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Gastrointestinal/Digestive Disorders

Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum.

 Do you have any of these symptoms?

  • Bad breath
  • Belching
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Coated tongue
  • Heart burn
  • Pain abdomen
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Bloating

 Are stress and digestive problems related?

Yes, chronic exposure to stress may lead to the development of variety of gastrointestinal disorders like GERD, peptic ulcers, IBS etc. Stress cause esophagus to spasm, which can increase stomach acid in stomach causing indigestion and nauseous feeling. Stress also cause your colon to react in a way that gives.

About Gastric Disorders

Acid Reflux or GERD

Acid Reflux or GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) is caused when the valve between the oesophagus and stomach becomes weak. Normally, this valve opens to allow food in and then it shuts tightly. With GERD, the valve stays open, allowing stomach acids to flow back up into the oesophagus, causing heartburn and many other symptoms. If you have heartburn that occurs more than twice a week and/or does not get better with over-the-counter antacids, you may have GERD.

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine (colon). Irritable bowel syndrome commonly causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. IBS is a chronic constipation is a decrease in the frequency of bowel movements or difficulty in passing stools.

Conspitation

Constipation is a condition of the digestive system where an individual has hard faces that are difficult to expel. Constipation is a symptom of a disease or condition that you will need to manage long term. An anal fissure is a tear of the skin near the anus. When constipation  passing stool becomes difficult, we tend to strain and stretch the sphincter muscles. With symptoms like bleeding and pain or itchiness in the rectal area.  Haemorrhoids, or piles, is a sometimes painful mass of distended (swollen) veins in the lining of the anus and rectum, resulting from the formation of varicose veins around the anus.

Peptic ulcer

It is sore in the lining of stomach and upper small intestine lining as a result of increased production of hydrochloric acid,stress can also contribute to HCL production. intermitted upper abdominal pain, chest discomfort, fatigue, belching and distension are some of the symptoms

How can House of Nature help you?

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

Hippocrates

Ayurvedic Management for Gastric Problems

Ayurvedic Medicine, found thousands of years earlier, clearly recognised that digestive problems affected the whole persona mentally, physically and spiritually.

The intestine is your second brain as 90% of serotonin and 50% of dopamine is produced in the gut by your nervous system located in the intestine.

To maintain and relieve symptoms of gastric disorders, Ayurvedic treatments like herbal remedies, detoxification, yoga therapy, meditation and shirodhara can extremely help.

The most effective treatments to aid in recovery from gastric disorders are the three following Ayurvedic therapies.

Sneha Vasti

This is the administration of oil or ghee through rectum. Vasti is a part five detoxification  treatment to flush out toxins from lower part of body.

Kashaya vasti

This is the administration of decoction through rectum in order to relieve constipation, detoxification, pain management.

Virechanam

This starts with an oral intake of medications in various forms such as medicated ghee, oils or churn (powders). The dosage is prescribed in such a manner that it ends with therapeutic purgation (excretion) at the end of therapy.

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