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What You Should Know About How Amino Acids Benefit Liver Health

Before we dive into the fascinating ways that amino acids benefit liver health, let’s provide some context on just how dire the consequences of not paying attention to the health of your liver can be. There are more than 4.9...

Why You Should Always Take These 10 Stomach Ulcer Symptoms Seriously

If you have chronic stomach pain, the cause may be stomach ulcers. The good news is, stomach ulcers are highly treatable. But it’s extremely important that you seek treatment without delay. When left untreated, stomach ulcers can cause serious, even...

Vibrio Vulnificus: The Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Affecting humans and primates, Vibrio vulnificus is a type of bacillus found in warm, shallow ocean water. First discovered in 1979, this organism is common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as parts of the East and West Coasts...

Chlamydia: Causes, Signs and Treatment of This Common Culprit

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through sexual contact, mainly vaginal and anal sex. Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, second only to HPV. Chlamydia is easily spread since many people who...

Pancreatitis Pain: Could You Have Pancreatitis?

The pain is sharp, behind the stomach, and it sends waves of agony from the upper abdomen out the back. It’s pancreatitis pain, but many people have no idea what it is when an attack comes on. We’re keeping you...

Alcohol and the Liver: What Really Happens When Your Liver Is Exposed to Alcohol?

It is a common joke among the party crowd and social drinkers to bemoan the plight of one’s liver and the suffering it endures as a consequence of imbibing alcohol. The morning after you have had a few drinks beyond...

What Is Hantavirus? Symptoms and Treatments

Hantavirus might not be a common disease—in fact, only 728 cases had been reported as of January 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Still, the condition is not one to be viewed lightly. An infectious disease transmitted by...

Esophagitis: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The esophagus is a muscular tube that transports food from your mouth to your stomach. Esophagitis is defined as inflammation, irritation, or swelling of that tube. It can be caused by viral or bacterial infections, medications, and acid reflux, the...

How to Heal Gastritis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

A general term, gastritis refers to a group of conditions that result in inflammation of the stomach lining. Most often caused by bacteria, gastritis can be sudden (acute gastritis) or slow developing (chronic gastritis). Because approximately half the people in...

Colon Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Cancer Risks

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is common in the United States. It affects both men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates over 140,000 men and women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. in 2018. The...

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