digestive health

The digestive system allows us to utilize food from such diverse sources as meat and plants as an energy source, explains MedicineNet. However, given the system’s complexity, there is much that can go wrong, resulting in variety of conditions that must be tended to. These include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn, Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and colitis/ulcerative colitis, to name a few.

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