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Pancreas 

Digestive Diseases (General); Gastrointestinal Diseases; Intestinal Diseases 

A glandular organ located in the abdomen. It makes pancreatic juices, which contain enzymes that aid in digestion, and it produces several hormones, including insulin. The pancreas is surrounded by the stomach, intestines, and other organs.

Digestive diseases and disorders affect an estimated 100 million people in America. That is more than half of the U.S. population. For some people, digestive disorders are a source of discomfort and irritation that may cause them to limit their lifestyles and to frequently miss work. For others, the disorders may be extremely crippling and even fatal.

There are five basic symptoms indicating a GIT problem:

  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
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