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Another false alarm - this time, my gut doesn't lie! by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 8:00am A few weeks ago, I blogged about a series of false alarms I had experienced - one with some fatigue , another with my website - both of which resolved themselves fairly quickly. I had another one to add to the list, but I didn't want to mention it until the resolution was confirmed. So here's the latest (and hopefully last) false alarm for the se ... Read on »
Why Does Your Back Hurt? by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 5:35pm Some say... .......it's poor posture. Standing, sitting with less than ideal alignment creates too much stress on your back. .......it's tight, inflexible muscles. Your hip flexors or rotators (including the popular piriformis) are too tight to allow you stand up correctly and move properly or they press on nerves making you hurt. ... ... Read on »
Treating Stomach (Gastric) Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Four types of standard treatment are used: Surgery Surgery is a common treatment of all stages of gastric cancer. The following types of surgery may be used: Subtotal gastrectomy: Removal of the part of the stomach that contains cancer, nearby lymph nodes, and parts of other tissues and organs near the tumor. The spleen may be re ... Read on »
There is no cure for watermelon stomach but treatment can speed gastric emptying and relieve gastrointestinal symptoms. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Delayed emptying of the stomach called watermelon stomach or gastroparesis. This serious condition can occur in people with scleroderma. The symptoms of gastroparesis include a feeling of fullness early after a meal, bloating, heartburn, upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting. I get the information above from Johns Hopkins Health Alert. The s ... Read on »
Broccoli may be good for stomach health, and much more including gastric cancers by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Here's some good news for moms and bad news for kids who turn their noses up at broccoli - better find a way to grind it up so they can't see it - get them to eat broccoli somehow ! ( HealthDay News ) -- Eating 2.5 ounces a day of broccoli sprouts appeared to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers and probably stomach cancer in a Japanese trial. ... Read on »
GASTRIC (STOMACH) CANCER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 24 Jul 2010 6:07am                 Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) is the growth of cancer cells in the lining and wall of the stomach.  These two terms most often refer to stomach cancer that begins in the mucus-producing cells on the inside Early Gastric Cancer lining of the stomach (adenocarcinoma).  Adenocarcinoma is the most com ... Read on »
Peristaltic abnormalities may delay gastric empting (watermelon stomach) by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Today I find this title sentence "Peristaltic abnormalities may delay gastric empting (watermelon stomach)" from Dermatology Online Journal. This scleroderma symptom involves esophagus and gastrointestinal tract. Although my mother does not have the problem about acid reflux anymore, but her "water melon stomach" indicates that the perist ... Read on »
Gastric antral vascular ectasia (watermelon stomach) in patients with systemic sclerosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By WATSON M. and Colleague This report describes 5 patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) who developed severe, recurrent upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding due to gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE). The clinical records, the endoscopic findings, and the histologic appearance of biopsy specimens and surgically resected gastric tissue ... Read on »
For the Sake of Our Health, Let’s Practice Prevention, Not Ideology--And Not Bean Counting by Jim Pinkerton Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:06pm   An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, as Benjamin Franklin said.  One of the strangest debates around health care reform is over whether or not prevention saves money.   Of course it does.   But George Orwell was right when he said, “To see what is front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” ... Read on »
Stroke in the news: Beau Biden, Bret Michaels by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 May 2010 11:44am Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S., and the third leading cause of death. Almost 800,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year. Although stroke is usually perceived as a condition that afflicts older Americans, it occurs in people of all ages. About 25% of strokes occur in people under the age of 65, and 10-15% occur in ... Read on »