Yoga For Diarrhea
19 Apr

Yoga For Diarrhea

What is diarrhea?

Diarrhea is a bowel movement that is more liquid than reliable or has a loose texture. It is a common problem and may occur a couple of times each year. Diarrhea will usually last no more than three days.

Symptoms of Diarrhea:-

Cramps in the body

Abdominal pain occurs

A bubble type feeling in the intestinal gland.

To have a bowel movement




What Causes Diarrhea?

An infection causes most cases of diarrhea in the intestinal gland. 

The microbes which are responsible include Bacteria, Viruses, Parasitic organisms.

Sometimes chronic diarrhea is called "functional" because a precise cause cannot found. 

IBS is a complex of symptoms. T

There is cramping occurs on the inside part of the body and altered bowel habits, including diarrhea, constipation, or both.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is another cause of chronic diarrhea. 

Current Scenario of Diarrhea

India is one of the world’s highest rate of child mortality due to diarrhea in 2017, a new study has found in the medical journal Lancet.

The highest rates of under-five mortality due to diarrhea were in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, with India and Nigeria combined registering 42% of the 4,99,000 global under-five deaths due to diarrhea in 2017, according to medical journal Lancet.

The report also found that mortality from diarrhoeal disease is dropping faster in India compared to globally.

While overall diarrhea deaths in children under the age of five dropped by 34.3% globally between 2005 and 2017, in India the rate of reduction was at 43.2%. 

The number of under-five deaths in India declined from 3.33 million in 1990 to 1.34 million in 2016.

Diarrhea is the third leading cause of childhood mortality in India and is responsible for 13% of all deaths/year in children under five years of age.

Source:- Livemint

Yoga Poses For Diarrhea:-

1. Parighasana (Gate Pose):-

Parighasana stimulates your abdominal organs and stretches the sides of your torso. 

It boosts your breathing capacity and aids digestion. 

It also builds your core strength and eliminates the wastes from your body.

2. Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half-Seated Spinal Twist):-

Ardha Matsyendrasana opens your chest and increases the air supply to your lungs. 

It cleanses your internal organs by removing toxins from them. It stimulates your kidneys and eliminates fatigue.

The pose stimulates the digestive power of your stomach and increases your appetite.

3. Ananda Balasana (Happy Baby Pose):-

Ananda Balasana calms your brain and relieves stress and pain.

It stretches and soothes your spine and releases the tension trapped in your back. 

It compresses your stomach and massages the internal organs of your digestive system.

4. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose):-

Dhanurasana is good stress and fatigue buster. 

It relieves constipation and helps with kidney disorders. 

It improves blood circulation and cures obesity. 

Dhanurasana enhances the function of your intestines, improves digestion, and increases appetite.

  What food to eat in Diarrhea

Hot cereals, such as oatmeal, cream of wheat, or rice porridge



Plain white rice

Bread or toast

Boiled potatoes

Unseasoned crackers

So these are the asanas to do and food to eat while suffering from Diarrhea also knows as “Inflammatory bowel disease.”

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