Chronic Constipation: Does It Need Treatment?

Chronic Constipation

Having fewer than three bowel movements a week is termed as constipation. Chronic constipation is difficulty in passing stools, persisting for weeks together. While constipation does trouble all of us from time to time, chronic constipation can severely affect one’s quality of life and even cause injury through excessive straining. Treatment for constipation would depend […]

इरिटेबल बावेल सिंड्रोम (आईबीएस) और आहार के टिप्स

क्या आईबीएस का संबंध मेरे आहार से है ? इरिटेबल बावेल सिंड्रोम (आईबीएस) एक असुविधाजनक विकार है जो पेट में कई तरह के असामान्य लक्षण और मल त्याग में परेशानियां पैदा कर देता है। इसमें कुछ लोगों को डायरिया होता है तो कुछ को कब्ज़ की शिकायत रहती है। इस रोग से पीड़ित व्यक्ति सूजन, ऐंठन और पेट-दर्द […]

Living with GERD or Acid Reflux

GERD or Acid Reflux

All of us feel the caustic sting of heartburn once in a while, don’t we? It’s kind of par for the course in today’s high-speed, high-stress lifestyle, we resign ourselves to believe. However, when heartburn is a frequent bother, often causing unbearable discomfort, especially after a meal, it’s time for a visit to the doctor. […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

48-year-old Mrs. Kumar was nervous about going to the bank alone, but now with Mr. Kumar’s passing away, she had nobody to accompany her. As she was about to step out of home, she suddenly felt an ache in her stomach and knew she had to use the toilet once although she had visited the […]

Cholecystectomy: Gall Bladder removal methods and risks involved

Cholecystectomy

Mr. Kumar had been suffering from a pain in his abdomen that was intensifying with each passing day. Initially thinking it was indigestion, he tried some home remedies. However, the pain did not go away and he started feeling nauseous. When one night the pain became intolerable and was accompanied by spells of vomiting, he […]