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Combating Epilepsy: A Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by recurring, unprovoked seizures. Bumrungrad specialists at the Children Center and Neuroscience Center offer advanced diagnostics and personalized treatment options, such as medication optimization, dietary therapy, nerve stimulation, and surgery, with a focus on patient-centric care.

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Colorectal Cancer — A Silent Disease with Inherited Risks

Colorectal cancer ranks among the most common cancers worldwide, with a significant number of diagnoses annually. While many cases stem from environmental factors and personal lifestyles, approximately 5-10% of patients inherit the disease genetically.

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Colorectal Cancer — A Concern for Those Under Age 50

The passing of actor Chadwick Boseman — renowned for his role as the Black Panther — from colon cancer at the age of 43 has brought heightened awareness to the risk of this disease among individuals under 50.

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Understanding Chronic Abdominal Pain in Children: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Abdominal pain in children is a common concern that can arise from various factors such as intestinal inflammation, bloating, gas, indigestion, or constipation.

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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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