Food poisoning: how to avoid becoming a victim of its own stomach - Salmonella

July 15, 2007

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 Salmonella food poisoning

Food poisoning and salmonella bacteria

Salmonella bacteria are found in the meat of poultry, eggs, unprocessed milk and dairy products and meat. Bacteria of this type cause gastric and intestinal infections. Salmonellosis - a very common form of food poisoning. Lack of thermal processing or storage of food products in unsanitary conditions can lead to salmonellosis Salmonellosis - features of the disease  Salmonellosis - features of the disease
 . Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning Salmonella food poisoning - a danger which can be prevented  Salmonella food poisoning - a danger which can be prevented
 Headache, stomach cramps, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and constipation. Symptoms of salmonellosis appear within 12 - 48 hours. Salmonellosis mild runs for a week, but more severe cases require antibiotic treatment. In the case of salmonella food poisoning, the presence of bleeding Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology  Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
   in the stool and symptoms of jaundice or dehydration should seek medical attention immediately.

 Salmonella | Food poisoning: how to avoid becoming a victim of its own stomach

Food poisoning and pregnancy

Food poisoning during pregnancy can be avoided by carefully monitored diet. Try to time to abstain from the consumption of ham, turkey and salami. Pates, pasta and canned meat may contain the causative bacteria listeria. Drink only pasteurized milk. Instead, soft cheeses (feta, Roquefort, Camembert and Brie), choose hard cheeses.

 Salmonella | Food poisoning: how to avoid becoming a victim of its own stomach

Food poisoning caused by E. coli (E Coli)

E Coli E. coli multiplies in the guts of humans and animals. Bacteria E Coli O157 is found in cheese and undercooked meat, raw vegetables, and unpasteurized milk. Typical symptoms of food poisoning Food poisoning - Symptoms: consult a doctor  Food poisoning - Symptoms: consult a doctor
 Caused by Escherichia coli (high fever, severe diarrhea and abdominal cramps) appear for several days. In rare cases, this type of food poisoning patients develop hemolytic uremic syndrome - a condition in which the destruction of red blood cells, leading to kidney failure.

To avoid food poisoning, always wash your hands before eating.

Thoroughly wash raw vegetables and fruits. Keep meat and dairy products in the refrigerator at a temperature no higher than 40 ºF. Do not eat raw eggs. Thoroughly cook meat and seafood. To avoid cross-contamination of foods, do not put cooked meat on the same plate on which lay the raw meat. Be sure to wash the cutting board after use. Usable leftover food immediately placed in the refrigerator, because Bacteria multiply rapidly at room temperature.

Activated carbon - old, but indispensable - Detoxification

March 3, 2014

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 cleansing of the body activated carbon

Cleansing the body activated carbon

How expedient cleansing of the body Cleansing the body - comprehensive restoration  Cleansing the body - comprehensive restoration
   activated charcoal? Since it attracts all the harmful substances present in the intestine, it would seem, cleansing the body with this drug will only benefit.

However, experts believe that it is not so. Cleaning the body activated carbon benefit only in the case of acute poisoning or infections. One time, this drug can be taken in very large doses, no harm, only benefit - it will print the bulk of toxic substances.

But prolonged use of activated charcoal may not bring benefit and harm, as it will be regularly excrete nutrients from food: vitamins, minerals, vital proteins, fats, carbohydrates. Therefore, self-purification of the activated carbon can result in significant metabolic disorders Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   and does not improve and worsen the overall condition of the body.

Yet in some chronic diseases in the complex treatment courses are administered activated charcoal. This allows some degree of food cleanse the body of toxins, bacteria and their toxic metabolic products, metabolites, and so forth, not allowing them to re-absorbed.

How to clean the body activated charcoal? The answer is obvious: you have to clean the toxins from the gut, not allowing them to be absorbed into the blood. Colon Cleansing activated carbon for chronic, including allergic diseases is carried out only by a physician, and a short course in small doses. Precautions should be taken activated carbon at a toxicosis of pregnant women, as it absorbs the liquid and removes it from the body, which can lead to constipation Constipation - Watch out for food  Constipation - Watch out for food
 , Which are so constantly worried about pregnancy. Upon reception of the activated carbon in large quantities requires reductive treatment. It is usually carried out with probiotics - drugs, which include the normal intestinal microflora. Activated carbon for the prevention of intoxication in chronic diseases was adopted by the same principle.

Activated carbon for gastritis with increased secretion of gastric juice acidity and help to reduce gastric acid secretion, improve the state of the gastric mucosa and preventing the formation of ulcer process.

Activated charcoal pancreatitis also sometimes prescribed in order to reduce the acidity of pancreatic juice Diabetes and pancreas - the things you need to know  Diabetes and pancreas - the things you need to know
 . This allows time to time in small doses to make activated carbon from heartburn. At the same time charcoal gastric ulcer or ulcer in the intestine is not applicable.

Good help in flatulence activated carbon - it absorbs intestinal gas that appear digestive problems. It therefore helps colic activated charcoal in the intestine. Activated carbon dysbacteriosis temporarily improves the condition of the patient, but worsen dysbiosis, so it can only be taken in short courses, followed by reduction of the intestinal microflora. But taking activated charcoal for constipation is not: it absorbs the liquid, and constipation worse. Sometimes, activated carbon taken concurrently with a laxative, such as with sorbitol.

Activated carbon for the liver to prescribe individually selected doctor dose short course of severe acute or long flowing chronic diseases of the body, accompanied by a violation of its functions and accumulation of toxic substances in the blood.


How to drink activated charcoal

The instructions also tell you how to drink activated charcoal. If both are taken any other medicines, then activated charcoal tablets are for 1, 5-2 hours before or after them.

Activated charcoal for poisoning is recommended to appoint immediately after the poisoning, or during the first hours for maximum effect, creating a surplus of coal in the stomach to wash it in the intestine after gastric lavage. Inadequate concentration of carbon absorption in the digestive tract contributes to a large number of toxic substances. In order to prevent their re-absorption is recommended gastric lavage and appointment of activated carbon.

In acute poisoning with activated charcoal start with gastric lavage, then allowed to drink 10 g of coal slurry (can be in the form of comminuted tablets, one tablet contains 250 mg of active principle) in water. It will activated carbon vomiting - reduce the loss of body fluids.

With the ability to bind water, activated charcoal is very good for the treatment of diarrhea (diarrhea). Activated carbon diarrhea, indigestion taken orally 1-2 g 3-4 times a day for 3-7 days. Activated charcoal with diarrhea of ​​any origin will improve the patient's condition. How to clean the intestines activated carbon in each case, the doctor will tell more detail.

Allergy treatment with activated carbon is carried out by a doctor. In allergic diseases, the question of whether to take the activated carbon, the dosage is determined by his doctor, but the average is recommended to take 250-750 mg 3-4 times a day for two weeks. Activated charcoal can be taken against allergies in the form of several courses with a break of two weeks.