Clinical Manifestations

Trophozoites of these parasites are located in the duodenum, jejunum, and upper ileum. When symptoms occur, they vary from mild to severe abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, cramping, and bloating.[1,2] Infants may have anorexia, weight loss, or a malabsorption syndrome that resembles sprue.[3,4] When a child is evaluated because of failure to thrive or is immunocompromised, the presence of Giardia should be considered.[5] Lactose intolerance may develop in these children and persist after elimination of the parasite.

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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