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Anal Abscesses/Fistulae by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment An abscess results from an acute infection of a small gland just inside the anus, when bacteria or foreign matter enters the tissue through the gland. Certain conditions - colitis or other inflammation of the intestine, for example - can sometimes make these infections more likely. After an abscess has been drained, a tunnel may persis ... Read on »
Fistula: Latin for “bad news” by Leanne Parrott Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Okay, no, it doesn’t actually mean “bad news”… it means “tube”.  I had my followup today with Dr. Kaplan, and was informed that the ultrasound found a fistula in my small intestine.  A fistula is essentially an abnormal passageway that forms between two types of tissue lined with epithelium… in this case, it’s actually between two loops of bo ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Treatment Of Diverticulosis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments Diverticulosis is a condition of the colon, in which the muscular wall gives way in places and allows the mucous membrane lining the large intestine to form pouches. These pouches are known as diverticula, a name, which comes from the word "diverted". They become lodging places for decaying particles of food or faecal matter. The d ... Read on »
Alternative treatment for children with ADHD and autism by adhdmomma Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Aug 2011 11:08pm I firmly believe that if there were a product or treatment with a profound beneficial effect on autism, ADHD, SPD, etc., the world would know about it. That said I do believe that many treatment options may be helpful and perhaps a combination of therapies may produce a good result. I am going to discuss a number of alternative tre ... Read on »
John Hopkins Admitting That Alternative Treatment Can Work! by paschalltwin Posted Tue 26 Jul 2011 7:56am My friend Maria sent this to me. We are always talking about how food plays a huge part in the healing process. Read what John Hopkins says about treating cancer. If nutrition can help treat cancer, how many other diseases can it help treat? In this post they have mentioned Alkalinity, suffocating cancer cells, and nutritional deficienc ... Read on »
The New Brave New World: Natural Alternatives for the Treatment of Stress by Dr. Bruce F. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:14pm 1 Comment I am excited to present this guest post from Danielle Grilli from rvita.com . Americans are stressed out! In fact, according to statistics released by the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2007, more than fifty percent of Americans claim that stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional lives. As explained b ... Read on »
New FDA-approved alternative treatment for treatment-resistant depression by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 1:03pm MUSC.edu - Millions of patients with treatment-resistant clinical depression, who have struggled for years with disability and how to cope with their condition, now have an alternative treatment option that could help them lead more productive and successful lives. The NeuroStar TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Therapy system, developed by N ... Read on »
ADHD Alternative Treatment: Finding Out What Really Works by Dr. Rory S. Doctor of PsychologyHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:15am 1 Comment Last night we kicked off the inaugural ADHD Family Teleseminars by talking about ADHD Alternative Treatments. If not the most frequently requested topic, it is definitely amongst the top 2 or 3, especially by parents of children with ADHD. No matter where you stand on the medication debate, considering alternative treatments is critical to su ... Read on »