Acid reflux disease
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01 Dec, 2022. Thu Find My DoctorAcid reflux disease
It is a condition in which there is reflux of contents from stomach back to esophagus. When any type of food is taken, there is secretion of acid within stomach which is necessary for digestion. During this reflux there is reflux of acid which is mixed with food content leading to severe discomfort, heartburn, chest pain and cough. Certain food which contain more spice or are hot should be avoided. Tobacco or taking pain killers also secretes acid which leads to reflux. Acid reflux symptoms disrupts daily routine, patients usually preferred to be symptom free as soon as possible due to severe discomfort.
29 Oct, 2022. Sat Find My DoctorDENGUE FEVER
What is Dengue Fever?Dengue fever is a viral infection that is carried by the Aedes mosquito. This is a disease that can be caused by any one of the four related dengue viruses. Often, dengue is also known as the break-bone fever because it affects the muscles and bones of the patient severely, causing a pain that feels almost like the breaking of bones. This disease affects people in many countries across the world, especially in South-East Asia, India, China, Africa, and Central America.
15 Aug, 2022. Mon Find My DoctorObesity
What is Obesity?
Obesity is a disease prevalent all over the world. Defined as abnormal or excessive fat build-up, obesity can lead to several other diseases including coronary issues, diabetes, arthritis among many others. A person is defined as obese when their Body Mass Index is equivalent or over 30. A person’s body mass index is calculated by dividing their weight (in kilograms) by their height (in meters square).Continue Reading
14 Aug, 2020. Fri Find My DoctorWhat is Diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common illness that various people experience from time to time, it is where individuals have the urgent need to pass bowel movement multiple times a day which are loose and watery. It may be acute or chronic. Most common diarrhea now a days is caused by an organism called Vibrio Cholera. It is mostly spread via contaminated water mainly followed by food. When an individual is infected with Vibrio Cholera, there is profuse diarrhea which is whitish (Rice stool) and foul smell. Vibrio Cholera can be fatal if not treated aggressively. Sometimes diarrhea is also associated with abdominal pain and vomiting which can lead to severe dehydration.