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Ileus is a temporary and often painful lack of movement in the bowel. This can lead to a bowel obstruction. Ileus is a common complication of abdominal surgery. In this article we take a close look at ileus, including symptoms, causes, and diagnosis. We also cover treatment and recovery from ileus.
New research suggests that our guts send signals to our brains that inform our spatial memory and ability to orient ourselves in our environment. How come?