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Overview on H. pylori infection

The H. pylori infection is usually harmless but responsible for most cases of ulcers in the small intestine and stomach. The H. pylori bacteria generally thrives in the digestive tract but tends to attack the lining of the stomach. The bacteria normally infect the stomach during childhood. Even though the infections with this bacterial strain […]

What is toxic synovitis?

Toxic synovitis is a brief condition that triggers hip pain among children. The condition mainly occurs among children between 3-8 years of age. It is prevalent among boys than girls. Luckily, the condition eventually settles on its own in 1-2 weeks without any long-term damage. The condition arises if there is inflammation in the hip […]

What is cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy is a progressive condition that affects the myocardium or heart muscle. In most cases, the heart muscle becomes weak and could not pump blood to the entire body normally. There are various types of cardiomyopathy triggered by different factors. Medical treatment and follow-up care are vital in preventing heart failure or other complications. Risk […]

What is atrial flutter?

Atrial flutter is a form of erratic heart rate or arrhythmia. This occurs once the upper heart chambers beat too rapidly. Once the chambers in the atria beat more rapidly than the ventricles, the heart rhythm is out of sync. Indications Generally, an individual with atrial flutter will not feel the fluttering of the heart. […]