Irritable_Bowel_Syndrome

Irritable_Bowel_Syndrome - Lactose Intolerance –...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome – motility disorder that causes bloating, gas, alternating constipation and diarrhea, abdominal pain; may be caused by stress and anxiety; use food records to pinpoint fluid and food intake; emphasize small meals, eating slow, high fiber, low fat, avoid lactose, caffeine, highly seasoned food.
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Unformatted text preview: Lactose Intolerance – deficiency of lactase enzyme; caused by age, disuse, ethnicity, and conditions that damage microvilli (PEM); experience cramps, diarrhea, and gas; limit milk and milk products (small amounts with food), try cheese and yogurt; add lactase enzyme to food or use lactose free....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 220 taught by Professor Mercer during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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