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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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Is Phillips colon probiotics good to replenish your immune and digestive system ?

Is Phillips colon probiotics good to replenish your immune and digestive system ?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Would recommend a poly-strain probiotic that is slow -release with millions of cultures. It will cost more but will do a much better job that cheap ones. ...Read more

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How does the peripheral nervous system connect to the centeral nervous system and vice versa?

How does the peripheral nervous system connect to the centeral nervous system and vice versa?

Through spinal nerve: Most peripheral nerves connect to the CNS via the spinal cord. Some through autonomic chains. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system and the digestive system create energy?

How does the cardiovascular system and the digestive system create energy?

Hummm!!': Cardiovascular system circulate blood through out the body. Gi system absorbs the nutrients from body for body energy and function. ...Read more

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What enviromental facters affect your nervous system health?

What enviromental facters affect your nervous system health?

Model of MS: Environment is important for many neurological conditions. Using MS as example, hot weather can cause fatigue, and bright sunshine may cause temporary loss of vision. Cigarette smoking can make disorder worse. Lack of sunshine will reduce vitamin D which makes not only MS worse, but also makes Parkinson's and Alzheimer's worse. ...Read more

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How to help gas pass through digestive system?

How to help gas pass through digestive system?

Completely varies: There is a wide range from a few hours to days. Gas x is over the counter and is quite helpful for many patients and also very safe without side effects. ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology textbook and begin reading. It may take you some time, particularly if you are not a biology student. ...Read more

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Can a human digestive system absorb raw whey protien ?

Can a human digestive system absorb raw whey protien ?

Yes: People have consumed raw milk throughout history until the relatively recent advent of pasteurization. Raw whey protein is easier to digest and absorb than whey protein that has been pasteurized. When milk is heated it changes the 3-dimensional configuration of the proteins which makes it more difficult to digest for some people. See http://tinyurl.com/jc47msn ...Read more

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Due to gas digestive system getting affected?

Due to gas digestive system getting affected?

Probiotics: Unclear question...Try probiotics. Diet likely major role. Lactose or fructose intolerances are common. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...Read more

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How do the digestive, breathing and cardiovascular systems interact?

How do the digestive, breathing and cardiovascular systems interact?

Not in 400 words!!!: In summary: breathing delivers oxygen to the blood. Digestive system delivers nutrients to body to provide energy and gets rid of unabsorbed material (GUT) and toxic waste (liver). Cardiovascular or circulatory takes oxygen from lungs and nutrients from GI and delivers to the body (left circulation). Then carries "used" blood from the tissues back to the lungs to be oxygenated again (right circ). ...Read more

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How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them? Thank you

How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them?

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GALT: A large proportion of our lymphatic system surrounds the GI tract and is called the Gut-Associated Lymphatic Tissue; it is one of our body's first line of defense against infections as there can be many harmful microbes in our GI tract. For more information see http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/gi_immune.html ...Read more

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I'm undergoing laser tattoo removal. Read about possible cancers caused by fragmented ink particles. Can a healthy immune system eliminate most ink?

I'm undergoing laser tattoo removal. Read about possible cancers caused by fragmented ink particles. Can a healthy immune system eliminate most ink?

Yes: There is no solid data to believe that the ink causes cancers. THe q switched laser shatters the ink and your immune system carried it to the lymphatic's. Many times the entire tattoo can be removed esp black ink. but not always at times there is residual ink left behind. Colors like yellow, white some blues and greens also are more likely to have residual ink. ...Read more

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How does bowel cancer damage the digestive system?

How does bowel cancer damage the digestive system?

Obstruction: The main function of the large intestine is to absorb water to convert the liquid digestive by-products into a solid form. This physiologic function is essentially unaffected by a cancer. However, as the cancer grows, it may obstruct the intestine, leading to pain, bloating, and (rarely) rupture. Furthermore, these tumors often bleed, leading to anemia, which can make one feel tired and weak. ...Read more

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How does immune system work in intestine nematode infection?

How does immune system work in intestine nematode infection?

Intriguing: We don't know how or why infection with nematodes minimizes the chance of developing autoimune diseases such as crohn's or ulcerative colitis. Preliminary research indicates an interacton between t-helper cells (part of immune system) and nematodes. More research is underway. ...Read more

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What is mind body connection? Nervous system?

What is mind body connection? Nervous system?

Mind-Body connection: Great question! mind-body medicine focuses on the interactions between mind and body -- and the powerful ways emotional, mental, social and spiritual factors can directly affect health. The nervous system is only part of this, as there are many aspects that have not yet been discovered or measured. Treatments include relaxation, hypnosis, visual imagery, meditation, yoga, and biofeedback. ...Read more

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How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

Breathe and eat: If you're not breathing, you will have no need of digestion. However, your respiratory system makes oxygen available to the rest of your body, including digestive system -- and it, in turn, distributes nutrients to the muscles of respiration. These muscles would not be able to contract as you inhale, if they had no nutrients broken down by the digestive system. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system work with the cardiovascular system?

How does the digestive system work with the cardiovascular system?

It is perfused: By arteries with blood pumped by the heart. It also helps clear the toxins from the blood via the liver. The interactions are multiple. ...Read more

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Can pinworms enter my nervous system ?

No: These creatures are only happy in the intestines, the large intestine for the most part.There are recorded instances where they worked their way into the gall bladder and liver but that is rare.There are no access points for the worm to enter your nervous system. ...Read more

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