What are the Digestive System Disorders Causes and Symptoms

What are the Digestive System Disorders Causes and Symptoms

Healthy eating is first part of being healthy person. Our body is an organization where in the digestive system is one of the vital functioning which supports other body systems. Digestive system is responsible for extracting nutrients and energy from the food that we intake. Digestive system turns food and liquid into the waste products that gets expelled by bowel movements. Digestive system has a digestive tract which is series of joined and coiled tubes stretching from mouth to anus and organs like Stomach, Small intestines, large intestine etc.

If the digestive system of the body is not working properly a person can experience fatigue, stomachache, upset stomach, lethargic, nausea, and vomiting. Disorder of the digestive system can range from being acute, chronic, debilitating, self-limiting, sudden and can be devastating. Digestive disorder system can be in stomach, gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas, and liver.

Disorder of the Digestive system happens when there is some fault in functioning in process of the digestion wherein some part of the digestive system is prevented from working as it should be. Digestive disorder symptoms include:

Symptoms of Digestive Disorders

  • Diarrhea
  • Bleeding from digestive tract
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Regurgitation
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Ulcers in mouth and in stomach lining
  • Flatulence
  • Appetite loss
  • Nausea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Vomiting
  • Food poisoning
  • Ascites
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Hiccup
  • Peritonitis

Gastrointestinal digestive disorders are those diseases which interfere with the working of intestine. Basically that can categorize into two forms of Gastrointestinal digestive disorder that are:

Inflammatorygastrointestinal digestive disorders: Chronic Diarrhea, constipation, intestinal painIrritable Bowel syndrome are the symptoms.

Functional gastrointestinal digestive disorder: symptoms include: Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and the ulcerative colitis

Causes of the digestive disorders and Digestive system diseases are:

In some cases the cause is unknown. But with the kind of lifestyle, food eating habits we have, having any digestive disorder is the most common ailments and diseases faced by almost all in world. As per the data some 62 millions of Americans are diagnosed with digestive disorders each year. Digestive system disorders prevalence increase with age. Also the research has shown women have been diagnosed more with Irritable Bowel syndrome, ulcer dyspepsia etc. Appendix is known to be adolescent and young age disease of digestive system. developing of the digestive system disorders can be congenitally or due to many multiple factors like:

  • Stress (highest rated cause by the doctor)
  • Fatigue
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol abusing
  • No proper sleep

Digestive system of the body needs proper care like proper diet, having proper sleep and eating on proper schedule.

One Response to What are the Digestive System Disorders Causes and Symptoms

  1. Javed Iqbal says:

    Your given material is helpful for the studends of Biology at secondary level. The material is in simple language but elaborative and comprehensive. I am really thankful to Miss. who share such informative and useful information about digestive system.

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