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Diarrhea – Types, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements and the liquidity of stool. In patients with diarrhea, defecation may occur more than three times a day and firmness of stool can range from soft to liquid in texture. Diarrhea is due to a disruption of the digestive process. It occurs when too much of unabsorbed fluid remains in the intestines. When this occurs, the stool that is passed through the anus is loose […]

Managing Digestive Disorders

We know that bad food can cause an upset stomach but the way in which diet can trigger or affect a chronic digestive disorder has not yet been fully explained. However, it is quite clear that certain disorders are profoundly influenced by what we do or do not eat or can be helped by adding or eliminating certain types of food. Our digestive tract is a 40 feet long, winding tube, consisting of several sections […]