A burning sensation in the chest, sour taste in the mouth, frequent burping, soreness in the throat, and chest pain that may be mistaken for a heart attack are just some of the symptoms that people suffering from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) must deal with on a regular basis (more than twice a week!). Fortunately, most cases of mild GERD can be controlled by taking the following measures:
In recent times, the vertical sleeve gastrectomy has become the most sought after weight loss procedure. It is less complicated than the traditional gastric bypass surgery, there are fewer risks involved, and the length of surgery is shorter (lasting no more that 60 minutes).
Your digestive tract does the amazing job of converting all the food you eat into nutrients that can be absorbed and used by your body while selectively filtering out harmful toxins, allergens, and microorganisms. It is aided in this very important task by a well-balanced ecosystem of approximately 500 species of friendly bacteria that help with digestion, regulation of hormones, and production of vitamins.
Frequent episodes of pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen that lasts for a few hours on eating fatty foods may be an indication that you have gallstones. In addition to abdominal pain, other symptoms include nausea, vomiting, indigestion, burping, diarrhea, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and indigestion.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 790,000 Americans have a heart attack every year – that’s about one heart attack every 40 seconds! In the month of February when Valentine’s Day is celebrated all over the world, it’s also American Heart Month. Let’s look at 5 ways to love your heart.