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Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of two chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Usually, the immune system helps you fight off infections, in inflammatory bowel disease, it attacks the digestive tract, and causes inflammation. And, what happens is, is that your body is unable to get rid of the bacteria and viruses that

Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

DR. RODGERS: Should you get tested for kidney disease? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Early kidney disease usually has no symptoms, so you should get tested for kidney disease if you have any of these risk factors:

Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Healthy Digestion – Not What, But How? | Courtney Jackson | TEDxMontrealWomen

Translator: Zsófia Herczeg Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten while driving your car. (Laughter) How about while binge-watching your favorite TV show? (Laughter) Or while working at your desk? (Laughter) Mm-hmm. So I’ve done all of this in just the past few days, and from a

Signs & Symptoms of Meningitis That Should Never Be Ignored

Signs & Symptoms of Meningitis That Should Never Be Ignored

When we become sick, it is easy to mistaken our symptoms with the flu. Take meningitis for example, it causes stiffness, headaches and a high fever. These symptoms are all very similar to flu-like symptoms. So while to the average person this may seem like a cold or fly, it