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What exercises and herbs can increase peristalsis?

What exercises and herbs can increase peristalsis?

These can: Aerobic exercise is a great way of increasing peristalsis. Enough water and fiber in your diet has this effect too. Ginger works. For a spastic colon, camomile and rhubarb are also beneficial. ...Read more

Peristalsis (Definition)

Peristalsis is a series of organized muscle contractions that occur throughout the digestive tract. Peristalsis is also seen in the tubular organs that connect the kidneys to the bladder. Peristalsis is an automatic and important process that moves food through the digestive system. It also moves urine from the kidneys into the bladder, and bile from the ...Read more


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Is it safe to use Ayurvedic herb to increase intestinal peristalsis?

Is it safe to use Ayurvedic herb to increase intestinal peristalsis?

Very safe but...: Unlike western pharmaceuticals, which have been used for a few decades at most, ayurvedic herbs have been used for thousands of years ; have a long record of safety. Triphala is a classic formula to stimulate peristalsis- see http://bit.Ly/1oststx like all medicines some folks get side effects but it's far safer than most drugs.However, some ayurvedic herbs have heavy metals so choose organic ones. ...Read more

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Iam in 5 week pregenancy I have gaseous bowel with increase peristalsis I have pain what's food help me and what I do ?

Iam in 5 week pregenancy I have gaseous bowel with increase peristalsis I have pain what's food help me and what I do ?

Pregnancy stomach: Sometimes foods that are more bland, that are less spicy and irritating to the stomach is better tolerated during early pregnancy. The elevated Progesterone levels during pregnancy decreases the bowl motility therefore causing more gas and more bloating. ...Read more

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What to do about connective tissue disease & lack of intestinal peristalsis? I have high fiber diet, drink lots of h20, & exercise daily.

What to do about connective tissue disease & lack of intestinal peristalsis? I have high fiber diet, drink lots of h20, & exercise daily.

Try Triphala: The things you are doing are wise. I advise trying triphala, a combination of 3 fruits used in ayurvedic medicine, that can improve peristalsis- especially the component known as haritaki. See http://www.Onlyfoods.Net/terminalia-chebula-haritaki.Html and http://www.Planetherbs.Com/specific-herbs/the-wonders-of-triphala.Html triphala is quite safe and not habit-forming. ...Read more

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I have no peristalsis in my oesophagus. Can I take fossamax for osteoporosis?

I have no peristalsis in my oesophagus.  Can I take fossamax for osteoporosis?

Peristalsis/fosamax: Fosamax (alendronate) is given with a full glass water ,while standing not lying down, with instruction not to lay down for 30 minutes due to its potentional for ulceration. There are other products (Reclast, Forteo,Prolia, HRT) on the market for osteoporosis that can be given as injections or are alternative products and may be a better choice in an individual with no peristalsis. Discuss with you doctor ...Read more

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What happens to peristalsis as you age?

It slows down: The generalized loss of muscle tone causes food to move more slowly along the digestive tract. ...Read more

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What is is meant by reverse peristalsis?

Vomit: It is a fancy medical term for vomiting. Peristalsis is the normal slow motion of the gastrointestinal tract that moves food along to be absorbed. When it is reversed it goes in the opposite direction and can lead to vomiting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: peristalsis?

See below: Peristalsis is a series of organized muscle contractions that occur throughout the digestive tract. Peristalsis is also seen in the tubular organs that connect the kidneys to the bladder. Peristalsis is an automatic and important process that moves food through the digestive system. It also moves urine from the kidneys into the bladder, and bile from the gallbladder into the duodenum. ...Read more

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What happens to you if peristalsis is too fast or too slow?

What happens to you if peristalsis is too fast or too slow?

Peristalsis: Peristalsis refers to the natural movement of contents of the bowel due to contraction of the muscles of the intestines. If peristalsis is too fast, you have either diarrhea or very frequent bowel movements. If it is too slow, you have constipation. ...Read more

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What does inhibition of peristalsis mean?

What does inhibition of peristalsis mean?

Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, or interfering with function then seek evaluation. Inhibition of peristalsis slows the above gut process. ...Read more