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Adenovir Symptoms

Adenovir Symptoms

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 0:37

ADENOVIR It is a group of viruses that has special affinity for the tissue linings of different organ system like respiratory tract, eyes, intestines and urinary tract. It frequent cause of diarrhea and is cause of acute respiratory infections. [caption id="attachment_1804" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Adenovir Symptoms"]...

Digestive Enzymes

Digestive Enzymes

Saturday, April 9, 2011 4:23

Digestive enzymes are enzymes in the alimentary tract with a purpose of breaking down components of food so that they can be taken up by the organism. Digestive enzymes include pancreatic enzymes, plant-derived enzymes, and fungal-derived enzymes. Different enzymes with different functions. In humans, digestion begins in the ...

Peptic Ulcers

Peptic Ulcers

Saturday, March 19, 2011 5:08

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sensitive, raw patch, very much like a mouth ulcer, which forms a break in the lining of the stomach or the duodenum. Gastric ulcers occur in the stomach and duodenal ulcers occur in the duodenum, the first part of ...

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Ulcers in Women

Ulcers in Women

Saturday, March 19, 2011 4:46

Ulcers in Women A peptic ulcer is a sore that develops in the mucous layer of the stomach, duodenum or, in rare cases, ...

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Spastic Colon

Spastic Colon

Saturday, March 12, 2011 5:52

Spastic colon is another term for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common disorder characterized by abdominal cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. The term spastic colon describes the increase in spontaneous contractions (motility) of muscles in the small and large intestines associated with IBS. These contractions ...

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Heartburn Diet

Heartburn Diet

Saturday, March 12, 2011 4:23

A burning sensation felt in the chest is referred to as 'heartburn'. The main reason behind heartburn is acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), wherein the contents of the stomach, including the digestive juices are pushed back into the esophagus. For some, heartburn can be an ...

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Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:33

Anorexia nervosa, commonly referred to simply as anorexia, is one type of eating disorder. More importantly, it is also a psychological disorder. Anorexia is a condition that goes beyond concern about obesity or out-of-control dieting. A person with anorexia often initially begins dieting to lose weight. Over time, ...

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Chronic Dehydration

Chronic Dehydration

Monday, February 14, 2011 5:47

The most common symptom of chronic dehydration is not thirst, Lee explains. Most people suffering from chronic dehydration find themselves afflicted with a plethora of debilitating conditions such as gastritis, heartburn, arthritis, headaches, depression, weight problems and accelerated aging. The encouraging news is that these conditions can be ...

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Vomiting and Diarrhea

Vomiting and Diarrhea

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:51

Vomiting and Diarrhea Vomiting and diarrhea are common in children; sometimes this is called the stomach flu. Usually vomiting and diarrhea are caused by a viral ...

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Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Friday, February 4, 2011 5:16

Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy but it cann affect her health when not addressed promptly.Diarrhea is one thing a mother does not want to deal with during pregnancy. ...

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