One of the common symptoms of gastritis is upset stomach and stool disorders, which are sometimes manifested by constipation, which can have mechanical, psychological and chemical causes.
General recommendations are known, the implementation of which will help to cope with constipation with gastritis, without resorting to laxatives.
The first of these is an increase in the menu of products rich in fiber.This includes rye and whole wheat bread, cereals filled with a spoonful of butter( except rice).
It is desirable to increase the content of bran in the diet, providing the desired effect under condition of sufficient water consumption.
The total volume of water drunk per day should be more than two liters.A good laxative effect is a one-day kefir, fermented baked milk, curdled milk, fresh cottage cheese.
Natural products are beets, plums and dried prunes, currants and parsley cranberries.It is recommended to increase the share of fresh fruits and vegetables in the diet.
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Folk laxatives for gastritis
Many of the folk remedies used in the treatment of the disease may act as such.
One of these is the adoption of decoction of flax seeds, which removes irritation of the mucous membrane.The remedy is used twice a day before meals, in the morning and in the evening.
It is recommended to use bee honey as a natural soft product, a tablespoon of which is bred in a glass of warm water and taken on an empty stomach.
Only when with gastritis constipations it is impossible to cope in a natural way, laxative medications should be used, prescribed only by a doctor.
Laxatives for gastritis
In pharmacies, you can purchase the following types of drugs that can be used for gastritis:
- A medication with a softening effect, for example, docusate sodium in microclysters.This tool is quite safe, although not always convenient to use.
- Stimulants of bowel function irritant( Guttalax, Regulax, Bisacodyl, extracts of buckthorn and hay and the like).Means are not recommended for long-term use, as well as with concomitant inflammation of the intestine and bile ducts.
- Probiotics( lacto- and bifidobacteria).Have a laxative effect with concomitant gastritis dysbacteriosis.
- Means osmotic action, most often produced on the basis of lactulose.Has a soft and effective effect and is quite safe.The product is almost not absorbed by the intestines, so it is recommended for gastritis and can be prescribed even to pregnant women and children.
In each case, when choosing a drug and the method of treatment, you should consult a gastroenterologist and not allow self-treatment.