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The FODMAP Gang

What exactly is the FODMAP diet I hear you ask?

Well, I shall enlighten you by paraphrasing various websites and nutritionists as well as adding in my limited knowledge. 987 more words

Crohns

Should we take pain killers with out consulting doctor for sudden onset pain in tummy/abdomen?

Should we take pain killers for sudden onset pain in tummy/abdomen on our own? Almost every individual has at least one episode of pain in tummy. 306 more words

Health

Straight, No Chaser: Hernias Are Why Your Doctor Asks You to Turn Your Head and Cough!

Hernias are an uncomfortable topic (no pun intended, for many reasons). Hernias are yet another example of body parts not being in their proper place. They are caused by weak muscles or tissue allowing other tissue to push through in the face of pressure.   404 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Straight, No Chaser: Appendicitis – A Whole Lot over Quite a Little…


There’s not much that causes as much legitimate angst in parents as a child with appendicitis. In case you don’t know what the fuss is all about, the appendix is a 3 1/2 inch pouch on the edge of the large intestine near the right lower part of your abdomen. 454 more words

Health

Mammoth Tumours Removed From Woman's Abdomen

A woman has had one of the largest tumours ever seen removed from her abdomen,  Bihar, India.

Warning: disturbing images!

Nunwati Devi, 30, carried the 17kg tumour for nine months as it continued to grow, causing her so much pain that she at times contemplated suicide.  185 more words

Entertainment

Guts (but not the Aggro Crag kind)

To start off, if you grew up in the early 90’s you may enjoy the beautiful ‘Guts’ reference in the above title. If you do not fall into that category, the ‘Aggro Crag’ was the coveted trophy awarded to the 1st place winner of the Nickelodeon show ‘Guts’. 603 more words