Diarrhea

Definition of Diarrhea:

Excessive discharge of contents of bowel.

Topics Related to Diarrhea

Acupuncture

...as a treatment
“...Commonly treated conditions ... Diarrhea...”

Acute, Intermittent Porphyria

...the condition
“...Additional symptoms can be loss of vision, sensitivity to light, aches and pains, acne, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, and abnormal fat metabolism...”

Addison's Disease

...the condition
“...Nausea, sometimes with vomiting, and diarrhea are common...”

More topics Related to Diarrhea

Adrenal Insufficiency

...related topic
“...Symptoms include primarily fatigue, weakness, decreased appetite with ensuing weight loss, as well as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation, or increased pigmentation of the skin...”

Allergic Rhinitis / Hay Fever

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms often vary with the seasons and include ... Diarrhea or frequent urination...”

Allergy to Foods (Hidden)

...our question about Pain in the upper abdomen / stomach area
“...If the affected mast cells are in the gastrointestinal tract, a person may suffer vomiting, abdominal pain or diarrhea...”

Antibiotics

...as a treatment
“...The most common side-effects of antibiotics include diarrhea (antibiotics disrupt the balance of gut bacteria), feeling sick, and fungal infections of the mouth, digestive tract or vagina...”

Antidepressants

...as a treatment
“...Common side-effects of SSRI antidepressants include ... Diarrhea...”

Anxiety

...the condition
“...Some common symptoms of anxiety include the following ... Physical symptoms such as sweaty palms, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, nausea or diarrhea, and trouble swallowing...”

Arjun

...as a treatment
“...Terminalia Arjuna is also said to be beneficial against internal bleeding, stomach ulcers, gonorrhea, dysentery, and diarrhea...”

Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Avoidance

...as a treatment
“...toxicity reaction), marked personality changes, phobias, rapid heart beat (tachycardia - another frequent reaction), asthma, chest pains, hypertension (high blood pressure), nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, swallowing pain, itching, hives / urticaria, other allergic reactions, blood sugar control problems (e.g. hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia), menstrual cramps and other menstrual...”

Attapulgite

...as a treatment
“Attapulgite is a clay-like powder believed to work by adsorbing the bacteria or germ that may be causing the diarrhea...”

Bacterial Dysbiosis

...recommendation Grapefruit Seed Extract
“...Animal studies have shown no toxicity except for intestinal irritation producing diarrhea at very high doses...”

Bayberry

...as a treatment
“...The plant is astringent, which may account for its use in diarrhea, as well as its topical use for wound healing...”

Bentonite Clay

...as a treatment
“...6, June, 1961, under the title "The Value of Bentonite for Diarrhea", are the results of the clinical work performed by a team of medical doctors using hydrated bentonite in the treatment of diarrhea...”

Berberine-containing Herbs

...as a treatment
“...Most of these herbs have been used in the treatment of gastrointestinal infections, intestinal parasites, and diarrhea...”

Bladderwrack

...as a treatment
“...As well as the conditions mentioned below, bladderwrack has traditionally been used for: Diarrhea; gastritis; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); improved wound healing (topical application)...”

Blastocystosis (Blastocystis hominis)

...our question about Stool consistency
“Watery or loose stools, diarrhea, abdominal pain, anal itching, weight loss and excess gas have all been reported in persons with blastocystis infection...”

Bone Marrow Suppression

...the condition
“...Reduced white blood cells produce classic symptoms of a weak immune system: fever and chills rash diarrhea signs of infection (swelling, redness, areas painful or warm to the touch) Reduced platelets produce classic excess bleeding symptoms: easy bruising bleeding: nose bleeds, or bleeding gums or...”

Boswellia

...as a treatment
“...Historically, the guggals were recommended by Ayurvedic physicians for a variety of conditions, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diarrhea, dysentery, pulmonary disease, and ringworm...”

Brucellosis

...the condition
“...Headache and depression may occur in about half of all cases, as well as abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and vomiting...”

Caffeine Intoxication

...the condition
“...milk 3 to 6mg per ounce; Chocolate, bittersweet 25mg per ounce Signs and Symptoms: Caffeine is a stimulant that can cause the following side-effects ... abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea...”

Carcinoid Cancer

...the condition
“...those that produce large amounts of hormones and other potent chemical substances, and which often have spread to the liver, can cause "carcinoid syndrome" -- hot red flushing of the face, diarrhea, and asthma-like wheezing attacks...”
...our question about Generalized discomfort or pain in the abdomen
“Abdominal pain may occur alone or in combination with other symptoms such as diarrhea and/or flushing and can be controlled with pain medication...”
...relationship to General Mineral Requirement
“When diarrhea is present, minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and even salt may be deficient and should be replaced as necessary...”

Celiac Disease

...related topic
“...Common symptoms include diarrhea, increased appetite, bloating, weight loss, irritability and fatigue...”

Chagas Disease

...the condition
“...Sometimes a rash, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and vomiting occur...”

Chaparral

...as a treatment
“...History: Chaparral was used by Native American populations for indications including chicken pox (varicella), colds, diarrhea, menstrual cramps, pain, rheumatic diseases, skin disorders, snake bites, and as an emetic...”

Chinese Thoroughwax

...as a treatment
“...Side-Effects; Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Although safe in normal doses, large amounts of bupleurum may cause dizziness or diarrhea...”

Cilantro

...as a treatment
“...The herb has been shown to improve stomach problems of all kinds, from indigestion to flatulence to diarrhea...”

Colloidal Silver

...as a treatment
“...bladder infections, cystitis*, bleeding gums, boils*, burns*, candida*, canker sores, chronic fatigue, colds, colitis*, conjunctivitis*, cornea injury*, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, diabetes*, diarrhea*, digestive aid, diphtheria, dysentery, ear infections*, eczema - various locations*, fibrositis, flu*, gastritis, gingivitis, gonorrhea*, gum recession, halitosis, hay fever*, hemorrhoids*,...”

Consequences of Gallbladder Surgery

...the condition
“...In the short term, irritation of the large intestine by bile acids often causes diarrhea - and long-term the irritation can cause colon cancer...”
...recommendation Activated Charcoal
“If a change in your diet fails to relieve diarrhea, then the next step in treatment is to use bile acid sequestering agents, such as activated charcoal or doctor-prescribed cholestyramine (Questran) or colestipol (Colestid)...”

Constipation

...the condition
“...Consider the possibility of food allergies, especially milk, when you see diarrhea, alternating constipation and diarrhea, anal fissures, or other general allergy signs...”

Copper Deficiency

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Fatigue, paleness, skin sores, edema, slowed growth, hair loss, anorexia, diarrhea and dermatitis can be symptoms of copper insufficiency...”

Copper Toxicity

...the condition
“...contact with copper cooking utensils, an acidic food or beverage can dissolve milligram quantities of copper, sufficient to cause acute toxicity symptoms such as self-limited nausea, vomiting and diarrhea...”

Crohn's Disease

...the condition
“...The inflammation can cause pain and can make the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhea...”
...related topic
“...The most common symptoms are abdominal pain, often in the lower right area, and diarrhea...”
...relationship to Small Intestine Cancer
“...The inflammation extends deep into the lining of the affected organ, causing pain and making the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhea...”
...relationship to Bacterial Dysbiosis
“...has been made in confirming or disproving this theory, although bacterial overgrowth of the jejunum has been found in 30% of patients hospitalized for Crohn's disease, in which it contributes to diarrhea and malabsorption...”
...recommendation against Raw Food Diet
“Foods that worsen diarrhea should be avoided: specific food problems may vary from person to person...”
...recommendation Essential Fatty Acids
“...About 10% of the patients who were given the fish oil dropped out of the trial because of increased diarrhea, but Dr Belluzzi believes that the coated fish oil capsules could offer an effective way to prolong remission for Crohn's patients...”

Cryptosporidium Infection

...the condition
“Cryptosporidium infests public water systems and can cause widespread outbreaks of severe diarrhea and cramps...”

Cystic Fibrosis

...the condition
“...Infants or young children should be tested for CF if they have persistent diarrhea, bulky foul-smelling and greasy stools, frequent wheezing or pneumonia, a chronic cough with thick mucous, salty-tasting skin, or poor growth...”

Delayed Gastric Emptying (Gastroparesis)

...our question about Unexplained nausea
“...A viral etiology was suggested in these patients and in other series when there was an acute onset of nausea and vomiting with other features of a viral illness (fever, myalgia, diarrhea, fatigue, or abdominal cramping)...”

Diabetes Mellitus

...related topic
“...Other symptoms include bleeding gums; ear noise/buzzing; diarrhea; depression; confusion...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
Diarrhea is defined as the frequent passage of watery, loose stools, or passing more than three liquid bowel movements daily...”
...relationship to Carcinoid Cancer
Diarrhea can occur along with facial flushing or by itself...”
...relationship to Dehydration
Diarrhea can rapidly drain your body of water, causing dehydration...”
...relationship to Yeast / Candida Infection
“Chronic diarrhea can cause the friendly Bifidobacterium bifidum to be expelled from the colon and Candida may then proliferate...”
...relationship to Zinc Requirement
Diarrhea causes a loss of zinc and therefore digestive diseases or gastrointestinal surgery that result in diarrhea are often associated with a deficiency...”
...relationship to Potassium Need
Diarrhea causes additional fluid loss and can result in potassium depletion...”
...recommendation Zinc
Diarrhea results in a loss of zinc...”
...recommendation Conventional Drug Avoidance
“...Diarrhea is one of the methods your body uses to help rid itself of the infection: If you slow down or prevent this from happening by taking anti-diarrhea medication you can prolong the amount of time...”
...recommendation Probiotics
“A study of hospitalized children showed that a combination of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium infantis was effective in treating acute diarrhea...”
...recommendation Nutritional Yeast
“A thoroughly researched yeast, Saccharomyces boulardii, has been used in Europe for control of nonspecific diarrhea for several decades...”
...recommendation Activated Charcoal
“In an acute bacterial or viral infection of the GI tract, taking activated charcoal orally often stops the diarrhea...”
...recommendation Juicing
“Carrot juice and concentrated carrot oligosaccharides have been used in Europe for bacterial diarrhea for almost a century...”
...recommendation Attapulgite
“Attapulgite is taken by mouth to treat diarrhea...”
...recommendation Bladderwrack
“Alginic acid (a component of bladderwrack) is a type of dietary fiber that can be used to help relieve constipation and diarrhea...”

Digestive Enzyme Need

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: People who lack sugar-digesting enzymes may have problems such as diarrhea or asthma, while those who are deficient in protease, the protein-digesting enzyme, tend to be more anxious, toxic and have low blood sugar...”

Dysentery

...the condition
“...Dysentery is a more serious form of diarrhea, where the stools are tinged with blood and mucus...”
...related topic
“An inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract, usually caused by a bacterial, parasitic, or protozoan infection and resulting in pain, fever, and severe diarrhea, often accompanied by the passage of blood and mucus...”

Dysmenorrhea

...related topic
“...Dysmenorrhea may be accompanied by excessively heavy blood loss (menorrhagia) and by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, headache, dizziness, disorientation, hypersensitivity to sound, light, smell and touch, fainting, and fatigue...”

Dyspepsia / Poor Digestion

...the condition
“...Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, shortness of breath, weakness, and dizziness...”

Effects of a Low Carbohydrate Diet

...our question about Variations in bowel movements
“...The May 2004 Annals of Internal Medicine study showed that most of the Atkins Dieters had significantly more diarrhea, general weakness, rashes and muscle cramps...”

Endometriosis

...related topic
“...the most common being pelvic pain and cramping before and during periods; pain during intercourse; inability to conceive; fatigue; painful urination during periods; gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, and nausea...”

Enteritis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms are extremely variable but usually include continuous or intermittent diarrhea, which may be bloody, painful abdominal cramps...”

European Skullcap

...as a treatment
“...Root Decoction - Use in combination with other cold, bitter herbs such as huang lian or goldenseal to purge heat from the system in gastric, chest, and urinary infections, including diarrhea, jaundice, gastroenteritis, bronchitis, and cystitis...”

Excess Sugar Consumption

...the condition
“...themselves, including: Anxiety; Congestion; Frequent colds; Migraines; Asthma; Constipation; Headaches; Sinus congestion; Backaches; Depression; Hypoglycemia; Skin itch; Bladder/bowel dysfunction; Diarrhea; Hypothyroidism; Sleepiness; Bloating; Dizziness; Immune system dysfunction; Tension; Blurred vision; Earaches; Indigestion; Visual impairment; Bronchitis; Eczema; Joint/muscle pains; Watery...”

Exhaustion Caused By Emotional Upsets

...the condition
“...Physical symptoms include chronic headaches, diarrhea, nausea, heart palpitations, and excessive perspiration...”

Fluoride Toxicity

...the condition
“...cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, decrease in testosterone/spermatogenesis, altered vas deferens/testicular growth, decreased dental arch, dental crowding, delayed tooth eruption, diabetes insipidus, diarrhea, Down syndrome, early onset of puberty, eosinophilia, eye/ear/nose disorders, fever, gastro-intestinal disturbances, gingivitis, heart disorders, hypertension, hypoplasia,...”

Folic Acid Deficiency

...the condition
“...Folic acid deficiency generates a picture similar to that of a B12 deficiency - anemia, fatigue, irritability, anorexia, weight loss, headache, sore and inflamed tongue, diarrhea, heart palpitations, forgetfulness, hostility, and a feeling of paranoia...”

Gallbladder Disease

...the condition
“...Although removal of the gallbladder has not been known to cause any long-term effects aside from occasional diarrhea, some researchers have been concerned about its effects on the body's cholesterol levels...”

Garlic

...as a treatment
“...Eating more than three raw cloves a day can cause gas, bloating, diarrhea and fever in some people...”

Gastritis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Some people do not have symptoms, but if present then they usually include one or more of ... diarrhea...”

Gastroenteritis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The most common symptoms include ... Diarrhea...”
...related topic
“Gastrointestinal tract inflammation; characterized by abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting; which may be caused by bacteria, parasites or a virus...”
...our question about Unexplained nausea
“...Bacterial, viral, and parasitic pathogens cause this illness which is characterized by diarrhea and/or vomiting...”

Giardiasis Infection

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms generally begin within 1 to 2 weeks of infection and include watery diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps, upset stomach, loss of appetite, dehydration, nausea and fatigue...”
...our question about 'rotten egg', 'eggy' or 'sulfur-tasting' burps
“Recurrent "rotten-egg" burps accompanied by diarrhea could be a sign of Giardia lamblia infection...”
...recommendation Pippali rasayana
“...Diarrhea and the presence of mucous in the stool were also significantly reduced...”
...recommendation Dairy Products Avoidance
“Studies have shown that giardia infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, can reduce the production of lactase in the small intestine, resulting in lactose malabsorption and its resultant diarrhea...”
...recommendation Low/Decreased Fat Diet
“Reducing the intake of fat might reduce the nausea, steatorrhoea, and diarrhea often associated with giardiasis...”

Ginkgo Biloba

...as a treatment
“...Side-Effects; Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Adverse effects related to ginkgo are relatively mild and infrequent and include nausea, headache, diarrhea, dizziness and occasional allergic dermatologic reactions...”

Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease

...the condition
“...For example, one person might have diarrhea and abdominal pain, while another person has irritability or depression...”

Gout / Hyperuricemia

...recommendation Conventional Drug Use
“...While colchicine is very effective, it often causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea...”

Guarana

...as a treatment
“...While guarana is most often used for its caffeine content, some have used it for its tannin constituents as an astringent (for diarrhea, intestinal inflammations etc...”

Gugulipids

...as a treatment
“...Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Gugulipids should be used with caution by persons with with hepatic disease, inflamatory bowel disease, and diarrhea...”

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

...the condition
“...Perhaps 50% of cases occur shortly after a microbial (viral or bacterial) infection such as a sore throat or diarrhea...”

Gulf War Illness

...the condition
“...of complex signs and symptoms characterized by disabling fatigue, intermittent fevers, night sweats, arthralgia, myalgia, impairments in short-term memory, headaches, skin rashes, intermittent diarrhea, abdominal bloating, chronic bronchitis, photophobia, confusion, transient visual scotomata, irritability and depression and other signs and symptoms that until recently have defied...”

Heavy Metal Toxicity

...the condition
“...Arsenic Symptoms include nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, garlic odor on breath, excessive salivation, headache, vertigo, fatigue, paresthesia, paralysis, kidney failure, progressive blindness, and mental impairment...”

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: The first stages of HUS frequently present with gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea...”

Hemorrhoids

...the condition
“...Risk factors for hemorrhoids include: heredity, pregnancy, sedentary lifestyle, straining during bowel movements (chronic constipation), chronic diarrhea, standing for long periods of time, sitting on hard, cold surfaces, liver stagnancy or disease (cirrhosis), benign prostatic hypertrophy and anal intercourse...”

High/Increased Fat Diet

...as a treatment
“...Rapidly adding large amounts of fat to the diet could result in physical symptoms such as cramping, bloating and diarrhea, so gradual increases are crucial...”

HIV/AIDS

...the condition
“...Early symptoms include headache, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, fever, heavily coated white tongue, diarrhea, and lung infections...”

Honey

...as a treatment
“...In treating diarrhea, honey promotes the rehydration of the body and more quickly clears up the diarrhea and any vomiting and stomach upsets...”

Hyperparathyroidism

...the condition
“...Immobilization and gastrointestinal illness with vomiting or diarrhea can cause calcium levels to rise, and if these conditions develop, patients with hyperparathyroidism should seek medical attention...”

Hyponatremia (Low Blood Sodium Level)

...the condition
“...Severe and prolonged diarrhea can also cause hyponatremia...”

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

...the condition
“...Symptoms include constipation, diarrhea, or a painful but unsuccessful urge to move the bowels...”
...our question about Duration of current diarrhea symptom
“Most people with IBS have intermittent bouts of diarrhea...”
...relationship to Bacterial Dysbiosis
“...IBS has been studied in patients with diarrhea, cramps and specific food intolerances...”
...recommendation Smaller, More Frequent Meals
“Large meals can cause cramping and diarrhea for those with IBS...”

Inositol

...as a treatment
“...Side-Effects: Although no toxic effects are known, diarrhea has been noted with the intake of very high dosage...”

Intestinal Malabsorption Syndrome

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Diarrhea is often present clinically, although this may not be the immediate cause for seeing a physician...”

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

...related topic
“...In order to be diagnosed with IBS, a person must have at least three of the following symptoms: pain in the lower abdomen; bloating; constipation; diarrhea or alternating diarrhea and constipation; nausea; loss of appetite; tummy rumbling; flatulence; mucous in stools; indigestion; constant tiredness; frequent urination; low back pain; painful...”

Kava

...as a treatment
“...Persistent heavy consumption of kava may cause diarrhea, an overall lethargy and apathy or a scaly skin condition...”

Korean Ginseng

...as a treatment
“...A number of side-effects are reported, including hypertension, euphoria, nervousness, insomnia, skin eruptions, and morning diarrhea, almost always using material of unknown quality...”

Lactose Intolerance

...the condition
“...When symptoms do occur, however, they can include gas, abdominal distention, diarrhea, and recurrent abdominal pain, especially among children...”
...related topic
“...Common symptoms, which begin about 30 minutes to two hours after consuming foods or beverages containing lactose, may include: nausea, cramps, bloating, gas and/or diarrhea...”
...our question about Bloating after meals
“...Symptoms include bloating, stomach pain, cramps, gas, or diarrhea...”

L-Arginine

...as a treatment
“...Side-Effects: This is an extremely safe product and the only side-effect ever described in an overdose of L-Arginine was mild diarrhea...”

L-Lysine

...as a treatment
“...Side-Effects; Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Side-effects are rare with lysine supplements, although a few cases of abdominal cramps and diarrhea have been reported with very high doses (more than 10gm per day)...”

Magnesium

...as a treatment
“...Other forms ... Magnesium Sulfate, or Chloride: Inorganic; may cause diarrhea...”

Magnesium Requirement

...the condition
“...Chronic or excessive vomiting and diarrhea may also result in magnesium depletion...”

Magnesium Toxicity

...the condition
“Dietary magnesium very rarely poses a health risk, but very high doses of magnesium supplements, which may be added to laxatives for example, can promote adverse effects such as diarrhea...”

Malaria

...our question about Unexplained nausea
“Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur...”

Malnutrition

...the condition
“...Symptoms include edema, anemia, stunted growth, diarrhea, and skin spots...”

Mastocytosis

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: When too many mast cells are present in the body, the chemicals that they release can cause ... Diarrhea...”

Megaloblastic Anemia / Pernicious Anemia

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms, which usually begin gradually, include loss of appetite, diarrhea, paleness, fatigue, and headache...”

Middle Ear Infection

...the condition
“...The most common antibiotics are often associated with adverse toxic side-effects, including diarrhea, vomiting, diaper rash...”

Motherhood Issues

...the condition
“...344, November 5, 1994] Infrequently, severe cases of lactose intolerance in children have been shown to cause damage to the lining of the intestine and severe diarrhea...”
...recommendation Vitamin A
“...Infants and young children who are vitamin A deficient are at an increased risk of appetite loss, eye problems, lower resistance to infections, more frequent and severe episodes of diarrhea and measles, iron deficiency anemia, and growth failure...”

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

...the condition
“...These treatments may cause flu-like symptoms such as chills, fever, muscle aches, weakness, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea...”

Noni

...as a treatment
“...The leaves have been ingested in remedies for arthritis, digestive problems, parasites, and dysentery (severe infection of the lower digestive tract characterized by acute diarrhea and dehydration)...”

Nutritional Deficiency Anemia

...the condition
“...When you fail to absorb what you eat, you will have diarrhea and weight loss in addition to the anemia...”

Nutritional Yeast

...as a treatment
“...Why it is Recommended: Brewer's yeast has been used in connection with Diabetes, High cholesterol, Diarrhea (infectious)...”

Olive Leaf Extract

...as a treatment
“...If any of these symptoms should occur - greater fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint aches or flu-like symptoms, temporarily discontinue taking Olive Leaf Extract or cut back on the amount taken until the body can eliminate the toxic waste...”

Oregon Grape Root

...as a treatment
“...Recent studies have shown that berberine containing herbs may be useful for those suffering from diarrhea and especially bacterial dysentery...”

Painful Menstruation (Dysmenorrhea)

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: In cases of primary dysmenorrhea, no disease or other medical cause can be found for the pain and other symptoms, which may include backache, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, and a feeling of tenseness...”

Panic Attacks

...the condition
“...attacks are often associated with physical symptoms such as shaking, a feeling your heart is pounding or racing, sweating, chest pain, shortness of breath, a feeling of choking, nausea, cramping, diarrhea, dizziness, an out-of-body sensation (a feeling of being apart from oneself), tingling in the hands, chills or hot flashes, and headache...”

Papain

...as a treatment
“...It has been used for such conditions as sores, ulcers, chronic diarrhea, tumors, hay fever, and psoriasis...”

Parasite Infection

...the condition
“...The victim may experience nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, anemia and listlessness...”

Pneumonia

...the condition
“...Although the disease is usually mild, it can be severe, with extreme breathlessness, diarrhea and confusion...”

Poor Small Intestine Health

...the condition
“...Food that you are allergic to can also do this and lead to diarrhea due to the lack of time for fluid absorption...”

Poor/Slow Wound Healing

...recommendation Zinc
“...Studies show that poor, malnourished children in India, Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia experience shorter courses of infectious diarrhea after taking zinc supplements...”

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

...the condition
“...Physical ... Upset stomach, Diarrhea...”

Potassium

...as a treatment
“...When given in high-dose pill form, potassium salts can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and ulcers...”

Potassium Need

...the condition
“...Potassium loss is increased by excessive fluid loss from sweating, urination (diuretics), diarrhea (laxatives) or the use of aspirin and some other drugs...”

Probiotics

...as a treatment
“...Antibiotics can alter the bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract, decreasing the numbers of healthy bacteria and causing diarrhea...”

Problems Caused By Being Overweight

...recommendation Ephedra (Ma Huang)
“...patients on intermittent treatment and 48% on continuous treatment experienced adverse effects deemed non-serious such as dry mouth, headache, insomnia, nervousness, agitation, constipation and/or diarrhea...”

Progesterone Excess

...our question about Oral progesterone use
“...In one study, oral micronized progesterone at a dose of 400mg per day was associated with dizziness, abdominal cramping, headache, breast pain, muscle pain, irritability, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea and viral infections...”

Prostaglandin

...related topic
“...with effects such as vasodilation, vasoconstriction, stimulation of the smooth muscles of the bronchus or intestine, uterine stimulation; also involved in pain, inflammation, fever, allergic diarrhea, and dysmenorrhea...”

Prostate Cancer

...the condition
“...The main side-effects are bladder irritation and diarrhea...”

Psoriatic Arthritis

...the condition
“...Side-effects may include mouth sores, diarrhea and nausea...”

Radiation Poisoning

...the condition
“...Symptoms of acute exposure include ... Diarrhea...”

Radiation Therapy (Radio Therapy)

...as a treatment
“...Radiation therapy to the abdomen may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or urinary discomfort...”

Rapid Intestinal Transit

...our question about Duration of current diarrhea symptom
“Rapid passage (or transit) of stool is one of the most common causes of diarrhea...”

Rapid Stomach Emptying (Gastric Dumping)

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of early dumping include nausea, vomiting, bloating, diarrhea and shortness of breath...”

Rectal Cancer

...the condition
“...Chemotherapy drugs cause acute side-effects, including nausea, fatigue, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, and sensitivity to sunlight...”

Rosacea

...the condition
“...When flushing is accompanied by itching, breathing difficulties or diarrhea, seek medical attention...”

Senna

...as a treatment
“...Chronic abuse can lead to a variety of complications such as chronic diarrhea with nutrient loss and excessive electrolyte loss/imbalance...”

Shepherd's Purse

...as a treatment
“...It has been used in English domestic practice from early times as an astringent in diarrhea...”

Short Bowel Syndrome

...the condition
“...Treatment and Prevention: In cases of mild short bowel syndrome, eating small, frequent meals; increased fluid intake; nutritional supplements; and using medications to treat diarrhea may be all that is needed...”

Sjogren's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Inflammation in the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, and liver can cause problems like painful swallowing, heartburn, abdominal pain and swelling, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and weight loss...”

Small Intestine Cancer

...the condition
“...People with celiac disease who also have new onset weight loss, diarrhea, or abdominal pain need immediate medical attention, including possible CT scan of the abdomen and barium study of the small bowel to rule out cancer...”

Squawvine

...as a treatment
“...Squawvine is also a remedy for diarrhea, shrinking tissues, muscle spasms, and nerves...”

Stool Exam

...as a treatment
“...Determining the cause of symptoms affecting the digestive tract, including prolonged diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, an increased amount of gas, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, bloating, abdominal pain and cramping, and fever...”

Strongyloides stercoralis Infection

...the condition
“...Diarrhea accompanied by emaciation and exhaustion...”

Sulfite Sensitivity

...the condition
“...These potentially toxic and harmful substances can cause nausea or diarrhea and precipitate asthma attacks in sensitive individuals...”

Tendency To Develop Polyps

...the condition
“...On rare occasions the bowel may become partially or completely blocked, resulting in symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, bloating and (in severe cases) vomiting...”

Tendency Toward Allergic Reactions

...the condition
“...This overreaction causes allergy symptoms such as rash, itchy eyes, a runny nose, trouble breathing, nausea, or diarrhea...”

Test Serum Uric Acid Levels

...as a treatment
“...] Uric Acid Stone formation Uric acid stones, which form in the absence of a secondary cause such as chronic diarrhea, vigorous exercise, dehydration, and animal protein loading, are believed to be secondary to obesity and insulin resistance seen in metabolic syndrome...”

Trichinosis

...the condition
“...Additional symptoms include abdominal discomfort, cramping and diarrhea...”
...related topic
“...The disease has variable clinical manifestations including diarrhea, eosinophilia, fever, myalgia and periorbital edema...”

Trichotillomania

...the condition
“...Trichobezoars can also cause foul breath, poor appetite, constipation, diarrhea, excessive gas, bowel obstruction, and even bowel perforation...”

Ulcerative Colitis

...related topic
“Ulceration of the colon and rectum, usually long-term and characterized by rectal bleeding or blood in the stool, frequent urgent diarrhea/bowel movements each day, abdominal pain...”
...relationship to Bacterial Dysbiosis
“A variety of bacterial pathogens can cause severe gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloody diarrhea, fever or abdominal pain...”
...relationship to Dehydration
“Dehydration occurs in patients with severe diarrhea as seen in ulcerative colitis...”

Uremia

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Some of the early signs include lethargy, mental depression, loss of appetite, and edema; later symptoms include diarrhea, anemia, convulsions, coma, and a gray-brown coloration...”

Vitamin B12 Requirement

...our question about Duration of current diarrhea symptom
“Intermittent diarrhea can be a sign of B12 deficiency...”

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

...as a treatment
“...Niacin helps increase energy through improving food utilization and has been used beneficially for treating fatigue, irritability, and digestive disorders, such as diarrhea, constipation, and indigestion...”

Vitamin B3 Requirement

...the condition
“...It is also known to eliminate bad breath, aid in healing canker sores, and to ease some bouts of diarrhea...”

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

...as a treatment
“...If the amount you are using causes diarrhea, the dosage needs to be reduced...”

Vitamin D Requirement

...the condition
“...Signs and symptoms of osteomalacia are burning in the mouth and throat, nervousness, diarrhea, and insomnia...”

Vitamin E

...as a treatment
“...DeLiz treated an advanced case of Crohn's disease (severe ileum or colon inflammation and ulceration with bloody diarrhea), another incurable disease, with remarkable results using 16,000 IU of vitamin E daily...”

Weight Loss

...as a treatment
“...The dumping syndrome in which food moves too quickly through the small intestine can cause nausea, weakness, sweating, faintness and sometimes diarrhea after eating...”

Whipworm

...related topic
“...Usually symptomless, heavy infections - especially in small children - can cause gastrointestinal problems (abdominal pain, diarrhea, rectal prolapse) and possibly growth retardation...”

Whipworm Infection

...the condition
“...Symptoms of whipworm infection can include diarrhea, dysentery, and anemia...”

White Peony Root

...as a treatment
“...due to stagnation of the liver-qi, it is often dispensed with bupleurum root and cyperus tuber, as in Bupleurum Powder for Dispersing Liver-qi (Chaihu Shugan San); for abdominal pain and diarrhea, it can be used with white atractylodes rhizome, tangerine peel and ledebouriella root, as in Prescription of Importance for Diarrhea with Pain(Tongxie Yaofang); for dysenteric abdominal...”

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

...the condition
“...9C), diarrhea (which can increase dehydration), and nose bleeds...”

Yeast / Candida Infection

...the condition
“...Gastrointestinal ... Diarrhea...”

Zeolites

...as a treatment
“...making acid reflux less troublesome Improving nutrient absorption Trapping allergens in the blood and digestive tract, thus decreasing symptoms from inhaled and swallowed antigens Possibly stopping diarrhea through its absorptive action in the intestines Patients with migraine headaches frequently are aware that certain foods will trigger headache attacks, for example red wine, preserved meats...”

Zinc

...as a treatment
“...Signs of toxicity include diarrhea, nausea and vomiting...”

Zinc Requirement

...the condition
“...This results in eczematoid skin lesions, alopecia, diarrhea, and concurrent bacterial and yeast infections...”