Indigestion or dyspepsia is “impaired digestion”. It includes symptoms such as bloating, flatulence, belching, burning, diarrhea, constipation and nausea. The most important aspects of digestive healing are stress reduction, avoiding trigger foods and beverages, accepting limitations and enjoying life.
Fennel is used for infants with colic. Chew handful of seeds or use it as a spice in cooking for the treatment of digestive disorders. To improve digestion drink ½ cup of radish juice per day. Peppermint is the best digestive herb. Peppermint tea is more soothing, particularly to the digestive system, whereas peppermint oil is more stimulating. Chamomile is also used for intestinal spasms, mild acid indigestion and intestinal gas.
Exercise And Stress Reduction Program
The backbone of healing your digestive system is commitment to one hour of exercise every day, or a combination of exercise and stress reduction (medication, prayer, tai chi, yoga).
According to some holistic doctors, constipation, bloating, poor appetite, and digestion may be caused by hypothyroidism.
Low Fat Diet
Following a low fat diet is important if you have chronic digestive disorder. Fats are more likely to cause diarrhea, gas, bloating, and belching then other foods.
Eliminate Smoking, Alcohol And Sweets
Smoking, alcohol and sweets all these habits contribute to low blood sugar, medically known as hypoglycemia.
Avoid Milk And Dairy Products
Milk can lead to a broad spectrum of complaints and is probably the greatest cause of intolerance. Milk can give rise to intestinal gas, diarrhea, heartburn, dyspepsia, stomatitis, gallbladder attacks, pancreatitis, duodenal ulcer, and hemorrhoids. Milk contain lactose, if the body is unable to digest and absorb lactose, it remains in the intestines, where it interferes with normal intestinal bacteria, thus leading to cramps, gas, bloating, and diarrhea.
Other Foods That Causes Digestive Disorders
Concentrated fruit juices, coffee, tomatoes, soy, wheat, corn, nuts, eggs etc.
Good Foods For Digestion
Banana helps to build a strong barrier between the stomach lining and gastric acid, thus protecting against ulcers. Cabbage helps in strengthening of the stomach lining and offers protection against ulcers. Rice is easily digestible and brown rice is more nourishing. Eat raw, dried or cooked papaya twice a day. Drink a glass of apple, orange or lemon juice after meals. Carrot, sweet potato, pumpkin, onion, celery, and cooked greens are also considered good foods for the digestive system.
Quick Tips For Relieving Digestive Symptoms
Changes in weather, particularly cold and rainy weather may make symptoms worse; therefore protect yourself from the elements as much as possible. Go for walk after each meal. Chew food at least 7 times with each bite Avoid the use of tight-fitting clothes as it can reduce the flow of blood. Eat natural foods raw or cooked at low temperature whenever possible. Eat plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains and high-fiber foods. Drink at least 8 glasses of fluids daily Rub belly in a clockwise direction 100 times every day. Hold your knees near your chest while lying on the floor to relieve gas. Avoid use of sugar, sweets, and artificial sweeteners. Get rid of alcohol, smoking, and recreational drugs. Eat four to six small light meals at regular intervals.
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