digestive process
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Colorectal cancer (diseases)

Our colon is an essential part of our digestive process. Its main functions include absorbing the necessary water and minerals that our body needs, and eliminating our body’s solid wastes. In a normal person with a healthy colon, digestion will take an average time of 12 to 24 hours, with more...

Gastroparesis (diseases)

Gastroparesis is a gastrointestinal condition that is characterized by a malfunction of the muscles in the stomach. This illness results in a partial paralysis of the stomach, causing it to retain food for much longer periods than the time it ordinarily takes to digest. GASTROPARESIS SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS The stomach is shaped more...



Constipation or irregular bowel movement is a common problem among people of any age groups and all walks of life. The discomfort of abnormal digestive processes can go a long way from destroying your self-esteem to damaging your important body organs, es more...

Pancreatic cancer (diseases)

Cancer of the pancreas is considered on of the most serious and deadly cancers of the body. The pancreas is responsible for the production of insulin along with the liver, and produces enzymes and digestive chemicals which aid in the body’s ability to utilize food for energy as well as more...

Peritonitis (diseases)

Peritonitis occurs when the peritoneum, a thin membranous tissue that covers the walls of the stomach, intestines and other organs in the abdominal cavity, becomes inflamed. This inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. Although the peritoneum's job is to reinforce the abdominal organs and guard against infection, there are more...