Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which damage to the esophageal (sometimes larynx, which leads to dry cough) tissue occurs due to excessive backwashing of gastric contents into the oesophagus.
IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a disease of exclusion, arrived at only after working up for other causes of bowel abnormality.
Fatty liver is usually a manifestation of insulin resistance and poor style. You have to be checked up to see if there is liver inflammation or fibrosis. Improved lifestyle and exercises can help.
Gallstones may be symptomatic or incidentally discovered. In most cases, people have no symptoms. But they can result in serious problems, such as gallbladder infection/inflammation, inflammation of the pancreas, jaundice (yellowish skin and eyes), and obstruction to the bile duct. However the initial symptom in most of these people is pain after food and these people need surgery.
Antacids have no effect on flatulence and don’t need to be taken with antibiotics.
When it comes to healthy weight loss, aim for losing 0.5 or 1 kilo per week by increasing physical activity, making healthy diet plans or changes, and getting support from your doctor and family. To stick to a weight loss plan, choose moderate weight loss goals and adapt your diet and fitness in a way that is sustainable and not too much of restriction.
Hepatitis B is a chronic infection which can well be managed in today’s world. Well-managed patients usually live their full life with minimal restrictions.