A Brief Introduction to Stomach Diseases – Causes,Types,Symptoms and Treatment

Problems related to the digestive tract are some of the most common health threats all around the world. There are a large number of stomach problems which could have varying causes and are dealt with in different ways. However, what people refer to as “stomach diseases” could actually involve anything with abdominal pain and indigestion such as conditions like chronic pancreatitis. The term is used broadly and may cover several medical conditions, which is why you should first understand what stomach is.

Understanding the Stomach

Stomach is a sac like organ found in the upper abdominal cavity and is the central part of the digestive system. The stomach is connected to the esophagus or the food canal which is a tube like structure that takes the swallowed food inside the stomach. The stomach stores the food for a while and digests it before it is fit to pass it on to the small intestine. The opening into which stomach passes on the food is called duodenum. The gastric juices inside the stomach also contain 0.1% Hydrochloric acid for dissolving the food in a better way. The stomach is primarily concerned with the digestion of protein and its absorption.

Types of Stomach Diseases

You must understand the difference between abdominal pain and a problem that really pertains to your stomach. The following are the types of stomach problems.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Also commonly known as Acid Reflux Disease or Heartburn, occurs when stomach acid jumps into the esophagus.


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Doctor Studied Helps to Avoid Health Fraud Scams

Health fraud scams aren’t new. They can be found anywhere, from the internet to infomercials. Some scams just make over the top promises even though the sellers know that the product cannot provide the marketed results. There are other scams that promise to assist in preventing, treating or curing diseases. But the products are not officially proven to do any such thing.  Marketing schemes can dupe customers, and it happens much more frequently than one would imagine. Continue reading “Doctor Studied Helps to Avoid Health Fraud Scams”

Reasons to meditate and how to get started


Meditation is basically the art of silencing the mind, increasing concentration and experiencing inner peace. Although meditation experience is difficult to express, the truth is that every time one meditates, it is not the same as the previous meditation. Meditation can sometimes come effortlessly and other times it is quite hard to control the mind. Practicing meditation benefit the individual in great number of ways such as:

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Top 5 Effective and Simple Tips to Lose Weight at Home


When we talk about health problems, we often talk about overweight issues and how obesity can lead to various other health problems that can impact your lifestyle in many different ways. While there are products available in the market that you can purchase and try it does not really work every time. Losing weight is tough, but not impossible and there are examples that you can pick from across the globe. If you don’t believe in spending your money on useless weight loss products you can try some simple tips and tricks to lose weight at home.

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Things that You Should Know About the Double Eyelid Surgery


The double eyelid surgery is also known as blepharoplasty. It is usually done by plastic surgeons. The plastic surgery can be done by making a folded upper lid in the patient’s eyes. This type of plastic surgery is most known in several countries in Asia. Korea, Taiwan and Singapore are the countries which have higher number of citizens who have undergone in the double eyelid surgery. A lot of Singaporeans have the desire to look better and energetic when they take pictures with their families and friends. Some of these Singaporeans do the surgery because of the influence of movie stars or magazine idols that all look amazing with their beautiful double eyelids.

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