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Preparing for Menopause at 40+

Menopause brings physical and mental changes that can impact your quality of life. Adapting to these shifts is crucial for self-care and a better quality of life.

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Understanding Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia (GIM): A Guide

Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia (GIM) occurs when the normal lining of the stomach transforms to resemble that of the intestines. This condition is an early sign of potential stomach cancer development, though not everyone with GIM will develop cancer. This guide will break down everything you need to know about GIM, including its nature, classification, causes, diagnosis, and management strategies.

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Is heavy menstrual bleeding dangerous?

Heavy menstrual bleeding, or menorrhagia, can be a sign of underlying conditions such as uterine fibroids or endometriosis. If you experience unusually heavy periods, it's important to consult with a doctor for further evaluation and management.

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Understanding Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: Key to Digestive Health

In the complex process of digestion, the pancreas is essential, providing the enzymes our bodies need to absorb nutrients effectively.

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Why do women get menstrual cramps or period pain?

Mild menstrual pain that allows normal activities is usually not concerning. However, persistent or severe pain could indicate a serious condition, affecting quality of life.

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What kind of vaginal discharge is not normal?

Vaginal discharge (leukorrhea) is a natural secretion that lubricates and protects the vagina, varying in type and amount throughout the menstrual cycle.

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Bumrungrad Experiences: Myanmar Patients Share Their Stories

Explore the inspiring stories of Myanmar patients who have had remarkable healthcare experiences at Bumrungrad International Hospital.

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Urodynamic testing

Urodynamic testing or urodynamic studies help diagnose issues with the bladder, urinary sphincter (the muscle between the bladder and urethra) and urethra, which are also known as lower urinary tract, to find the true causes of bladder control problems.

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Heart valve disease, a possible hidden danger

The heart consists of four chambers, with valves opening and closing to allow blood to pass through between the upper and lower chambers in one direction, and not backward. There are many ways to treat heart valve disease. Currently, Bumrungrad Hospital has the technology for heart valve replacement without surgery, a treatment option that is highly safe and yields good results.

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