fatty liver disease

Fatty Liver: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fatty liver or hepatic steatosis occurs when fat builds up in your liver and causes liver inflammation. Normally, having small amounts of fat in your liver is normal, however, too much of it can cause a number of medical conditions. Your liver is the second largest organ in the body that helps to process nutrients…

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Vitamin K: Daily Dosage, Deficiency and Food High in Content

Do you know that vitamin K is an important vitamin that is important for blood clotting, and bone metabolism? Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble vitamins that play a key role in blood clotting, bone metabolism, and regulating blood calcium levels. Your body needs this vitamin to produce prothrombin, which is a protein…

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Complete Blood Count, CBC Test

You might have had a complete medical checkup just today and your doctor ordered a CBC test or a complete blood count test. However, you do not need to worry about any complications as in most cases CBC test shows your complete blood analysis and is a part of regular tests your doctor orders. But…

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Hepatitis B: Symptoms, Transmission and More

Hepatitis B is a liver infection that is due to the presence of Hepatitis B virus HBV. In some cases, it can persist for a longer period of time and becomes chronic, meaning it tends to last for more than 6 months. Thus, chronic hepatitis B can increase your chances of developing liver failure, liver…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS is a combination of pain or discomfort with your bowel. It can be either due to eating less or eating more than the normal quantities and can result in diarrhea or constipation. You might also have a different kind of stool. Irritable Bowel Syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease is not life-threatening…

type 2 diabetes

Everything you Need to Know about Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes is due to dysfunction of the pancreas in your body. People with Type 2 Diabetes risk different health problems like high blood sugar levels, heart diseases, kidney diseases, etc. Pancrease produces bile to aid digestion as well as 2 hormones insulin and glucagon. Both of the hormones regulate blood sugar level, or…

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Urinary Incontinence: Symptoms and Treatment

Urinary incontinence is the condition when there is the involuntary leakage of urine. It means a person will urinate when they do not want to. Meaning there is no control over the urinary sphincter as it is either lost or weakened. Urinary incontinence is a common problem that affects many elderly people. According to the…

type 1 diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes: Your Ultimate Guide

Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease that affects the normal functioning of your blood sugar and insulin levels. Insulin and Glugons are produced by Pancreases which are present in the abdomen. Other than producing these two hormones, it also takes part in the digestion of food by producing bile. Beta cells found in the…

restless leg syndrome

Restless leg Syndrome (RLS)

Restless Leg Syndrome RLS or Willis Ekbom Disease is s neurological disorder and is also termed as Willis-Ekbon Disease or WED. It causes unpleasant sensations in the legs and a powerful urge to move. For most people suffering from it, the urge is more intense when you are relaxing or trying to sleep. It usually…

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