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Malabsorption

Malabsorption refers to decreased intestinal absorption of carbohydrate, protein, fat, minerals or vitamins. There are many symptoms associated with malabsorption. Weight loss, diarrhea, greasy stools (due to high fat content), abdominal bloating and gas are suggestive of malabsorption. Vitamin and mineral deficiencies resulting from malabsorption may cause glossitis (sore tongue), cheilosis (a fissuring and dry […]

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Food Allergies

A food allergy is an immune system response by which the body creates antibodies as a reaction to certain food. Symptoms similar to those of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) include diarrhea and abdominal pain. Other symptoms can include vomiting, hives, itching, swelling of the lips, tightness in the throat, and wheezing. Allergic symptoms usually occur […]

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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance is a condition where symptoms occur after digesting this milk sugar. Symptoms are produced when lactose is not adequately absorbed in the digestive tract. Symptoms experienced after eating or drinking lactose-containing foods and beverages may include: watery stool or diarrhea abdominal cramps […]

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A Noisy Tummy: What Does it Mean?

Abdominal Noises What causes a noisy tummy? Noises in the stomach can be caused by: Muscular contraction of the intestinal wall The presence within the intestines of liquid The presence within the intestines of gas The food we eat and the fluids we drink mix with GI secretions in the intestine. It takes about two […]

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THEA’S PERSONAL STORY

I was in highschool since my acid reflux started. It makes me sad that i couldnt eat foods that i want. Then one day i have experience stomachache, hearburns and i feel like something is stuck in my throat. I couldnt eat properly,I am really suffering with this kind of illness. I went to the […]

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