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What is Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux is a condition that occurs when the stomach acid rises up into the oesophagus because of a faulty lower oesophageal sphincter, a muscular ring. The oesophagus is the tube that serves as passageway of food from the pharynx, located at the back of the throat, to the stomach. Acid reflux is fairly common […]

BREAST PAIN (MASTALGIA)

Tenderness, sharp burning pain or tightness in your breast tissue is called Mastalgia or Breast Pain which may be characterized as mild to severe or constant and occasional. Breast pain can affect you for just a few days or may extend for how many months depending upon its underlying cause. It can be due to […]

Impetigo

Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection. It is very common in pre-school children, usually in children between the ages of two and six. However, it can also occur in adults, especially those involved in contact sports such as American football, rugby and wrestling. Bacteria are part of the normal flora of the skin. […]

Understanding Insomia

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough for an individual to feel refreshed the next morning, even if one has had enough opportunity to sleep. Sleep is the natural state of unconsciousness that enables one’s body to rest. During this state, the body goes through various sleep stages in a cycle […]

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