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Affect Digestive System
Maybe: This is a hard question to answer. So many other things cause digestive problems, one should not jump to the conclusion or worry about colon cancer initially. The colon, as the lower part of the digestive system, can cause obstructive symptoms if a large tumor is present. But, don't make that your initial assumption. Go see your doctor. ...Read more
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Stress and digestion: There are rich interconnections between brain and gut, with brain-related neurotransmitters controlling intestinal activity. Prolonged stress can disrupt this, leading to diarrhea, constipation, cramping, and bloating. Changes in blood flow can lead to breakdown and disrepair of the gut's protective mucous layer -- making intestinal walls more vulnerable to existing h pylori & acid effects. ...Read more
Digestive system: There are many hormones that can have a bad effect on the digestive system. That can happen when a particular hormone level is high or low. What problems are you having with your digestive system? Are you gaining weight? Losing weight? Blood pressure and pulse OK? Etc. Please see your doctor without waiting too long. ...Read more
Are only needed, for both men and women, only if one is low on iron.
It is imperative to discover the reason for iron deficiency.
Iron commonly causes gastrointestinal symptoms.
This should all be under the supervision of your doctor.
Too much iron is unhealthy. ...Read more
Yes.: But you can usually compensate.Get a more detailed answer ›
The other way around: Vitamin B12 is not known to be toxic in any amount. However, one of the causes of high blood levels of B12 is liver disease including hepatitis ; cirrhosis. Liver disease certainly affects the digestive system. But it is not high B12 that causes liver disease but liver disease that can cause high B12 levels. As I mentioned earlier, other causes of high B12 include kidney disease ; blood disorders. ...Read more
Here are some...: In the early stage of colon cancer, the patients would not feel any change in digestive system unless having chronic inflammation. In its later stage, seeing blood in stool and blocking bowel passage may occur and be expected. After its related surgery if needed, patients may have some change in GI function from colon resection or colostomy. More? Ask Doc timely... ...Read more
EoE: Food allergy, including peanut allergy, is associated with allergic gastrointestinal disorders, such as eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). This is a less common complication from peanut ingestion but if you are having frequent issues with trouble swallowing, getting food stuck in throat, vomiting, uncontrolled heartburn/GERD then see an Gastroenterologist and Allergist for further workup/ evaluation. ...Read more
Depends: The question is how much alcohol? Low doses of alcohol (1 standard drink/day in women and elderly, 2 per day in men) causes little or no problems in most people, and may actually increase the good cholesterol (hdl). Larger doses cause many problems, mostly to our ability to live with others successfully and navigate life's pathways, but also to the heart, liver, GI tract and every other organ. ...Read more