3 Diverticulitis Facts

3 Diverticulitis Facts

What are the Symptoms of Diverticulitis? The most common symptom associated with diverticulitis is tenderness and pain in the lower left abdomen. This pain could be sudden and severe or mild and progressing in intensity. Additional symptoms of diverticulitis include:...
Alcoholic hepatitis

Alcoholic hepatitis

Alcoholic hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by drinking alcohol. Alcoholic hepatitis is most likely to occur in people who drink heavily over many years. However, the relationship between drinking and alcoholic hepatitis is complex. Not all heavy drinkers...
Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis causes your body to absorb too much iron from the food you eat. Excess iron is stored in your organs, especially your liver, heart and pancreas. Too much iron can lead to life-threatening conditions, such as liver disease, heart problems and diabetes....
What Is Gastritis?

What Is Gastritis?

Gastritis is an inflammation, irritation, or erosion of the lining of the stomach. It can occur suddenly (acute) or gradually (chronic). What Causes Gastritis? Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of...
Hyperacidity

Hyperacidity

The advent of modern ways of living has been alarmingly associated with a rise in the prevalence of people with unhealthy eating habits and a sedentary lifestyle. A growing manifestation of these has been the rise in the number of cases of people suffering from...
How to prevent Acidity

How to prevent Acidity

Heartburn or having a burning sensation in the chest is a very common complaint and most people correctly attribute it to acidity. So what is acidity and what causes it?  Acidity or acid reflux may affect some people on a day-to-day basis and can be very...