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Gastrointestinal Disorders refers to a multitude of diseases or conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. The upper gastrointestinal tract consists of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum of the small intestines. The jejunum and ileum of the small intestines, the colon, rectum and anus are organs or structures of the lower gastrointestinal tract. The diseases affecting these structures are describ View more...
Causes
Organs of the digestive system function to digest or catabolize the foods that we consume. There are several factors that can hinder this intricate operation. The majority of gastrointestinal complications can be prevented. By not consuming enough fiber in your diet, you become susceptible to a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Sedentary lifestyle, excessive dairy consumption, stress, pregnan View more...
Prevention
To reduce your risk of acquiring a gastrointestinal malfunction, you should consume smaller, more frequent meals. Patients are urged to reduce spicy and fatty foods intake and limit alcohol consumption. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications consumed in excess may promote stomach inflammation. Only clean water and pasteurized dairy products should be consumed to prevent infection. In order to View more...
Common Symptoms
Stomach pain or discomfort, constipation, excessive flatulence, heartburn, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting are common symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders. The stool, visible to the human eye, can be a great indicator of digestive complications. The human stool should be semi-solid with a mucus outer coating; the shapes and color variations of stools can be indicative of gastrointestinal irregulari View more...
Rare Symptoms
A person suffering from a severe gastrointestinal disorder may experience reduced libido, dehydration, weight loss or weight gain, severe diarrhea and gastrointestinal bleeding.
Traditional Treatment
Endoscope, ultrasound and C-T scanning are utilized in the medical diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. Treatment for both functional and structural disorders may include steroids, antidepressants, sedatives or dietetic reevaluation. Oral medication can alleviate symptoms, however those suffering from gastrointestinal complications are urged to exercise and incorporate whole grains and fiber i View more...
Alternative Treatment
There are herbal treatments available for the majority of symptoms associated with gastrointestinal disorders. Ginger can be used to alleviate nausea and vomiting. Capsaicin alleviates bloating in addition to abdominal pain by repressing transmittance of pain sensations to the brain from the abdominal organs. Psyllium is commonly prescribed for those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome; it fun View more...
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Nearly every human is subject to a gastrointestinal disorder at one time or another throughout his or her lifetime; these conditions account for the majority of doctor visits. There are a number of researches currently being done on colonoscopies; patients are urged to begin routinely checking for colon polyps and cancer through colonoscopies at the age of fifty. Researchers are exploring other me View more...
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