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Digestive Health And Bromelain
No: Bromelain is perfectly safe to take everyday as a natural anti-inflammatory agent. ...Read more
R digestive enzymes good? Do they actually work with probiotics too? Enzymes such as amylase protease's lipase bromelain cellulase papaya etc. Safe?
Digestive enzymes : are good especially if you lack your own digestive enzymes and there is no long term harm. ...Read more
Weight loss: If you did not work to have weight loss you must see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Weight Loss: Unexplained weight loss of more than 5% of total body weight is not normal and should prompt a visit to your doctor. It can come from many sources, not just digestive. Many causes are treatable and controllable. This is an important symptom that must be addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I saw white greasy residue in my feces the other day. Is this normal? Is there something wrong with my digestive health?
No: Need to see gi.Get a more detailed answer ›
Great question!: Cellulose is an insoluble fiber, the kind that most of us don't eat enough of. It helps to move contents through the GI tract, helps the colon to do its work better, decreases chances for diverticulitis, and maybe also for several kinds of cancer. Can you tell I'm a fan?? ...Read more
Diarrhea: The function of the gallbladdder is to store bile made by the liver. The bile is used by the digestive tract to break down and absorb fats. Most people with gallstones have the lost the function of the gallbladder-the body has essentially learned to live without it. About 5% of patients will develop diarrhea after gallbladder removal due to the bile not getting to the intestine when needed most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Digestive health is bad. Just learned I have grain allergies and i need help/ urgent, am dying for a sandwich?
Probably Coeliac.: Don't panic yet. Coeliac disease sounds near terminal, but if that is what it is don't worry. It means that you are sensitive to wheat. This is a challenge but in todays society you can go to the grocery store and get gluten (wheat germ) free products and live a very healthy uncomplicated life. Google coeliac disease. ...Read more
Not very: This is a saturated oil and provides calories but has little bearing on overall health. ...Read more
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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