The following Conditions are related to Malnutrition

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  • Ascites

    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

  • 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

  • Gastroparesis

    Infection that leads to unstable functioning of stomach muscles in emptying it and moving the food to the small intestines is called Gastroparesis.Gastroparesis has very peculiar and common traits of sending the message that the gut is not well and needs immediate attention. It creates problems with nutrition and blood sugar levels.Diagnosis:Doctors use the following methods to understand if  Read More

  • Lactose intolerance

    Lactose intolerance is a common digestive issue where the body is incompetent to digest lactose, which is a type of sugar usually evident in milk and dairy products.The symptoms of lactose intolerance develop within a few hours of consuming drink or food that contains lactose. The most common symptoms are farting, diarrhea, stomach rumbling, stomach cramps, and a bloated stomach.Treatment for lactose in  Read More

  • Lactose intolerance (lactase deficiency)

    Lactose intolerance (lactase deficiency) is the lack of digestive enzymes required for digesting the lactose sugar found in milk and dairy products. The problem occurs as a genetic predisposition, though the condition is harmless. This can cause severe bloating, indigestion, vomiting, diarrhea, etc., on the consumption of dairy products.The best method to treat this condition is avoidance of dairy products and shif  Read More