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Can Constipation Cause A Urinary Tract Infection?

Can Constipation Cause A Urinary Tract Infection?

Greeting. Eric Bakker, naturopath. Thanks for coming back. I’ve always got questions and I’ve got a lot of questions here from subscribers. I picked constipation questions out for this week, so we got a whole heap of them to go through. So the first question I received from somebody is

Splenomegaly: Remember the 3 primary causes with CIP

Splenomegaly: Remember the 3 primary causes with CIP

An enlarged spleen is a physical exam finding that has a broad differential. Let’s investigate the three primary causes; congestion, infiltration, and proliferation: we can remember it as C-I-P. First let’s look at congestion. Increased blood pressure in the splenic vein can cause a cascade of congestion, hyperplasia and fibrosis

Carcinoid Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Carcinoid Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Carcinoid, refers to a specific type of tumor, a carcinoid tumor, which causes neuroendocrine cells to secrete hormones, which lead to all sorts of symptoms like diarrhea, shortness of breath and flushing. So when these symptoms develop as a result of a carcinoid tumor, it’s called carcinoid syndrome. Neuroendocrine cells

How Liver Problems Can Lead to Brain Disease

How Liver Problems Can Lead to Brain Disease

[INTRO ♪ Your brain works together with the rest of your body in lots of different ways. If things go wrong with some organs, like if your heart stops pumping, your brain’s obviously going to have a bad time. But sometimes the connection is a little less straightforward. Take the

CMV infection after transplant

CMV infection after transplant

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family. It’s one of the most common viruses to cause severe infection in individuals undergoing transplantation of bone marrow or solid organs like the liver or kidney. It can affect almost every organ in the body

Examination of the Liver  – Clinical Examination

Examination of the Liver – Clinical Examination

Examination of the liver. Clinical examination of the abdomen should always include percussion, palpation, and optionally, auscultation of the liver. Palpating a normal-sized liver is often difficult. It usually extends beyond the ribcage in the area of the right mid-clavicular line and traverses the epigastric region. Even in this region,

Can Candida Create Havoc In Your Digestive System If You Have Had It For A While?

Can Candida Create Havoc In Your Digestive System If You Have Had It For A While?

Greetings. Greetings. It’s Eric Bakker again from New Zealand, the naturopath. Right. We’ve got a question here from somebody over in Japan. I do get people from Japan and Taiwan and Asia, all those countries. “Can Candida create havoc in your digestive system if you’ve had it for a while?”