Dyspepsia
When someone suffers from abdominal pain, the term dyspepsia usually comes to mind. Indeed, it seems that most people call stomachaches and other abdominal conditions dyspepsia. But is it accurate to say that abdominal pain is dyspepsia? Moreover, what are the causes of abdominal pain and what types of pain are signs that you should see your doctor immediately? You&l find answers to these questions and more in this issue of Better Health .
Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 18, 2014
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The symptoms of chronic abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea that do not respond sufficiently to medical treatment affect many people. What can people do if they have this condition, known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
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January 18, 2014
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Biliary Obstruction Explained
What you need to know about jaundice and biliary obstruction While jaundice may sound familiar to most people, one of its possible causes — biliary obstruction — should not be ignored.
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January 18, 2014
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Fast Defense for Heart Attack
In a do-or-die situation, only “do” can save lives.
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January 12, 2014
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Cardiac Arrhythmia
Cardiac arrhythmia: Essential knowledge for healthy hearts symptoms like dizziness, palpitations, fatigue and light-headedness usually aren’t a cause for concern. But they can also be symptoms of cardiac arrhythmia, one of the most prevalent heart disorders. Most arrhythmias are minor and highly treatable, but those left untreated may end up posing a much more serious threat to health.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 01, 2014
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Electrophysiology Study
EP study and the treatment of cardiac arrhythmia
A new technique to trace cardiac arrhythmia is a great new tool in diagnosing and treating some heart problems.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 01, 2014
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5 Myths About Heart Disease
Advances in science and technology over the past decade have allowed us to learn a lot and understand more about heart disease. But unless you follow medical news closely, there is a chance you might have misconceptions about the risk factors for heart disease, or heart disease itself. This issue of Better Heal compiled a list of the five most common heart disease myths.
Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 01, 2014
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Q & A
A severe ailment like heart disease is always a cause for concern to patients and their families. In this issue of Better Health, we answer some questions on its characteristics, prevention, and how to recover from this unsettling disease.
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January 01, 2014
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M.D. Focus

Get to know our doctorsMeet
four Bumrungrad physicians as they share their thoughts on a range of healthcare topics.

Posted by Bumrungrad International
January 01, 2014
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Health Briefs
A recently completed research study found clear evidence that an apple a day really does help keep the doctor away. Researchers from the UK’s University of Oxford found that one apple each day was just as effective as taking statins in preventing vascular-related deaths after age 50 as taking statins. Results of the study were published in the British Medical Journal.
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January 01, 2014
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