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8 Health Benefits of Sapota Fruit You Should Know

Sapota, also known as sapodilla or chikoo is a fruit as sweet as its name. You might mistake it for a potato or a...

4 Side Effects Of Watermelon: How Much Is Too Much?

Watermelon has a high lycopene content, which can accumulate if you eat too much. High levels may cause diarrhea, especially if you eat a lot of lycopene-rich foods. You should also be careful if you drink a lot of alcohol, because lycopene will interact with it and cause liver inflammation. Overeating watermelon will cause potassium to accumulate, leading to irregular heartbeat and palpitations. And if you’re diabetic, avoid eating a lot at once to prevent a spike in blood sugar.

4 Little-Known Side Effects Of Antacids Based On Their Type

In common parlance, acidity is used to describe a variety of symptoms caused by the excess production of acid by the gastric glands located in...
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Symptoms Of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

SIBO is a condition marked by excessive proliferation of bacteria in the small intestine, making it difficult for you to absorb nutrients. Symptoms include flatulence, bloating, abdominal fullness, fatty stools, diarrhea or constipation. While antibiotics, intravenous feeding are common line of treatments, natural remedies like oil of oregano, horsetail may also help.

Health Benefits Of Bael Fruit

The bael fruit (Aegle marmelos) is a tree native to India and is grown in most countries across Southeast Asia as a naturalized species....

10 Diseases Caused By Not Washing Your Hands Before Meals

If you think you are doing a good job in the personal hygiene department, here is news for you. You could collect dirt and...

10 Diseases You Can Prevent By Washing Your Hands Before Eating

Washing your hands before eating may seem like a waste to time and energy to many, especially if your are just going to use...

7 Signs That Show Your Detox Routine Is Actually Working

Here are 7 common physical conditions that you may experience in the first few days of detoxing and ways to prevent/address these conditions as they arise.

Symptoms And Preventive Measure For Molds In House

Molds - a common issue in every house. Well, most of the times we ignore them considering weather change, less cleanliness and moisture. However,...
bananas good for diarrhea

The Effectiveness Of Bananas In Treating Diarrhea

Raw, green bananas contain pectin, a fiber that absorbs excess water from the intestines and firms up the stool, and oligofructans that nourish the good gut bacteria that aid in nutrient absorption. Bananas also restore potassium levels, help the body absorb nutrients like calcium, and restore the energy and mass lost after diarrhea, with 100 g of the fruit releasing 116 Kcal. Boil a raw, green banana and have it with salt and butter if you have loose motion.

Toilet Talk: What Your Poop Says About Your Health

Brown, soft, smooth stool with bearable odor is natural. Deviations either indicate your diet patterns or digestive malfunctions (e.g., black stool may indicate excess iron pill intake or upper GI bleeding). Raise fluid and fiber intake; eat fermented foods (e.g., pickles), avoid sugar, caffeine, painkillers like codeine; exercise; and squat to defecate rather than sit. Visit a doc if there's a drastic change in stool type.

What Are The Obvious Signs That Your Liver Is Failing?

Abdominal pain, unexplained exhaustion, weakness, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and red spidery skin from visible blood vessels are warning signs of liver disease. Hepatitis B or C, excessive alcoholism, or certain diseases (Wilson's) can impact liver function. A complete blood count, CT scan, ulstrasound, liver function test, or even a liver biopsy can help diagnose and treat it early.
Remedies To Cope With Diarrhea

Home Remedies For Diarrhea

It is best to eat thicker, bland foods, including oatmeal, bananas, plain rice and applesauce. It’s best to consume foods that that are unlikely to give the stomach too much work or be uneasy to digest. Avoid fatty foods, dairy, artificial sweeteners and old food. Toast, plain crackers, pretzels, baked chicken without skin and fat, probiotics, boiled potatoes are safe.
Ayurveda Pain Relief For A Healthy Childhood

Ayurveda Pain Relief For A Healthy Childhood

Are you happy to give your child a dose of antibiotics or painkillers like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen every time he or she complains and shows some symptoms of being unwell? I am sure many of you wouldn't be happy to do it, just like me. It is important to understand your child's constitution (prakruti) as we are born with a unique combination of Vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you understand your child's mind-body type it will be easier for you to help your child. Feel free to contact me in case any query or doubt.
Anti-oxidant Rich Mangosteen Can Give Smooth Skin

Anti-oxidant Rich Mangosteen Can Give Smooth Skin

Mangosteen has been a part of the traditional medicine of various Asian countries for a very long time, and was once brought all the...