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Dr. Mircea Petrina
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How does the digestive system work with the cardiovascular system?

Dr. Mircea Petrina
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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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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Dr. Tal Raphaeli
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How can the digestive system work?

Dr. Tal Raphaeli
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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How can  the digestive system work?

Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that to create energy. You can find a lot of information at your local library or on the internet. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Chenoweth
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As a concerned parent i need to knowhow does the digestive system works?

Dr. Marsha Chenoweth
Board Certified, Child Psychiatry
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As a concerned parent i need to knowhow does the digestive system works?

Meaning?: Please be more specific as to what kind of information you are looking for. The digestive system is quite complex. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Can you tell me how your digestive system work?

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Can you tell me how your digestive system work?

It doesn't: Your kidneys and lungs control your blood pH (homeostasis) by regulating HCO3 and CO2 to keep your blood pH at 7.43. ...Read more

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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How does fasting work? Will fasting help clear my digestive system?

Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Not really: Fasting will not clear your digestive system. It will empty at it's own rate. If you fast long enough it may empty somewhat but your metabolism will slow and eventually your body will begin to consume your muscular tissue for energy. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Can you tell me how our digestive system work?

Dr. Jan Rakinic
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Can you tell me how our digestive system work?

Not in 400 char!: Basically, what goes in must come out. There are good online references from reputable sources: look at AMA, ASGE, ASCRS. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

Dr. Eric Kaplan
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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What can I do to make my digestive system work faster?

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
Board Certified, Trauma Surgery
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What can I do to make my digestive system work faster?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
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How does digestive system work?

Dr. Guy DaSilva
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
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How does digestive system work?

Check this out: Follow this link to learn more about the anatomy & physiology of the digestive tract (http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/gastrointestinal-anatomy-physiology) summary: the GI tract is a single cell barrier of protection between the outside world & the inside of our body. Immune cells are numerous here. It digests (breaksdown) foods, and absorbs the nutrients & water to enter our blood stream. ...Read more

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