Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea occurs when liquid is unable to be absorbed by the bowels or extra fluid enters your bowels, which causes faeces to be discharged from the bowels frequently and in a liquid form.

What causes diarrhoea?

  • Viruses/infections

  • Digested toxins

  • Medication side effects

  • Anxiety

  • Symptom of illness or disease

Symptoms

Stomach cramps | Belly bubbling | Sudden Urge to go toilet | Lack of energy | Bloating

Top Tips

  • Stay close to a toilette

  • Keep hydrated as diarrhoea can cause you to loose electrolytes

  • Eat bland foods

  • Banana helps to bind you

  • Stay away from alcohol, caffein, sugary, carbonated drinks and spicy, greasy, processed, refined foods

Recommended Teas & Helpful Herbs

Black tea | Ginger  | Peppermint | Cinnamon | Red raspberry leaf | Nettle | Strawberry | Thyme | Comfrey | Slippery elm | St. John’s-wort