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ulcer, gastric ulcer, constipation, ailments, dis order, digestive system, flatulence

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    • Ailments and Disorders of the Digestive System and their Treatment Prepared by: Lovelyn M. Mataac
    • Indigestion-refers to the discomfort felt in the upper stomach. Treatment: 1. Avoid fatty and spicy foods. 2. Eat slowly. 3. Take antacids.
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    • Flatulence (kabag)
      • A feeling of bloated stomach.
      • Avoid flatulence by:
      • 1. Eating slowly. Chew your food well.
      • 2. Avoid stress.
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    • Constipation-infrequent and difficult passing out of hard dry feces. Treatment: 1. establish the habit of going to the toilet. 2. Eat food with fibers. 3. drink more fluids.
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    • Gastric Ulcer-damaged lining of the stomach.
      • Symptoms:
      • 1. abdominal pains, belching, nausea and vomiting.
      • Treatment:
      • 1. Antacids-they lessen acidity and relieve pain.
      • Avoid ulcer by practicing these:
      • 1. Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol, coffee and tea.
      • 2. Eat meals regularly.
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    • Hepatitis-it is an inflammation of the liver caused by virus, drugs of chemicals. Hepa Virus
    • Hepa-A
      • Is a spread from the feces of an infected person which may contaminate food and water.
      • Hepa-B- is spread through blood transfusion.
      • Treatment : Vaccines, drugs
    • Diarrhea is the frequent movement of liquid bowel.
      • Treatment: 1. Drink plenty of water.
      • 2. Take ORS (Oral Rehydration Solution)
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    • Intestinal Parasites - are worms that invade the digestive tract usually through food and water. Treatment: 1. Give laxative to expel the worms from the body.
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    • Appendicitis- an inflamed and swollen appendix. Symptom: Pain in the lower right-hand side of the abdomen accompanied by fever. Treatment: Surgery
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