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Famotidine
...  prevent the production of stomach acid, thus lessening the pain that patients who suffer from it may feel. The medical condition that triggers the release of stomach acid because of tumors in the Pancreas and small intestines (known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) may also be treated with Famotidine. Moreover, doctors normally administer this to patients before operations to lower the chances  ...

Diarrhea
...  occurs whenever there is an abnormal digestion happening inside the intestines. What happens during the normal digestion is that foods are kept liquid due to the water secretion of the stomachs, Pancreas, upper small intestines, and the gallbladder. Diarrhea happens when the stomach secrets large amount of water, causing the stools to have too much fluid and then eventually take the liquid  ...

Insulin Resistance
...  is a particular hormone in our body which aids in the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. Insulin is produced by beta cells which are scattered all throughout the Pancreas, and this hormonw is very important in regulating all of the cells in the body. This hormone is very important in maintaining all the normal functions of the body, and keep people from developing future  ...

Aspergillosis
...  in the lung area. The people most susceptible to this type of aspergillosis are those who are suffering from asthma or cystic fibrosis, the condition of scarring and cyst formation within the Pancreas that can result to difficulty in breathing. This pulmonary condition has another form, a more invasive type. It results in far more serious infections that can cause pneumonia. This type of  ...

Acromegaly
...  pituitary gland though it very seldom happens. Another factor that could contribute to growth hormone overproduction is the presence of bumps on some areas of the brain, in the lungs, and in the Pancreas. The said tumors have the ability to both automatically produce growth hormones and stimulate the pituitary to produce a huge amount of growth hormone. Gigantism, another medical condition  ...

Osteomalacia
...  as milk and cereal. Those people who have undergone gastrectomy are prone to Osteomalacia. Aside from that, those who have autoimmune disorders of any kind (e.g. kidney failure, inflammation of the Pancreas or chronic pancreatitis, etc) are very prone to having such condition. This is because these diseases becomes an obstacle in the absorption of vitamin D, and any other vitamins that might be  ...

Pancreatic Cancer
...  cancer is said to be one of the most dangerous and fatal types of cancers anyone can suffer. This is because the organ affected, the Pancreas, is the one that produces insulin to regulate the body’s blood sugar levels. It also works together with the liver in the production of digestive chemicals and enzymes that will later be converted to energy. Proper metabolism will also be  ...

Stomach Cancer
...  organs at a ridiculously fast pace. The normal pattern it goes through is the tumor growing through the outer layer of the stomach and it almost automatically grows into the esophagus, intestine, or Pancreas. The cancer cells will then go to the bloodstream and infect the liver before it goes into other organs. The lymph nodes may also be involved since the cancer cells would pass by the  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  diabetic and insulin-resistant have a greater risk of acquiring PCOS. This is due to the hormonal imbalance by the lack of chemical signals to the brain and ovaries. It can also occur when the Pancreas produce abnormally high insulin levels and the when the ovary begins to produce excessive amount of the male hormone testosterone. Diagnosis Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Due to the broad  ...

Glandular Structure
...  or excrete unwanted waste products. Exocrine The widely-distributed glandular structure comes from the exocrine gland. The glands pour their secretion through a tube. You can find them in the skin, Pancreas, mammary glands, and salivary glands. Their name and the function of their secretion depend on their location. If it is the Pancreas, the secretions are called the pancreatic juices and they  ...


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