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What is acid reflux disease? Causes and symptoms of GERD

Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)

Countless people in the world are suffering from acid reflux disease but still people are not known about the exact symptoms, causes and treatment of this disease. Acid reflux action is a never ending disease. Once it is started it never ends for rest of the life but do not worry one can reduce the harmful effects of this disease if you about it so let’s start the journey of knowing about acid reflux disease from here.

Acid reflux disease

Acid reflux disease is also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is a condition in which the liquid substance of stomach flows back in to the esophagus. This liquid can damage the lining of esophagus but the signs of inflammation occur in a small number of patients. The liquid which flows back consists of acid and pepsin that are produced in the stomach. Pepsin is an enzyme that helps in the digestion of proteins in the stomach. The reflux liquid may also contain bile in it. Acid is the most injurious substance of reflux liquid as compare to bile and pepsin. If there is an injury in the lining of oesophagus it is also a dangerous situation. After the oesophagus is healed the injury returns in the patients with in few months.

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Get Rid Of Eczema

eczemaEczema is a kind of itchy inflammation on the skin. It is also known as dermatitis. This is a common skin problem for all ages. People get worried because it makes your appearance little different. But there are ways to lower the problem, which can give you some relief.

  • Alkali is an affective option for eczema cure; try to modify your diet with foods having alkali content.

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Alcohol Consumption (even lower levels) Can Shrink and Hurt Your Brain, A New Study Suggests

MONDAY, Oct. 13– A new study says that higher alcohol intake can hurt or shrink your brain.

Rajesh Miranda, who is an associate professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, says: “Though we known about that, it’s huge study which quantifies that.”

Miranda added, “It is not surprising that higher alcohol intake lead to the brain shrinkage, as such sort of things have also been observed in many other smaller studies and animal models. However, the astonishing thing is that the current study shows that even lower levels of alcohol intake are not protective.”

Their findings will be published in the Archives of Neurology in the October issue.

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Early Introduction of Fish in Infants’ Diet Cuts Eczema Risk, A Swedish Study Concludes.

According to Swedish scientists, adding fish to a child’s diet before nine months of age may decrease the risk of developing eczema.

Eczema is a painful skin condition that has considerably risen in European countries during the past few years. The scientists believe that diet also play a key role in this connection.

In their study, scientists from Sweden tracked the health of children in 5,000 families and found that early use of fish decreased the risk of developing the condition by a quarter.

The study has been published in Archives of Disease in Childhood.

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Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes causes birth defects, a new study suggests

According to a study conducted by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women who have diabetes before becoming pregnant are three to four times more likely  to giving birth a baby with at least one birth defect.

This is the first study of its kind that classify a wide range of birth defects that are linked with pre-pregnancy diagnosis of 1 or type2 diabetes, i.e., brain and spine defects, heart defects, oral clefts, limb deficiencies, kidney and gastrointestinal tract defects.

The research has been published in American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Lead Author of the study Dr. Adolfo Correa, who is an epidemiologist at the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, says in this connection “This growing link between diabetes and a lot of birth defects shows how important it is for the women to receive the best possible preconception care and particularly for those who are found with diabetes.”

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