Hiccups

Symptoms Hiccups Overview Hiccups or the sudden spasms in the respiratory tract are the cause of involuntary contractions of the diaphragm. It is a symptom mostly accompanied by a tightening sensation in your throat/chest. The vocal cords that time produce hiccup or hiccough sounds, which are rhythmic. What are the main causes of hiccups? There […]

Flatulence

Symptoms Flatulence Overview Flatulence is the buildup of gas in the digestive system. The gas formed is passed out through the back passage, which is commonly called as ‘farting’ or ‘farts’. Excessive flatulence is a huge discomfort and embarrassing situation that makes you feel uncomfortable. Passing wind is common in people but if it is […]

Dyspepsia

Symptoms Dyspepsia Overview Dyspepsia[Indigestion] is a digestive issue causing severe discomfort in the upper abdomen. It causes a feeling of vomiting, nausea, burping, bloating, etc. Indigestion is a major discomfort occurring due to overeating, medicine reaction, having pills in an empty stomach, etc. What are the symptoms of dyspepsia? The symptoms of indigestion are burning […]

Vomiting

Symptoms Vomiting Overview Vomiting[Emesis] is one of the most common ailments associated with gastrology. Vomiting is the forceful emptying of stomach contents through mouth or nose. A pressure is impelled by stomach causing food intakes to come out. The possible reasons can be pregnancy, food poisoning, overeating, over intake of alcohol, head injuries, gastritis, etc. […]

Nausea

Symptoms Nausea Overview Nausea is a non-specific symptom which is, a precursor to vomiting. Nausea can be explained as, stomach discomfort causing an urge to vomit. It always precedes vomiting. Nausea is not a disease, but it is a condition that causes discomfort in the belly. The causes of nausea can be traveling sickness, early […]

Anorexia

Symptoms Anorexia Overview Anorexia Nervosa or commonly called Anorexia is an eating disorder with a complete aversion to having food. Anorexia Nervosa can be clearly seen as a psychological disorder tending a person to lose weight. The people with anorexia show signs like food restriction, over-dieting, fear of gaining weight, low-weight/ under-weight, etc. This is […]

Diarrhea

Symptoms Diarrhea Overview Diarrhea[Gastroenteritis] is the gastrointestinal disorder causing the bowel movements of watery stools more than usual in a day. Watery bowel movements lasting for a short period is called acute diarrhea. If it lasts for long, then it is called chronic diarrhea. In some cases, the person may suffer from stomach cramps, high […]