Watery Stool Causes: Diet And Treatment For Loose Motion, Diarrhea

Question: I get loose motions very quickly, as soon as I eat anything, there is a urge to go to bathroom. The stool is watery, after every hour I go to the bathroom.

Answer: Loose motions or diarrhea occurs due to a number of reasons:

What Causes Loose Motions And Watery stools?

  • Dietary errors are the main cause – Over eating, eating too much at one time, eating too much of refined food, or eating contaminated food.
  • Drinking contaminated / unfiltered water is another possible cause.
  • Taking laxatives for a prolonged period of time.
  • Food allergies to specific foods.
  • Emotional reasons – Stress, anxiety, apprehension.

Natural Treatment For Loose Motions And Diarrhea

  • Buttermilk : Very effective home remedy. Being a pro-biotic, it eliminates harmful bacteria and promotes the growth of friendly gut bacteria. Additionally it makes up for the nutrient and water loss.
  • Carrot soup : Carrots ease bowel movement. They reduce inflammation of the intestinal lining and normalize peristalsis. It also provides important nutrients that might have been lost and prevents dehydration.
  • Mint : Mint is an amazing home remedy to treat diarrhea. Consume mint juice with honey, 3 times a day, for quick results.
  • Make sure you drink plenty of water. Frequent passage of watery stools, makes you dehydrated. Drink juices, soups, coconut water, glucose water, frequently through the day to combat dehydration.
  • Also, make sure, that you eat small frequent meals. Do not over eat.
  • A short fast of fruits and vegetables is recommended to give the stomach a break.
  • A soft diet comprising of gruels and porridges and lightly seasoned foods will assist relief from diarrhea.
  • Dry ginger powder with rock salt and a piece of jaggery aids digestion and affords quick relief.
  • Homoeopathy medicine croton – tig, puts a stop to the diarrhoea. Take 5 pills every half an hour. It reduces the frequency of stool and helps in formation of stool of normal consistency.

One Comment

  1. MK said:

    My mother in law passed away 2 months back and since that time my wife is having loose motions. Doctors are saying that the actual cause of loose motions is tension. She also feels acidity in her stomach before loose motion. We tried Allopathic and also Homeopathic doctors but there is no improvement. Please advice me some effective home remedies.

    March 17, 2012
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