Fast foods have taken over our lives like no other. In a past paced world, more and more people are resorting to quicker means of snacking. High stress jobs require alertness and thus an endless amount of coffee is seen as the best option. Teenagers and young adults who consume a lot of junk food on a daily basis are some of the most common people presenting with gastrointestinal problems. The increase in the use of pesticides and growth hormones on food sources has become rampant. In this food schema, things can go awry very easily. The human digestive system can undergo a lot of trauma trying to digest all the junk it receives effectively. However prolonged exposure can lead to conditions such as Heartburn, Indigestion, Acid Reflux, Stomach ache, Bloating, Excessive Flatulence, Nausea, Continued Constipation, Recurring Diarrhea, etc., are clear signs that you need to visit a Gastroenterologist at the earliest. These are some of the common causes if left untreated can lead to chronic and severe conditions damaging the gastrointestinal system permanently. It is important to get yourself checked once in 3 months if you are over the age of 45 and as a general rule once a year regardless of your age, gender, profession and level of fitness. The increase in 'eating out' has resulted in a steep rise in this disease.
Issues related to the digestive system require special expertise to diagnose the symptoms accurately. It is very important to know the underlying cause before prescribing the required medication. This is where Rajalakshmi Hospital excels. We take extra care to understand your lifestyle and spend time knowing you as a person to deliver the best treatment. Each patient is treated as per his/her requirements. We do not approve of 'one-suits-all' mode of treatment. Each individual is unique and personalized treatment will benefit the patient and we at Rajalakshmi Hospital take this to heart and accordingly provide healthcare support to patients dealing with gastro-intestinal issues.