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Parkinsons Disease
...  function. People suffering from Parkinson’s disease are encouraged to maintain a healthy diet. This is due to the fact that the muscles and nerves that are responsible for controlling the digestive process may seriously be affected by the disease. The recommended diets for patients include foods that are high in fibre, such as cereals, fruits and vegetables and whole grain bread.  ...

Colorectal Cancer
...  to the body and the elimination of solid wastes within are its primary roles. A person with a functional and healthy colon moves his/her bowels two to three times per day on average. A normal digestive process normally takes 12 to 24 hours. When you see blood in your stools upon defecation and frequently experience an unexplained pain in your stomach, immediately go to the doctor and be  ...

Dual Innervation
...  While the parasympathetic neurons initiate the production of salivary enzymes to start digestion of foodstuff in the mouth, the sympathetic neurons, in turn, transmit this message and the other digestive processes occur simultaneously. This action enhances the effects of the parasympathetic nerve cells. They complemented each other’s functions. These are important types of dual  ...

Small Intestine
...  the pancreas, the other from the liver and the gall bladder. These ducts are necessary to the small intestine as they are the portals through which bile and pancreatic secretions that help in the digestive process pass. The two ducts combine to create one entrance into the small intestine known as the ampulla of Vater or the hepatopancreatic ampulla. This admission point makes it possible for  ...


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