Gastroenteritis


GASTROENTERITIS


Introduction-

When any type of infection takes place in the large intestines and stomach, it is known as gastroenteritis. It can upset the stomach.

Cause-

Gastroenteritis occurs due to viruses. These viruses can enter inside the body easily and converted in to small plague.

This disease can also occur due to intake of antibiotics, sudden changes in diet or in case of any dangerous disease.

When any type of infection takes place in the large intestines and stomach, it is known as gastroenteritis. It can upset the stomach.Symptom-

In gastroenteritis, the patient has complaints of nauseate and loose motions. Sometimes, this disease also becomes too serious in which the complaints like- stomachache, cramps in stomach, vomiting, watery loose motions, fever, weakness, etc. are also found.

Treatment-

In this disease, the patient should give complete rest to his body. O.R.S. or the solution of sugar, salt and water should be given to the patient. He should take fruit’s juice and should not drink milk. This disease can infect other people easily. He should be careful about cleanliness in this disease.

This disease can be treated by giving pressure on the acupoints as shown in figure through acupressure treatment system.