Diarrhea is a very common stomach ailment that arises due to infections in the stomach, food allergies and intolerances, and malabsorption of food. It can be exhausting and draining for the patient and controlling the bowel movements can be difficult as well. Here are some of the ways in which you can prevent the occurrence of diarrhea.
- Stay Hydrated to Ensure Your Electrolytes Get Replenished: Hydration is the most essential aspect of keeping stomach ailments at bay. A consistent intake of fluids rich in electrolytes and foods rich in water content is very important to ensure that the digestive system is amply supplied with the hydration required to digest the food.
- Avoid Eating Edibles from Street Vendors and Unhygienic Places: Even though street food is exceptionally delicious, it is one of the major causes of diarrhea. More often than not, street food is made in unhygienic conditions, served in an unhygienic manner, and contains ingredients that are not easily tolerated by the digestive system. Sticking to food that is hygienically and properly cooked is the best way to avoid not only diarrheal but also other digestive issues.
- Consume Edibles with Only Probiotics i.e. Healthy Bacteria for the Gut: Certain bacterias are very helpful for our bodies. Healthy bacteria, commonly found in a compound called ‘probiotics’, help with ensuring better digestion. Certain other digestive that is special Ayurvedic formulations in chewable form, made for a healthy gut, can also be taken. This prevents and helps with digestive tract issues.
- Practice Better Kitchen Hygiene and Cooking Practices: Certain foods such as raw and uncooked meats, eggs, etc are a major carrier of diarrheal bacteria. Always ensure that you are washing your hands properly before and after handling such food products and also while cooking. Also, you need to make sure that you’re thoroughly cleaning your kitchen floors, countertops, and stove every day, especially if you have pets in the house.