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Stomach problems can be common conditions in childhood when improper eating habits, such as excessive consumption of junk food, or fatty and spicy Turkish foods are frequently consumed, and can lead to stomach problems such as reflux, appendicitis, stomach virus, constipation, diarrhea.

Turkey Medicals JCI hospital member and department Expert Dietitian gave information about the subject.

Relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, which is a barrier between the stomach and the esophagus as a result of stomach acid into the esophagus by escaping a burning sensation in the lower chest that is characterized by the formation of painful gastroesophageal reflux can often be seen in childhood. Symptoms such as pain or burning in the upper chest in your child, pain or discomfort when swallowing, frequent coughing, wheezing or hoarseness, excessive belching, frequent nausea, the taste of stomach acid in the throat, feeling food stuck in the throat, increased pain when lying down can be a sign of reflux.

High-fat and spicy foods, salty foods, mint, chocolate, coffee, citrus juices, onions, tomatoes, coffee, carbonated drinks complaints increases. Eating slowly, not wearing tight clothes, not doing heavy exercises after eating, not going to bed immediately after eating, using a high pillow, lying on the right side relieves symptoms.


Diarrhea and constipation can trigger abdominal pains. In cases of mild diarrhea and constipation, home treatment can be effective. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water; because it is indigestible raw fruits and vegetables, because it is high in fiber content, whole grains, and fruit juices and sugary foods should not be consumed because it increases the osmotic load; fatty foods and fried foods should be avoided, carrots, potatoes, rice and the consistency of the stool because it can relieve diarrhea by increasing foods such as bananas should be added to the diet.

In case of constipation, plenty of water should be drunk; foods that will increase bowel movements such as prunes, dried figs, dried apricots, zucchini, pears, grapes should be added to the diet, and foods that will increase the problem of constipation such as bananas, white bread, potatoes, baked carrots, should be removed from the diet.


A healthy intestinal microbiota relaxes the digestive tract, can prevent stomach problems. A healthy bowel mikrobiya like kefir, probiotic yogurt, probiotic foods, such as reinforced and yams, legumes, onions, garlic, oatmeal, such as prebiotic foods should be consumed regularly as support.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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