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Poor Digestion: Recognizing the Symptoms
By: California Center of Longevity & Functional Medicine on November 23, 2016
The main function of our GI tract is to digest and absorb the foods we eat. Digestive enzymes, hydrochloric acid in the stomach and rhythmic contractions all play a part in breaking down large food particles so they can be absorbed into our bodies. Poor digestion and absorption of key nutrients will result in low energy, sluggish metabolism, mental fog, fatigue and an increased susceptibility to all chronic illnesses. After all, the health of your body's digestive system is contingent upon being able to digest and absorb necessary vitamins and nutrients.
At the California Center of Longevity and Functional Medicine, Dr. Kurtz will help you to recognize and treat symptoms of poor digestion, so as to look and feel your best, at any age.
The most common symptoms of poor digestion include: