Ayurvedic Name: Atisar
What is a diarrhoea (diarrhea)?
Diarrhoea ia also called loose motions. Diarrhoea is not itself a disease, but can be a symptom of several disease. Diarrhoea means there are frequent, loose or liquid stools. There may abdominal pain, which may reduce after a stool is passed. Acute diarrhoea may come on suddenly for a short time. Chronic diarrhoea may affect someone for a long period of time. If you have diarrhoea for long periods of time, it may very troubling and you may feel very weak and tired.
Diarrhoea causes dehydration. Children are more likely than adults to die from diarrhoea because they become dehydrated more quickly. Diarrhoea is also a major cause of child malnutrition.
What are the symptoms of diarrhoea?
You may recover complete from diarrhea within three to seven days. One out of every ten people with cancer may suffer from diarrhoea at some time during their illness. If the diarrhoea lasts more than three weeks, it is considered chronic.
What are the causes of diarrhoea?
There are many causes of diarrhoea, including food poisoning, infection, malnutrition. Diarrhoea may also be caused due to a chronic problem like viral stomach flu. Diarrhoea occurs when the lining of the small or large intestine is irritated. It leads to increased water being passed in the stools.
The causes of diarrhoea are many. Out of which the main causes are listed below:
Some Herbal Remedies for Treatment of Diarrhoea
Meadowsweet may prove to be good for gentle treatment for diarrhea as it tones the lining of the small intestine. It is especially helpful in childhood diarrhea.
Other herbal products good for treating diarrhoea may include:
Ayurvedic Remedies for Diarrhea
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