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What is Diarrhea?

Diarrhea is one of the most common health complaints caused by multiple viral, bacterial, and parasitic organisms. Due to this disease, patient can suffer of three or more loose or liquid stools per day. Diarrhea is a severe disease, if untreated can cause of death in children. Cholera, ETEC, rotavirus, shigellosis, and typhoid are the main symptoms of Diarrhea.

Globally, an estimated 2 billion cases of diarrheal disease occur each year, and 1.9 million children under the age of 5 years, mostly in developing countries, die from diarrhea.

Types of Diarrhea

There are different types of diarrhoea on the clinical type of the illness. Four clinical types of diarrhoea include:

  1.  Acute Watery Diarrhoea (including cholera): This type of diarrhoea lasting for several hours or days. Dehydration and weight loss occurs due to this type of diarrhoea.
  2.  Acute Bloody Diarrhoea (also called dysentery): Intestinal damage, Sepsis, Malnutrition and dehydration may also occur for this.
  3.  Persistent Diarrhoea (which lasts 14 days or longer): Symptoms like malnutrition and serious non-intestinal infection occur for this type of Diarrhoea.
  4.  Diarrhoea with severe malnutrition (marasmus or kwashiorkor): Severe systemic infection, dehydration, heart failure and vitamin and mineral deficiency are the main dangers.

Causes Of Diarrhea

A virus that gets into your gut causes Diarrhea. Other causes include:

  •  Regular Alcohol Drink
  •  Allergies to certain foods
  •  Diabetes
  •  Diseases of the intestines
  •  Eating foods that upset the digestive system
  •  Bacterial infection
  •  Laxative abuse
  •  Medications
  •  Radiation therapy
  •  Overactive thyroid
  •  Running
  •  Surgery on your digestive system
  •  Some cancers
  •  Trouble absorbing certain nutrients, also called “malabsorption”

Symptoms Of Diarrhea

Diarrhea makes its presence when you pass loose, watery stool two or more times a day. Other symptoms also include:

  •  Cramping
  •  Stomach pain
  •  Abdominal pain
  •  Bloating
  •  Nausea
  •  Dehydration
  •  Weight loss
  •  Fever
  •  Blood or pus in the stools
  •  Persistent vomiting

Prevention Of Diarrhea

Prevention of diarrhea may be very challenging in developing countries. Key measures that can be prevent diarrhoea include:

  •  Access to safe drinking-water
  •  Promoting hygiene education
  •  Use of Sanitiser or Soap for handwash
  •  Exclusive breast-feeding
  •  Improved weaning practices
  •  Using latrines
  •  Rotavirus vaccination
  •  Good personal and food hygiene
  •  Health education about how infections spread
  •  Keeping food and water clean

Ayurved and Diarrhea

Ayurveda describes, diarrhea occurs due to weakened digestive fire, usually by excess pitta.Absorption and assimilation slow, and the movement of food through the digestive system is accelerated—causing liquidy stools. The remedy is to pacify pitta and to gently kindle agni. The following strategies specifically counter pitta’s hot, sharp, liquid qualities and can be very helpful in supporting the return of normal bowel movements.

Herbal Remedies For Diarrhea By Dhanvantary

Dhanvantary provides some herbal remedies like MORINGA CAPSULE for the treatment of Diarrhea. Made from best quality herbs this remedies strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of dhanvantary are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.

Diarrhoea Care Pack


DIA Act Capsule  1 Capsule 1 dose thrice daily with Luke warm water.
GAS Act Capsule  1 Capsule
Giloy Tablet  1 Tablet

1 dose thrice daily with Luke warm water.

Garlic Tablet  1 Tablet  
DBS Livo Gold Powder  1 Tsf

Twice daily with luke warm water.

Dietary Regimen :

  •  Should take light, easily digestible foods, luke warm water boiled with dry ginger, soup of massor dal (Red lentil).
  •  Should avoid junk, nonveg, heavy food items, preserved and fast food.


Should avoid day sleep, night awakening, acohol, smoking.