25Oct, 2016

Benefit of surgery in Acid Reflux disease

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Acid reflux / Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined as a condition which develops when the reflux of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. Symptoms are considered troublesome if they adversely affected an individual’s well being. Indications for Surgery 1) Patients who have failed medical management (inadequate symptom control, severe regurgitation not controlled with acid suppression, or medication side effects) OR 2) Patients who opt for surgery despite successful medical management (due to quality of life considerations, lifelong need for medication intake, expense of medications, etc.) OR 3) When […]
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21Oct, 2016

Is a fat child always healthy?

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    Obesity in adolescents is getting worse day by day. Childhood obesity often accompanies many of the obesity-related conditions adults affected by obesity often experience, such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnoea and more. The liking for the fast foods and lack of physical activity are the main culprits. We should clearly understand that every fat child is not a healthy child. Many parents are ignorant about this fact and think that their child is little chubby (not obese) and the baby fat will go once the child […]
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16Oct, 2016

The Facts on Gall Bladder Stones(Cholelithiasis)

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Gall bladder is a sac like organ situated at the under surface of liver. Bile is formed in liver and is collected in gall bladder. So, gall bladder acts like a store house of bile. When our food reaches small intestine, gall bladder releases bile and then the bile reaches intestine through cystic duct (duct of gall bladder) and Common Bile duct and helps in digestion of our food.   Causes of Gall stones: Stones in Gall bladder is one of the common clinical entity. Stones form in the gall […]
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