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An Overview of Mucosal Healing in IBD

An Overview of Mucosal Healing in IBD

Mucosal healing is when the ulceration and inflammation in the digestive tract caused by IBD heals. Learn more about how this process works. The inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic conditions, which means that they go through periods of...

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Carcinoid Tumor Treatment

Avoiding stress, getting enough sleep, eating well, chemotherapy, somatostatin analogs, partial surgery (debulking), liver treatment Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing tumors that can arise in several places throughout the body. Carcinoid...

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How Do We Know If Chemotherapy Is Working?

RECIST is a standard system to measure how cancer responds to different treatments, including chemotherapy response, immunotherapy, and radiation. If you're undergoing cancer treatment, your doctor may order a set of tests and scans to determine...

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9 Alternative Migraine Treatments

When a migraine hits, it can be hard to find relief. Here are home remedies, such as migraine massage, that are backed by research. Living with migraines can be difficult, especially if you don’t respond well to medication or are having trouble...

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What Is "Chemo Fever?"

"Chemo fever" is a fever that is caused by the body's reaction to chemotherapy. Another common term for this occurrence is neutropenic fever. "Chemo fever" is a term used to describe a fever caused by chemotherapy treatment,...

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How Does Nasal Irrigation Work?

Nasal irrigation, or a sinus flush, is used to clean mucus and debris from the sinuses. When irrigating, be sure to use sterile water or saline. Nasal irrigation, or a sinus flush, is the practice of rinsing out your nasal passageways. It is often...

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Does Tea Lower Blood Pressure?

Research on the benefits of tea for blood pressure is promising. Learn why certain antioxidants, found most commonly in green tea, may reduce hypertension. Hypertension (high blood pressure) means that blood flows through your arteries at...

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How Long Does It Take Lisinopril to Work?

Lisinopril is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It begins working within hours. Lisinopril is an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This...

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