Health Tip: If You Have Trouble Absorbing
(HealthDay News) -- Malabsorption can be caused by a number of
health problems, from gastrointestinal disorders to some forms of
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says the following
symptoms may indicate the body's failure to properly absorb
nutrients from food:
- A lack of weight gain among infants (failure to thrive).
- Abdominal discomfort, including gas, cramps and bloating.
- Bulky stools.
- Persistent diarrhea.
- Wasting of the muscles.
- Losing weight.
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