How to Differentiate between Heart Attack and Heartburn

How to Differentiate between Heart Attack and Heartburn

GERD (Heartburn or acid reflux) and other problems in the stomach like ulcer cause pain in the chest and that is the root cause for this confusion. So the caption is not weird. If a heart attack or heartburn is happening for the first time most people cannot differentiate between the two. As a matter of fact, even if it were to happen repeatedly most people are left confused between the two. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

4 Reasons behind Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

As the name implies Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD in short, is a condition of liver that affects people who consume no alcohol or very little alcohol. So the main cause for NAFLD is not alcohol unlike the Fatty Liver that affects the alcoholic. Are there specific reasons attributed to NAFLD occurrence? Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Does Bariatric Surgery Affect Fertility?

Many wonder if bariatric surgery affects fertility in men and women. At the outset, the morbid obese condition of the individual affects fertility by itself. Bariatric surgery is a war against this morbid obesity. But can this war for good damage the prospects of bearing a child? Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

The Two Different Types of Hernia Repair Surgery

Hernia repair surgery is the rectification of the defect in the hernia muscle. The weak or torn hernia muscle which has pushed the internal abdominal part outside is repaired in any hernia repair surgery. There are two approaches to repairing the hernia. One is called Herniorrhaphy and the other one is called the Hernioplasty. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

6 Major Complications of Acute Pancreatitis

Any inflammation to the pancreas is termed as Pancreatitis. This organ is responsible for producing a digestive juice called pancreatic juice and a hormone called Insulin. So an inflammation to the pancreas negatively impacts digestion and regulation of glucose in the blood. Here are 6 major complications that can arise out of pancreatitis. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

10 Reasons not to Ignore Heartburn or GERD Symptoms

Acid reflux or heart burn is experienced almost by everyone. It happens on rare occasion in normal individual. However if the occurrence is a regular affair, twice every week, it is high time you consult your gastroenterologist. Heart burn or GERD symptoms cannot be ignored for the following reasons. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Does Piles cause weight loss?

Piles or hemorrhoids generally appear in a constipated individual. The general assumption is a person who is overweight or obese is more prone to constipation. This is because there is less physical activity leading to less bowel movement. The restricted movement of the bowel can also cause constipation and can ultimately lead to piles. Does the presence of piles or hemorrhoids cause weight loss?   Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

Can Acid Reflux lead to Esophageal Cancer?

When the digestive juices in the stomach wash backwards up, an irritation happens near the chest and it is called heartburn. Most of us get heartburn at some point or the other. The only consolation is most of us do not get them regularly. But for some heartburn can become a regular affair and can lead to GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) more commonly termed as Acid Reflux. Can you get esophageal cancer from acid reflux? The probability is very minimal but it still exists. Let us analyze. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

What are liver stones? Differences between liver stones and gallstones

Though gallstones and liver stones are used interchangeably, the liver stones we are referring here are strictly the stones that are found in the liver and not in the gallbladder. A simple Google search would leave us confused because they are used interchangeably and most liver stones are referred as only gallstones. So what are the differences between liver stones and gallstones? Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

More about Grades of Internal Piles, Its Management and Surgical Options

When the pressure on the veins in the rectal region increases, they swell. These swellings resemble a bag of worm and are referred as Piles or Haemorrhoids. The term Haemorrhoids is more used in the American continent. There are two types of piles, namely, internal piles and external piles. Internal piles are more common than external piles. This write up is about the four grades of internal piles, its management and the surgical options given by piles surgeons. Dr Maran MDr Maran is an experienced Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He specializes in Advanced laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal (GI) tracts. Dr. Maran is also a leading Bariatric Surgeon in Chennai and has a penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity. http://www.twitter.com/drmaran

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Dr Maran is a qualified Surgeon in the field of Gastro-enterology. He is a leading Bariatric Surgeon who also specializes in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery procedures of the gastro-intestinal tracts. He has penchant for addressing problems concerning Obesity