Gallbladder and Gallstones: How to Protect Yourself from Painful Attacks

The gallbladder, a small, pear-shaped pouch beneath the liver, plays an essential role in maintaining a smooth and healthy digestion.

What Is GERD? Dealing with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Your digestive system can experience a myriad of ill effects: stomach ache; bloated stomach, constipation. But what is GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Aging Eyes and Declining Eyesight: Eye Test Needs, Corrective Lenses, Lasik Eye Surgery, and More

Advancing age tends to make almost every part of the body a bit weaker and slower. Unfortunately your eyes are no exception.

Gastroenteritis: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

Gasteroenteritis, also known as the stomach flu, is an intestinal infection that causes diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and fever. It is often the result of contact with an infected person, or by ingesting contaminated food or water.

Sore Throat Causes and Treatment

Sore throats often begin with a slight tickling sensation that progresses to a painful irritation, which ultimately makes swallowing and talking difficult.

How to Stop Diarrhea: What You Can Do to Treat and Prevent Outbreaks

Everyone experiences diarrhea symptoms at some time. They can be due to something you ate or drank, or can result as a common side effect from such conditions as the flu or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Glaucoma: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of a Serious Eye Disease

Glaucoma is an eye disease where excess pressure irreparably damages the eye, causing blindness. In the United States, an estimated 2 million people have glaucoma. An equal number of people may have the disease but don’t know it.
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