Most often, gastrointestinal tract birth defects are treated through surgery. A hole may be closed or a blockage may be removed. In some cases, such as when the bile ducts are destroyed, a transplant may be necessary.
Ben Terrany, MD
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursShore Gastroenterology Associates
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How are gastrointestinal tract birth defects treated?
Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates answered
What is an ileus?
Ileus (adynamic or paralytic ileus) is a type of bowel obstruction that occurs when the intestines stop moving normally even though there is nothing blocking them. This prevents the digestion of food and the movement of waste out of the body. Ileus can also be called a nonmechanical bowel obstruction. It most commonly occurs after abdominal surgery, though it has many other possible causes. Symptoms of adynamic ileus include:
- Cramping abdominal (belly) pain.
- Nausea and vomiting. Vomit may be green or dark.
- Minimal or no passage of gas or stool.
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What is "retroactive" food cleansing?
Master Stephen Co, Alternative/complementary Medicine, answered
You can use this technique if you have to eat energetically dirty food and are unable to perform the cleansing routine given in Chapter 10 of the book Your Hands Can Heal You. (Perhaps you’re at a dinner party where they’re serving red meat or pork, and you don’t wish to offend your host.) You should perform this technique as soon as you are able after eating. This technique uses Colon Cleanse, a psyllium product that helps flush toxins from the digestive system.
Perform your standard warm-up.
1.Take a glassful of Colon Cleanse, as per the directions on the label.
2.Perform local sweeping on the stomach and abdomen with green and violet alternately (two sets of five with green, spray hands, then two sets of five violet, until you reach 40 sweeps total).
3.Perform local sweeping on the front solar plexus chakra with green and violet alternately (40 sweeps total).
4.Perform local sweeping on the back solar plexus chakra with green and violet alternately (40 sweeps total). Option: Since dirty food can contaminate your entire energy body, you may wish to precede steps 5 through 9 with a quick general sweeping routine. The technique will be quite effective even without general sweeping, though.
5.Perform local sweeping on the navel chakra with green and violet alternately (40 sweeps total).
6.Perform local sweeping on the liver with green and violet alternately (40 sweeps total).
7.Energize the navel chakra with white prana for ten cycles of pranic breathing.
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