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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 [...]


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.


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.

We love our coffee here in America. H.I.C. author Joy Seeman discusses in this article, the good, and not so good effects coffee has on the body. Does drinking decaf coffee really make a big difference.

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Peptic ulcers can be found in millions of Americans, many of whom suffer daily from the pain associated with them. In my many years as a nurse, I’ve been through the different wards and specialty care areas in the hospital. I have seen simple illnesses turn into life threatening situations.  Minor illnesses even coughs and fevers can turn [...]

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Flatulence is a normal process by which the body expels gases from the lower intestinal tract. A source of embarrassment in polite society, passing gas is often considered abnormal and a sign of ill health by many people. Yet the average healthy adult produces one to four pints a day, and passes gases about fourteen [...]


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