Diet and health
It is widely known that diet can influence our health, both positively and negatively. Read my blog to get updated about the latest news in diet and health.
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes an imbalance of the colonic mucosa and a relapse function of the colon. In proctitis, which is around 50% of the ulcerative colitis cases, the affected area is just the rectum. In left-sided colitis (30% of cases), the inflammation extends to part of the colon.
What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the condition of losing bone mass and strength, which eventually leads to bone loss. Although it’s tragic, it’s common among the elderly. Osteoporosis leads to weakened bones in the body, making you vulnerable to bone fractures with small bumps or sudden falls. Women are more susceptible to osteoporosis because of
Chron’s disease (CD) is an inflammatory condition that can potentially affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. The causes of this disease are unknown, although genetic risk factors also exist. CD prevalence is approximately 0.5-1/1000 (lower in Asian people), and it is higher in women than in men. Common symptoms include diarrhea and urgency to
Are you wondering which are the reasons why you’re always exhausted? Competition has never been as challenging as in this fast-paced digital world. You’re always living on the edge. A thriving career is what you want. But, some obstructions push you back to the shore, leaving you worn out and unfulfilled. Whether it’s unwanted exhaustion
Multivitamins are among the most popular supplements in the world. Their use has increased immensely as the latest data shows the global market value for the supplements is $132.8 billion as of 2016. The same data shows in 2018, dietary supplement sales in the United States reached $42.6 billion. We take supplements with the notion
In recent times, more and more people have begun to pay attention to gluten-related problems. As a consequence of this greater awareness, various gluten-free snacks started to pop up in shops and supermarkets, but not all of them are healthy. Before I dig into the topic of this post, I would like to spend a
With the uncertain future of our planet at the forefront of our minds, as well as ethical concerns surrounding the use of animal products – people are increasingly turning to a vegan diet. Effects of a vegan diet on the body and the brain are certainly controversial – but not to worry my vegan friends,
While occasional heartburn is not harmful, it can become risky and severe if left untreated for a long time. This inflammation or irritation of the esophagus is called ‘Esophagitis.’ It can either be triggered due to acid reflux, as an outcome of bacterial or viral infections or sometimes as a reaction of certain medications. Reflux
Diverticular disease is a medical condition that occurs when small protrusions, known as diverticula, develop in the wall of the colon. The terminology of diverticular disease can be confusing, so let me explain the most relevant definitions first. Diverticula (singular: diverticulum) – protrusions of the colon, in scientific words: herniations of the colonic mucosal wall