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Swelling After Hernia Surgery

Hernia repair surgeries have been performed since quite a while. Over the period of time, the technique and materials used have undergone tremendous development. Every type of hernia requires a different kind of treatment, and the best suitable procedure is selected by the surgeons based on many factors. The main …

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How Much Protein Can a Body Absorb?

In the fitness world for quite some time there was the notion that the human body could only handle a certain amount of protein in each meal, and the rest would be excreted or oxidized. Athletes and trainees would use the advice and try to maximize their muscle anabolism or …

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Inguinal Hernia Anatomy

An inguinal hernia occurs when soft tissue protrudes through the abdominal muscles. The soft tissue can be part of the intestine or part of the membrane that’s around the abdominal cavity (omentum). The bulge can be quite painful, especially when you lift heavy objects, cough, or bend over. It gets …

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Early Signs of Liver Damage

The liver is the largest solid organ in your body. It is located in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen and partly protected by the ribs. You need your liver for many important bodily functions and cannot live without your liver. For this reason, you should know the early …

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Foods to Avoid with Gastritis

Gastritis develops when the stomach lining is inflamed and irritated. The condition can result from bacterial and bile accumulation in the stomach. It can also occur after taking alcohol, acidic beverages, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cigarettes for a long time. People with this condition are often careless with their diet. …

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Hiatal Hernia Exercise

You develop a hiatal hernia when a portion of your stomach forces out through your diaphragm. The diaphragm is between your chest and abdomen, and it is a large muscle that helps you breathe. The stomach is normally right below the diaphragm, but some part of it can push up through …

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Does Ginger Ale Help Nausea?

One feels a heavy and disturbing occurrence in the upper abdomen leading to the involuntary feeling to vomit your guts out, regardless of whether you have had your food or not. It can occur anytime, to anyone and is often seen as the symptom of many diseases such as stomach …

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Where Is Your Pancreas?

How much do you know about your body? You know where your heart is or where your stomach is, but do you know the exact location of your pancreas? It is obvious to feel confused and ask, “Where is my pancreas?” because it is deep under your tummy. Keep reading …

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Hernia Surgery Complications

You can get a hernia whenever a piece of fatty tissue, organ, or a part of the intestine passes through a weak point in the abdominal wall. Most hernias occur in the groin, but they can occur anywhere within the abdominal wall. Hernia repairs are especially common surgeries for the …

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Ginger Ale for Stomach

Ginger ale is a carbonated soft drink with a flavor of ginger. It is considered a good remedy to alleviate motion sickness and indigestion. Many people also use it to soothe sore throats and relieve coughs. The healing property of ginger ale mainly comes from the ginger root content, which is pungent …

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