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Gastro Colic Reflux: All You Need to Know

About


Recurrent abdominal bowel function and discomfort occurs after eating.

Affects one in five people and occurs especially in women and more when emotionally stressed. (1)


- Common in infants, but a condition for adults.
- Seen in men and women both
- Chronic and can be treated with self-management
- A natural thing that often exaggerates due to overeating
- Not a disease but an abdominal disorder

Exaggerated gastrocolic reflux is not exactly a disease, but rather a condition where an individual requires to visit a washroom immediately after eating. This is natural but can be severe if persists for long. It is curable by self-diagnosis or by taking some common medicines. It is cured straight after a bowel movement.

Ages affected- in late adolescence- normal - in infants- rarely - after 50s


Symptoms:



Self-diagnosable
Symptoms include pain, diarrhea, cramping, and constipation, all of which are the causes that require physician’s checkup.

People may experience



Weight- Unexplained loss of weight
Diarrhea- Diarrhea at any time even in sleep
Bleeding- Rectal bleeding
Vomiting- Unexplained nausea or vomiting
Stomach pain- Stomach ache persistent even after a bowel movement or passing gas

Treatment


Self-care: Avoid high quantity of wheat intake, dairy, citrus fruits, and high fiber foods such as cabbage or beans. Exercise, take fluids, and limit caffeine intake.

Medications: For Exaggerated gastrocolic reflux, dietary changes, calcium supplements, methylcellulose or psyllium can be taken to regulate bowel movement.


Specialists: For persisting conditions, consult a physician or gastroenterologist. At mfine we are here to provide help for different problems related to health, come and get holistic treatment.

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