Diarrhoea:

 

• Diarrhoea is a condition in which the patient passes stool multiple times a day

• It is a common digestive problem

• It is usually referred to as loose motions

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Uncontrollable bowel movements

• Frequent passage of loose and watery stool

• Abdominal cramps

• Stomach pain

• Blood in stools which leads to reddish or black stools

 

If ignored, diarrhoea leads to

 

• Dehydration

• Thirst

• Dry mouth

 

Causes:

 

• Viral or bacterial infections

• It may be a result of intestinal disorders like, 

   o Celiac disease 

   o Inflammatory bowel disease

• Body's reaction to certain food items or medicines, especially antacids

• The body is unable to absorb water which comes as part of diet, leading to frequent excretions

 

Natural home remedy using lemon juice, ginger paste and black pepper:

 

1. Take 2 tsp of lemon juice

2. Add ½ tsp of ginger paste

3. Add a pinch of black pepper

4. Mix well

5. Consume 2 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and yogurt: 

 

1. Take 2 tsp of cumin seeds

2. Add 2 tsp of fenugreek seeds

3. Roast the mixture

4. Crush the mixture to make a powder

5. Take 4 tsp of this mixture

6. Add to a bowl of yoghurt

7. Mix well

8. Consume this 3 times a day

 

Tips:

 

• When travelling, drink only bottled mineral water

• Avoid eating

   o Outside food

   o Uncooked vegetables

   o Peeled and stored fruits