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Fecal Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Bowel Incontinence Constipation and Evacuatory Disorders Rectal Prolapse In conjunction with the Women's Center for Pelvic Disorders, the physicians in this group evaluate and tr eat patients with pelvic floor disorders, constipation and fecal inc ... Read on »
The Facts and Mysteries of Perimenopause and Menopause by Holly Posted Sun 03 Jul 2011 8:59am This is a guest post by Gail Edgell of 360 Menopause . So perhaps you started getting hot flashes, you are not sleeping as well or you gained a little belly fat and you wonder, hummm…what is going on? Could this be menopause? Well, you are right and you are wrong. I have sad news to report, although the average age for the onset of ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: paroxysmal extreme pain disorder by nih.gov Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 10:49am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2012 What is paroxysmal extreme pain disorder? Paroxysmal extreme pain disorder is a condition chara ... Read on »
Lachesis Mutus: Snake Venom That Heals by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 18 Feb 2011 11:04am 1 Comment     What is Lachesis Mutus? Lachesis mutus is a homeopathic remedy that affects the blood and central nervous system . It is made from a very dilute solution of the poisonous venom of the bushmaster snake. The most important effect of Lachesis mutus is its blood-thinning, or anti-coagulant, function. This action enhances blood ... Read on »
Gluten Intolerance-What Your Doctor May Not Tell You by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:54pm 2 Comments The associated health issues related to gluten intolerance (GI), have a wide range, with Celiac Disease being the defining and best known aspect of that problem. However, GI can often go undiagnosed, because it does not always present with the more obvious symptoms seen in Celiac Disease (CD). GI and even CD can be cryptic, or a hidden problem, i ... 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 »
Polyps by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Polyps are abnormal growths rising from the lining of the large intestine (colon) and protruding into the intestinal canal (lumen). Some polyps are flat, while others have a stalk. Symptoms Most polyps produce no symptoms and often are found incidentally during endoscopy or x-ray of the bowel. Some polyps, however, can produce bleeding, ... Read on »
Bowel Incontinence by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The loss of bowel control, or bowel incontinence, affects up to 10 percent of adults, the majority of whom are women. Despite its prevalence, many women do not seek treatment, either because they are embarrassed to ask for help or just don’t realize that it can be effectively treated. Many women resort to altering their social and physical ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal Disorders by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Functional disorders Functional disorders are those in which the bowel looks normal but doesn't work properly. They are the most common problems affecting the colon and rectum, and include constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The primary causes for functional disorders include: Eating a diet low in fiber Not ... Read on »