Lecture 5- Small Intestine - Lecture5:SmallIntestine...

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Lecture 5: Small Intestine 23/12/2009 18:33:00 Esophageal Sphincter Modulated by parasympathetic Can be voluntarily controlled. o Belchers o Beer Pourers o Sword Swallowers o Purgers Effect of incomplete closure Heart Burn Common symptom of older people Nothing to do with heart Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Sympathetically mediated stress Treatment for GERD Reduce the acidity with acid buffers o Bicarbonate Alka-Seltzer o Acid blockers Pepto Bismol (bismuth) H 2  Blockers Tagamet, Zantac Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI). Prilosec, Prevacid
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Avoiding foods and drugs that release gastrin (secretogogues) Sleeping vertically Causes usually involve stress Stomach Events “Cephalic” Stage o Mucous Secretion Gastrin o Released by stretching wall by food bolus o Modulated by Parasym.
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