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Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Gastric ulcers and duodenal are relatively frequent clinical entities. At the moment the most exactly method to detected the ulcers is videoendoscopy of the upper digestive tract. The doctor eases a gastroscope, a thin tube containing a tiny camera, through your mouth and down into your stomach to look at the st ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Peptic ulcer disease (gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer) is a common health problem. Approximately 20 million Americans will suffer from an ulcer once in their lifetime. An ulcer is a break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of erosion caused by the stomach’s natural acids. ... Read on »
Exercise vs Knees: It's Not Just For Your Heart by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 01 Oct 2013 3:00am If you've been anywhere near any media over the last several years, surely you've heard repeated exhortations to exercise . Get off your a-- and get moving! We've linked exercise to lower mortality , lower risk for  diabetes   heart disease  &  obesity , as well as less  dementia , depression ,  disability  & falls .  But for most ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 1 Comment What is an ulcer and how is peptic ulcer different? The definition of an ulcer is a break in the lining, which is more than three millimetres in size. Peptic ulcer is situated in the stomach or the early part of the intestine, which is known as duodenum. Quite often it is called gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer. What is the cause of pe ... Read on »
Vitamins & Minerals for your liver by rickisjourney Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 12:00am Liver cirrhosis is a life-threatening condition that requires close supervision by a qualified physician. Because the liver metabolizes many nutrients and drugs, it is important that liver patients not add any substances to their regimen without cooperation and close monitoring by a qualified physician. The goal of therapy is threefold ... Read on »
PEPTIC ULCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the beginning of the small intestine. Peptic ulcers are common: One in 10 Americans develops an ulcer at some time in his or her life. One cause of peptic ulcer is bacterial infection, but some ulcers are caused by long-term use of nonster ... Read on »
What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or duodenum.* The duodenum is the first part of your small intestine. If peptic ulcers are found in the stomach, they're called gastric ulcers. If they're found in the duodenum, they're called duodenal ulcers. You can have more than one ulcer. ... Read on »
Tomorrow will be better. by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:13pm The clinical focus this week in med/surg was listed as "working with others". Communication is the underlying theme and requisite skill. Specific things we discussed in our conference were geared towards preparing us to communicate effectively with other members of the health care team, with some special attention given to how to communicate ... Read on »
What I need to know about Peptic Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or duodenum.* The duodenum is the first part of your small intestine. If peptic ulcers are found in the stomach, they're called gastric ulcers. If they're found in the duodenum, they're called duodenal ulcers. You can have more than one ulcer. * ... Read on »
Lessons in COPD, Emphysema by Lynn E. Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm 1 Comment Those of us with COPD, Emphysema, Asthma oftentimes must step outside the box to make ourselves better; to help ourselves and the quality of our lives. The following offers a lot of info on how to help ourselves fight the attack of the oxidants. We truly must fight to holdfast to our stability and to diligently seek ways to hopefully restore our lu ... Read on »