Diahhorea is a condition in which faeces are discharged from the bowels frequently and in liquid form. This often last for few days.
Bacteria induced diarrhoea stands for 2 – 7 days.
Virus induced condition stands for 2 days.
Parasites induced condition stands for several weeks.
Non infectious causes:
Inability to digest certain food substance.
Surgery to remove a part of your intestine.
After effect of gallbladder removal.
Endocrine system disease like (thyroid & diabetes).
Irritable bowel syndrome
Antacid medicines that contain magnesium.
Medicines used for chemotherapy.
o Food poisoning
o Emotional upsets
o Drinking too much of alcohol & coffee
o Food allergy
o Irritable bowel syndrome
o Celiac disease
o Chron’s disease
o Chronic pancreatitis
• Urgent feeling that you need to have a bowel movement.
• Thin & loose stools.
• Nausea & vomiting
• Watery stool.
• Bloating in your belly.
• Blood mucus or undigested food in the stool.
• Weight loss.
Signs of dehydration :
Fast heart rate
Feeling irritable & confused.
THINGS TO CHECK
Watch out when you eat & drink.
Learn what had induced diarrhoea.
Recognise the symptoms.
Check for blood or Pus in stool.
Check for fever.
Look stool colour & consistency.
Recognise signs of dehydration.
HOME REMEDIES FOR DIARRHOEA
Take 4 teaspoon powder of pomegranate fruit bark add 4 glass of water , boil and reduced the amount to 1 glass take half portion of the same twice daily.
Pomegranate ripe fruit juice is also a good remedy.
Mix arrow root powder in water and boil till it becomes the consistency of jam take these as your food during the days of trouble.
Drink plenty of buttermilk to over come dehydration.
Butter milk mixed with crushed curry leaves +a pinch of turmeric powder can be used as a drink.
Butter milk along with crushed ginger can be used.
Take lemon or fenugreek tea in between.
Soak mustard or fenugreek seed in water for about 1hour and take this as a regular oral tonic.
½ tea spoon honey in empty stomach or mixed with luke warm water can be taken.
Bael leaves powder mixed with water and subjected for boiling for few min,take this water for drink.
Bael leaf powder + honey can be taken as an effective remedy.
Jambu(rose apple) seed paste mixed with water and this can be taken for drinking.
DIET FOR DIARRHOEA
o Porridge with little salt can be used.
o Kichidi is an better option.
o Kajur(dry dates) can be taken.
o Drink plenty of water.
o Sweet lime juice.
o Tender coconut water.
o Butter milk.
Diary products like (chees,milk,paneer etc..).
Oily and spicy food stuffs.
Proceesed food with high amount of added sugar like (cake,pastries,pizza).
Raw vegetables & veggies that causes bloating or gas like (onion,beans,cabbage,peas,brocholi,cauliflower etc).
Higher fibre content fruits .