Digestive disorders

The digestive system made up of the gastrointestinal tract (GI), liver, pancreas, and gallbladder helps the body digest food. Digestion is important for breaking down food into nutrients, which your body uses for energy, growth, and cell repair. Some digestive ...1

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Causes of Digestive disorders

The health of your digestive system has a lot to do with lifestyle the food you eat, the amount of exercise you get, and the pace and stress level of your day. However, some digestive diseases, such as those discussed ...2

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Causes List for Digestive disorders

Some possible causes of Digestive disorders or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Digestive disorders

Digestive Diseases

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Prevention of Digestive disorders

Can the damage to the digestive system from smoking be reversed? Quitting smoking can reverse some of the effects of smoking on the digestive system. For example, the balance between factors that harm and protect the stomach and duodenum lining ...4

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  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases
  2. Source: NCBI, Genes and Disease (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ books/ NBK22172/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ smoking-digestive-system

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