Digestive Disorders

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    CDC Issues New Stomach Virus Warning

    More than 250 people in at least six states have come down with a serious stomach bug. LIKE BlackDoctor.org on Facebook! Get Your Daily Medicine…For…

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    Nelson Mandela: His 5 Surprising Health Conditions

    Nelson Mandela, the legendary South African former president, politician and activist, is back in the hospital in “serious but stable” condition, after once again suffering…

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    Stomach Pain Facts & Myths

    Tummy trouble is never a fun thing. Aches and pains can keep you from enjoying your meal, going to work and in general are unpleasant…

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    EPI 101

    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, or EPI, is the inability to properly digest food due to a lack of digestive enzymes made by the pancreas. What is…

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    What Is EPI?

    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a condition characterized by deficiency of the exocrine pancreatic enzymes, resulting in the inability to digest food properly, or maldigestion.…

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    Natural Ways To Avoid & Relieve Irregularity

    What does it mean to be regular? What does it mean to be constipated? Most people average a bowel movement somewhere between once a day…

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    Conditions That Lead To EPI

    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency occurs in chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, autoimmune disorders such as Crohn’s disease and systemic lupus erythematosis and patients that have had parts…

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    3-Minute Health Fixes

    So you want to kick your healthy living up a notch? Good for you! But where to start? Well, it’s a combination of quick and…

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    Is Exercise Giving You Heartburn?

    Did you know that physical activity can cause heartburn in some people? But if exercise makes your heartburn worse, that doesn’t mean you should give…