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What are Stomach Infection Occurrences?

Stomach infection is also known as intestinal infection or stomach flu or gastroenteritis. Viral infection of the stomach or intestine is called as stomach infections. People get stomach infections due to viruses, bacteria, infections and contacting an infected person. As stomach is an important body part which does crucial works like digesting the food, releasing enzymes to help our body, stomach infections cause many health complications. Children often get affected by stomach infections due to unhealthy habits. Children often play outside and keep their hands near their face and mouth which causes infections. Virus, bacteria easily enters into the stomach and causes infection in the stomach.

How it is Affecting the Body?

People get stomach infections by consuming contaminated food or water. When people get affected by contaminated food or water it is called as food borne illness or food poisoning. Viruses, bacteria, pathogens and parasites which lead to stomach infections interrupt the cell lining of stomach or intestine. These damage our cell lining and causes fluids to leak in stomach leading to vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration. Though stomach infection is common but it can also lead to severe complications.

Causes and symptoms of Stomach Infection :

Stomach infections are caused due to several factors like

  • Consuming contaminated food or water
  • Virus
  • Bacteria
  • Contacting an infected person
  • Lack of hygiene
  • Not washing hands properly
  • Outside or road side food
  • Under cooked food like meat and eggs

Common symptoms of stomach flu are

  • Watery diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • dehydration
  • Stomach pain or cramps
  • Mild fever
  • Loss of appetite

How to Avoid Stomach Problems?

By following few tips one can avoid stomach problems

  • Wash your hands frequently before and after cocking, using toilets, changing diaper and before and after eating.
  • Wash all fruits and vegetables before cocking to avoid pesticides
  • Wash hands and legs after coming from outside.
  • Keep your home and surroundings clean and neat to avoid virus and bacteria. Keep lid on all food items and vessels.
  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

In some cases immediate treatment is not required as the infection heals within 5 days, but in few other cases immediate treatment and diagnosis is required to control the symptoms and to eliminate complication.

Overcome Stomach Problems with Homeopathy :

Homeopathy treatment for stomach infections is a safe and non invasive procedure that can be used to all age groups. Homeopathy remedies for stomach infection are made of natural substances like plants, vegetables and minerals. Stomach infection treatment in homeopathy is prescribed based on the symptoms, individualization and severity of the problems. Stomach infection treatment in homeopathy not just focuses at treating stomach infections but also targets to improve immune system and self healing process. Homeopathy for stomach problems is an effective way of treatment and helps our body to fight against different viruses, bacteria and many more. Stomach infection treatment in homeopathy eliminates root cause of the problem without any side effects.