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Stomach ache
Oct 21, 2012
... You might have a digestive issue that doesn't allow you to absorb nutrients you are eating. ... (1 replies)
... I would not worry about the hormonal issues or the cholesterol because these issues will resolve when your intestinal system is working and properly able to absorb nutrients. ... (1 replies)
... Texas Tomato, We are all different and we all absorb nutrients differently -- the health of our digestive system makes a big difference and the type mineral you take also matters. So, I cannot say how long it will take for you to get an adequate amount. The daily dose of magnesium is 400 mgm and at this value -- it does not have a laxative effect and it is best to buy it... (13 replies)

... there is alot of information online about it! Gluten damages the villi in your small intestines causing you not to absorb nutrients properly. ... (1 replies)
... If you want to look good you have to eat properly and of course absorb all the vital nutrients. ... (8 replies)
... About a year ago I started feeling like my stomach was SO full after eating so I cut my portion size down and yet still, whenever I would eat I would feel like i'd eaten a horse and my stomach would be protroding a little. I went on a 2 day detox for liver using milk thistle, veggie juice, fruits and veggies, took accodophulus for the colon and did a couple of enemas (oh,... (8 replies)
I'm back
Mar 11, 2004
... Celiac disease is also known as gluten intolerance. When individuals with celiac ingest gluten, the villi (tiny, hair-like projections in the small intestine that absorb nutrients from food) shrink or disappear. This is a destructive immunological reaction to gluten. Damaged villi interferes with the body's ability to absorb basic nutrients -- proteins, carbohydrates, fats,... (8 replies)
... I wondered if digestive disorders, or not being able to properly absorb nutrients can lead to migraines? ... (0 replies)
... a "tendency" of allergy to gluten. If that shows positive you would then undergo an endoscopy which would show that the upper or small intestine is not absorbing nutrients account the disease. ... (2 replies)
... to gluten which is found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. It is hidden in many ingredients. It damages the villi in the small intestine to the point it does not absorb nutrients any longer. ... (30 replies)
... Minerals and trace minerals are the basic bonding agents between the body and food. Without them the body cannot absorb nutrients. They are essential to good digestion, by keeping the body pH balanced, alkaline instead of acid. ... (4 replies)
... and its not happening, then i switched to 4 small meals a day, and still don't gain weight..I am too thin, and i believe that my intestines are not absorbing the nutrients from the foods i eat...I do eat well, alot of veggies, chicken, and some meat... ... (4 replies)
... My wife was diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis a year and a half ago and had her pancreas removed. She is having trouble absorbing nutrients even while taking enzymes for digestion. ... (0 replies)
... and struggle to keep any weight on,as well as having difficulty extracting the correct amount of nutrients from foods I eat, I try not to let the condition control me.I would love someone to answer this question for me. ... (2 replies)
... it coats your intestines so you can't absorb vital nutrients that you need. ... (5 replies)
Mastic Gum
Feb 15, 2011
... Dave, Sorry to hear this news!! This diagnosis if true will change your life in many ways. Celiac disease is a chronic digestive disorder that is INHERITED intolerance to gluten and it is not your fault but it is treatable. Gluten is contained in wheat, rye, barley, oats and related hybrid grains like kamut & spelt. The cause of Celiac disease is not known but it... (6 replies)
... Yes usually since someone with Ma can not absorb food properly to get the nutrients they need, so this would go for all food...2. ... (3 replies)
... No I dont believe you have Malabsorbtion..the reason why i say that is because i had that..with MA it does not matter what you eat your body can't absorb the nutrients it needs to function. You can eat whatever and feel fine after you eat it, but internally your not getting anything...your weight plummets.. ... (3 replies)
... You don't absorb your nutrients and will be deficient in vitamins and anemic. Some will test negative but biopsy will be positive. Google it and read the symptoms. ... (40 replies)
... Well...my bowel problems turned out to be related to my elevated calcium (ANYWHERE in the 10 range) and low Vit D level. You see calcium is what makes our bowels absorb the nutrients from our food & Vitamin D's only purpose is to make the calcium work. And please don't let some ill-informed dr put you on calcium pills and high doses of vitamin D. It is the function of the... (8 replies)


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