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Chamomile: properties, benefits and contraindications

Chamomile has been used throughout the centuries to relieve stomach ailments due to its relaxing action. Its origin is in Egypt and in Europe, it is one of the oldest known medicinal plants.

What is heartburn and why does it occur?

Heartburn is characterized by an increase in acid-peptic secretion or hydrochloric acid by the cells of the stomach. It can be produced by many circumstances, among the most common causes are bad nutritional habits.

Valerian: What is it, how and when should we take it?

Thanks to the properties of Valerian it is possible to enjoy a great amount of benefits. Most of them are related to the elimination of stress and anxiety, so common nowadays.

What is Helicobacter Pylori and whom does it affect?

In this article, we will talk about one of the biggest enemies of gastroenterologists: Helicobacter Pylori has in the human stomach its only known reservoir.

Surgical Treatment of AHT through Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) acts on extensive brain networks, modifying the neurons, glia, extracellular matrix and the neurotransmitters produced which probably have a neuroprotective effect.

What are boils and how are they treated?

A boil (or furuncle) is a painful, firm, deep and erythematous inflammatory nodule, which appears around the hair follicles and it gradually grows to form a fluctuant abscess.

What are Colonic Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis?

This disease can be found in about a third of people older than 60 years old, with prevalence of occidental countries. In places where the diet is rich in fibers it is infrequent (rural Africa).

What is the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?

Most Human Papillomavirus genital infections do not produce injuries and disappear alone. However, some virus types can cause genital warts or some types of cancer.

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