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What Are Digestive Disorders? | Stomach Problems

What Are Digestive Disorders? | Stomach Problems

Digestive disorders are basically diseased states of the organs that are involved with digestion. So that includes your mouth, your esophagus, your stomach, your small bowel, and your large bowel, rectum and anus. So some of the most common digestive disorders are peptic ulcer disease, and that’s when we develop

Airway, Digestive, and Mental Health Comorbidities in WTC Responders and Survivors – WD2809

Airway, Digestive, and Mental Health Comorbidities in WTC Responders and Survivors – WD2809

Nomi Levy-Carrick, MD: Hello. I am Nomi Levy-Carrick, Mental Health Director at the New York City Health and Hospital’s Corporation, World Trade Center Environmental Health Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Welcome to this program titled Airway, Digestive,

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System

How Diabetes Affects The Digestive System With an increase of glucose in the blood, our digestive systems can experience problems with absorbing necessary nutrients. Diabetes is currently one of the most common health conditions. This illness arises when the body is not capable of producing insulin, something that usually helps

Digestive System Diseases

Digestive System Diseases

Tiny germs of cholera spread through the river Too small to see yet so dangerous. Flies carry the cholera yet on their feet. Unwashed hands spread it too. We swallowed the cholera germs on our water, on our food and on our fingers. Just one look and the nurse knew

Colonoscopy: Why Routine Screenings Are Important

Colonoscopy: Why Routine Screenings Are Important

DR. RODGERS: Colon and rectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. And a routine screening may be just what you need to avoid joining this statistic. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers bringing you Healthy Moments from the NIH. I’m the director of the National Institute of