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Fri, 07 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Intestinal obstruction or blockage of the intestines in the digestive tract is an impairment of the intestines or simply an arrest of the passage of contents through the intestine. This results to digestive problems such as "crampy" abdominal pain, vomiting, green vomit and fecal vomiting (feces-like vomit) as well as constipation, inability to release feces, blood-stained mucus or passing jelly-like mucus and shock.
Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Early emotional trauma has a strong impact on what health we have as an adult. Many people and even doctors have a hard time making this connection. But what type of person you are and what condition your body is in, depends on what type of life you have lead in the past. Learn more about how this is possible in this article.
Tue, 22 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400One form of the colon cancer is Adenocarcinoma. This usually stems from the epithelium lining the large intestine. The function of the colon aka the large bowel is to absorb water from the stool and patients of adenocarcinoma colon cancer usually report excessively hard stool. Although adenocarcinoma colon cancer is not uncommon, it is rarely found in young adults.
Wed, 24 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400Colon cancer causes more than 50,000 American deaths each year, and causes more than 100,000 Americans to have cancer. Find out how little changes in your lifestyle can help you prevent from ever having colon cancer.
Wed, 07 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the United States, around 1000 patients die each day from complications of cancer. Approximately 2.4 million Americans are expected to be diagnosed with the dreaded disease in 2007.
Sun, 04 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0500The first step to preventing colon cancer is understanding what the risk factors are. Knowing that you are at risk will help motivate you to take the necessary steps to prevent it. Even if you are at high risk for colon cancer, there are steps that you can take to decrease your risk.
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500The cause of colon cancer in most cases is unknown. However, people who adapt a low fruit, low vegetable diet accompanied by a high red meat diet seemingly increase their risk of developing colon cancer.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Colon cancer is known by many other names including bowel cancer and colorectal cancer, but whatever name it is called, the result is the same. A person who has this disease will suffer constipation, diarrheic, abdominal pain and anemia among other symptoms.
Fri, 15 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500Most diseases come from a toxic colon. In this article, discover how you can avoid being a victim of colon polyps that can lead to cancer. Learn two health ideas that you can use right away.
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Since the disease presents itself in the large intestines, which is part of the digestive system, the prevention is closely related to diet. One thing you should keep in mind is "Keep it Natural".
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500The large intestine, which includes the colon and the rectum, is large not in length (the small intestine is about 3 times longer) but in its width (about 5cm). This tube, some 150-200cm in length, connects the small intestine at one end with the anus at the other.
Tue, 07 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Approximately 10 per cent of Colon cancers have a strong genetic factor. The commonest is hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer (HNPCC or Lynch syndrome). This condition is caused by mutation in any one of at least five different genes.
Wed, 30 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400People hear the "C" word and immediately know it's serious. But the double C, colon cancer, is even more frightening. According to the American Cancer Society, 50% of colon cancer related deaths could be prevented if all people over the age of 50 were tested for the disease. Plus, colon cancer starts as a non-cancerous growth. If this is caught and removed, you will prevent cancer from ever forming! This is why having a colon cancer test is so important.
Fri, 28 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400The instance of colon cancer is on the rise. Colon cancer, like heart disease, is considered a twentieth century disease, as it was basically unheard of before the early 1900s. Most professionals consider colon cancer to be directly related to diet.
Sun, 23 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400When a doctor wants to evaluate the progress of colon cancer of one of his patients he or she uses a method called Staging. This method is about finding out to what extent the tumor (colon cancer) has spread to the other regions of the patients body. Once the doctors figured out in what stage the colon cancer is, they will develop the best course of action or treatment.
Sun, 09 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Colon cancer is one of the major diseases that claim thousands of lives every year in the USA. The reason has been attributed to American people's fetish for low fiber-high cholesterol diet. Add to it the lack of physical movement and tensions of modern day living and you will see the reason why USA is one of the five countries where the occurrences of colon cancer are so common.
Fri, 07 Jul 2006 00:00:00 -0400Did you know that colon cancer is one of the fiercest killer diseases in the USA that claim thousands of lives every year? Unknown to many, it can be prevented by incorporating few lifestyle changes and a regular screening. In fact, it has been estimated that one-third of deaths from colon cancer can be prevented if people over the age of fifty go for a regular screening test along with regular colon cleansing.
Mon, 29 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400In 1911 Dr. Alexis Carrel received the Nobel Prize for growing live tissue cells. He discovered that removing their digestive wastes every day, these cells could live indefinitely. When he did not remove their wastes for three days they become weak and unhealthy.
Thu, 13 Apr 2006 00:00:00 -0400The colon or the large intestine extends from the cecum to the rectum. Colon's main function is to extract water from feces. Colon, also called large bowel, measures 1.5 meters in length. There are various diseases of the colons like colitis, colon cancer, constipation, polyposis, pseudomembranous colitis, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, diarrhea, and chronic functional abdominal pain.
Sat, 25 Feb 2006 00:00:00 -0500It was estimated that of all the people who died of cancer - colon, lung, prostate, and breast - in 1999 sixteen percent were attributed to colon cancer. But, how many of these other cancers originated in your colon? We do know that colon cancer is the second leading cause of deaths in the United States.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 00:00:00 -0500Chronic constipation can be hard to stop or elimination, since the colon have become weak. In most cases it will have to be retrained on how to have a bowel movement. For those of you that have mild constipation, here is a morning smoothie that will help activate your colon. This smoothie is packed with nutrients that your body will use to regenerate your colon and body.
Mon, 19 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500Recent research by a New Zealand University team into colon cancer has uncovered a very interesting phenomenon that sheds light on why colon cancer is almost non-existent in the Maori race. Naturally this fact created a spin-off from the original study because if the reason why the indigenous Maori people avoided this disease could be found they would gain precious information to help the constant fight to prevent colon cancer.
Mon, 05 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500Colon cancer is a major illness and one that can cause life altering effects. In fact, this form of cancer is one of the most common in the nation. Most colon cancer patients suffer from polyps, which are abnormal cells that form clusters. When normal cells begin to transform, a potential problem arises. As time progresses, these growths get bigger and can lead to the development of cancer. A vast majority of sufferers have a family history with the disease.
Mon, 05 Dec 2005 00:00:00 -0500Patients who receive a diagnosis of colon cancer quickly become depressed and have a lot of unanswered questions about their future. The most important thing for them to realize is that they are not alone and that their friends and family are there to provide love and support.