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What medicinal herbs that helps cure diarrhea?

A: Natural Herbs for diarrhea Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) Because of the astragalus anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties it is considered a good natural remedy for diarrhea. It contains polysaccharides which provide support for the immune system and stimulate the activity of phagocytes (white blood cells). It also raises the level of natural antibodies found in the blood stream. Picrorhiza kurroa (Picrorhiza kurroa) This medicinal herb for diarrhea should be given only in low dosages. Higher doses can actually exacerbate diarrhea and cause flatulence in some people. As a bitter herb, it stimulates the digestive process. Picrorhiza stimulates the immune system including B and T...


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What Are the Best Natural Remedies for diarrhea?

A: There are many natural remedies for diarrhea although some are more effective than others. The benefits of using natural remedies compared to over-the-counter medicine is that no synthetic chemicals are consumed, although the downside is that the treatments have often not been scientifically tested. Some of the best natural remedies for diarrhea include drinking chamomile tea, using probiotics and eating carob powder. Chamomile is a substance that has been shown to stop the growth of certain types of bacteria. It specifically targets a type of bacteria called campylobacter jejuni, which is a common cause of diarrhea. Drinking chamomile in tea form can help to sooth the bloating associated...


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Extreme diarrhea on Neurontin?

A: 21 Mar 2012 Hi. This sounds like a number of problems. Either way you need to see a doc because there could also be something totally unrelated to the med or a stomach flu that may be wrong. And if you are allergic to the new med, you need to talk with the doc right away. Even if this is a flu, you may also have an intestinal problem that is more serious. There are a whole bunch of infections that do this to people. And they don''t just go away. They require treatment. Dysentery, e coli, etc. So get in or give a call to the nurse, if you have that ability where you live, and do so right away. Today. This does not sound normal for a stomach flu. Let us know what they say. Ok? Votes:+0CommentVote upReport endlessPred 21 Mar 2012Hi. Back again. Had another thought....


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CURE FOR CONSTIPATION AFTER diarrhea

A: Constipation is an exceedingly common disorder that we are all too familiar with. The condition is not very serious or a major cause for concern but severe or chronic and recurring constipation should get you worried. Under normal circumstances constipation will do nothing more than cause some discomfort. This is basically a digestive disorder wherein food is not digested efficiently leading to problems in passage of stools. Constipation includes any such difficulty in the passage of stools and can cause other symptoms like bloating, abdominal cramps and pain. The problem in your particular situation is most likely one that stems from misuse of laxatives or diarrhea medications. Frequent reliance on medications for either condition can cause severe long term...
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How Can I Treat diarrhea In A Pup?

A: Common treatments include withholding food for 24 hours, followed by 2-3 days of a bland chicken-and-rice diet. Pure canned pumpkin is also a common treatment -- the fiber helps regulate the bowels. For prevention, be sure that any changes in diet or food type occur gradually, phasing in new food over 2 to 3 days. Liquids like Pedialite or Gatorade usually help with this a lot. It rehydrates the body and gives nutrients to the body. Give it a bowl every hour, or set aside a bowl and just fill up when it empties. It will take some time, but you will see progress. Most puppies like Fruit Punch Gatorade. You need to find out immediately what is causing the diarrhea. Puppies dehydrate very quickly and can die.

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I''ve had what is called ''diabetic diarrhea'' for nearly 10 years. What treatment or medications can provide relief? I''m a Type I.

A: This problem can occur when neuropathy affects the nerves in your digestive tract. It is the same effect that gives you stomach cramps or diarrhea when you are nervous or anxious, except in this case the nerves are misfiring becuase of damage from diabetes. The treatment for this problem can come from several sources. First of all, you can modify your diet to avoid foods that may irritate your stomach, such as raw vegetables and certain fruits. Your dietician can work with you here. Also dairy products may be difficult to digest except for yougurt which can be good for the stomach due to the helpful bacteria yogurt contains. The medications you can use can be drugs that help stop the diarrhea (Imodium(R)), or...


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The causes and treatments for gastroenteritis

A: Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you. You would like to know the cause of your current condition. Gastroenteritis (also known as gastric flu, and stomach flu) is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, involving both the stomach and the small intestine, resulting in acute diarrhea. It can be transferred by contact with contaminated food and water. The inflammation is caused most often by an infection from certain viruses or less often by bacteria, their toxins, parasites, or an adverse reaction to something in the diet or medication. Various sources of the infection are improperly prepared food, reheated meat dishes, seafood, dairy, and bakery products. The condition is usually of acute onset, normally lasting 16 days, and is...


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What Are the Most Common Causes of diarrhea with Chills?

A: The symptoms of diarrhea with chills most commonly signal either a viral or bacterial infection. These are often known as "stomach flu" and "food poisoning" respectively. While the term "stomach flu" isn`t medically correct, as viruses other than influenza are the cause, bacterial infections that cause symptoms such as diarrhea, or loose stools, and chills are usually caused by spoiled food or undercooked seafood. Another common cause of diarrhea with chills may involve stones in the gallbladder or bile duct.. Gallbladder stones, which are mainly made of excess cholesterol, are called cholelithiasis, while stones in the bile duct are choledocholitiasis. A person may have the stones for a long time before noticing...


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How Can I Treat diarrhea In A Pup?

A: Common treatments include withholding food for 24 hours, followed by 2-3 days of a bland chicken-and-rice diet. Pure canned pumpkin is also a common treatment -- the fiber helps regulate the bowels. For prevention, be sure that any changes in diet or food type occur gradually, phasing in new food over 2 to 3 days. Liquids like Pedialite or Gatorade usually help with this a lot. It rehydrates the body and gives nutrients to the body. Give it a bowl every hour, or set aside a bowl and just fill up when it empties. It will take some time, but you will see progress. Most puppies like Fruit Punch Gatorade. You need to find out immediately what is causing the diarrhea. Puppies dehydrate very quickly and can die.

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Is there a way to find out if your diarrhea is caused by a parasite? If garlic works to get rid of them, how do you take it?

A: The only way to find out if your diarrhea is caused by parasite is to go to the doctor and get your stools checked. diarrhea is also commonly known as loose motions. Normally the small intestine gets more than ten liters of fluids per day, which comes from what we eat and drink and from the secretions of the pancreas, stomach, intestines and liver. When this liquid is in excess or not absorbed properly it is sent to the colon. The colons capacity of holding water is not much and hence the need to defecate frequently arises. It can be caused due to several reasons like eating the wrong kind of foods that do not suit one''s body, when there is incomplete carbohydrate digestion that causes fermentation, use of certain laxatives or antibiotic...
 
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