We have heard that majority of Peptic ulcers are caused by bacteria called Helicobacterium pylori or H.pylori in short. We have also learnt that if not for these bacteria, prolonged use of NSAID drugs can also cause peptic ulcer. Is it possible that there are unknown reasons causing peptic ulcer? If yes how to treat and manage such peptic ulcers?
A hernia that is not reduced or repaired surgically is subject to subsequent complications. A hiatus hernia is not exempted from this rule. Therefore a persistent hiatus hernia also produces complications though rarely they might produce complications that are life-threatening.
GERD (Heartburn or acid reflux) and other problems in the stomach like ulcer cause pain in the chest and that is the root cause for this confusion. So the caption is not weird. If a heart attack or heartburn is happening for the first time most people cannot differentiate between the two. As a matter of fact, even if it were to happen repeatedly most people are left confused between the two.
As the name implies Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD in short, is a condition of liver that affects people who consume no alcohol or very little alcohol. So the main cause for NAFLD is not alcohol unlike the Fatty Liver that affects the alcoholic. Are there specific reasons attributed to NAFLD occurrence?
Many wonder if bariatric surgery affects fertility in men and women. At the outset, the morbid obese condition of the individual affects fertility by itself. Bariatric surgery is a war against this morbid obesity. But can this war for good damage the prospects of bearing a child?