Digestive system It is another vital system of the body that serves to digest food eaten to turn it into energy. Or nutrients that are useful
The main organs involved in the digestive system are the esophagus, stomach, liver, small intestine, large intestine, gallbladder and bile ducts. Inadequate treatment of personal hygiene And eating Or drinking water contaminated with germs
When the digestive system is abnormal. Therefore causing various diseases following which diseases related to this system are called "Gastrointestinal disease"
There are many different types of gastrointestinal diseases, from easily curable diseases to more serious diseases like cancer. Or tumors which are difficult to heal
Examples of common gastrointestinal diseases Is as follows
Constipation is a symptom that everyone is likely to have experienced before. Constipation and stools are harder than normal. Therefore difficult to excrete Or need to push more than usual Including having fewer symptoms of defecation than usual On average, less than 3 times a week
In addition, people with constipation will not feel the urge to pass their stool. It is necessary to enema to allow feces to be released. Or feel pain in the rectum while having a bowel movement
Constipation is often caused by the following factors.
Improper eating habits, such as drinking less water, eating less fiber
Has a habit of holding up feces
Medical conditions such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease Thyroid disease
Side effects from taking certain medications, such as blood pressure medications Antidepressants Blood tonic that contains iron Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Intestinal disorders, such as intestinal obstruction, intestinal narrowing, intestinal squeezing Colon and rectal cancer lumps The rectal sphincter does not work in coordination with urination.
There are many ways to treat constipation, such as taking a prescription laxative. Drink more water Modify the menu To eat more fruits and vegetables and foods that contain a lot of fiber. Making it easier to excrete And not holding up feces
GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: GERD) is a gastrointestinal disease caused by gastric juice. Or stomach acid refluxing up the upper esophagus
GERD can have a number of reasons, including:
Upper esophageal sphincter Or the lower part loosens abnormally
Stress until the gastric acid secretion is released more than normal
Eating and going to bed immediately without waiting for food to digest. Causing abdominal pressure And causing acid reflux to rise
Eating difficult to digest foods, such as fried foods, oily foods, and fast food
Drinking high-caffeinated beverages, such as tea, coffee, and soda can cause the sphincter between the stomach and the stomach. And the end of the esophagus is loose
Inactive Or getting enough exercise Stomach And the intestines are not moving until the acid And gastric juice does not flow into the appropriate area And flow back up the esophagus instead
The symptoms of people with GERD are:
A burning sensation Tight chest and labia
Frequent burping, nausea
Irritation or sore throat
Feeling like a lump in the throat Or have a bitter taste The sour taste is in the throat all the time.
Have unusually large amounts of saliva
GERD can be treated in a number of ways, including:
If eating before bed Give up the time for digestion about 3 hours before
Lose weight to be in the proper range
Not wearing clothes Or pants that are tight around the waist To reduce the pressure in the abdomen
Eat foods that are easy to digest, low in fat, eat vegetables. Fruit to help the digestive system work more efficiently