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Doctor insights on: Digestive Health

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Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Overview)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, pancreas, gallbladder, and intestines.


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How is your mental health related to your digestive health?

How is your mental health related to your digestive health?

Mind-Gut: There is a clear mind-gut connection. Many people experience abdominal symptoms at times of stress and anxiety. This may be in part due to a change in eating habits and routine, but involves emotional impact as well. Fundamentally, a disturbance in your mental and psychologic wellbeing can frequently cause a disturbance in your physical well being. ...Read more

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Dr. Ali Yazdy
370 doctors shared insights

Digestive Health (Overview)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, pancreas, gallbladder, and intestines.


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Is there something wrong with my digestive health if I have low appetite?

Is there something wrong with my digestive health if I have low appetite?

Loss of Appetite: Loss of appetite has many causes. Digestive system problems are but one. If this persists more than 1 week or if you experience weight loss, then you need to see your doctor., this symptom is serious and can compromise your health. ...Read more

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What foods are best for digestive health?

What foods are best for digestive health?

Natural foods: Stick to god made foods and avoid the man made. Buy at the farmers' market. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to try align for digestive health?

Align: is a probiotic and I recommend to many of my patients to help restore bowel bacteria/flora to the proper levels especially if taking antibiotics or have IBS. AN alternate is Florastor. Either one is good ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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What kind of condition is a digestive health problem?

What kind of condition is a digestive health problem?

Many things: A broad term to describe problems within the gastrointestinal tract, which can go anywhere from the mouth to the anus. ...Read more

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What is the best fruit and vegetable for digestive health?

Fruit/Vegetable: Almost all fruits and vegetables are good for you. Bananas help with soothing the stomach and stopping diarrhea. Pineapple and papaya help with the digestion of your food. Eat fruit separately from your meals, because it is better digested this way. People individually may have food allergies, but most people do not. Remember to eat a variety of fruits/vegetables to get all you need. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health? What are some workouts I can do?

Exercise: in order to maintain good health and wellness, you need to exercise (walk, dance, swim,etc) 30 minutes a day 5-6 days a week. This will help your heart health, GI health and improve insulin resistance. ...Read more