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Heartburn
-acid splashes up esophagus
(b/c of weak cardiac valve)

-some foods irritate esophagus
(coffee, spicy, citrus fruits)

-Bulemic
what
cause
cause 2
eat disorder
Hernia
-intestine sticks out thru abdomen

-due to weakness of/stress on muscular abdomen wall

-males: due to weaking of 2 walls when testes decend while in uterus

-inherited
what
due to 3
males
Diarrhea
-increased peristaltic action = too fast thru large intestine
-water not absorbed

-due to bacteria
emotional stress
how
2 causes
Constipation
-due to lack of fiber/water

-colon not undergoing peristalsis
due to 2
Ulcers
-sore in stomach/duodenum

-due to:
bacteria (antibiotics)

excess HCL acid production (emotional anxiety)

lots of acidic food, alcohol, tobacco, asprin
what
3 causes
cure
how
Hepatitis
-virus kills liver cells, bile enters blood,
jaundice + fatigue
inflamation

Types cause transmittion:
A~ contaminated food/water (shellfish)
B~ body fluids, contaminated blood transfussions, unsterile needles
C~ contaminated blood transfusions/unsterile needels
what, how
types
transmittion 4
Appendicitis
-stool/bacteria get in appendix
inflammation

-symptoms: pain in middle/right abdomen, nausea, fever, vomiting

-could burst, release bacteria
what/how
symptoms
what bad could happen
Vitamins
water soluble: B C

Fat soluble: A D E K
-stored/absorbed like fat
-bad if too much/little
name
what
Cellulose
-in plant cell wall
-indegestible

-fiber to help peristalsis
what
where from
provides...