25 07, 2020

D as digestion

2020-07-25T10:36:37+02:0025 July 2020|Digest, Glossary|Comments Off on D as digestion

Eating is a universal and daily act that is essential for human survival. Food that we eat contains nutrients, which are vital for our body to function properly. During the digestion phenomenon, the large molecules provided by food are broken down in the digestive tract into nutrients, which will pass into the blood in order to be used by the cells of the organism. Digestive physiology The digestive tract is like a “pipe” about 7 meters long which extends from the mouth to the anus. This organ is very sophisticated: numerous biological and chemical reactions take place. A muscular system is [...]

29 05, 2020

Book – À fleur de pet

2020-05-28T11:25:55+02:0029 May 2020|Digest, That's your concern|Comments Off on Book – À fleur de pet

Dora Moutot, journalist, wrote the book “À fleur de pet” based on her experiences. A complicated medical journey A true sharing of her story, in which she explains her symptoms and her complicated medical journey. Her suffering is both physical and mental with a disease not understood. Indeed, gas and bloating punctuate her life and no solution seems to answer these problems. Social isolation, misunderstanding of health professionals and those around them, stress, embarrassment and untimely pain are part of her daily life. Doctors diagnose her with functional colopathy, also known as irritable bowel syndrome. Unfortunately, this is a label that [...]