Intestinal Tract:

Small Intestine:

  • Roughage and fiber cause constipation
  • Indigestion and fullness lasts 2 to 4 hours after eating
  • Pain, tenderness, soreness on left side under rib cage
  • Excessive passage of gas
  • Nausea and / vomiting
  • Stool is undigested, foul smelling, mucous-like, greasy or poorly formed
  • Frequent Urination
  • Increased thirst and appetite
  • Difficulty losing weight

Large Intestines (Colon):

  • Feeling that bowels do not empty completely
  • Lower Abdominal pain relief by passing stool or gas
  • Alternating constipation & diarrhea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Hard dry or small stool
  • Coated tongue or “fuzzy” debris on tongue
  • Pass large amount of foul smelling gas
  • More than 3 bowel movements daily
  • Use laxative frequently