How To Treat Loose Motions

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Loose motions occur due to diarrhea. Watery stools could cause trouble mainly because you won't feel relieved after passing the stool. Also, the frequency of the stools may also tire you.

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The problem could be chronic or acute. When the contents of your stomach pass through your colon very fast, it could lead to watery stools.

Sometimes, stomach cramps, pain, bloating, fever and weakness could also occur due to loose motions. Also, due to the repeated visits to the bathroom, the rectal area may develop burning sensation and irritation.

Sometimes, infections could also affect your bowel movements. Parasites, contaminated foods, bacteria and virus could also cause loose motions.

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If the problem lasts for more than 3 days, visiting a doctor is necessary as your digestive system may go for a toss. Here are some home remedies.

Remedy #1

Turmeric contains antibacterial properties which can kill the bacteria that cause the issue. Drink turmeric water twice a day. Simply mix half a spoon of turmeric to a cup of water and drink it.

Remedy #2

Even ginger contains medicinal properties that heal your digestive system. Boil a piece of ginger in water and drink the water.

Remedy #3

Bananas contain pectin and fibre content. They also contain potassium. Eat a banana thrice a day when you suffer loose motions.

Remedy #4

Apple cider vinegar is an antibiotic that can eliminate the bacterial issue that causes loose motions. Add a spoon of apple cider vinegar to a cup of warm water and drink it twice a day after mixing a few drops of honey to it.

Remedy #5

Yogurt helps restore the balance of healthy bacteria in your gut. Eat curd twice a day when you suffer loose motions.

Remedy #6

Pomegranate contains anti fungal and antibacterial benefits. It can eliminate bad bacteria. Its a good remedy for loose motions. Drink a glass of its juice.

Remedy #7

Prepare cinnamon tea by boiling it in water. Drink this 2 times a day. You can also add ginger to the tea.

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Story first published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 9:31 [IST]
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