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What are effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

What are effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

Excellent effects: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. ...Read more

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Digestive problems causes dizziness?

Digestive problems causes dizziness?

Sure: There are numerous ways digestive problems cause dizziness. If you vomit and unable to due or eat for a day or two you will be dizzy. If you have severe diarrhea and unable to replenish the loss you will feel dizzy since your blood pressure will be low due to the effective circulating blood volume will be low. There or dozens or reason you might feel dizzy from GI causes. ...Read more

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Does obesity cause other digestive problems?

Does obesity cause other digestive problems?

Yes: Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, gallstones and gastroesophageal reflux are all caused by obesity just to name a few things. If the obese patient develops diabetes then you can add gastroparesis into the mix too. ...Read more

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Can a injured back lead to digestive problems?

Can a injured back lead to digestive problems?

Not directly but: Pain can cause constipation as can certain classes of medication used to help control symptoms. Also, non steroidal anti inflammatory medication can have a variety of gastrointestinal side effects from mild to severe. ...Read more

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Why do antibiotics cause me digestive problems?

Why do antibiotics cause me digestive problems?

Gut flora: Gets rid of gut flora. Recommend taking probiotics with it. ...Read more

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Can stress and thinking too much cause digestive problems?

Can stress and thinking too much cause digestive problems?

Absolutely: The digestive system is very sensitive to stress in many people. From top to bottom, symptoms can include nausea, lack of appetite, stomach pains, stomach gurgling, diarrhea or constipation. It's best to manage the stress itself; in the meantime you might try over-the-counter digestive aids like pepto-bismol. See a doctor if symptoms are severe or persist. ...Read more

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What causes colitis, Crohn's disease and other digestive problems?

What causes colitis, Crohn's disease and other digestive problems?

Unknown: While we don't entirely know what causes these, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and crohn's) appears to be caused by an autoimmune mechanism. There is a degree of genetic susceptibility, which seems to be higher in crohn's. However other theories, such as a virus as a cause, may also play a role. There are many other forms of colitis that may mimic these, and only a doctor can tell. ...Read more

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My 16 month old baby is having digestive problems what should I do?

My 16 month old baby is having digestive problems what should I do?

?????????????: This is not a chat room. Your submissions are not linked so there is no way site docs can look them prior submissions or review uploads, future questions, etc. Please start over and include enough basic information to describe the issue so an answer can be formed. There is a paid concierge service with this capability. See site details if interested. ...Read more

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Can the nerves from thorasic T11 thru l 2 cause digestive problems?

Can the nerves from thorasic T11 thru l 2 cause digestive problems?

Nerve: The nerves that you are mentioning do not control the digestive system. The intestines and digestive has its own intrinsic nervous system that controls the motility of the bowels. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered narcotics eliminate my undiagnosed digestive problems. What could this mean?

What to do if I discovered narcotics eliminate my undiagnosed digestive problems. What could this mean?

Narcotics: Opiates is the politically correct word now a days!
this is false. Opiates never "eliminate" anything other than pain. That too for a short period till one gets used to the effect!
they do slow down your intestines so it you have an undiagnosed diarrhea, it might help. But, there is always a reason for such symptom and should be investigated properly. Post more info if u can. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can not drinking enough water cause digestive problems? I am 32 yo male, 175lbs. How much should I be drinking?

Can not drinking enough water cause digestive problems? I am 32 yo male, 175lbs. How much should I be drinking?

Yes.: Not drinking enough water causes colon to maximally reabsorb water from stool in distal colon producing constipation. Minimum water intake is driven by obligatory losses which are 1600 ml/day. Minimum fluid intake is therefore 1600 ml per day divided among fluids - 500 cc/day, water in food - 800 cc/day and water derived from metabolism - 300 cc/day. Beating the minimum is a good idea. ...Read more

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I want to fast with my church but after I do this will I have any digestive problems and will I gain more weigh than I was. Before?

I want to fast with my church but after I do this will I have any digestive problems and will I gain more weigh than I was. Before?

Probably Not: Fasting for religious reasons is a fairly normal thing that many people do. As long as you fast in a responsible way, and have no pre-existing conditions (diabetes, pregnancy, etc) you should be just fine. If you think you are having any "issues" then god will understand if you eat something, then begin the fast again. I doubt he would want anyone to die for honoring him through fasting. ...Read more

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What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

What are common digestive problems in teen agers?

Upset system: Many issues digestive related are form eating too much fast food. Reflux, diarrhea, constipation are common. Sometimes depression presents as physical (somatic) symptoms like vague recurrent abdominal pain. Anxiety can present with digestive issues, fears, and generally not feeling well. Alternating diarrhea and constipation can indicate irritable bowels. If concerned, have your teen evaluated. ...Read more

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What digestive problems can anxiety and worry cause?

What digestive problems can anxiety and worry cause?

Anxiety/ worry: Nausea, emesis, constipation, loose stools, cramping ; change in bowel habitus. It can also effect conditions which you already have such as irritable bowel syndrome or ulcer. ...Read more

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Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Can laryngomalacia be linked with digestive problems?

Yes: Most common associated symptoms related to feeding include regurgitation (ge reflux), emesis, cough, choking, and slow feedings. Infants with laryngomalacia may have a difficult time coordinating suck swallow breath sequence for feeding as a result of their airway obstruction and sometimes have aspiration problems. Treatment of ge reflux and thickening of feedings for aspiration often help. ...Read more

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What are side effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

What are side effects of using ginger for digestive problems?

Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >>. ...Read more

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Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

Please elaborate: Colitis is a non-specific term. There are many types of colitis. Which one do you have? For example ulcerative colitis is associated to many systemic other medical problems. ...Read more

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Had taking domperidone helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Had taking domperidone helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more

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What tests other than endoscopy can be done for digestive problems?

What tests other than endoscopy can be done for digestive problems?

Depends.: The term digestive problems is quite vague so it is hard to answer your question with anything other than generalities. A ct scan, esophageal manometry, ph probe, barium swallow, small bowel follow through, gastric emptying study, etc. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of digestive problems related to stress?

Causes: Your response to stress can affect your nervous system which in turn influence the way your digestion works through the vagus nerve and endocrine changes. ...Read more

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Could taking domperidone have helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Could taking domperidone have helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "DA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel tired all the time if you have digestive problems? What can I do to energize myself?

Is it normal to feel tired all the time if you have digestive problems? What can I do to energize myself?

No: It is not normal to feel tired all the time. This could be a symptom of anemia, chronic inflammation, thyroid disease or nutritional deficiency. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause both thyroid and digestive problems?

What could cause both thyroid and digestive problems?

Thyroid: Thyroid disorders are usually autoimmune on nature. Some GI issues are as well. These include gastritis, colitis, and celiac disease. Many can be screened by simple lab tests. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can quitting smoking cause long term digestive problems?

Can quitting smoking cause long term digestive problems?

No: There is a small amount of evidence that some unusual bowel conditions may improve with smoking, but this is far outweighed by the mounds of evidence that prove that smoking cigarettes kills!

quit! ...Read more

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Does a HIDA scan show if I have liver or digestive problems?

Does a HIDA scan show if I have liver or digestive problems?

Sometimes liver: HIDA test shows mainly gall bladder functioning and status of biliary ducts. Gross evaluation of hepatocellular function is also seen on test by the way liver extracts radiopharmaceutical from bloodstream. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a chiropractor do anything for digestive problems?

Could it happen such that a chiropractor do anything for digestive problems?

Not likely: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your wallet. ...Read more

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What could cause migraines, severe digestive problems and psychiatric problems?

What could cause migraines, severe digestive problems and psychiatric problems?

Depends: It sounds like you are looking for a single cause for these problems. It may be several problems that occur at the same time rather than one disorder. That being said, migraine and digestive symptoms are sometimes a result of emotional problems. Since you do not give details, I cannot answer specifically. Please reask the question with more detail. ...Read more