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Nausea, Heartburn, Indigestion, Upset Stomach, Diarrhea by The Body Chronic .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:37pm The American Gastroenterological Association has a somewhat neat function. It's a quiz (like a Cosmo quiz but not sexist) about your digestive health. Though I disagree with BMI being as big of a factor as they make it out to be, the quiz is a helpful tool for those assessing whether it's time to see a doctor. For the record, 50+ p ... Read on »
FDA MedWatch Drug Safety Communication: Clostridum Difficile-Associated Diarrhea (CDAD) Can be Associated With Stomach Acid Drug by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 08 Feb 2012 10:02pm MedWatch The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program AcipHex (rabeprazole sodium) Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Omeprazole (omeprazole) Over-the-Counter (OTC) Prevacid (lansoprazole) and OTC Prevacid 24hr Prilosec (omeprazole) and OTC Protonix (pantopr ... Read on »
What I need to know about Diarrhea by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is diarrhea? Diarrhea means that you have a change in your bowel movements and pass unusually loose stools. Stool is what is left after your digestive system (stomach, small intestine, and colon) absorbs nutrients and fluids from what you eat and drink. Stool passes out of the body through the rectum. If fluids are not absorbed, ... Read on »
7 Natural Ways to Treat a Stomach Bug by healthymama Posted Sat 29 Mar 2014 2:52pm on by Dr. Anastasia When you have kids, stomach bugs happen more easily, as they are brought from school, daycare and friends and liberally shared with the family members. A few days of hugging the toilet is not something that anyone wants, so I compiled this list of tried and true natural remedies to treat ... Read on »
Diarrhea by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Diarrhea is a symptom -- it is not a disease. It is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. Diarrhea can be caused by many things, including infections, food intolerance, reactions to medicine, intestinal diseases, and functional bowel disorders. Often, the only necessary treatment involves replacing lost fl ... 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 »
Gastric Bypass by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments The Adjustable Gastric Band System Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y reduces the capacity of the stomach by creating a small stomach pouch. The small space holds only one ounce of fluid. The procedure also constructs a tiny stomach outlet, which slows the sp ... Read on »
"Stomach Flu" by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Definition: The term 'stomach flu' can be confusing, since it has nothing to do with the influenza virus or regular flu that causes a cough, runny nose, fever, and body aches, etc. Instead, the stomach flu is a different viral infection, that can be caused by viruses including rotavirus, and which often includes symptoms of diarrhea, ... Read on »
Seasonal Flu vs. Stomach Flu by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm People often get confused about the differences between the flu, or influenza, and the stomach flu. These are actually two completely different, and unrelated, illnesses. The true flu is caused by the influenza virus and causes mostly upper respiratory problems. The "stomach flu" can be caused by a number of viruses and causes gastrointes ... Read on »
Treat Varicose Veins and Other Leg Problems with Horse Chestnut by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:39am The Europeans have been using horse chestnut for years for a variety of vascular roles, particularly the legs. This natural supplement is now gaining ground in the United States and other places around the world because it has shown in a number of clinical trials its effectiveness in treating a variety of conditions. Horse chestnut tr ... Read on »