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How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

If you’ve got a cold, mucus is hard to miss. But what is it, and what does it do besides making you miserable? Your body produces more than a liter of mucus every day, and all the wet surfaces of your body that are not covered by skin, like your

Colon, rectum, and anus | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Colon, rectum, and anus | Gastrointestinal system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: We’ve come a long way since we started talking about the gastrointestinal tract from our oral cavity. Now that we’ve made it all the way, down here, it’s time to talk about the final part of our GI tract. The large intestine, or the colon, the rectum and the

doTERRA® DigestZen® Oil Uses and Benefits

doTERRA® DigestZen® Oil Uses and Benefits

Also known as the “tummy tamer” blend, DigestZen Digestive Blend was developed by dōTERRA to aid in digestion, soothe stomach upset, and maintain overall digestive health. This unique blend contains Ginger, Fennel, and Coriander, which help ease stomach discomfort, including discomfort caused by motion sickness and indigestion. DigestZen also features

What Happens If You Swallow Gum?

What Happens If You Swallow Gum?

[ INTRO ] I was just telling Squeaks about a mistake I made today. Everyone makes mistakes sometimes, and that’s OK. But I always try to learn from my mistakes so I can do better next time, and today I learned something that surprised me! Let me explain what happened.

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD?

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD?

Hi I’m Maddie and I have inflammatory bowel disease. My doctors asked me if I could help explain some things that you should know about inflammatory bowel disease or what we call IBD. Before we talk about IBD there are a couple of really important things that you need to

From Food Back To Nutrients: The Digestive Process

From Food Back To Nutrients: The Digestive Process

We have seen so far how our body needs nutrients for energetic, structural and regulatory functions, and how these nutrients are contained in the food we eat. To be able to use these nutrients, the first task that our body has to accomplish is extracting them from the food we