Stomach pain

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Causes and Symptoms

By Dr. Praveen Sharma, 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 reflux…

Gastrointestinal Diseases: What You Need To Know?

Dr. Praveen Sharma, Gastroenterology, Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

7 Symptoms Of Appendicitis In Children

By, Dr. Lata Bhat, Pediatrics The appendix is on the right side of the abdomen. An acute infection of the appendix is called appendicitis and you need to get it removed if it gets infected. The good thing is that even if it is removed, it does not make much of…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – 5 Symptoms Of It!

By Dr. Piyush Ranjan, Gastroenterology Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the large intestine that is characterized by symptoms of bloating, stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea. The condition is usually chronic; however, the symptoms of IBS can be controlled by managing your lifestyle, stress and diet. Symptoms- The symptoms of…

Intestinal Gas – How to Treat It?

By Dr. Piyush Ranjan, Gastroenterology, Intestinal gas is basically referred to the condition wherein air is present in the digestive tract. It is usually never noticed until the person burps or passes it rectally i.e. flatulence. Intestinal gas is present in the entire digestive tract i.e. from the stomach to the…

What Are The Risk Factors of Developing Stomach Ulcers?

By Dr. Kunal Das, Gastroenterology Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach lining and the small intestine. They tend to form when the digestive juices in the stomach start to corrode the tissues of the stomach. A stomach ulcer is usually diagnosed using an endoscope, a fiber optic tube…

Addison’s Disease – Types, Symptoms, Risks And Treatment

By Dr. Sunita Sayammagaru, Endocrinology The body is managed by multiple chemicals called hormones which regulate the various body functions and metabolism. The glands which produce these hormones are known as endocrine glands, as they secrete (crine) hormones or other products directly into (endo) the body. One such endocrine gland is…

Causes, Symptoms and Treatment For Stomach Pain

By Dr. Kinker. Mrinal, General Surgery Stomach pain is a common disorder that can affect you at any age. Majority of the causes are not very serious, so they can be treated very easily. It is characterized by a sensation of pain around the abdomen which may range from moderate to…

Peptic Ulcer Disease – Signs You Should Not Ignore!

By Dr. Anand V Ghiya, Gastroenterology A peptic ulcer is said to happen when rashes develop in the duodenum lining of the small intestine, oesophagus and the linings of the stomach. If not treated immediately, peptic ulcers might lead to other serious health complications. While the causes of peptic ulcer might…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Treating It With Homeopathy!

By Dr. Vishakha Salve , Homeopathy Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a diagnosis whose symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits. IBS patients usually experience frequent change in bowel movement patterns, frequent occurrences of gas, diarrhoea or constipation, accompanied by tenesmus (a constant urge to evacuate the…