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Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: Causes and Remedies
- Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is more than just an upset stomach. If you are experiencing chronic diarrhea for more than 48 hours it could be that you have a condition known as chronic gastroenteritis
- Both infectious gastroenteritis and acute gastroenteritis can bring with them many symptoms that are uncomfortable and serious
- Medical attention is required if you experience symptoms of eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Although rare, this condition can be very serious and requires medical attention
- Below are some common symptoms of gastroenteritis, their remedies and causes. As always, seek medical care if you experience any one symptom for more than 24-48 hours
Here is a short list of the most common causes and remedies of eosinophilic gastroenteritis.
1. Excessive alcohol intake
All alcohol consumption should be stopped immediately if you experience any symptoms of gastroenteritis. Alcohol is hard on stomach and surrounding organs like the liver and pancreas. Alcohol also weakens the immune system and makes you more prone to infectious gastroenteritis and a sudden attack of acute gastroenteritis.
2. Too much caffeine
It is not too late to adapt to a healthy lifestyle. Eliminating alcohol, tobacco and caffeine can decrease the risk of developing eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Caffeine is hard on the system and causes major organs like the stomach, liver and pancreas to work over time. Try adding more water intake to your diet and less caffeine.
3. Avoid smoking
It is not too late to adapt to a healthy lifestyle. Eliminating alcohol, tobacco and caffeine can decrease the risk of developing chronic gastroenteritis. Smoking, similar to alcohol, weakens the immune system and makes you more susceptible to disease or illness. Studies have shown that smokers are more likely to acquire infectious gastroenteritis than non-smokers.
Losing weight goes along with living a healthy lifestyle. Obesity kills and it is important to remember that extra weight is hard on your body and organs. Obesity can weaken your immune system and make you more prone to illness like acute gastroenteritis.
Here is a list of common remedies used to treat eosinophilic gastroenteritis:
1. Drink peppermint tea
Peppermint in any form provides one of the more common and helpful acute gastroenteritis remedies. The peppermint in the tea actually settles the stomach and helps to hydrate when experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis.
Natural and home gastroenteritis remedies include the use of pomegranates. Pomegranate juice can be consumed to help control diarrhea. Severe diarrhea and chronic diarrhea can cause dehydration and pomegranate juice can be taken to eliminate various symptoms associated with chronic gastroenteritis.
This is the most common of gastroenteritis remedies. Mashed bananas are excellent diarrhea cures in adults and children. Simply take a ripe banana and mash it, then add a teaspoon of tamarind pulp and a splash of salt and consume the mixture approximately two times per day. This concoction will help control the symptoms of gastroenteritis including diarrhea. Bananas are also rich in vitamins and provide added nutrition when losing vitamins and nutrients during severe diarrhea bouts.
4. Drink a lot of water
Replenishing your body with electrolytes is essential when suffering from chronic gastroenteritis and dehydration. Add a pinch of salt to your water and even a squirt of lemon to eliminate dehydration from occurring.
The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
|Stomach Flu23 Oct 2009|