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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 do salts help with digestion?

How do salts help with digestion?

What salts please?: Digestion is predominantly dependent on the activity of pancreatic enzymes and bile salts (is this what you mean?), the mechanical action on food of the stomach, and the integrity of the mucosal surface of the intestine thru which nutrients are absorbed. ...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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Help, what things can help digestion?

Help, what things can help digestion?

A good diet.: For best digestion, you should have a well-rounded diet, relatively low and bad fats, and high in fiber. Lots of fluids is important. The Mediterranean diet seems to be a good one. This will encourage the best 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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I'm having digestion troubles and gagging?

I'm having digestion troubles and gagging?

Sure we can help...: ...but you're going to have to be more specific as to your symptoms, signs, medical conditions, drugs tried, tests performed with results in order to get a directed response. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to solve digestion problems?

What is the fastest way to solve digestion problems?

First define problem: Happy to help, but you're going to have to be more specific as to your symptoms, signs, medical conditions, drugs tried, tests performed with results in order to get a directed response. ...Read more

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What other tips can you give me to improve digestion?

What other tips can you give me to improve digestion?

Increase fiber.: In our society, one of the most glaring deficiencies in her diet is adequate dietary fiber. Increasing a whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, and even perhaps adding a fiber supplements such as Metamucil, often helps digestion. Drink plenty of fluids also. Good luck. ...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

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Plz tell me which medicine is used for digestion problem?

Plz tell me which medicine is used for digestion problem?

Depends: First: determine what is meant by "digestive problem" second: determine the cause of this digestive problem. Third: sometimes it can be as simple as gastroesophageal reflux and sometimes medications such as proton pump inhibitors could be used. All of course, under the supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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I wish to know how does the body system work for digestion?

I wish to know how does the body system work for digestion?

Biochemistry: Acid in the stomach and enzymes in the small intestine break down food into small molecules that can be absorbed through the intestinal lining. This takes the combined work of the GI tract, the liver and the pancreas. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to recover digestion problem please help?

Can you tell me how to recover digestion problem please help?

Sure we can...: ...but you're going to have to be more specific as to your symptoms, signs, medical conditions, drugs tried, tests performed with results in order to get a directed response. ...Read more

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Digestion problem: what are some prescribed medicines for this?

Digestion problem: what are some prescribed medicines for this?

Depends: First: determine what is meant by "digestive problem" second: determine the cause of this digestive problem. Third: sometimes it can be as simple as gastroesophageal reflux and sometimes medications such as proton pump inhibitors could be used. All of course, under the supervision of your physician. ...Read more