The Tummy Tells Angry Tales

Every now and then, someone in our family complains of a bloated feeling, heartburn or a certain kind of uneasiness in the abdomen. This uneasiness comes from the disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. The disease that effect the gastrointestinal tracts, from oesophagus to the rectum including the accessory digestive organs i.e liver, gall bladder and pancreas. The term encompasses a wide range of diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease and functional dyspepsia. The season when these diseases flare up the most is monsoon.

Blame the taste buds or the unhygienic environment where the infection spreads like a wild fire, rain gives way to vomiting, pain, indigestion, dysentery, cholera and abdominal pain to name a few illnesses. You can consult some of the best gasteroentrologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre , Mumbai. Let's have a top to bottom look at a few of the most prevalent gastric diseases and conditions.

Having spoken of the most common gastrointestinal conditions, should one be cautious only during monsoon? Well, of course not. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the mainstay of avoiding gastric diseases, be it any season. Eating habits reflect most diseases that we suffer. Home cooked food, less grease helps in avoiding indigestion and dysentery, cholera, vomiting that are caused due to contaminated food and water. An upgrade in the lifestyle is necessary to have an upgrade in health.