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7 Foods to eat if you have Piles

The Piles is a condition that causes pain, irritation, and discomfort while passing stools. It is caused due to inflammation of the blood vessels around the anal region. A few of the main reasons that cause piles are chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, weight lifting, obesity and sometimes pregnancy.

Internal piles mostly cannot be seen and felt as it occurs in the anal canal. The internal piles protrude out of the anal canal as the disease progresses. One of the differentiating symptoms of internal piles is bloody stools. This happens if the constipation is chronic. External piles are when the swelling is present externally outside the anus. Here is an account of 7 types of foods to eat if you have piles.

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6 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Colon

The colon, which is more commonly known as the large intestine is an integral part of the digestive system. After the food that we eat is broken down, the nutrients from the food are absorbed by the small intestine. The colon then absorbs the remaining water, bile, and other digestive juices from the liquid stool. The bacteria in the colon break down the remaining food materials and can produce certain vitamins which are also absorbed by the body. A healthy colon may help to prevent certain diseases like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), diverticulosis, and colon cancer from happening. Here are some tips to maintain a healthy colon.

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Effective ways to beat your cravings

Overweight and moderately obese people who do not have any co-morbid conditions are full of hope to come over the ill-effects of obesity by changing their lifestyle and food habits. People who underwent bariatric surgery sometimes find it difficult to control their cravings. This craving can spoil the entire benefits accrued due to bariatric surgery. Here are few tips on how to effectively beat your cravings.

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Diagnosis of Ulcer

In the last post we emphasized the need to rule out any heart related ailments if you have crossed 35 years of age and if your pain is more on the upper left side of the body closer to where your heart is. And we also added that if you have a family history of heart attack, hypertension, cholesterol, and diabetes, and over and above if you also drink and smoke, then you get yourself checked for any heart related ailments first.

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Symptoms of Ulcer

Every ailment has a moderate start and peptic ulcers are no exception to the rule. 90% of the people present themselves to the doctor only after complaining of pain. The pain could either be mild / dull or intense or a rather slowly progressing pain on the upper abdomen area. Generally a feeling of a heart burn should ring alarm bells. More clearly, if there is a burning sensation or pain somewhere in between the chest and the belly button; it can be signs of ulcer. The burning sensation or pain either lasts for few minutes or can last for few hours. This sensation of course can recur.

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Ulcer – Understanding a Bit More

Ulcer not only affects the stomach lining, the upper part of the small intestine may also receive such ulcers. Ulcer may also occur in Esophagus (food pipe), rectum and other GI parts also. Ulcer to the stomach and the upper small intestine is medically referred as Peptic Ulcer.

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Understanding Ulcer

We all carry a mobile phone. Our phones often receive scratches on its screen as they undergo wear and tear. The advent of scratch guards termed “Tempered Glass Screen Protector”, was indeed a blessing to the mobile phones. There were no scratches whatsoever for the regular wear and tear. It is commonly understood that abusing this tough screen protector deliberately, would absolutely lead to damaging the phone. Now compare this.

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