Feeling of dryness in the mouth and in the eyes - signs of Sjogren's syndrome
Dry mouth and the so-called dry eye syndrome are signs of many diseases, but if these symptoms are observed in a complex and chronic, it is possible that a person…

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Insect bites: how to protect health and provide first aid
Summer time is not without insects. But the bites of some of them cause not only an allergic reaction: often an infection gets into the wound at the site of…

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Bitterness in mouth, heartburn and abdominal pain: how to suspect bile reflux

Problems in the biliary tract often have characteristic symptoms. Most often, the reflux of bile in the stomach and esophagus occurs during the development of gastroduodenal reflux: this condition occurs with diseases of the stomach, liver, biliary tract and duodenum, or with improper feeding and overeating. Do not be afraid of many incomprehensible medical terms, but you should understand what is behind them and why unpleasant symptoms begin to bother.
Why bile enters the stomach
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Intestinal dysbiosis: a disease that does not exist?

Practically each of us has heard such a thing as intestinal dysbiosis. We hear about dysbacteriosis in advertising of various medications, also, in case of problems with the stomach and intestines, the doctor often makes a similar diagnosis. However, the advanced medical community believes that this disease does not exist. Dysbacteriosis is not a separate intestinal disease, but a condition in which the ratio of various microorganisms inhabiting the intestine is disturbed. Thus, dysbacteriosis is a syndrome that leads to certain diseases, which leads to changes in the intestinal microflora.
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From gastritis to anemia: what will help identify endoscopy of the stomach

The most accurate and informative method for diagnosing diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is endoscopy. This procedure not only allows you to diagnose a number of diseases in the early stages, but in some cases even save lives! Some people are afraid of this procedure and are horrified when the doctor prescribes endoscopy of the stomach and intestines (or gastroduodenopia – endoscopy, which is essentially the same thing). Although this procedure can not be called pleasant, it lasts only a few minutes, but then the doctor has a complete understanding of your problem and will be able to prescribe the most effective treatment.
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Careful parasites: how not to get infected with animals
With the onset of summertime, the risk of catching an infection from our smaller brothers increases. In addition to domestic cats and dogs, which during the warm season, the owners…

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What is botulism?
Botulism is an acute toxic and infectious disease in which severe damage to the human nervous system occurs. The causative agent of botulism is in the intestine of animals, birds,…

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Allergy to breast milk in children: symptoms and risk factors
Milk is a useful product that contains calcium, various vitamins and minerals, rich in proteins and fats. However, milk is not always useful for children, and in some babies (about…

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