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Gastrointestinal Disorders; Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Gastrointestinal disorders such as chronic or acute diarrhea, malabsorption, abdominal pain, and inflammatory bowel diseases can indicate immune deficiency. The gastrointestinal tract Read More …>>

Hypertension; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Hypertension

Hypertension is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. High blood pressure usually does not cause symptoms. Long-term high blood pressure, however, is a major risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease, and dementia. High blood pressure is Read More …>>

Varicose Veins; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and twisted. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg, although varicose veins can occur elsewhere. Veins have pairs of leaflet valves to prevent blood from flowing backward (retrograde flow or venous reflux). Varicose veins are tortuous, widened veins Read More …>>