Digestive problem is a very common disease and millions of people suffer from the disease due to negligence. In fact many people having sound health suffer from digestive complains and symptoms. As such complaints are not serious in nature, in many cases the disease is not properly diagnosed at the initial stage. Ultimately it becomes chronic in nature and turns to serious syndrome.
More than 100 million Americans used to suffer from digestive problems and frequently hospitalized for such disorders.
Symptoms of Digestive Problems:
The most common symptoms of digestive problems are –
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal swelling,
- bloating or distention
- Burning in the throat
- Gas and flatulence
Digestive symptoms differ from man to man due to change of nature, food habits etc. In some cases the symptoms may be temporary and depart after a certain time. On the contrary, it may continue or reappear over a longer period of time due to colorectal cancer or inflammatory bowel disease.
Causes of Digestive Problems:
The major causes of digestive problems are –
All sorts of anxiety such as physical, emotional and mental are the main causes of poor digestion. In our digestive system infections, trauma from injuries, surgery and environmental poisons have a vital effect.
The useful bacteria which we require for digestion may be destroyed due to use of high percentage of antibiotics. As soon as antibiotic treatment is over the influence of essential bacteria as well as pathogenic bacteria which protect us from various ailments do not persist.
- Eating Habits:
- If food is not properly chewed the food particles remain solid for the body to absorb resulting gas, bloating and indigestion.