Tag Archives: diarrhea
Obstipation is a condition characterized by severe constipation. It results from an obstruction in the intestines, leading to a state where the intestines can’t fully empty.
While normal bowel movement patterns vary from person to person, the ideal frequency is… Read More
Explosive or severe diarrhea is not an everyday occurrence, so knowing what to expect when it occurs is helpful. In a regular stool, three-quarters are water and the remaining quarter is made up of undigested carbs, fiber, protein, fat, mucus,… Read More
Eating a bland diet is often recommended for conditions like gastritis, ulcer, diarrhea, and reflux disease. By adhering to a bland diet, patients can experience relief from symptoms and promote healing of the digestive system, particularly after surgery.
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Traveler’s diarrhea is a common disorder experienced by people on vacation. Characterized by loose stool and abdominal cramps, it can be developed from consuming contaminated food or beverages. Generally, traveler’s diarrhea isn’t a serious problem and will resolve on its… Read More
Norovirus 2016 update: Stomach flu affects Laguna Middle School and cruise ship in Silja Symphony.
Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo, California, has cancelled its annual grade eight dance after 80 students fell ill with vomiting, diarrhea, and… Read More
Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools often as a result of bacteria. There are two main types of diarrhea: acute and chronic. Acute diarrhea lasts for a few days as a response to an infection, whereas chronic… Read More
Norovirus 2016 outbreak: Latest bout of the stomach flu has hit scientists in Santa Fe and passengers aboard a Disney Wonder cruise ship.
Norovirus has stricken over 30 scientists attending the conference held at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza… Read More
Norovirus 2016 update: Stomach flu hits cruise ships yet again, with outbreaks seen in Portland port and historic U.S.-Cuba cruise.
Nearly 260 passengers and crew members on board of a cruise ship the Balmoral – which was the first to… Read More
Norovirus prevention may be possible with oregano oil and citric acid. Norovirus is highly contagious and often seen in school and cruise ship settings. It can result in vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Although it often goes away on… Read More
Diarrhea can be prevented by controlling levels of specific gut bacteria. In a recent study by Michigan State University researchers found that by targeting gut bacteria diarrhea sufferers could obtain relief and prevent future episodes.
The researchers found among the… Read More
Lactose intolerance can increase the risk of diarrhea, gas and bloating. Lactose intolerance in the inability to digest the sugar found in milk. If the lactose cannot be digested, it can lead to complications like diarrhea, gas and bloating. Although… Read More
The E. coli infection is linked to the cause of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), urinary tract infections (UTI), kidney failure, enteritis and diarrhea. E. coli, or Escherichia coli, is a bacteria that can live in the intestines of humans and… Read More