Gastro Colic Reflux: All You Need to Know
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 include pain, diarrhea, cramping, and constipation, all of which are the causes that require physicianâ€™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
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.