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A Simple Guide to Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colon Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
The colon is also known as the large intestine and a part of the digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube about 6 feet in length at the end of the digestive tract where the body makes and stores stool. It can cause various symptoms including bleeding, infection and perforation. Many disorders affect the colon's normal ability to function properly.
A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Water-borne diseases are illnesses in developing countries which are caused by drinking or coming in contact with water contaminated by human or animal feces, which have pathogenic microorganisms. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food which are infected in this way.
A Simple Guide to Celiac Disease and Malabsorption Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 27. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
What is Malabsorption syndrome? Malabsorption syndrome is a disease resulting from impaired intestinal absorption of nutrients. What are the causes of Malabsorption syndrome? Malabsorption syndrome is usually caused by the following: A. Intraluminal defects 1. Pancreatic enzymes or bile salt deficiencies 2. Gastric or intestinal resection as a result of cancer or obstruction
A Simple Guide to Liver Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Jaundice is the symptom of yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membrane and sclera due to accumulation of bile pigments in tissues associated with the increase in serum bilirubin level. Bilirubin is the breakdown product of hemoglobin during the end of life span of a red blood cells.
A Simple Guide to Bad Breath and Mouth Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Oral health
Bad Breath or Halitosis is the condition when a person suffers from chronic bad breath. What are the causes of Bad Breath? Halitosis is usually caused by the following: Infections: 1. bacterial infection of the gums, dental cavities. 2. anaerobic infections of the mouth, 3. Infection of the tonsils, nose and sinuses(postnasal drip) Gastric problems Gastritis Smoking Certain Foods
A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases
By Kenneth Kee
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea.
Ulcerative Colitis from the Bottom Up: A memoir of home treatment with fecal bacteriotherapy
By Vivek Apte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fecal bacteriotherapy is an accepted treatment for C. diff. infection but has yet to become widely offered for UC. Given the chronic and debilitating nature of the disease, and the long-term ineffectiveness of available prescription options, we had little to lose in trying this treatment in the only way we could make it readily available - at home. It has been worth the time and trouble to do so.
Hemorrhoid & IBS Free - Stop Colorectal Problems for Life
By Craig Perry
Price: Free! Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Hemorrhoids? This book will not insult your intelligence by claiming to stop hemorrhoids or IBS by telling you to exercise your bowel problems away or by cleaning yourself better, or by taking a sitz bath, eating more fiber, drinking more water, or even to use an ointment to cure your underlying colorectal problems. Ridiculous! This book answers "why" hemorrhoids and IBS? the truth is finally told
The IBS Compass: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Tips, Information, Fiber Charts, and Recipes
By Kathy Steinemann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Escape IBS prison, and rescue your mind from its constant worries over unpredictable toilet habits. Discover what people from around the world have done to improve their symptoms. Once you have the information, reset your compass. Don't wait. Today's your day!
Microscopic Colitis
By Wayne Persky
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
This book discusses the history of microscopic colitis and how it is diagnosed. It covers all of the commonly-prescribed treatment methods, and successful drug-free treatments that are generally unknown by most GI specialists. It also covers cutting edge research, and it includes the author's theory of how inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, and autoimmune disease, may actually develop.
Healthy Pancreas, Healthy You. Part 1: Structure, Function, and Disorders of the Pancreas
By Peter Melamed
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
The pancreas is a vital, mysterious organ in the human body. Millions people suffer from various digestive disorders and almost all of them have poor pancreatic function. Authors explain the connections between pancreas and dyspepsia, IBS, SOD, GERD, stones, pancreatitis, Candida, SIBO, acidosis, alcoholism. It can help focus on healing of digestive (pancreatic) diseases in their early stages.
IBS-IBD Fiber Charts: Soluble & Insoluble Fibre Data for Over 250 Items, Including Links to Internet Resources
By Kathy Steinemann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Confused about fiber? You're not alone! No more guessing. This book contains over 250 entries in several charts—useful for anyone with bowel problems like diarrhea/constipation, or for health-conscious individuals interested in increasing their daily fiber consumption.
21st Century Celiac Disease Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians, including Celiac Sprue, Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy, Nontropical Sprue, Gluten Intolerance
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,670. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
This comprehensive compilation provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's health experts about celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, nontropical sprue, and gluten intolerance.
Gastroparesis: Causes, Tests and Treatment Options
By Mary Ann Ellenburg
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012 by Andale LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the stomach empties its content much later than is normal. One of the very common symptoms of gastroparesis is the feeling of being full even after you have taken just a few bites of food. In fact, sometimes after eating a very small amount to food, you may start to have a feeling of nausea and vomiting. You may also experience excessive belching. Heartburn
Touched By The Hand Of God
By Joseph Radosti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
1 star(4.89 from 9 reviews)
In his autobiography, Radosti struggles to find purpose in his life. He witnesses and survives the 911 attacks on New York. Then a year later he ends up on life support. As he attempts to recover from his illness, his marriage fails. Despite every impossible situation that he faces, he doesn’t give up trusting in God. Radosti’s story is an inspiration for anyone who sees life as hopeless.