How to treat diarrhea?
Diarrhea usually happens in summer as a result of consuming of altered aliments, some stress situation, final exams, for instance or due to traveling. Here are 5 simple tips for you to get well again:
• Drink liquids
While suffering from diarrhea your body looses a lot of liquids, so avoiding them can cause such serious problem as dehydration. The goal is to balance the liquid losses and liquid ingestion. Drink the water from a sure source or get it boiled and then cooled.
• Peppermint tea will help
Peppermint tea is a very effective remedy against diarrhea. The treatment will last for 2-3 days. The nausea, which diarrhea can be accompanied with, will also be kept away from you. So, peppermint tea treats both the infections. This tea should be drunk at the room`s temperature. If being drunk still hot peppermint tea can cause your intestines evacuation faster their content.
• Have a light diet
Because of diarrhea your stomach becomes quite sensible to the food you used to eat. The first day you are sick try to eat only 1-2 slices of toast 3 times a day, the next day you may add a banana, chicken soup and a little bit of rice. Foods producing gas, such as sweets, ice-cream, cabbage, beans, apples and peaches, should be avoided.
• Counter drugs should be used over
To control diarrhea you can use drugs containing loperamide. If you decide to use natural treatment to let the disease follow its course, loperamide will be of great use, when ou badly need to leave the house.
• Don’t cook
Don’t cook anything for other members of your family as they also can be infected. Moreover, the cooking food smell might make you fill much worse causing more nausea. Regularly wash your hands with soup as often as it is possible.