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Regular exercise can help food move through your digestive system, lower inflammation, and improve your overall health. But finding the right activity to aid digestion can be tricky, especially if you have a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Here are five types of gentle exercise that may aid digestion and generally help you feel better.
Commonly Misdiagnosed Gastrointestinal (GI) Conditions
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A convulsion is an episode in which you experience rigidity and uncontrolled muscle spasms along with altered consciousness. The spasms cause jerky motions that generally last a minute or two. Convulsions can occur during certain kinds of epileptic seizures, but you can have convulsions even though you don’t have epilepsy.
A study of Ohio children prompts researchers to encourage schools to screen students for cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Researchers analyzed online forums and websites and discovered new fathers sharing stories about the condition usually associated with new mothers
It doesn’t touch your skin or compress your breast like a mammogram. There’s no radiation. But thermography is no substitute for mammography, cautions the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On February 25, the agency issued a warning to women, patients recommended for breast cancer screening, healthcare providers, and cancer treatment advocacy organizations.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic illness involving your central nervous system (CNS). The immune system attacks myelin, which is the protective layer around nerve fibers.
Miscarriage is fairly common in the first trimester. It happens in about 10 percent of known pregnancies. In some cases, miscarriage can occur before you know you’re pregnant. If this happens, you might not notice anything different from your usual period. The further along you are in a pregnancy, the less likely it is that a miscarriage will feel like a period. Continue reading to learn more about early miscarriage, including specific symptoms to watch for, when you should see a doctor, and more.
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid gland to produce more hormones than it should. Overactive thyroid is called hyperthyroidism. Among the potential symptoms of Graves’ disease are irregular heartbeat, weight loss, and an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter). Sometimes, the immune system attacks tissues and muscles around the eyes. This is a condition called thyroid eye disease or Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO).
Thrombophilia is a condition in which there’s an imbalance in naturally occurring blood-clotting proteins, or clotting factors. This can put you at risk of developing blood clots. Clotting of the blood, or coagulation, is generally a good thing. It’s what stops the bleeding when you’ve injured a blood vessel. But if those clots don’t dissolve, or you tend to develop clots even when you haven’t been injured, it can be a serious, even life-threatening problem.