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eosinophilic oesophagitis

Managing Eosinophilic Oesophagitis

Eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) is characterised by the deposit of a type of white blood cell, eosinophils, in the lining of the oesophagus, the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. Still a developing area of research, eosinophilic oesophagitis is estimated to affect 1 in 100 adults and 1 in 1000 children. Believed to be […]

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Gastroparesis: What You Need to Know

Gastroparesis or paralysis of the stomach is a medical condition that slows down the passage of food and liquids from the stomach to the intestines. This happens when the stomach’s regularly occurring contractions don’t take place as they should. During digestion, when the partially digested food and liquids are in the stomach, contractions in the […]

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parasitic infection

The Main Symptoms of Parasitic Infection

Parasitic infections, as unpleasant as they sound, are much more common than you think. Often, they are to blame for the various health issues we suffer from. From digestive issues to post-traumatic stress disorder, a parasitic infection can affect your physical and mental health.  Not restricted to underdeveloped countries, parasitic infections also exists in many […]

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gastric cancer

Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastric Cancer

Gastric cancer, also known as stomach cancer, is a type of cancer characterised by the growth of cancer cells in the lining of your stomach; a J-shaped organ in the digestive system, located in the upper abdomen, where digestion commences before food passes to the intestines. When the food you consume reaches your stomach, the […]

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gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Treatment Options for Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or GORD, as it is known, is a digestive disorder that affects the lower oesophageal sphincter, which is the ring of muscle located between the oesophagus and stomach. Commonly known as heartburn, GORD is a condition characterised by a painful burning sensation in your chest that can be treated with lifestyle and […]

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