Fructose is a simple sugar; one of three monosachharides or single sugar molecules that are the building blocks of carbohydrates. Also known as ‘fruit sugar’ fructose is sweeter than glucose and is found in both natural and processed foods. Fructose intolerance is characterized by a limited ability to digest…
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Short gut syndrome, also known as short bowel syndrome, is a type of malabsorption disorder affecting patients who have undergone bowel surgeries. Patients who have more than half of their bowel removed are the most affected by this disorder.
High blood pressure is a problem faced by many adults, with attendant symptoms like headaches, nausea, and chest pain making life difficult for those who suffer from hypertension. Of course, there are also heart attack and stroke to worry about if the condition goes untreated.