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The Pancreas

The pancreas is an elongated, somewhat flattened organ that is posterior to the stomach and behind the parietal peritoneum. It is attached to the first section of the small intestine (duodenum) by a duct, which transports its digestive juice into … Continue reading

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Digestion in the Small Intestine

 The small intestine is a tubular organ that extends from the pyloric sphincter, at the end of the stomach, to the beginning of the large intestine (ileocecal valve). With its many loops and coils, it fills much of the abdominal … Continue reading

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Lookout Stomach Here it Comes

Over the teeth and through the gums, look out stomach here it comes!  In last week’s blog we talked about digestion in the mouth.  Now it’s on to the stomach! STOMACH When swallowed food reaches the stomach, it is acted … Continue reading

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Digestion in the Mouth

Last time we talked about the role of the hands in digestion.  Today we are going to discuss several aspects of digestion that occur in the mouth. The first aspect of digestion is mastication, or chewing. Chewing Once food actually enters … Continue reading

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How the Hands Aid Digestion

One of the first stages in digestion is the role the hands play in bringing the food to your mouth. How was food intended to get to your mouth? Forks and spoons are part of the new civilized world, but … Continue reading

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Digestion, Assimilation, and Metabolism

Dr. Dehaan’s goal at Get Well Stay Well at Home is to educate our clients, followers, and readers on how to stay well and healthy without the use of drugs and surgeries.  Based on data we are collecting we believe … Continue reading

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Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself

There are many of us that believe in the ability to self heal. But how amazing is it when the medical community comes out with it! That makes it much more powerful simply because there is nobody left to scoff … Continue reading

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One of the Best Snacks

Call me nuts but I knew I was on the right track! Three Brazil nuts meet the vitamin E and selenium daily need…but I take selenium anyhow…it is so short in our soil and food. I mix a daily afternoon … Continue reading

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The “Dark Night” of Meditation

Today’s blog refers to Alice G. Walton’s article “7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change the Brain“.  Be sure to read the article before or after reading Dr. DeHaan’s comments. When people talk about meditation and the ‘dark night’, it is … Continue reading

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Seasonal Allergies and the Niacin Flush

We are getting to the end of pollen season in some areas, and for some reason, I am seeing more and more people that say they have allergies (seasonal) that have never had that issue before in their life. That … Continue reading

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