Heartburn and Indigestion Symptom Relief

Heartburn and Indigestion Symptom Relief

Symptoms, Causes & Prevention Tips Indigestion and heartburn may come from the same condition. Heartburn is exactly that, a burning sensation in the chest. Indigestion is a burning sensation in your upper stomach and maybe even up to your esophagus. This is usually a side effect to a bigger problem. There may be acid reflux … *

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Stomach Ulcers

Stomach Ulcers

All Natural Ways to Recover Stomach ulcers are painful sores found in the stomach and the lining of the small intestines. This occurs when the mucosal lining is thinned and the acid in the stomach is able to attack the lining of the stomach. This condition can be extremely uncomfortable and needs treatment before it … *

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Digestive Yeast Infections

Digestive Yeast Infections

Large Intestine Health Large intestines are a large part of your internal organs and responsible for processing food for nutrients. Water is absorbed here in the colon and feces is stored here until it is secreted out of the body. This is a large part of your digestive system and it needs to be functioning … *

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Importance of Probiotics - Digestion & Immune System

Importance of Probiotics – Digestion & Immune System

Why You WANT Bacteria in Your Body You might be surprised by how much bacteria can be found in your body. The human body contains about 10 trillion cells, but it is also home to 60 trillion bacteria. There are bacteria that are bad for the body, but there are also beneficial bacteria, also called … *

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Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

The Role of Probiotics The causes of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are not well understood although it affects around 30 million people in the US (about 20 percent of the population), making it the most commonly suffered gastrointestinal disorder. Uncomfortable, embarrassing and often painful, IBS is characterized by poor digestive function, leading to diarrhea or … *

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Fight Inflammation within the Digestive System

Fight Inflammation within the Digestive System

Improve Digestion Maintaining healthy digestive function is an important aspect to your overall health. With today’s unhealthy diets largely made up of processed foods that contribute to poor digestive health, inflammatory bowel diseases have become more common. Inflammation within the digestive system can cause a number of health problems and digestive ailments. Inflammatory bowel diseases, … *

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How Your Digestion Affects You

How Your Digestion Affects You

The Importance of Digestive Enzymes Our digestive tract fulfills a role in breaking down food so the constituents that are useful for the body can be absorbed properly. This process involves a vast orchestra of digestive juices and acids that are released at specific times during the digestive process. These digestive juices contain a highly … *

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Managing Crohn's Disease

Managing Crohn’s Disease

Managing Crohn’s disease can be difficult.  Many people who have Crohn’s disease change their diets and skip meals to help reduce the symptoms, and some people with severe Crohn’s disease even avoid going out in public.  There are no known cures for Crohn’s disease, but the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) at Virginia … *

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