Anismus is the failure of the normal relaxation of pelvic floor muscles during attempted defecation. It can occur in both children and adults, and in both men and women (although it is more common in women).
The Dangers of Proton Pump Inhibitors | Chris … – Proton pump inhibitors rank among the top 10 prescribed classes of drugs and are commonly used to treat acid reflux, indigestion, and peptic ulcers.
Although some surgeons propose use of the Stretta procedure for patients with severe, refractory, or complicated GERD, clinical studies of the Stretta procedure have excluded these patients.
There are many causes of LPR. Which is why there are many potential solutions as well. Many physicians treat generically – each patient receives the same treatment.
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When lifestyle and dietary measures fail, most people think they have to use medication or do a very invasive surgery. But there is something in the middle of these two choices – the Stretta procedure.
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Many people have a little heartburn now and then, but if it happens often and is paired with regurgitation, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Rectal prolapse is a “falling down” of the rectum so that it is visible externally. The appearance is of a reddened, proboscis-like object through the anal sphincters.
Torax Medical’s core technology applies the unique properties of specialized magnets to precisely restore the barrier function of sphincters. Our technology platform, Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation, uses the attraction forces to augment weak or defective sphincter muscles to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Accidental Bowel …
Candida Overgrowth And Low Stomach Acid Hydrochloric acid aids digestion, fights acid reflux, protects against leaky gut and candida, supports skin health, and helps with nutrient absorption. Hi Rose, well done for sticking to the candida diet for two weeks. Even though you were drinking a bottle of cider a night you would still have killed some of the yeast overgrowth.
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) or sometimes known as silent reflux is a condition where acid comes up from the stomach and burns/damages the throat. There are a host of symptoms, but the main issues revolve around problems with the throat. Usually with LPR you won’t have any heartburn that typically comes with reflux and GERD …
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If you’ve been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), your treatment plan may include lifestyle changes, over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, surgery, or a combination, depending on your situation.
3. A patient has been brought to the emergency department with abdominal pain and is subsequently diagnosed with appendicitis. The patient is scheduled for an appendectomy but questions the nurse about how his health will be affected by the absence of an appendix.