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I'm just wondering, if you were bulimic, how do you increase your metabolism or digestive system process?

I'm just wondering, if you were bulimic, how do you increase your metabolism or digestive system process?

Eating healthy!: Developing healthy eating habits, with protein based meals, small meals but frequent. Just like everyone else who is paying attention to healthy eating. A better question is how can you stop binging? That requires a team of health care professionals which includes a psychiatrist, a psychotherapist, a nutritionist, an internal medicine doctor, and, often very effective, group therapy sessions. ...Read more

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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more

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How can I cleanse digestive system of something or rid body of it?

How can I cleanse digestive system of something or rid body of it?

Not a good idea: Cleansing regimens particularly of the intestine have little to no value in removing nonexistant toxins. No diseases can be attributed to "toxic buildup." Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables and adequate protein. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Improving Hair Health (Checklist)

Use Rogaine or Propecia to keep hair from falling out
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Neograft Hair Transplantation Can restore a normal hairline & no scar
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Strip Method can replace lost hair, but leave a big scar
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How to know if my digestive system works properly? I mean does it save essential vitamins for my body? And what are the symptoms if it does not?

How to know if my digestive system works properly? I mean does it save essential vitamins for my body? And what are the symptoms if it does not?

Stable weight is ok: If you are not losing weight quickly then your digestive system is probably fine. If you were losing weight, having lots of blood in your stool/bowel movements, or constant diarrhea, that would be the sign of more serious digestive problems. Vitamin deficiency is rare if you are eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. Those symptoms are highly variable and would need labs to test to confirm. ...Read more

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Could a high level of vitamin B12 affect the digestive system in the body?

Could a high level of vitamin B12 affect the digestive system in the body?

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

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Improving Hair Health (Checklist)

Eat good monosaturated oils, like avocados
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Eat eggs -- they help hair look shiny
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Don't over-perm or overtreat you hair with excess coloring
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Have a diet rich in trace minerals
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Can colon cancer effect any other body systems besides the digestive system?

Can colon cancer effect any other body systems besides the digestive system?

No if it is: Localized to colon. But if it spreads to liver, lung, bone, or brain, it can cause problems in these organ systems. ...Read more

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