stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
We all know about antacids and alkaline to help us to get rid of heartburn. We have discovered the over the counter medications to help us to deal with GERD. But the question we should ask, "Is there a natural cure for acid reflux?" I believe that there is and it is simply to change a few
Heartburn remedies don't have to cost you very much money, and certainly shouldn't require a visit to the doctor. Because there are simple natural things -- old remedies -- that people have used with great effect for many years. They are virtually free and you may even have them in your ho
Prilosec is the trademark brand name for omeprazole, an antacid drug that suppresses or decreases the amount of gastric acid secreted in the stomach. Prilosec is used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including duodenal and gastric ulcers.
Are adult and pediatric patients taking antibiotics at an increased risk for developing new-onset inflammatory bowel disease?
Cucumbers are a popular vegetable prepared and eaten in many ways all over the world. There are myths surrounding consuming cucumbers and digestive problems, but cucumbers are a wholesome, nutritious addition to any diet. Though their seeds are slightly diuretic, promoting urine flow and stimulating
The Editor discusses the evolution and importance of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques in clinical practice, as highlighted by coverage of the 2004 SAGES meeting.
How common is it for patients with inflammatory bowel disease to develop hepatitis C and/or hepatitis B?
While irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, mostly affects adults, children are also prone to getting the disease. This chronic digestive disorder has several symptoms that are similar in both adults and children. IBS has no cure, but there are treatments to relieve or eliminate symptoms in children. IB
Several viruses, including the norovirus or the rotavirus, can affect a person's stomach. The illness is more serious for babies and the elderly, who are unable to increase their fluid intake without assistance from others. Symptoms of a stomach virus include throwing up, diarrhea and nausea.
Could the increased frequency of IBD around the world be attributed, at least partially, to changes in our global environment? This new study explores some of the issues.
A stomach virus causes very uncomfortable symptoms and makes you feel very sick. Your natural inclination is to stop drinking and eating anything until your stomach settles down. If you have been losing fluids through diarrhea and vomiting, however, you have to replace them so you do not become dehy