Celiac Disease: A Disease of the Small Intestine

Celiac disease is a disease of the small intestine. Food empties from the stomach into the small intestine where it is digested and absorbed into the body. While food is being digested and absorbed, it is transported by the small intestine to the colon. What enters the colon is primarily undigested food. In celiac disease, … Continue reading Celiac Disease: A Disease of the Small Intestine

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Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint. Back pain is a common reason for absence from work, or visiting the doctor's. Although back pain may be painful and uncomfortable, it is not usually serious.  Even though back pain can affect people of any age, it is significantly more common among adults aged between 35 and … Continue reading Back Pain