Nursing and External Applications for Diarrhea

Dietetic measures for diarrhea

Grated apple with banana
Cooked carrots
Dried blueberries
Yarrow tea 

External applications for diarrhea

  • Diarrhea with accompanying cramp-like symptoms:
    Abdominal compress with Chamomilla e floribus W 10%, Oleum WALA 
    For instruction, see https://www.pflege-vademecum.de/kamoel-bw.php?locale=en 

  • With strongly inflated abdomen (meteoric):
    Abdominal compress with Carum Carvi oil

  • In case of accompanying nausea:
    Abdominal compress with yarrow tea

  • To support upbuilding forces:
    Rhythmical embrocation of the upper arms with sloe oil
     

Research news

Fasting for adults with type 1 diabetes 
Intermittent as well as prolonged fasting appaer favorable in conditions such metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and rheumatic diseases. Fasting for individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is generally considered too risky. The aim of this patient-led research was to investigate the feasibility, benefit, and safety of a 7-d multimodal fasting intervention in individuals with T1D. The study results indicate achievement of the stated aims (open access): 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2021.111169
For this study, Dr. Bettina Berger received the prestigious Holzschuh Award for Complementary Medicine. 


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