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Is good for digestion to eat papaya with milk at night?

Is good for digestion to eat papaya with milk at night?

Try it...: Papaya is known to have some enzymes that aide digestion. The only way to know it is by trying and see how your tummy feels. But I don`t know anything about that combination of milk and papaya. ...Read more

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Hi. My father whose is about 57 year old. My question is my father's. Digestion not work properly since 1990 and he ccannot digest milks item etc?

Hi. My father whose is about 57 year old. My question is my father's. Digestion not work properly since 1990 and he ccannot digest milks item etc?

Lactose inttolerance: Inability to digest milk is usually due to lactose intolerance. Just avoid milk products or take lactose free milk products. He should go to his primary care doctor to get a workup to find out the source. ...Read more

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What is the difference between digestion of milk and artificially taken calcium supplement in body?

What is the difference between digestion of milk and artificially taken calcium supplement in body?

Vitamin D: Vitamin d which is often fortified in milk can help with the absorption of calcium by the body. Please note, however, that dairy is not the only food source of calcium: dark green leafy vegetables and soy foods are also excellent sources. ...Read more

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Why did I get acute headaches in d midnight when I used to take b-protein with milk in the morning? Protein digestion problems linked to it? Am a veggie

Why did I get acute headaches in d midnight when I used to take b-protein with milk in the morning? Protein digestion problems linked to it? Am a veggie

Hard to say: Your question is difficult to answer - many causes of headaches in the evenings, and I would not expect morning protein meal to have an effect. If you suffer reactive or rebound hypoglycemia, that could lead to headaches at midnight based on a high carbohydrate meal at dinner time. ...Read more

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Can milk thistle strengthen digestive system? I had my lft test and that was ok. But still. My digestion is slow and weak?

Can milk thistle strengthen digestive system? I had my lft test and that was ok. But still. My digestion is slow and weak?

Not particularly but: Milk thistle has many benefits for liver function and may somewhat improve digestion of fats by improving gallbladder function. But slow weak digestion may be related to issues with your stomach or pancreas and milk thistle has no effect on these. You might be low in hydrochloric acid or digestive enzymes. Herbal formulas like triphala can improve digestion. I advise consulting a holistic doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel full? My stomach allways feels like I've just eaten a thanksgiving meal even if I just have a cup of milk. My digestion appears to be fine (to me anyway), I have regular bm, but I always feel full and bloated. I've been this way for 6

Why do I always feel full? My stomach allways feels like I've just eaten a thanksgiving meal even if I just have a cup of milk. My digestion appears to be fine (to me anyway), I have regular bm, but I always feel full and bloated. I've been this way for 6

The: The most important thing you left out in your post is if you have seen a medical professional for this problem. If not that needs to be done asap. The easy simple answer here would be gas. Try over the counter beabo or gas-x. Also, you could be dealing with lactose intolerance, try a week with no dairy products and monitor for improvement.
To answer your question, "is it anything serious" is very difficult. The most worrisome thing would be a tumor (benign or cancerous) but that is not very likely. However, in order to get to the bottom of this you need a medical work up.
Best of luck. ...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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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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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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Are red hots good for digestion?

Are red hots good for digestion?

Why would U think so: Ingesting hot peppers of any type can cause indigestion, particularly if you do not usually have them in your diet. The burning sensation that you experience in your mouth from eating hot peppers also can occur in your stomach during digestion. Ref. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/458957-the-side-effects-of-hot-peppers/ ...Read more

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What are the food to aid digestion?

What are the food to aid digestion?

Healthy food: Your body will process any food you eat. There are many people who have food sensitivities and everyone is an individual. Avoid foods that bother you would be the best course of action; as always healthy eating avoid processed food is best. Many people have celiac disease (1%) of the population which is a sensitively to gluten protein should also consider this during food selection. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed digestion up?

What can I do to speed digestion up?

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. Further, what is your therapeutic goal--more rapid GI transit, the ability to eat larger quantities, faster metabolism??? ...Read more

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Is palmetto good or bad for digestion?

Is palmetto good or bad for digestion?

No relationship: Saw palmetto has been suggested for the improving of urinary outflow related to prostate enlargement. It does not change digestion in any known way. ...Read more

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What is the effect of stress on digestion?

What is the effect of stress on digestion?

Stress can....: ... Increase stomach acid, leading to heartburn (gastric reflux); cause nausea or vomiting if severe; cause diarrhea or constipation, or both. Stress increases the "fight or flight" sympathetic nervous system and suppresses the parasympathetic system. Digestion requires the opposite for best functioning. ...Read more

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Should II take HCl to help with digestion?

Should II take HCl to help with digestion?

No: A normal stomach makes large amounts of acid, at the correct time, in regulated quantities, and stops acid release when acid is no longer needed. A person taking tiny amounts of acid would find no extra benefit, but a person taking larger amounts of acid would burn his mouth, throat, and esophagus (bad things!). Someone with achlorhydria (lack of acid) can ask his gastroenterologist for advice. ...Read more

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Is the gallbladder necessary for digestion?

Is the gallbladder necessary for digestion?

No: The function of the gallbladder is to store and concentrate the bile that is created by the liver and secreted into your intestines. Its presence is not necessary for digestion. ...Read more

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What is good cereal to help your digestion?

Try Paleo Cereal: My suggestion: try grain-free cereal - undigested grains ferment and can worsen digestion. Check out book 'practical paleo' to learn grain-free alternatives for cereal and more about digestive dysbiosis. ...Read more

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Precautions for complete and proper digestion?

Precautions for complete and proper digestion?

Some tips: Choose the proper foods (avoid junk foods, greasy foods, etc). Chew slowly and properly and let your saliva help you. Don't dilute your saliva by drinking much fluids while you eat. Drink later. Avoid antacids like Tums (calcium carbonate) and avoid medications that block your stomach juices and acids unless they have been prescribed. Relax while eating. Try to have normal (not too hard or too loose) bowel movements. ...Read more

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Will bulimia ruin your bodies digestion process?

Will bulimia ruin your bodies digestion process?

It sure can: Recurrently binging and vomiting food can result in esophageal and stomach inflammation or injury -- which definitely harms your digestion. Also bloating, constipation, diarrhea, and intestinal cramping can result. Please get help with this condition -- you can start with your family physician and build a treatment team with others. Http://tinyurl. Com/34sc4p. ...Read more

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How does digestion get the nutrients out of food?

How does digestion get the nutrients out of food?

Complex: Digestion is a complex process, but the simple view of it is that the upper digestive tract mostly mashes the food up, which allows the intestines to remove the nutrients mostly by the use of enzymes. As I said, it's much more complex than that, but that's the basics. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

What is the cause of hicups in upset of digestion?

Aggregation: Of a nerve called the phrenic nerve. It is quite annoying, right! ...Read more

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Can changes in the nervous system affect digestion?

Can changes in the nervous system affect digestion?

Possible: But problems in gastro-intestinal tract in presence of neurological issues are typically secondary to primary brain disorder. However, diabetes can directly affect internal organs, and myopathies and myasthenia can affect swallowing. Parkinson's may cause swallowing issues and constipation. ...Read more

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What are some good detoxes to get better digestion?

What are some good detoxes to get better digestion?

NO, don't do it!!!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! It doesn't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to "cleansing" your gut or "detoxing" your liver/body without a doctor's advice. What toxins anyway? Rather, there is considerable risk to your health in using these unproven products. ...Read more

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What to do if I have digestion problems from anxiety?

What to do if I have digestion problems from anxiety?

Address the: Underlying anxiety. In other words, address the cause. Start w a med eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Does a poor digestion make it losing weight difficult?

Does a poor digestion make it losing weight difficult?

The other way around: A good digestion allows all nutrients to be metabolized and eventually converted to fat. ...Read more

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What are some of the chemicals like HCl that regulate digestion?

What are some of the chemicals like HCl that regulate digestion?

Not a simple answer: First of all, hcl doesn't regulate digestion, it just facilitates conversion of pepsinogen to pepsin.
However, regulation of digestion is incredibly complex as mediated by nerve signal interplay locally within the gut, centrally with the brain, along with neurotransmitters, hormones, a multitude of chemical signaling and feedback loops that all interact with immune system, food, environment, etc. ...Read more

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What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

Depends: On the digestion issue, e.G gas, bloat, or cramps, or nausea, or diarrhea, or constipation, or pain (location is a factor). In general, avoid fried greasy, spicy foods, alcohol, chocolate, coffee. Some are sensitive to the carbohydrates in dairy, or grains and beans. Some have issues withe proteins in wheat and some other grains. Avoid carbonated beverages, sugarless gum (sorbitol). See a doc, rd. ...Read more