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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...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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Are hiccups a sign of poor digestive health?

Are hiccups a sign of poor digestive health?

Not ususally: Hiccups are due to spasm of the diaphragm, the muscle separating the chest from the abdomen. Usually they are caused by iiritation of the muscle and not by any digestive issue. ...Read more

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How does heartburn relate to digestive health?

How does heartburn relate to digestive health?

Esophageal reflux: Heartburnnis the most prevalent symptom in gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). Untreated this can lead to esophageal injury and ultimately esophageal cancer. ...Read more

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Can working graveyard shift be affecting my digestive health?

Yes: Yes working the graveyard shift can be very difficult to adjust you and your digestive track will have difficulty adjusting to as you will with your sleep cycle and eating habits it will take time. ...Read more

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Does sudden weight loss always signal digestive health problems?

Does sudden weight loss always signal digestive health problems?

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 more

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Best Types of Vitamins for Mental Health, Nerves and Digestive Health ?

Best Types of Vitamins for Mental Health, Nerves and Digestive Health
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Eat a balanced diet: Don't waste your money on vitamins. If you feel the need than any OTC general vitamine will do ...Read more

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Why is cellulose important to our digestive health?

Why is cellulose important to our digestive health?

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

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Does bad breath signal poor digestive health?

Does bad breath signal poor digestive health?

Yes: Bad breath may be due to a wide variety of causes. Food, poor dental hygiene, bad teeth, gastro esophageal reflux, or different types of food intake, such as garlic. ...Read more

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Can there be supplements for digestive health?

Can there be supplements for digestive health?

Probiotics...: Probiotics are otc supplements consisting of live cultures of healthy bacteria that promote digestive health. Taking them can improve bowel regularity, consistency and reduce gas and bloating. Good luck! ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect your digestive health?

How does caffeine affect your digestive health?

Many ways: Caffeine is a diuretic, making you urinate frequently to get rid of the toxin "caffeine" which actually more often leeds to constipation and associate hemorrhoidal problems, rectal itching and bleeding. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder removed. How will this affect my digestive health?

I had my gallbladder removed. How will this affect my digestive health?

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 more

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I have pain under my lower rib cage. Is this related to my digestive health?

Perhaps: Some problems in the GI tract can cause pain under your ribs-such as gall bladder disease, colitis, gas, hiatal hernia. Ther are also other non-gi causes-hepatitis, enlargement of the spleen. ...Read more

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Digestive health is bad. Just learned I have grain allergies and i need help/ urgent, am dying for a sandwich?

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

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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