Digestive system

Know More About Digestive Disorders!

By Dr. Vinayak S Hiremath, General Physician The human digestive system is a very complicated and sizeable component of the body. It starts right at the beginning of the mouth, ending at the rectum. Some of the major responsibilities of the digestive system include the absorption of essential nutrients and elimination of…

How Does Insulin Injections Help Diabetes?

By Dr. Anirban Biswas, Endocrinology In spite of being a very common disease, every patient of diabetes has a unique method of treatment. In the rarest of cases, if the condition is not treated, it can result in a large number of complicated situations. Usual treatments include maintenance of a healthy…

Causes and Symptoms of GERD

By Dr Shailendra Lalwani , Gastroenterology What is GERD? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a chronic disease of the digestive system that affects the junction between the stomach and the esophagus. It occurs as a result of stomach acid or stomach contents flowing back into your esophagus (food pipe). Such a…