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When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion.

Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth to your anus and includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also involved. They produce juices to help digestion.

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  1. Digestive Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion. Your digestive ...
  2. Autism and GI Issues Video (HealthDay)  
    ... autism are, in fact, highly prone to develop digestive issues. Specifically the review suggests that, when compared with ...
  3. Your Digestive System and How It Works From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... conducts and supports research into many kinds of digestive issues, including studies of the basic biology of the digestive system’s structure and function. Clinical trials are research ...
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  7. Down Syndrome (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... feeding problems, as well as constipation and other digestive issues. Toddlers and older kids may have delays in ...
  8. Scleroderma From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... problems, pulmonologists for lung complications, and gastroenterologists for digestive tract issues. The majority of treatments address symptoms in specific, ...
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