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Gastroenterology

Indigestion: remove the effects of the holidays

After the Easter holidays there are many digestive disorders. After fasting, not everyone can withstand a gradual return to a normal diet and overload the organs of digestion of fatty and fried foods, alcohol. And those who did not adhere to the fasting during the celebration often fails to avoid overeating. In the upshot, stomach, pancreas, liver and gall bladder, the intestine, who have to work with double and triple load. In the end there is heaviness in the abdomen, nausea, bloating and flatulence, diarrhoea (diarrhea), heartburn and other symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia).

What to do if you overeat and feel discomfort

If you get up from the table feeling full stomach, get rid of gravity will help slow walk. Should not lie down immediately after meals, as advised to us by our grandmothers and mothers, of course, if the state of health severely deteriorated to nausea, abdominal pain, etc. if you could walk a little, and then we can lie down to rest you will enable the food to move further along the gastrointestinal tract (GIT). You need to sit back and calmly breathe deeply to relax the muscles and promote digestion.

Gastroenterologists warn that it should not be after eating to induce vomiting yourself, so trying to remove the feeling of a full stomach. To alleviate the condition will help enzymes that promote the digestion of food. But to remove pain and spasm – myotropic antispasmodics and painkillers, which is used in gastroenterology: they will reduce pain caused by spasms of the muscles of the intestine. However, doctors warn that the widely advertised drugs to facilitate the process of digestion is not vitamins or supplements, apply them consistently and however, to overeat every day – dangerous to health.

How to restore the digestive organs

Helps with indigestion mineral water, preferably without gas or to produce gas bubbles, or they can cause pain inflamed intestine. Restore the digestive tract will help the infusion of flax seed. One teaspoon of crushed seeds pour a glass (200 ml) of hot water (not boiling water) and leave to cool. This infusion should be drunk on an empty stomach in the morning or 2 hours after a meal. Also good for indigestion, chamomile and green teas, they help detoxify the body. The approximate number of drinks per day of liquid – 7-8 cups.

After this the load on the digestive tract the diet should be sparing: start the morning with a glass of warm water, if not aggravated gastritis, etc., then with lemon. Improve intestinal health with olive and flax oil, which you can dress a salad or to season steamed vegetables. If the bowels are “swollen” and the stomach is inflamed, raw vegetables may cause deterioration of the condition, it is better to eat boiled, baked or stewed. Also refrain from fatty, spicy and smoked dishes between meals you can eat kefir, yogurt or Apple.

When necessary a treatment to the doctor

If indigestion lasts more than a day, accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdominal etc then you need to seek medical help. In addition to overeating may “earn” food poisoning or an intestinal infection from eating roasted skewer, spoiled sausage, etc. If you have vomiting and diarrhea, it is important to wash out the stomach, make the adsorbents (activated carbon) to drink more fluids to avoid dehydration. If vomiting and diarrhea multiple, raised body temperature above 38 degrees, then immediately you should call an ambulance or to go to the hospital.