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COVID and Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Are They Related?

COVID and Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Are They Related?

COVID-19 is commonly associated with respiratory symptoms such as coughing and difficulty breathing. However, gastrointestinal symptoms also begin to develop depending on how the body reacts to the virus. Can covid cause stomach pain? Is there such as thing as gastrointestinal covid symptoms? This article discusses common GI symptoms and when to know if it is associated with the disease. COVID-19 Gastrointestinal Symptoms At the beginning of the pandemic, the most common warning signs of COVID-19 directly affect the respiratory systems. These include flu, coughing, and breathing problems that lead to pneumonia. But as more and more studies emerge, researchers...

What Causes Lower Abdominal Pain in Males

What Causes Lower Abdominal Pain in Males

Abdominal pain is common in men due to different causes. The pain can go from mild cramps to severe and unbearable stomach aches that may need urgent medical attention. If you are a male and have been experiencing lower abdominal pain for quite some time now, this article is for you. What is lower abdominal pain? Lower abdominal pain also referred to as stomach ache, is a general pain you feel below the belly button. Sometimes, lower abdominal pain is a symptom of another ailment. Since the abdomen covers many vital organs such as the liver, stomach, pancreas, reproductive organs,...

13 Tips on How to Deal With Food Addiction

13 Tips on How to Deal With Food Addiction

Food addiction can be a difficult disease to deal with. However, there are ways to overcome the challenges it presents. One key step is recognizing the signs and symptoms of food addiction. Once this has been accomplished, a plan of action should be put in place to help overcome the addiction. In this article, you will learn more about food addiction and how to deal with it. What Is Food Addiction   Food addiction is a condition that is similar to drug addiction. Just as someone who is addicted to drugs will continue to use them even though they know...

How To Tell If A Broken Bone Is Healing

How To Tell If A Broken Bone Is Healing

It may seem like a very long time before you can resume your typical activities after breaking a bone. Fortunately, a broken bone usually heals within a few months. During this period, you may see certain indications that your bone is healing. Stages of Bone Healing Your fractured bone should go through several stages of healing, each with its unique set of traits. Your range of motion and strength will alter, as well as the intensity and nature of the pain and other symptoms. By being aware of these stages and how you should feel during them, you can identify...

What Causes Lower Abdominal Pain in Females

What Causes Lower Abdominal Pain in Females

Abdominal Pain in Females. No woman enjoys feeling pain in her lower abdomen. Unfortunately, this area is particularly prone to discomfort, thanks to everything from period cramps to more serious health conditions. Keep reading to learn about some of the most common causes of lower abdominal pain in women. What causes lower abdominal pain in females? One of the most common causes of lower abdominal pain is menstrual cramps, which are caused by the uterus contracting during menstruation. For many women, these cramps are mild and can be treated with over-the-counter pain relievers. However, some women experience more severe cramps...

10 Signs When to Worry About a Rash

10 Signs When to Worry About a Rash

A rash can be a sign of a serious health problem, and it’s important to get it checked out by a doctor as soon as you notice it. However, there are some times when rashes don’t need to be taken seriously right away. What Is Skin Rash A skin rash is a general term that describes an area of irritated or inflamed skin. Some common symptoms of a skin rash include redness, swelling, itching, and pain. What causes skin rashes? Skin rashes can be caused by many different factors, such as allergies, infections, and autoimmune diseases. How to treat skin...