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Constipation remedies and treatment strategies

Constipation Remedies and Treatment Strategies

In medical terms, constipation refers to a condition where you experience less than three bowel movements in a week and where stools are hard, dry, and small. While it’s normal for some to only have a few bowel movements each week, constipation remedies and treatment are for those who experience a significant drop in bowel […]

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Bowel Polyps: detection and treatment strategies

Bowel Polyps: Detection and Treatment

Bowel polyps or ‘colon polyps’ refer to small growths of tissue on the wall of the colon or rectum. There are two primary types of growths known as adenomas and hyperplastic polyps. Adenomas may result in cancer if they aren’t detected and removed. Medical professionals recognise the risk these polyps present and recommend frequent checkups, […]

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Acid reflux

Acid Reflux: Causes and Treatment

Acid reflux refers to the medical condition where the ring of muscle at the entrance to the stomach weakens and allows acid to move from the stomach to the oesophagus. This muscle is identified as the lower esophageal sphincter. This condition is diagnosed in instances when the sphincter doesn’t close completely or if it opens […]

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Gastritis Management Strategies

Gastritis is what happens when there is inflammation, erosion, or irritation along the lining of the stomach. A condition affecting 20%-26% of the Australian population, it is more prevalent in individuals between the ages of 15-50. While gastritis is caused and triggered by a variety of causes, its effects still remain the same. Patients with […]

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Effective strategies to prevent bloating

Effective Strategies to Prevent Bloating

In medical terms, bloating refers to the condition where the stomach feels full and tight, often, due to the presence of gas. There are numerous causes for this condition. They include other gastroenterological conditions like constipation, gut sensitivity that comprises Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), certain gynaecological conditions, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and gastroparesis – a […]

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