Archive for January 2018

The Relationship Between Dysphagia and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Trouble Swallowing Food

What is Dysphagia? Dysphagia is the medical term used to refer to difficulty swallowing. Dysphagia includes difficulty beginning a swallow (known as oropharyngeal dysphagia) and the feeling of food being stuck in the neck or chest (called esophageal dysphagia). When a patient has been evaluated for dysphagia, it’s necessary for the doctor to confirm which…

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How Turmeric Can Help Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Tumeric for EoE

Turmeric is a root that’s normally used as a spice and also as a medicinal herb. It is responsible for the yellow color in curry. Turmeric has been in use in India for many years but the rest of the world is quickly catching on in its use after science has backed up all its…

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Natural Ways to Treat Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: What Causes It? White blood cells are responsible for fighting disease-causing microorganisms in our bodies. These same white blood cells are, however, very sensitive to allergic reactions. When introduced to allergens, the body reacts by raising the eosinophil levels drastically to fight the microorganisms from the allergens. The resulting increase in the eosinophil…

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