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How can I improve my digestion?

How can I improve my digestion?

What are you asking?: What are you experiencing that suggests "mal"-digestion is present? You question will be better answered if we can hear from you: 1) your bowel habits (have these changed)?; 2) food intolerances noted; 3) unwanted weight loss/gain?; 4) co-morbidties (are you diabetic, on medications that alter digestion)?; 5) appetite/fullness; 6) bleeding; 7) symptoms that cause you to feel digestion is impaired? ...Read more

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How can I best improve digestion?

How can I best improve digestion?

Various: Avoid coffee, excess alcohol, excess fats (fried) overeating, anxiety, & fear. Make meal times unhurried and relaxing. My own theory is that more than minimal liquids dilute intestinal enzymes, which depend upon concentrated milieu for effective chemical food digestion. A small amount of alcohol at inception of meal is reputed to stimulate gastric juices; i cannot recount medical evidence however. ...Read more

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Does gingerale help with digestion?

Does gingerale help with digestion?

Unknown : Although ginger remains a popular remedy for an upset stomach, there is not substantial clinical evidence to suggest that it helps with digestion. ...Read more

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What should I eat to help my digestion?

What should I eat to help my digestion?

Probiotics.: Recommend foods that not overly greasy or spicy. Consider probiotics. Lactobacillus bulgaricus, bifantis, lactobacillus gg, bacillus coagulans, bacillus subtilis, lactobacillus salivarius are probiotics which can aid digestive problems. ...Read more

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Hey what kind of food good for strong digestion? Thanks

Hey what kind of food good for strong digestion? Thanks

Try ginger: Like perhaps ginger tea. Peppermint tea also works. Preferably without added caffeine. A balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables void of fast foods will also help. Good luck. ...Read more