“Bad Digestion Is the Root of Other Ailment”
Digestion problem- Oh, it’s embarrassing and painful! No one of us wants to experience or suffer from bad digestion problem. But still many of us are suffering from unwanted digestion problem. Its symptoms may include gas, bloating, stomach pain, stomach cramps, heartburn, vomiting, and constipation. Usually, these symptoms do not cause the serious problem and can be solved by changing lifestyle, following healthy dietary plan and medication. But sometimes these conditions may lead to serious and chronic illnesses.
Common digestive problems that cause these symptoms are chronic constipation, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) or Heartburn, IBD (Inflammatory bowel disease) etc.
1. Constipation- Constipation is one of the most common digestive problems. It is associated with getting rid of body waste. Constipation occurs when your digestive tract can’t pass or move stools. You may also experience abdominal pain, cramp, and fewer bowel movement. It is not a serious condition and can be solved by getting enough fiber, water and exercise. In more severe condition you may require doctor’s treatment to relieve your pain.
2. GERD or Heartburn- In GERD you may often experience chest discomfort, dry cough, sore throat, difficulty in swallowing food, sour taste in the mouth. It is the common problem of many adults that interfere their day-to-day life. It occurs when stomach acids go back into the food pipe. Heartburn may damage your digestive tract hence it is recommended to consult the doctor to resolve heartburn.
3. IBD- IBD or Inflammatory bowel syndrome is also a common problem that affects one or more part of your digestive tract. You may experience fatigue, rectal bleeding, night sweats, loss of appetite and weight loss. You may also experience inflammation or cramps in your abdominals. IBD should be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your digestive tract.
4. Food Allergies- You should be aware of the fact that our body cannot tolerate each type of foods. That means you may have the allergy to a certain type of foods that create intolerance, cramps, heartburn, vomiting, gas and bloating. So you should be aware of the type of food that create symptoms. You may also note down the foods that are triggering your symptoms.
By following these simple steps you can reduce your chance of common digestive issues.
1. Consuming plenty of fibrous rich whole foods greatly reduce the digestion problem.
2. Eat slowly and chew your food well.
3. Exercise to boost your healthy intestinal muscle contractions.
4. Drinking plenty of water also keeps your tract lubricated and healthy.
5. Avoid eating foods that trigger these symptoms.
6. Adopt new habits such as writing notes about your digestive trigger.
7. Eat several small meals throughout the day rather than eating 3 big meals.
8. Practice Healthy Hygiene for Better Digestion
9. Manage Stress by performing yoga, meditation or favorite hobby.
"Stay Informed , Stay Healthy."