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Home Remedies for acid reflux and when to consult a doctor

Acid reflux or heartburn is a very common condition that occurs to people when acid from the stomach moves back to the food pipe or oesophagus. Acid reflux can lead you into a condition called Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease(GERD). The acid can even up to the throat and cause irritation in the lining tissues. It is […]

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How To Take Care Of Your Liver: World Liver Day

We hardly think about taking care of our liver but what we don’t often realise is that this organ helps break down food, flushes out toxins from the blood, and stores glucose for energy.  The liver has the unique ability to heal itself but this does not mean that they are indestructible. Once you cause […]

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Sitting on discomfort: What you need to know about piles and its treatment

Piles also called haemorrhoids are the lumps that form in and around the anal cavity, all as a result of constipation. Piles are basically swollen and inflamed veins which happen due to long constipation or old age and in some cases pregnancy. When stress is applied to these nerves it causes swelling and leads to […]

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All you need to know about bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is a Gastrointestinal surgery to improve, prevent and/or treat obesity and its comorbidities which may be life-threatening. This is a life-saving surgery and not a cosmetic surgery. The surgery is done by laparoscopy and does not involve the removal of fat from the body like liposuction. Weight loss after surgery is gradual i.e. […]

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How to cure jaundice?

Jaundice is a disease which causes the colour of the skin and the whites of the eye to turn yellow. The yellowing happens due to an excess of bilirubin in the blood, which can occur due to liver disease, excessive breakdown of red blood cells, or obstruction of the bile duct. Any symptoms like yellowing […]

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