What are The Best Treatments for Diarrhea During Pregnancy and How Can I Prevent Diarrhea Symptoms?
1) Avoid foods that cause diarrhea: Any food that is heavy on your digestive system must be avoided at all cost. Fatty and spicy food items, dried foods such as prunes, and junk foods must not be the part of your daily diet. Stay away from milk if you are lactose intolerant. If you are following a BRAT (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast) diet then you should also include food items that consist of minerals, vitamins and zinc, etc. Do not drink soft drinks, sports drinks and other juices that contain high amount of sugar. Do not consume any medicines that contain sodium and sodium bicarbonate. Eat fresh fruits and green vegetables, non-milk soups, cereals, etc. that can improve your immune power and can be digested easily.
2) Drink plenty of fresh and pure water: According to a certain medical research, it has been found out that more than 80% of diseases are water borne. That is why drinking water should be pure and free from any types of impurities. Diarrhea causes lot of dehydration and loose stools can change the balance of electrolytes in our body. Therefore, to replenish the lost balance of liquids and electrolytes in your body, you need to drink lot of fresh and pure water throughout a day. You will need to install pure water filters at your home if you have not done the same. Because the consumption of impure water can also result in diarrhea. This is why it is essential to consume lots of pure water every day.
3) Follow a healthy exercise routine: A regular workout routine can really help to boost your immune system and can improve your metabolic processes. This can tremendously improve your digestive capability and can help you to avoid diarrhea symptoms. A simple walk for 20-30 minutes every day can help you digest your food quickly. A yoga and meditation routine can also boost your immune system and thus can help you to fight off the water borne infections. A well exercise routine complemented with a well nutrition plan can really boost your health and thus you can prevent diarrhea disorder during your pregnancy.
4) Consult your physician in case of severe diarrhea:
If you are having a chronic diarrhea and constant secretion of loose stools then you should immediately consult with your health care professional. Avoid taking any medicines without prior permission from your doctor. There are some antibiotics in the market that can help you to reduce the effects of diarrhea caused by bacterial infection. But it is strongly recommended that you take any medication only after consulting with your doctor.
Finally, I only want to tell my fellow pregnant ladies that diarrhea during pregnancy can be diagnosed and treated without any complications. Just follow the above tips and you can prevent or avoid diarrhea symptoms in time.