Esophageal Disorders Overview
- The esophagus, a muscular tube starts from the neck and extends to the abdomen connecting the throat to the stomach.
- The most common disorder is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) which can damage the esophagus.
- Other disorders include cancer, heartburn, and eosinophilic esophagitis.
- They are treated depending on the problems or disorders with over-the-counter medicines where a person requires a prescription medicine or surgery.
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Signs and symptoms
- Chest pain
- Persistent cough
- Unexpected weight loss
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Feeling that something gets stuck in the throat
- Loss of consciousness
- Easy bleeding or bruising
- Painful swallowing
- Acid regurgitation
- Older age
- Family history
- Drinking alcohol
- Having bite reflex
- High-fat and low-fiber, diet
- A sedentary lifestyle
- Radiation therapy for cancer
- Inflammatory intestinal conditions
- A personal history of polyps
- High portal vein pressure
- Large varices
- Red marks on the varices
- Severe cirrhosis or liver failure
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Diet and Nutrition
- Consume berries, carrots as they are full of antioxidants and phytonutrients.
- Eat more fruits, cruciferous vegetables, beans, and legumes, spinach and nuts which help in increasing the level of specific fatty acids to protect the growth of cancer cells.
- Eat foods that are rich in vitamin and proteins
- Avoid garlic, onion, tomato-based foods, citrus and spicy foods, and mint -flavoured foods.
- Avoid consuming chocolates and limit drinks which are rich in caffeine.
- Avoid alcohol consumption
- Avoid smoking
- Exercise regularly
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Maintain a balanced diet
- Use chemicals sparingly and carefully
- Reduce your risk of hepatitis
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We Have Created Our Care Practice Specially To Fit Your Needs
From trouble sleeping to work stress to anxiety to depression, we all have difficulty managing our emotions at times. It’s part of being human. And addressing these issues is a vital part of what we do as a primary care practice, because your emotional well-being is essential to your overall health and wellness.
We’ve redesigned the doctor’s office experience to fit your life, put you at ease, and treat you as a whole person. We create safe and inviting spaces,
ask meaningful questions, give you time to talk, and listen without judgment. Then we work with you on a plan to help you feel your best — whether you want to sleep better, feel calmer, worry less, or get a better handle on your mood.
To continue shedding a light on mental health issues, we teamed up with the award-winning musicians from Bear and a Banjo to create a song showing people they’re not alone. See how the project came to life in the video above — and if you’re struggling, we can help.
- Blood tests
- CT scans
- Imaging tests
- Abdominal, or pelvic scans
- Barium swallow studies
- Esophageal manometry
- Laboratory tests
- Radiation therapies
- Targeted therapies
- Customized operation theatres with advanced treatments to perform all the major and minor oncologic surgeries.
- Well-equipped surgical intensive care unit to handle oncological emergencies, and also treat post-operative patients.
- Administration of Chemotherapy by trained nurses and staff
- Highly maintained day-care units for short surgical procedures and chemotherapies.
- Diagnostic radiology services comprising Mammogram, Ultrasound, and guided procedures.
- Dedicated experts of medical/surgical/radiation oncologists for excellent patient care.
- An excellent multi-speciality team comprising of expert surgeons available for opinion and management.