical trauma. The most surprising facts about kidney stones are that many long-held beliefs about their origin, treatment protocols and dietary options have changed dramatically in the last few years. This report reveals them, offering effective and immediate ways to help avoid kidney stone formation.

During the past few months you’ve had several instances of pain in your upper abdomen. Lately, the pain has been more constant, lasting longer and accompanied by nausea. These are tell-tale signs that a person might be suffering from a medical condition known as Cholelithiasis or the formation of gallstones in the gallbladder.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease refers to a group of diseases characterized by swollen or inflamed intestines or colon. This is due to an immune reaction of the body against its own tissues. Some symptoms of the disease include abdominal cramps, fever and bloody diarrhea. The main goal for treatment is to reduce inflammation caused by abnormal [...]

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