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Irritated Bowl Syndrome
Heat from heaters causes dry eye syndrome, can standing near an old fashioned pilot gas heater in room irritate eyes? Skin and eyes feel hot, irritated?
Yes: If they feel irritated, stand somewhere else. ...Read more
I am very gassy and the left side of my abdominal cavity often feels irritated. What are some of the best ways to treat irritable bowel syndrome?
IBS: if you have been diagnosed with IBS, often increasing fiber intake and even taking a fiber supplement may help. You should increase your fluid intake if you do that. If this does not help, following a low FODMAP diet may help. You may need to Google that term for a more complete description. Good luck. ...Read more
It is real: Ibs is very common. Probably more common in women than men. Can be of various types. Primarily diarrhea. Primarily constipation. Mixed with alternating diarrhea and constipation. Pain. Cramping, bloating and general discomfort in the abdomen. There are medications to help, bio-feed back and cogniitve behavioral therapy. See pcp. May need colonoscopy or other work up pending age and risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More Info Please: YES but that diagnosis while very COMMON is a "diagnosis of EXCLUSION" Your symptoms if long lasting need a complete GI evaluation. See your Primary Care Provider to start. Hope this Helps Dr Z ...Read more
Kundalini: The kundalini syndrome has been reported in people with near-death experiences or with some types of yoga & meditation. The main sx is a feeling of energy or heat at the spine. It can also include severe headaches, sense of energy or heat in the hands, ecstasy, body tremor or vibration, sense of heat or cold moving through the body, sensing inner lights as well as other tactile experiences. ...Read more
Extra Y chromosome: About one man in 1000 has an extra Y chromosome and it's likely to be discovered only if there's some investigation because of some problem such as autism. This has given rise to the myth that autism, criminal behavior and so forth are more common in such men. They average taller and tend to get worse acne. The "criminal" claims haven't held up to real science. ...Read more