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Treating stomach infection with Homeopathy

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Dr Batra’s™

Stomach infection in medical language is known as viral gastroenteritis. It is a contagious disease. Severe abdominal cramps, diarrhoea and vomiting are the marked stomach infection symptoms This condition is also called as stomach flu. A variety of viruses are responsible for causing a stomach infection and it develops after coming in contact with an infected person or on consumption of contaminated food or water. People who suffer from stomach infection recover within a few days when they receive appropriate treatment.

Stomach infection Symptoms

Stomach flu affects the stomach and intestines. Watery diarrhoea, severe stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting are the symptoms of stomach infection.

There is water loss from the body due to watery diarrhoea and vomiting and it may lead to muscle aches and weakness. It is also accompanied with mild fever and headache.

These symptoms appear within 1 – 2 days of being infected and can range from being mild to severe depending on the intensity of infection.

Generally people react to stomach infection within 24 hours of being exposed to the virus. In more severe cases it can last upto 10days. Since this infection is communicable; an infected individual should avoid going to school or office.

Treating stomach infection with Homeopathy

Conventional mode of treatment for stomach infection comprises of antiviral or anti-bacterial and when a person gets severely dehydrated, they may need the person to be admitted in the hospital and may require intravenous medicine with i.v. fluids.

Homeopathy has a good scope for stomach infection treatment.

Homeopathy helps to gently reduce the intensity and frequency of the complaints.

Homeopathic medicine reduces the need of conventional medicine and gives a longer disease free period.

Home care for stomach infection:

Wash the toilets well to avoid another person from getting infected.

Drink adequate water with salt and sugar to balance the electrolytes and to prevent dehydration.

Keep your diet light. Eat apples and pomegranates. Yogurt helps to bring back the intestinal flora back to normalcy.