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Gut ProblemsDigestive Health
We all know someone with heartburn, diarrhoea, an ulcer, irritable bowel, but what is the cause of these things?.
Common gut problems are:
- Relux or Heartburn – hot or burning feeling rising up from the center of the abdomen area and into the chest under the breastbone or sternum.
- Peptic Ulcer – which are sores in the lining of the stomach or first stretch of the small intestine.
- Gallstones – stone moving out of the gallbladder gets stuck—blocking the flow of bile.
- Lactose Intolerance – you experience bloating, abdominal pain, or diarrhea.
- Diverticulitis – abnormal bulges called diverticula somewhere in the wall of their intestinal tract.
- Inflammatory Bowl Disease – complain of abdominal pain and diarrhea and sometimes experience anemia, rectal bleeding, weight loss, or other symptoms.
- Celiac Disease – Sufferers are unable to eat gluten—a protein found in rye, barley, wheat, and more— triggering an attack on their small intestine.
- Constipation – experiencing discomfort and can’t make your bowels move.
It’s normal to get a stomach ache now and then, like after a super-spicy meal or before a big job interview. But gut woes that stick around for more than a few days could signal bigger problems—anything from lactose intolerance to Ulcers.
Gut problems can be hard to diagnose as a lot of symtoms overlap like pain, diarrhea, bloating.
The gut absorbs foods, eliminates toxins, produces several hormones and neurotransmitters, and has some crucial immunological tasks. Not too bad for a slimy, wrinkled, worm-like organ located somewhere in the bottom of your belly, right?
But in all seriousness: many diseases and symptoms can be traced back to poor gut health. We’re talking about auto-immune diseases, arthritis, weight problems, skin issues such as acne and psoriasis, migraines and even some psychological illnesses.
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