R Bradley Sack Ms Md ScD

Travel to the developing countries is a marvelous way to experience the diversity of humankind. Visiting historic treasures, observing the wonders of nature, and experiencing the fascinations of different cultures and the taste of new cuisine are the inherent values of this type of travel. Unfortunately, along with the benefits of travel come the possibilities of unusual "tropical" illness, the most frequent of which is travelers diarrhea. Although called by many colorful names (Montezuma's revenge, Delhi belly, Aztec two-step) according to location, they all represent the same illness. This type of illness was first recognized by Kean and Waters in the 1950s as a distinct entity in which large numbers of vacationers and students from the developed world began to visit the developing world, where water and sanitation were substandard (Kean and Waters, 1958). When it was first described it was attributed to changes in composition of food and water and to jet lag, and was thought generally not to be infectious or viral because bacteriological cultures were not helpful in defining an etiologic agent.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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