CU-Boulder IPHY 2420 - Diseases in the Digestive System (3 pages)

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Lecture Notes 8/29/2014


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course:
Iphy 2420 - Nutrition for Health and Performance
Edition:
1

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IPHY 2420 1nd Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Digestion a Mouth Large Intestine II Chapter 4 Vocab Outline of Current Lecture I Diarrhea II Vomiting III Heartburn GERD IV Peptic Ulcer V IBS VI Crohn s Disease VII Celiac Disease Current Lecture DIARRHEA Frequent and loose bowel movements The colon is not absorbing the water something is wrong with the large intestine Causes bacterial or viral can only be treated by antibiotic if it is bacterial Treatment Over the Counter medication Issue Loosing sodium potassium electrolytes etc Body has to replace fluid that is lost Immediate treatment should be sought if severe diarrhea in infants and elderly because weaker immune system and less body mass more to lose VOMITING Contractions of abdominal muscles to expel toxic stomach and duodenal contents Causes Ingestion of toxic substances intense pain head injury motion sickness pregnancy or touching back of the throat Treatment Avoid solid food and carbonated beverages Prevent dehydration by drinking more Contact physician If signs of dehydration are present and lasts longer then a few hours for children and few days for adults Also warning signs blood in vomit signs of dehydration diarrhea head ache or stiff neck abdominal pain confusion or decreased alertness brain is starved for sugars glucose fever These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute HEARTBURN GERD Growing pain or burning in upper chest from stomach acid entering esophagus 50 of adults Gastric reflex Causes Pregnancy overweight overeating smoking tight belts or waistbands certain foods Cigarettes Produce MORE gastric acid produces LESS bicarbonate to neutralized acid makes drugs for heartburn LESS effective PEPTIC ULCER Sore in lining of stomach or duodenum Symptoms Deep dull upper abdominal pain 2 hours after eating often caused by Helicobacter pylori We all have this in us but it is activated by



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