Ways to get relief from stomach flu.
Satisfying your taste buds can sometimes lead to suffering in the form of stomach flu. Stomach infection or stomach flu is generally caused due to the consumption of contaminated food or frinks. It may also be caused by eating spicy food that doesn’t suits your digestive system.
Stomach flu makes a person very uncomfortable and irritated. It leads to symptoms like watery diarrhoea, stomach cramps and vomiting.
Stomach flu generally lasts for 5-7 days. Though it can lead to more complicated infection, mostly it gets cured without getting worse.
Here are some home remedies that may give you some relief during stomach infection.
Stomach flu leads to diarrhoea, vomiting and lack of hunger. All these things may eventually result in dehydration in your body.
So, drink as many fluids as you can. But stay careful while drinking fluids as well. Cut off on caffiene. Drink banana shakes without sugar, clear soda etc.
Take some water and add ginger and mint to it. Let it boil for five minutes. Drink this water. Ginger and mint will help in preventing inflammation and will also give relief in stomach pain.
Avoid spicy food.
Don’t consume much spicy items as they will make your stomach even more upset worsening your condition.
Cinnamon has proved to provide relief in stomach ache. Try drinking water boiled with 4- 5 cinnamons in it or add it to your caffeine- free teas.
Eat bananas if you are suffering from loose motions. Bananas are proven remedy for loose motion.
White rice is easy for your body to digest. Along with this, it also helps in providing energy. So prefer white rice.
Avoid brown rice as they are comparatively harder to digest and can cause gas in your stomach.
Avoid dairy items.
Don’t consume dairy items such as cheese, butter etc. as these are difficult to digest.
Even though, insome situations, curd is said to help in relieving stomach flu.