What is C. Diff or Clostridium Difficile Infection?

January 22, 2017

The average digestive tract of a person has as many as 1,000 different species of microorganism. Most of then are harmless; some are even helpful in normal cases. But when something upset the balance of organism inside the gut, harmless bacteria can grow out of control, and a make you sick. One of the worst types of the bacterium is called Clostridium difficile or C. difficile. This bacteria overgrows and…


What are Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

July 19, 2016

Hemorrhoids also referred to as piles. Hemorrhoids is a condition that causes the inflamed and swollen veins in the anus and lower rectum. Hemorrhoids can have several causes. A common cause is from straining during bowel movement or from increase pressure on the veins during pregnancy. You have internal hemorrhoids, which is inside the rectum and external hemorrhoids, which develop under the skin around the anus. Hemorrhoids are a common…


Understanding Crohn’s Disease

June 12, 2016

Crohn’s disease is named after Dr. Buriiol B. Crohn, who first identified a disease with Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer. Crohn diseases to a group of conditions of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s ideas is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohns’s disease is different from ulcerative colitis, which is another type of IBD. The symptoms of these two illnesses are similar in some aspects,…