Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Often you complain of heartburn, sudden chest pains, acidity or tachycardia: these are just some of the alarm bells that could indicate that you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux.

Gastroesophageal reflux is a physiological phenomenon that occurs to some extent in all individuals. It becomes a disease (GERD) when reflux gives rise to frequent symptoms or creates complications (esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus).

Gastroesophageal reflux when it becomes pathological is a very annoying and also quite common disorder: it often occurs between 30 and 50 years, with a similar incidence among men and women. Read more about Gastroesophageal reflux: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies

Diabetic foot

Diabetic foot: How to recognize and cure it

The diabetic foot (or neuropathic foot) is one of the most common complications of diabetes. It is an extremely debilitating disease, which causes anatomo-functional alterations of the foot and ankle.

It manifests itself with the onset of lesions and ulcers in the feet which, in the most serious cases, can also lead to amputation of the limb. The diabetic foot is determined by the malfunctioning of the nervous system (neuropathy) and of the cardiovascular one (arteriopathy). Both of these conditions are derived from diabetes. Read more about Diabetic foot: How to recognize and cure it