There are many different causes of chronic diarrhea including intestinal disorders, infectious diseases, low fiber intake, and Crohn's disease.
Individuals who suffer from chronic diarrhea are at great risk for dehydration, malnutrition, electrolyte imbalance, and in some cases, death. Although there are several natural remedies for treating chronic diarrhea, it's important that you see a Gastroenterologist if your symptoms persist. Dr. Makhani will evaluate your symptoms, order the necessary lab tests, and come up with a customized treatment plan for each of his patients.
Constipation can happen when dietary changes occur. If an individual eats something that their digestive system isn't used to, they can experience constipation.
Luckily, there are many at-home remedies that you can do to relieve constipation. Some of these at-home remedies include drinking warm fluids, increasing your fiber intake, and over-the-counter laxatives. It's important that you do not overuse the laxatives as this may result in the opposite effect, actually causing constipation. Those who experience chronic or frequent constipation should seek medical assistance from a Gastroenterologist, as a medical diagnosis for chronic constipation may be necessary.
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