Disorders Related to Digestive System
Disorders Related to Digestive System ntri 2000
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Myrissa Webb on Friday September 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ntri 2000 at Auburn University taught by Dr. Kevin W Huggins in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 7 views.
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Disorders Related to Digestive System Heartburn and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Acid Reflux into the esophagus Causes? Obesity, Pregnancy, large high-fat meals Treatment? Antacid, proton pump inhibitors, surgery Peptic (stomach) ulcers Areas that have been eroded away by acid Causes? Bacteria (helicobacter pylori), use of NSAID's Treatment? Antibiotic, antacids, H2 blockers Gallstones Crystal-like particles in the bile Mostly cholesterol Causes? Body weight, genetics, diet, diabetes (sugar), rapid weight loss Treatment? Surgery, diet Celiac Disease Genetic predisposition - environmental trigger Autoimmune response to gluten Treatment? No cure, modified diet (gluten-free) Crohn's Disease Inflammatory Bowel disease Treatment? Drugs, surgery, nutritional supplements
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