Gallstone Prevention Diet


There is no sure evidence to prevent Gallstones but it is possible to have a effective gallstone diet plan to reduce risk. Research has also shown that Vegetarians have a significantly lower risk of developing gallstones, compared to people who eat meat.

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Appendicitis: Diagnosis and Treatment


What is appendix?
The appendix is narrow tube attached to large intestine (colon), located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function.

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Why Is An Inguinal Hernia More Common In Men Than In Women?


An inguinal hernia takes place when soft tissue tends to protrude through a weak portion of the abdominal muscles. This soft tissue could either be part of the intestine or part of the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity (omentum). What results is a bulge which tends to be fairly painful when you bend over, cough or lift a heavy object. According to research, men are 10 times more likely to develop an inguinal hernia than a woman. Let’s explore why.

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Key Hole Surgery (Laparoscopy) for Gall Bladder Stones

After finishing high fat meal you feel pain in your abdomen or under your right arm, followed by nausea or vomiting…
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: IBS Symptoms Diet and Treatment


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an affectation of the large intestine, and is quite a common problem. People suffering from IBS experience uncomfortable symptoms, but the condition does not alter bowel tissue or increase chances of getting colorectal cancer.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment


Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is the most common type of sleep apnea. During sleep, it is natural for the muscles in the body to relax. However, in the throat, the airway is made up of soft tissue walls that are collapsible. When these soft tissues relax during sleep, they obstruct the passageway, causing obstructive sleep apnea.

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Symptoms of Ear Nose and Throat Infection


Pouring Rains brings relief to hot temperatures of Mumbai but along with it mumbaikars see increase in Ear, Nose and Throat infections and thus results in increase number of patients visiting to ENT Specialists.

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Rectal Bleeding: Symptoms Often Ignored Can Cause Serious Health Problems


Thousands of people worldwide suffer from a phenomenon called “rectal bleeding,” which may vary from a small amount of bleeding due to constipation or irritation in the rectum to a heavy bleeding due to a hidden tumor.

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Everyone Has Hemorrhoids


Hemorrhoids is a fairly common health condition, which happens when the veins around the anus or rectum are swollen, colored, and painful or sometimes bleeding.

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5 Symptoms of a Sinus Infection and When to Visit the Doctor


Sinusitis, as most readers of this post know, is an inflamed condition of the sinus tissues. However, Sinusitis is often confused with rhinitis, which is a medical term used to describe inflammation and irritation of the nasal passage. When sinuses are infected and blocked, they get filled with fluid and other bacterial elements. This annoying health condition generally follows cold, allergy, a nose polyp, fever or a combination of these.

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Signs and Symptoms of Hernia in your Child


Two types of hernia commonly found in children are Inguinal hernia and Umbilical hernia. Most medical literature indicates that in many cases, inguinal hernias affecting a child do not show any obvious symptoms. However, you as the parent of a child should be alert if you see your child straining to cry or cough, straining during bowel movements, or displaying a visible bulge in the tummy or belly button region when standing upright.

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Maintain the Right Diet and Body Weight to avoid a Stone in the Gall Bladder


The low-profile, pear-shaped organ performs a critical function in the human metabolic system it collects and stores bile to aid in the digestion of fatty foods. Interestingly, most people do not pay attention to or even realize they have gall bladder problems till the symptoms begin to surface. The gallstones, depending on their size and quantity, can make their presence felt through the common symptoms as stomach pain, feelings of nausea and bloating, or vomiting. When symptoms become that apparent, it is time to remove the gall bladder! However, if your gall bladder problems are less severe and hardly perceptible, watching your daily diet and body weight can immensely help in aggravating the problems.

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Symptoms Hinting the Presence of a Stone in your Gallbladder


Gallbladder stones, which are solid deposits growing inside the gallbladder, can form either due to high amounts of cholesterol in the bile, or due to the presence of excess bilirubin in the bile, a condition also known as “jaundice.”

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Antibiotics or Surgery, what’s Right for Appendicitis?


The appendix is the small, pouch-like organ at one end of the large intestine, which does not perform any important task in the human body. However, this small pouch can cause immense pain, nausea, and fever if it gets infected. This painful, infected appendix condition is known as appendicitis.

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What type of Abdominal Pain is a Symptom of Hernia?


Hernias are fairly common, affecting both adults and children. A hernia is caused when any part of an internal organ,typically the stomach or the intestines, pushes through a weak point in its surrounding tissue or walls and protrudes. Hernias occur in the area between the chest and hips– the abdomen, groin, and upper thigh. Abdominal pain along with lump is one of the common symptom of hernia.

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Vertigo: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment


Often in our daily life, you would have experience the spinning movement of environment due to dizzy spells. When you get the feeling that the whole of you is moving then it is regarded as subjective vertigo whereas the sensation in which the whole surrounding seems to be moving then it is termed as objective vertigo. If you are suffering from vertigo you may feel that the whole world is spinning in front of you.

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The Best way to Treat Sports Hernia


The concept of sports hernia is far beyond the real hernia. When there is a disruption or tearing in the groin’s tendons and muscles of athletes, it is known as Sports hernia or Gilmore’s Groin or Sportsman’s Hernia. The injury may be any of these types:

Conjoined tendon tear
    Oblique aponeurosis external tear
    When conjoined tendon gets separated from the tender pubic tubercle
    When conjoined tendon gets separated from inguinal ligament
    Several patients have concomitant tear or injury to adductor muscle

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Warning Signs of Appendicitis


Appendicitis, is defined as the inflammation of appendix, a pear shaped like structure located adjacent to the large intestine, at the lower right side of abdomen (right iliac fossa).

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What is Non Allergic Rhinitis? Symptoms and Treatment


Have you ever started sneezing all of a sudden with a runny nose on top of that which is just enough to make your day worse? The question becomes more confusing when you cannot recall any particular reason for those changes to occur at once.

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