Gastroenterology

Intestinal dysbiosis: a disease that does not exist?

Almost everyone of us has heard of such a thing as intestinal dysbiosis. Of dysbiosis we hear in advertising various drugs, also, if you have problems with stomach and intestine, the doctor often puts such a diagnosis. However, advanced medical community believes that this disease does not exist. Dysbacteriosis is not a separate bowel disease, a condition in which disturbed the balance between the different microorganisms inhabiting the gut.Thus, goiter is a syndrome, which result in some diseases that involve changes of the intestinal microflora.

Why there is intestinal dysbiosis?

Microflora in the human intestine is formed from birth: this process affects the environment and food. The main group of microorganisms that inhabit the intestines is bifidobacteria and Bacteroides and related microorganisms – lactic acid bacteria, Escherichia coli, enteroccoci, clostridia, residual microflora – staphylococci, and fungi. The intestinal microflora performs three important functions – protective (suppression of infection), the digestive and synthetic.

Disturbed balance of the intestinal microflora during treatment with drugs (most often – antibiotikami), infectious diseases, unbalanced and irregular diet, stress, Smoking, and frequent alcohol consumption. Also goiter often develops with aging – the elderly and premature babies. An imbalance in the intestinal microflora occurs when problems with the digestive system – gastritis, pancreatitis, gastroenteritis, colitis, etc.

What symptoms manifested goiter

Dysbiosis is most often seen disorders of the digestive system: constipation and diarrhea, increased flatulence abdominal pain, nausea, burping, etc. When imbalance of the intestinal microflora impaired absorption of minerals and vitamins, develop rickets. The person becomes irritable, gets tired quickly, deteriorates and dries the skin, nails and hair become brittle, cracks occur in the corners of the mouth, allergic skin rash.

Treatment and prevention of intestinal dysbiosis

Diagnosing disturbances in the intestinal microflora balance, and to find out the cause of dysbiosis will help gastroenetrology. The doctor will prescribe laboratory tests to select the right treatment correctly and recommend a diet. A comprehensive treatment of dysbacteriosis and to achieve a stable result can not immediately: it is necessary to normalize the microflora in the intestine, to achieve normal flow of bile, the functional activity of the pancreas, etc.

To restore the intestinal flora help primarily dairy products, the diet must be balanced for protein and energy composition and contain foods rich in fiber. From alcohol, greasy, fried, spicy foods and pickles should be discarded.To avoid the development of dysbiosis, it is important to be well fed, on time to cure the disease, to be active. It is important that the intestines were working and were emptied regularly, and food is well digested.

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