Stress Bad Effects And Ways To Manage It

It is okay to feel under stress once in a while but constant stress can have many bad side effects. Stress can affect your body, your thoughts, feelings and your behaviour. If left unmanaged can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. When we are under extreme stress, our body take effect and may develop a few common signs of discomfort in our daily lives such as headache, muscle tension, fatigue and sleep problems to name a few. Automatically affecting our mood hence we will feel more anxious, restless, irritable and lack of motivation. Be in control of your mind and your well-being. Take necessary steps to overcome the bad into

What Causes Blood In Stool?

Imagine seeing a blood in your stool after a bowel movement! That could indicate a serious problem. When this happened, it means that there is bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract. The amount and the intensity colour of the blood will be detected by a fecal occult test. There are various causes that is associated with blood in stool. Here's what you need to know: Symptoms Some of the most common symptoms associated with blood in stool are, abdominal pain, vomiting, weakness, difficulty breathing, diarrhea, palpitations, fainting, and weight loss. Image source: Constipation Experts Causes 1) Diverticular disease Diverticula are small pouches that project from the colon wall. Usually div

Do This Everyday To Prevent Gallstones

With Gallstones, there are no visible symptoms to detect at an early stage and when it becomes severe, there are only a few treatments for it. There are a "wait and see" approach, non surgical removal of the stones or surgical removal of the gallbladder. There are no guarantee in developing gallstones but there are always ways to prevent it. 1) Don't skip meals This is common mistake done by many people and little did we know that by skipping meals, we are actually allowing bile to build up in our gallbladder which can harden and form gallstones. Have small meals throughout the day. Allow yourself to have a few sandwiches and fruits! 2) Maintain a healthy diet A person with an excessive weig

How Are Gallstones Formed? Symptoms and When Is It Time To See The Doctor?

Gallstones and the Symptoms? Gallstones are solid particles that form from bile cholesterol and bilirubin in the gallbladder. Gallstones can form in any size, from small stones or a single larger stone. If the stones are very small, they may form a sludge or slurry. The symptoms depends on the size and the number of stones in the body. The most common symptoms associated with gallstones is pain in the upper right portion of your abdomen. This only happened when a gallstone lodges in a duct causing blockage. Patient may also feel sudden pain the center of the abdomen, back pain between the shoulder blades and pain the in the right shoulder. ​ When a patient is diagnosed with gallstones, there

5 Signs Your Body Needs Protein Right Now

Our body requires different nutrients to keep a healthy body going. Protein just like any other nutrients is equally important for our body. Protein helps strengthen our muscles, build up the immune system and making hemoglobin that carries oxygen around our body. But how do you know if your body is low in protein? Look out for these signs. 1. Hair Loss First obvious sign is hair loss. If you noticed your hair is thinning by the days, it could be because your body is not getting enough proteins. Hair is made up primarily of protein called keratin. Apart from low intake of protein, another cause of hair loss could be from iron deficiency. If you are worried, have it check immediately. 2. Long

The Common Disorders Of The Pancreas - What You Should Know

What is the Pancreas? The pancreas is a gland organ that is located in the abdomen. It is part of the digestive system and produces important enzymes and hormones that help break down foods which then gets releases directly into the bloodstream. Enzymes, or digestive juices, produced by the pancreas are secreted into the small intestine to further break down food after it has left the stomach. The process helps regulate the body's glucose or sugar level. Common disorders of the Pancreas There are a variety of disorders of the pancreas including acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, hereditary pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer. 1) Acute Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis begins with a sudd

5 Things To Know About Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery and it has been proven to have positive outcomes. There is less post surgical pain, less possibilities of wound-related complications and faster recovery. So how did it first developed and why is it successful? 1) The Da Vinci Surgery System was approved in 2000 by the FDA for general laparoscopic surgery and made commercially available in the United States, according to a Health Research Funding report. 2) Ever since the approval, More than 1.5 million Da Vinci procedures has been performed. It is used to performed minimally invasive surgeries in a number of specialities, including cardiac, gynaecology, urology, general surgery and col

How Water Does Wonders To Our Body

We are familiar with the term "Water is good for you." but besides the fact that water keep us hydrated and it has zero calories, why is it important? Here are some of the key benefits that you should know! 1) Hydrated Water keeps us hydrated. Our body needs water to function throughout the day. Says Lonny Horowitz, a board certified bariatrician practicing in the Atlanta area: "Every metabolic process in the body, whether it be a muscle contraction or a biochemical reaction in the liver, requires water to be present." It is not a good feeling when we feel dehydrated. So get drinking! 2) You Feel Full Just By Drinking Water Have you ever had that feeling where you feel full after drinking a

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