Bloating, or, as doctors say, flatulence, is a very common phenomenon. It is caused by the accumulation of a significant amount of gas in the intestine and is manifested by an increase in the volume of the abdomen, a sensation of fullness from the inside, rumbling, and the release of digestive gases. This digestive disorder may be a symptom of a digestive system disease, or it may be a reaction of the body to eating foods that cause increased gas formation in the intestines, or spoiled foods.
Where do the gases in the intestines come from? Continue reading
Thyrotoxicosis, otherwise hyperthyroidism, is a pathological condition characterized by the fact that a large number of thyroid hormones are produced in the body by the thyroid gland.
Causes of thyrotoxicosis
Thyrotoxicosis in itself is not a disease, it is a consequence and manifestation of diseases in which
1) the thyroid gland produces excess hormones;
2) gland cells are destroyed, and hormones enter the bloodstream. Continue reading