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Benefits of drinking water

The daily four-to-six cup rule is for generally healthy people. It's possible to take in too much water if you have certain health conditions, such as thyroid disease or kidney, liver, or heart problems; or if you're taking medications that make you retain water, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), opiate pain medications, and some antidepressants.

  2 months ago ago
Benefits of drinking water

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Medications Seniors Should Use With Caution

Why Age Makes a Difference It's no secret that when you get older, your body doesn't work the way it used to. And that's true for how you react to medicine. Your digestive system might not absorb medications as quickly. Liver problems might mean the drug builds up in the bloodstream or doesn't get into it as fast as it should.

  3 months ago ago
Medications Seniors Should Use With Caution

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Seven Exclusively Ways To Relieve From Stomach Ulcer Pains Using Natural And Home Remedies

This article will highlight and guide you to know how to manage and relief from stomach ulcer pains, using simple home remedies.Before we commence our discussions, firstly let know what is ''stomach ulcer''? Stomach ulcers, which are also known as gastric ulcers, are painful sores in the stomach lining. Stomach ulcers are a type of peptic ulcer disease. Peptic ulcers are any ulcers that affect both the stomach and small intestines. The most common cause of stomach ulcers is the bacterium ''Helicobacter pylori,

  2 years ago ago
Seven Exclusively Ways To Relieve From Stomach Ulcer Pains Using Natural And Home Remedies

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Harmful effects of Painkillers on your body!!

Painkillers as commonly referred to are known as NSAIDS ( Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs) They belong to a class of medicines which are used to reduce pain(analgesic), to reduce fever( antipyretic) and to treat inflammation and swelling ( anti-inflammatory) EXAMPLES OF PAINKILLERS ON THE MARKET: Aspirin, paracetamol, diclofenac, Ibuprofen, Aceclofenac, mefenamic acid, indomethacin, naproxen POPULAR BRANDS ON THE MARKET: RAPINOL, NAKLOFEN DUO, GEBEDOL, IBUCARP, DICLOFEN, ZULU, KINAPHARMA APC, EFPAC, EZIPEN, 

  1 year ago ago
Harmful effects of Painkillers on your body!!

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Factors That Contribute To The Formation Of Ulcers, According to Medical Professionals

Experts believe that H. pylori bacteria trigger ulcers in the following ways: Pathogens erode the stomach and small intestine's natural membrane. The acid in the belly then permeates the tissues lining the digestive system beneath. The tissues are immediately irritated by acid and microbes, resulting in ulcers or sores.

  1 year ago ago
Factors That Contribute To The Formation Of Ulcers, According to Medical Professionals

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How to Cure Stomach Ulcer

Stomach ulcers are developed around the stomach lining and in the upper part of your intestine. One in ten people every year suffer from stomach ulcer. People develop ulcers when the upper intestine and lining of stomach get irritated via detrimental stomach acids. Stomach ulcers occur due to these factors such as consuming excess alcohol, burns, physical injury, radiation therapy, excess use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori). The three major types

  2 years ago ago
How to Cure Stomach Ulcer

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Know where the problem is coming from when in such a condition

Causes of stomach ulcers Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin can increase the risk of peptic ulcer disease by four times compared to non-users.The risk of getting peptic ulcer is two times for aspirin users.

  1 year ago ago
Know where the problem is coming from when in such a condition

HEALTH

Easy way to get rid of PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE.

One major condition that youth, especially ladies of today contract is PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE. PEPTIC ulcer is a painful sores in the stomach and small intestine. it occurs when the thick layer of the mucus that protect your stomach from digestive juice is reduced,this allows the digestive acids to eat away the tissues that line the stomach causing ulcer. Let's see the two major causes of PEPTIC ULCER; It's mostly cause by Helicobacter pylori...this is a bacterial infection mostly in the stomach. Long-term use

  1 year ago ago
Easy way to get rid of PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE.

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Natural ways to treat Stomach Ulcers

Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach or lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine. Stomach ulcers are also known as peptic ulcers, gastric ulcers, or duodenum ulcers some stomach ulcers develop when stomach acid in the body irritates the lining of the stomach. Causes of ulcers include: an infection with Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori) bacteria, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen or aspirin (NSAIDs). Some people believe

  2 years ago ago
Natural ways to treat Stomach Ulcers

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These habits may damage your kidneys. Here is why.

The kidney is such a vital organ in the body and hence needs to be accorded with attention and care. The prevalence of kidney failure in Ghana is on the rise, and hence the need to be on guard and implement changes in our lifestyle that will minimize its occurrence. Kidney failure is the last stage of kidney disease. It is a gradual process, and one has to lose about 85%-90% of kidney functions to get to that stage. Below are the things you are doing that is gradually damaging your kidney.  Overuse of NSAIDs

  1 year ago ago
These habits may damage your kidneys. Here is why.

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Say no to NSAIDs and be safe from stomach ulcers

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including low dose aspirin are some of the the most commonly used medicines.They are associated with gastrointestinal mucosal injury.

  1 year ago ago
Say no to NSAIDs and be safe from stomach ulcers

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Caution: Drugs and supplements that may cause increased blood pressure.

Be aware that the usage of some drugs and supplements aimed at treating some kind of sicknesses may also have the tendency to increase your blood pressure. Care must therefore be exercised when taking medications such as the following. 1. Headache medications Some medications intended to treat headaches and migraines can also elevate blood pressure. It's therefore advisable to consult your doctor or visit the clinic before taking any drugs to treat your headache or migraine. 2. Cough medications Cough medications

  1 year ago ago
Caution: Drugs and supplements that may cause increased blood pressure.

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Peptic ulcer disease treatment

Peptic ulcer may be duodenal or gastric. Duodenal ulcers are more often in younger adults. Gastric ulcers usually occur after middle age. Gastric ulcers should be taken seriously because they may be malignant. Peptic ulcers may lead to life threatening complications of bleeding, perforation and gastric outlet obstruction. Let's see some of the causes of peptic ulcer disease. Helicobacter pylori ( H. Pylori) infection Excessive secretion of gastric acid Inadequate protection of the lining of the stomach and duodenum

  2 years ago ago
Peptic ulcer disease treatment