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- Arsenic poisoning
Arsenic is a natural semi-metallic chemical that is usually found in groundwater across the world. Arsenic poisoning, also known as arsenicosis occurs when a person inhales, swallows, or absorbs a high level of arsenic. When left untreated, arsenic poisoning will cause severe health complications. The earlier you diagnose the condition, the better will be the outlook.Short-term arsenic poisoning may cause unpleasant symp Read More
Ascites is the pathological accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal space, especially the abdomen. In a healthy human body, the peritoneal space contains a minute quantity of fluid. Ascites occur due to several disorders, including cirrhosis, chronic alcohol use, IV drug use, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, type 2 diabetes, nephrotic syndrome, severe malnutrition, pancreatic ascites, and ovarian lesions.Treatment de Read More
- Buerger-gruetz syndrome
A person with Buerger-Greutz syndrome has a faulty lipoprotein lipase gene, which results in extremely high triglycerides. This in turn induces stomach pain and fat deposits beneath the skin, which can create issues with the pancreas and liver, and result in diabetes. Only when a child inherits the flawed gene from both parents does the condition manifest (it is autosomal recessive). Limiting daily fat intake to under 20 g can Read More
- Celiac disease
Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, non-tropical sprue, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a digestive and auto-immune disease that damages the small intestine.The condition is generally triggered by the protein known as gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, and barley triggers the immune response in patients and makes them intolerant to other gluten-containing products.The intestines have vill, a thi Read More
- Gastric banding
Gastric banding is a laparoscopic surgery which is recommended in weight loss. It is recommended hyper obese patients.
The surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach to create a small pouch to hold food.
The band limits the amount of food you can eat by making you feel full after eating small amounts of food.
, guidelines recommended gastric band placement only if a person’s body mass index35 or above. Some people with a BMI o Read More