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What medications can calm vagus nerve that is causing symptoms related to digestion?

What medications can calm vagus nerve that is causing symptoms related to digestion?

None: No medication is avaialble to calm vagus nerve. Digestion should be evaluated for any issues ...Read more

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Does indigestion medication help with digestion?

Does indigestion medication help with digestion?

Not particularly: Most of the indigestion medications help to decrease stomach acid, and have to positive impact on the small intestines ability to process food. ...Read more

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25y woman. Problems pain in stummic, slow digestion, slow movement.Don't empty stummic often and reflux-deseace.what's wrong? No medication work.pls help

25y woman. Problems pain in stummic, slow digestion, slow movement.Don't empty stummic often and reflux-deseace.what's wrong? No medication work.pls help

Slow bowel movement: You may have obstipation or constipation. I would be helpful to know what medicines you are on. Would also suggest an abdominal flat plate xray to evaluate stool content. I would suggest a full consult with evaluation of your diet and medicines. ...Read more

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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...: 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 grain, fruits, and vegetables, and even perhaps adding a fiber supplements such as Metamucil, often helps digestion. Drink plenty of fluids as well. 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 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...: 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 course, under the supervision of your physician. ...Read more

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I had always problems with my digestion .... So please give advice?

I had always problems with my digestion .... So please give advice?

Work with doctor: Work with your own doctor on any problems with digestion. You will need to give your entire history and be examined, because "problems with digestion" can mean so many things. Your doctor will also need to check some lab work with you, and possibly suggest changes with the food you're eating. ...Read more

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Is chewing food more thoroughly really beneficial to your digestion?

Is chewing food more thoroughly really beneficial to your digestion?

Yes: Chewing food into smaller pieces and allowing the digestive enzymes to more effectively process the food is better for you for lots of reasons. ...Read more

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What causes food to not get all the way through the digestion process?

What causes food to not get all the way through the digestion process?

Transit Time: Digestion depends on food being in contact with digestive secretions and the intestinal surface long enough to be broken down and absorbed. Things like lactose intolerance, infections and food poisoning speed up transit time and things like opiate painkillers, old age, inactivity and lack of fiber prolong transit time. ...Read more

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How many times are you supposed to chew your food for proper digestion?

How many times are you supposed to chew your food for proper digestion?

32!: There is no fixed number. It depends on the consistency, texture, and amount you bite off. Food should be chewed thoroughly enough to be the consistency of cooked oat meal. ...Read more

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Sir! I am facing a problem in my food digestion so how can I make it correct?

Sir! I am facing a problem in my food digestion so how can I make it correct?

Depends: The correction depends on the nature of your problem with digestion. Please respond with a description of your specific symptoms so a good answer can be provided. . ...Read more

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It is about good digestion in natural way how can I obtaingood digestion in everyday life?

It is about good digestion in natural way how can I obtaingood digestion in everyday life?

Fiber : Maintaining a diet which is high in fiber, ensure adequate fluid intake, and regular physical activity, i.e. Walking, all can help good digestion. Also, if you take certain medications, these can affect digestion, so if you are doing all the above healthy activities and having problems with digestion, discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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I'm facing era digestion problem maybe because I'm always innervating and tensed what can I do?

I'm facing era digestion problem maybe because I'm always innervating and tensed what can I do?

Stress less: Digestion problems and GI irritation can be directly linked to your anxiety and stress, so try to get your stress treated and it may improve. Getting a GI exam wouldn't hurt either. Best wishes. ...Read more