Stomach pain strikes all of us at some point, with varying degrees of discomfort from mild to extreme. While stomach pain can be caused by relatively benign issues, there are also causes that should be addressed medically.
Acid reflux disease comes about when the valve at the top of your stomach cannot fully close. Often this happens due to excessive fat accumulating around the internal organs. This permits stomach acid to climb the esophagus, leading to heartburn. Another cause of acid reflux disease is inadequate stomach acid, even though it’s often diagnosed […]
Plan for a safe and happy vacation this summer with these eight doctor-recommended tips: 1. Vaccinations As a doctor in Hong Kong for the last 25 years, I have regularly seen adults and their children back from travel, having caught preventable diseases that they assumed no longer existed. The following vaccinations are available and if […]