gastrointestinal disorder


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Noun1.gastrointestinal disorder - illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
botulism - food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly
mushroom poisoning - toxic condition caused by eating certain species of mushrooms (especially Amanita species)
ptomaine poisoning, ptomaine - a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
salmonellosis - a kind of food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium
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3-fold greater probability of having a gastrointestinal disorder than their nonautistic siblings, in a large study of families enrolled in the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Consortium.
3-fold greater probability of having a gastrointestinal disorder than their nonautistic siblings in a large study of families enrolled in the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Consortium.
If you answered yes to a combination of any of these questions, you may want to ask your doctor about the gastrointestinal disorder known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
A pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by recurrent, stereotypical episodes of nausea and vomiting lasting hours to days and separated by symptom-free intervals lasting weeks or months, cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) affects about 2% of the nonpatient pediatric population, said Dr.
12, was the strongest single predictor of a functional gastrointestinal disorder in a patient with inactive IBD.
About half the people in the sample had depressive symptoms, full-fledged depression or one of eight chronic medical conditions: high blood pressure, diabetes, advanced coronary artery disease, chest pain due to angina, arthritis, back ailments, lung problems or a gastrointestinal disorder.

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