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Natural Cures For Dummies by Scott J. Banks, JJ Virgin, Joe Kraynak

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Chapter 14

Battling Digestive, Urinary, and Bowel Conditions

In This Chapter

arrow Alleviating acid reflux, ulcers, and other stomach upsets

arrow Curing constipation, diarrhea, diverticulitis, and other bowel woes

arrow Soothing and shrinking hemorrhoids

arrow Treating kidney stones, infections, and other urinary tract issues

Your digestive and urinary systems work 24/7 to process everything you eat and drink and eliminate waste products from your system. When these two bodily systems function as designed, you typically feel pretty good. When either system falls victim to illness, your entire being is affected. In this chapter, I address the most common maladies that can affect your stomach, bowels, gallbladder, kidney, and urinary tract.

remember Doses in this chapter are for adults, not children. For guidance on how to adjust dosages for children (and adults under 150 pounds), turn to Chapter 12.

Alleviating Digestive Disorders

Indigestion (also known as dyspepsia) is characterized by heartburn, belching, abdominal ...

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