Diarrhea is irregular, frequent and watery bowel movement typified by loose stools and abdominal pain. Bloating and nausea might also occur as side-effects. Bacterial infections, viruses, parasites, food allergies/ intolerances, bowel problems and allergic reactions might cause diarrhea, which is the body’s way of ridding unwanted substances. Dietary adjustments, medicine, fluid replacements, injections, isolating and avoiding the cause, herbal remedies, homeopathy and acupuncture are potential treatments.
back to Natural Health Glossary