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Gastroenterology

4 Questions to ask your Gastroenterologist 4

The food that we consume is converted into energy required by the body to function efficiently. Various organs found inside the body play a role in digesting the food and

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Tips to Prevent Water-Borne Diseases 1

Waterborne diseases are caused by micro-organisms that make their way into our body when contaminated water or food is consumed. They are the leading cause of diarrhoea and complications arising

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Pesticide Poisoning – How serious is it? 0

Pesticides are a generic term for a class of products that are used to kill animal or plant matter which affect farm produce. Pesticides have been used since the Vedic

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How can you protect yourself from bacterial infections of the stomach? 0

The digestive canal is vulnerable to infection and disease caused by microorganisms like bacteria and others. This creates a wide range of conditions, collectively called Gastroenteritis, with severe complications if

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Do not ignore that sour taste in your mouth 11

Once in a while, we all experience that feeling of a bitter and sour taste in the mouth. This can happen because of the food or beverages that we have

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Hernia: Is There a Cure That Does Not Involve Surgery? 0

In our bid to embark on a conscious lifestyle, we have started restricting the use of medicines unless there is absolutely no other way out of trouble. On one hand,

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Bulge in your navel? Could be Umbilical Hernia 2

Your navel, or belly button, is where the umbilical cord enters your body to provide you nourishment when you were a fetus. After birth, the opening closes naturally, creating the

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Role of Liver Biopsy in Managing Fatty Liver Disease 0

What is fatty liver disease? The clinical term for fatty liver disease is hepatic steatosis and it means that you have extra fat in your liver. Fatty liver disease is

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Does Stress cause ulcers? 0

In recent years, stress is the order of the day, and stress dominates discussions across personal, professional and medical forums. Stress is known to trigger various ailments and we have

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Gallbladder polyps – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Risks 0

The gallbladder is located just beneath your liver and its main function is to store the bile. Gallbladder polyps are small growths that arise in the inner lining of the gallbladder. They

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