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1 Digestive System Disorders and Diseases! By Vinny Fushetto
2 AppendicitisAppendicitis is an irritation, inflammation, and infection of the appendix.Appendicitis isnt a really important part of the immune system but if infected can cause death.The appendix can rupture 48 to 72 hours if you don’t get medical attention fast enough.If you feel pain by your appendix make sure you seek medical attention.
3 Celiac DiseaseCeliac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine.Because of a sensitivity to gluten, which is found in wheat, rye, barley, and oats.This disease interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food.If you eat gluten this disease damages your small intestines.
4 Crohns DiseaseIs a disease where an inflammatory bowel disease that is a extreme condition that may occur at various times over a lifetime.Crohn's disease is also called ileitis or enteritis.It damages the smaller intestine.In some cases the small and large intestines are damaged.
5 HemorrhoidsHemorrhoids are blood vessels, that are in and around the anus and lower rectum, that have become swollen due to stretching and pressure.These are very common in both men and women, and about half the population have hemorrhoids by age 50.This isnt a life threatening disease.Very common in pregnant women.
6 Gastritis Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. Drinking to much alcohol and smoking and eating spicy food is what can give you this disease.There are many different ways that cause this disorder but these are just some of them.Stay away from consuming to much of these items if you don’t want this disease.
7 Stomach Cancer Is cancer that starts in any part of the stomach. It is also called gastric cancer.This is a very life threatening disease.A lot of people in America pass away each year from this disease.The earlier it is found and treated the better.
8 GastroparesisGastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which the stomach takes too long emptying out everything.If food remains in the stomach for too long, it can cause problems such as bacterial overgrowth from the food sitting.The food can also harden in to solid masses called, bezoars which may cause vomiting or nausea.
9 UlcersAn ulcer is an open sore, or lesion, usually found on the skin or mucous membrane areas of the body.About 25 million Americans develop at least one ulcer during their lifetime.5 Million people get affected each year due to ulcers.Stomach ulcers are called gastric ulcersThere are many different palaces that you can have ulcers.
10 GallstonesGallstones are hard, pebble-like deposits that form inside the gallbladder.Gallstones may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a golf ball.Gallstones are usually discovered in an annual x-ray.This is not a life threatening disease.
11 Part 3 – Lindsey Bernoskie Sudden Illnesses/ First Aid/ Emergency of the Digestive SystemPart 3 – Lindsey Bernoskie
13 What are the most common sudden illnesses in the Digestive System? HiccupsHeartburn/Acid RefluxThrow upDiarrhea
14 Useful Terms 2Coughing - an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying problem.Endoscope - a procedure that uses a lighted, flexible endoscope to see inside the upper GI tract.Dysentery- an inflammatory disorder of the intestine, especially of the colon, that results in severe diarrhea containing mucus and/or blood in the feces with fever and abdominal pain.Dysbiosis- poor digestive functionLeaky Gut Syndrome- the name given for the condition that allows larger food particles to pass through the gut wall.
15 Useful TermsDiarrhea- is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day.Hiccups - is an esophageal contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute.Digestive System - is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components that can be absorbed into a blood stream, for instance.Heartburn- also known as acid reflux, is a painful and burning sensation in the esophagus, just behind the breastbone, usually associated with regurgitation of gastric acid.Irritable bowel syndrome refers to a disorder of the lower intestinal tract. It involves abdominal pain and abnormal bowel movements. Emotional stress often makes the symptoms worse.
16 Hiccups Causes of hiccups Prevention of Hiccups DON’T: Eating too much What is a hiccup?A Hiccup is defined as the involuntary contraction of the diaphragm — the muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and plays an important role in breathing.Causes of hiccupsEating too muchDrinking carbonated beveragesExcessive consumption of alcoholSudden temperature changesExcitement or emotional stressPrevention of Hiccups DON’T:- Eat large meals- Drink carbonated beverages or alcohol- Have Sudden changes in temperature
17 Heartburn/ Acid Reflux Acid Reflux and Heartburn is defined as: A common condition and an abnormal one in which acid in the stomach rises up into the esophagus.Prevention-People with heartburn should avoid or reduce consumption of foods and beverages that contain caffeine, chocolate, peppermint, spearmint, and alcohol.- Physicians often advise patients with Acid Reflux to cut down on fatty foods.- Increasing protein may help strengthen-Whole grain products-Eat fruits and vegetables, although avoid acidic vegetables and fruitsSymptomsBurpingNausea after eatingStomach fullness or bloatingUpper abdominal pain and discomfort
18 DiarrheaDiarrhea is defined as: A familiar phenomenon with unusually frequent or unusually liquid bowel movements, excessive watery evacuations of fecal material.How to treat Diarrhea?-Drinking lots of fluids-Eat probiotic yogurt.-BRAT diet: bananas, rice, apples or applesauce, and dry toast.-Avoid diarrhea medicationsWhat are Causes of Diarrhea?VirusesBacteria and parasitesMedicationsLactoseFructose Artificial sweetenersSurgery Symptoms of Diarrhea?-Frequent, loose,watery stools-Abdominal cramps-Abdominal pain-Fever-Blood in the stool-Bloating
19 Throw Up/ VomitThrow up or vomit is defined as:To eject part or all of the contents of the stomach through the mouth, usually in a series of involuntary spasmic movements.Causes of Vomiting:-central causes (signals from the brain) -association with another illnesses-medications and medical treatmentsSymptoms Of Vomiting:-Involuntary expulsion of food from mouth and nose-Increased saliva-Dizziness-Light-headedness-Difficulty in swallowing food or liquid-Changes in skin temperature-Increase in heartbeat rate-Increased sensitivity to certain smells-Changes in the taste of some foodsPrevention: DON’T EAT FAST or FOODS YOU DON’T LIKE
20 This is a picture of acid reflux - which is the burning in or around your stomach from eating food. Diarrhea causes death amongst young children and is just too much water in the stool. Diarrhea could also lead to dehydration.