Acid reflux is a common condition called heartburn in the lower chest. This happens when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus.
An orthopaedic test in which a patient is in a seated position and is placed into simultaneous extension and rotation of the lumbar spine.
What are gastrointestinal disorders (digestive system disorders)? Common gastrointestinal disorders (digestive system disorders) include heartburn and IBS. Symptoms can include bloating, diarrhea, gas, abdominal pain, and abdominal cramps. Treatment involves a combination of medications and lifestyle changes. What are functional gastrointestinal disorders? Functional gastrointestinal disorders mean that the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is not working properly […]
The Yergason’s Test is used to test for biceps tendon pathologies.
What is the esophagus (human anatomy)? Esophagus (human anatomy) any inflammation or irritation of the esophagus. This is the tube that sends food from the mouth to the stomach. The most common causes are acid reflux, the side effects of certain actions, and bacterial or viral infections. Reflux when stomach contents and acids return to […]
The Hyperabduction Test is a clinical sign in which the radial pulse weakens or disappears when the arm is captured and superficially rotated.
The pectoralis major is the most superficial muscle in the pectoral region. It is large and fan-shaped and is composed of a sternal head and a clavicular head.
What is diarrhea? Loose and watery diarrhea and more frequent bowel movements are common problems. Fortunately, It is usually short-lived, lasting no more than a few days. But when this problem lasts for weeks, it usually indicates another problem. If you have had this disease for weeks or more, you may have a condition such […]
What is lactose intolerance? People with lactose intolerance cannot fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. As a result, they experience diarrhea, gas, and bloating after eating or drinking dairy products. The condition, also called lactose malabsorption, is usually harmless, but its symptoms can be uncomfortable. Usually, very little of the enzyme produced in the […]
Short bowel syndrome (SBS) generally affects people who have had their small intestine removed. Your intestines are made up of two parts: the large intestine and also the small intestine.