Diarrhea is a common digestive problem.
It occurs when our Digestive system is not functioning properly and this might results to frequent loose of watery stools three times or more a day. Common causes of Diarrhea are viral infections, bacterial infections, consumption of contaminated food and water, anxiety, food intolerance, intestinal diseases such as; Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, and Ulcerative colitis.
These are the following symptoms that may appear for the person who has been suffering from diarrhea: Abdominal pain,bloating,nausea, and may cause complications like dehydration.
Diarrhea and its symptoms could actually lasts for two to 3 days depending upon the intensity of the problem.
Here are some certain home remedies that can be tried to lessen the symptoms of diarrhea.
As been believed by many that dairy products should be avoided when suffering from diarrhea, Dr. Donald Kirby MD ( digestion specialist) Director of Cleveland Clinic said that yogurt or Kefir is a notable exception because this dairy products contains probiotics.
When you have diarrhea it’s better to consume probiotics-foods or dietary supplements that contains live bacteria because it help restores beneficial bacteria that your body releases out.
In the study of Journal of the American Medical Association (2009), they found out that probiotics could lessen antibiotic-associated bacteria.
Water is BEST
Drink 8 to 10 glasses of clear fluids everyday. Diarrhea can make you lose to much fluids and it could make you dehydrated and feel weak. Drinking at least 1 cup of liquid every time you have a loose bowel movement can help.
Bananas (Perfect fruit for Diarrhea)
We all know that a banana contains potassium. Potassium is one of the important electrolytes (minerals in blood and body that carries an electric charge) you lose during a bout of diarrhea.
Bananas are simple to digest that’s why it’s easy on stomach.
Several teas can ease the symptoms of Diarrhea and help you stay hydrated while you heal, one of which is the Chamomile tea.
According to Tea Benefits, Chamomile has been an effective cure in treating digestive and stomach problems for centuries.
Researchers in England also found new evidence that Chamomile tea helps relieve a wide range of health ailments. It has antispasmodic (prevents or relieves spasms) properties that will help stop diarrhea. Drinking this three times a day will make a better effect in your body and will stop diarrhea.
Carrots are rich in minerals like sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc. According to U.S Department of Agriculture among vegetables,carrots also contains the highest pectin content with 0.576 gram per large carrot.
Diarrhea often comes with formation of swellings in the intestines. Carrot juices is soothing to stomach when having diarrhea because pectin helps prevent the swelling.
These are some of the simple Home and Natural Remedies that can help you deal with the early symptoms of Diarrhea. But it’s also best to watch what you eat and drink and take good care of your health.
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