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Gastrointestinal Health

Dr. Kurt Woeller’s recent article about gastrointestinal health on Lab Tests Plus tackles how its connected to all systems in the digestive tract working together to ensure proper digestion, assimilation, nutrient absorption, and toxin elimination. 118 more words

Digestive System

8 Common Digestive System Problems

US News Health specified the 8 common digestive system problems the are placing a “growing burden” on Americans.

Common Digestive System Problems

Reflux – One of the common symptoms of reflux is heartburn, which involves a “hot or burning feeling rising up from the center of the abdomen area and into the chest of sternum.” Pregnancy, some medications, and consuming alcohol or certain foods can cause heartburn. 475 more words

Constipation

Digestive System Problems

The digestive system is one of the most complex systems in the human body. It has numerous organs, which not only help in digestion and absorption of the food, but also in regulating the body’s metabolism through various chemicals and hormones released into the blood to maintain homeostasis. 413 more words

Constipation

Thoughts on the low FODMAP diet

I haven’t quite abandoned the low FODMAP diet but I know it hasn’t worked for me. Briefly, for those unfamiliar with FODMAPs, they are types of carbohydrate that aren’t digested well, if at all, by the body but are feasted on by bacteria. 1,368 more words

Flatulence