How to treat diarrhea at home – Feed Pink

How to treat diarrhea at home

Diarrhea can be highly uncomfortable, but most people can effectively treat it with rest and home remedies.

Diarrhea is a digestive problem that causes loose, watery bowel movements. It can be uncomfortable for a few hours or days, after which the symptoms should improve. In some instances, they last longer.

While diarrhea often goes away on its own, several home remedies can ease symptoms and speed up recovery.

1.) Add Banana To Your Diet
Banana is the best home remedies for diarrhea because it is bland and soothing. High level of potassium found in a banana can help in replenishing the electrolyte lost during diarrhea. Banana is easy to digest and bland in nature. It can settle the upset stomach very effectively. Bananas also contain pectin, which is a soluble fiber. Pectin can absorb the excess water content of intestine and results in smooth passage of stool. Bananas have one another soluble fiber called inulin. Being prebiotic, it supports the increase in the count of the good bacteria (probiotic) in the intestine.
2.) Eat Some Sticky Rice
Make the rice in a pressure cooker add little extra water to the rice to make it sticky. Do not boil the rice, this will remove all the starch from the rice, which will not at all help to cure this problem. You can also add some pieces of peeled raw bananas in the rice and few spoon of yogurt and salt and black pepper.
3.) Try To Eat Yogurt
Yogurt help to cure the diarrhea very effectively because it has important component like Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium which help to restore levels of the helpful bacteria in the intestine. Try to take yogurt with salt not sugar thrice a day. Take 2-3 spoons of yogurt in a glass and add water. Mix it with a pinch of salt and black pepper. Drink it thrice a day.
4.) Rehydration Salt Drink 
This drink includes three ingredients that is water , salt and sugar, this helps to keep you hydrated and maintain the level of energy in the body. You can also buy it from the market it is well known as electrolytes or ORS drink. Or make it at home by taking a glass of pure water. Add ½ spoon of salt and 1 spoon of sugar. Stir it well and drink it. Drink this solution 5-6 times a day.
5.) Avoid Dairy Products
Dairy product consumption can worsen the situation. So do not consume any dairy products accept yogurt. Avoid milk, cheese and butter. Dairy product contain lots of protein and mineral which consumes lot amount of water, to be digested which will again push you in trouble.

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