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The stomach is a part of the digestive system where food is broken down by acid. It is then transferred to the intestines.

Asked in Digestive System, Stomach

What tube connects the mouth and the stomach?

The esophagus (also spelled Oesophagus) is the tube that connects the mouth and the stomach. It works through continuous wavelike muscle contractions known as peristalsis, along with downward gravity, to move food and liquids from the mouth and throat into the stomach. ...
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How can you make your butt bigger and stomach smaller?

Butt bigger and stomach smaller For a smaller stomach you need to do cardio exercise. Cardio is the best fat burning exercise. A healthy diet is essential, too. Make good use of 'fat burning' foods and quality protein. In addition, colon cleansing can help. Eliminate all junk food and refined (processed) carbohydrates. Allow yourself treats just once per week. Doing yoga (for breathing techniques) while doing cardio exercise can also help. To get a better butt do weight training. Eat small amounts of good carbs...
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Why do you get an upset stomach after eating sugar?

Not alot of people get this, but it is usually just your stomach making sure its safe. ...
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Is falling to sleep with a full stomach or an empty one better?

Dont go to sleep starving, but don't eat a full meal before bed. There is a happy medium. Have a healthy snack an hour or so before bed time. ...
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Can you live without a stomach lining?

no, the acids in the stomach would burn your organs.
Asked in Men's Health, Stomach

How much does a adult male stomach weigh?

it weighs about 2-3 pounds
Asked in Health, Paper, Stomach

Does paper dissolve in the stomach?

we dont have anzim for hidrolis of sellolas in ather word i think that we cant digest paper ...
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Why does rennin clot milk quickly in the stomach?

I think you mean Rennet . Rennet is the lipoprotein that turns milk into curds & whey to separated the milk for cheese making, if you add a small amount of rennet to formula milk it clots quickly forming a lumpy mass & is often used for children with a weak esophageal sphincter muscle that results in projectile vomiting. ...
Asked in Stomach, Meat

Why does red meat upset your stomach?

It is because red meat takes longer in its journey through your body to digest, and then "goes off" while on its travels, which then release toxins that cause an upset stomach Red meat never upsets my stomach nor does it "go off" in my stomache. I chew my meat before I swallow and since your system was designed to use meats and veggies and grains and nuts of all types you shouldn't be having any troubles if you chew your...
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What could cause a sharp pain below your stomach on the left side of your body?

If the pain is persistent or chronic, or varies in intensity and isn't just a fleeting pain (which could be gas), then you may have a problem in your colon (inflammation, ulcerated, or a spastic colon, or even severe constipation) . If you are mid cycle and female, and the pain is lower left hand side of your abdomen, it may be pain sometimes felt when ovulating. This may also be felt lower right hand side when your ovulation takes place from...
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How long does it take to get your stomach pumped?

It completely depends on the contents of your stomach. Say you took a bunch of pills; depending how many you took, it'd take about an hour or so. Say you drank a lot of booze, that would take about an hour. ...
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Why does decaf upset your stomach?

and regular doesn't?
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Diarrhea, Stomach

Are cramps gas vomiting upset stomach diarrhea and weight gain symptoms of a digestive disorder?

Doctors will pass this off as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and there is no such disease (I had that confirmed by a Gastroenterologist.) In many cases it can be the depletion of the mucus lining of the stomach (happens in many people.) I would see a Homeopathic doctor and discuss this with them. There are many things that will help build up the mucus lining of the stomach. It wouldn't hurt to have a good physical and also be checked out...
Asked in Pregnancy, Pregnancy Symptoms, Stomach and Abdominal Pain, Stomach

When pregnant does your stomach begin to bulge below or above your belly button?

All women are different. But I'd guess the average women starts to show lower on her belly. When I first started to "show", it looked like I got a layer of fat over my tummy, hips and waist. Then I started to notice a small bulge very low on my stomach.....which just seems to expand all the time!! As your uterus grows upward, you'll notice higher on your abdomen becoming larger. What some refer to as a "bump" in early pregnancy...
Asked in Women's Health, Menstruation, Stomach

What causes stomach fluttering spasms?

gas or you could be pregnant and feeling the baby kicking.
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What is the cause for stomach bruising?

trouble swolowing and tough to breathing and hurts to cough
Asked in Health, Ulcers, Stomach

What fruits can be eaten when you have stomach ulcers?

Apples, pears, tomatoes, peaches. Just avoid the acidic fruits like oranges and grapefruits and limes. ...
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What causes thickening of the stomach lining?

Some specific conditions, but in general it is from chronic inflammation, infection or irritation. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, 1982-1994 Chevy Cavaliers, Stomach

What would cause your pointer finger to twitch for a couple of days and it will not stop?

Alzheimer's is one possibility, but not the only one. This happened to Michael J. Fox while shooting the film "Doc Hollywood". He would go back to his motel room and his finger started shaking. While this is probably not the real reason ... one should seek a Medical opinion and have it checked out. Any nervous tics could be the symptoms of something to come. See your Doctor. Answer Michael J Fox has Parkinson's disease Answer Could be nerve damage. Have you ever had a...
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Does the stomach have enzymes in it?

Yes the stomach does have enzymes. Enzymes are also certain organs like the salivary glands, pancreas, small intestine or from the food we eat ...
Asked in Exercise, Stomach and Abdominal Pain, Stomach

How do you get rid of minor creases on your stomach?

Creases can be caused by excess fat. When you sit down see if the creases are where your fat rolls are. I used to have a minor belly roll, just at the bottom of my belly when I would sit down, the best way to get rid of it is honestly....crunches. all kinds of crunches help different parts of your belly. I usually start of with a set of 50 normal crunches, then 25 leg lifts, then a minute plank and...
Asked in Stomach, Energy and Sports Drinks

Does Gatorade eat the lining of your stomach?

well theres no chemicals in gatorade that do anything near, no. but it does have a lot of sodium which you should definitely limit. ...