Heartburn, Acid Reflux and More:
Solutions for Digestive Problems
Heartburn is a symptom of problems with the digestive tract.
Indigestion is a general term used to signify a variation of different digestive conditions, including nausea and vomiting, belching, flatulence, regurgitation, etc.
The digestive system extends from the mouth to the anus.
It is responsible for receiving food, breaking it down into nutrients (digestion), absorbing the nutrients into the bloodstream and ridding the body of undigestable food parts.
The digestive tract consists of the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus.
Digestive problems can signify the need for Body Cleansing.
Symptoms such as Heartburn, Constipation, etc can mean one's body has a toxic build-up.
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Digestive problems can also cause Acne and other skin conditions.
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ACID REFLUX - Or Gastroesophageal Reflux is the backflow of stomach contents into the esophagus.
The lining of the stomach protects itself from the effects of its own acid.
The esophagus does not have the same protective lining.
When stomach acid refluxes into the esophagus, it causes pain (a burning sensation), inflammation (esophagitis due to repetitive acid reflux)), and damage (long term effect which can lead to cancer, if not avoided).
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COLON CLEANSERS - The colon, or the large intestine, secretes mucus and is largely responsible for the absorption of water and electrolytes from the feces.
Colon cleansing dates back to ancient Greece.
It did not become popular in the United States until the 1920's and 1930's, but it lost favor when the theories could not be supported at the time.
Today though, there is a resurgence of colon cleansing using teas, enzymes and irrigation.
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CONSTIPATION - is a condition in which a person has uncomfortable or infrequent bowel movements.
Often, the cause of constipation is something as simple as a recent change in diet or a decrease in physical activity.
On occasion, acute constipation can be due to something more serious, such as a large intestinal obstruction or poor blood supply to the large intestine.
This can be serious and one should consult their physician.
Most often though, home remedies for constipation can resolve the problem. Search here for these solutions.
HEARTBURN - It is typically a symptom as opposed to a condition, such as indigestion.
It is most often associated with acid reflux, GERD (gastro-esophageal-reflux-disease).
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HEMORRHOIDS - Hemorrhoids are swollen tissue containing veins and are located in the wall of the rectum and anus.
Hemorrhoids can become inflammed, develop a blot clot, bleed or become enlarged and protude.
These can develop from repeated straining during bowel movements, and constipation can make straining worse.
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NAUSEA and VOMITING - Nausea is an unpleasant feeling in the abdomen and very often results in vomiting.
Vomiting is the forceful expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth.
Nausea and vomiting are caused by the activation of the vomiting center in the brain.
It is one of the most dramatic ways the body rids itself of harmful substances.
An obstruction of the intestine can eventually lead to vomiting as the food and fluid collects and backs up.
Also, vomiting can be caused by inflammation or irritation of the stomach, intestine or gallbladder.
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