Diarrhea caused by travel by foreign countries.


Hygienic conditions and bacterial flora are different in other countries. The local population is used to them, while the foreigners are they tend to adapt and may be too much of a strain on their intestinal tract.

The first problem is their types of Escherichia coli bacteria, which produce a toxin that prevents your intestines from absorbing water from ingested food and liquids. The consequence is diarrhea. Salmonella and shigella can also cause traveler’s diarrhea, which is actually dysentery. Smaller the number of cases was caused by rotavirus or parasite giardia.

Up to 50% of cases of traveler’s diarrhea are unexplained, although fatigue is suspected, changes in diet, altitude sickness and jet lag. People who travel every year say that 50% chance of getting diarrhea if you travel over ocean, even if you are well prepared for the trip. Here’s what to do:


American tourists often take entero-vioform tablets, which should take several times a day. However, these drugs are banned in Japan and Sweden because they can to cause nerve and eye damage. Instead, take pills when you travel betaine HCl, and swallow 2 tablets after each dishes. Hydrochloric acid will kill bacteria in stomach and will prevent infection. Lemon juice has the same effect when taken on an empty stomach. For an even better effect, eat a little garlic with their meals.

Against cases of nonbacterial diarrhea good showed taking 3 teaspoons of raw unprocessed wheat germ, along with fruit juice. Here are some more ideas on how to prevent this from happening traveler’s diarrhea: drink sour drinks, such as fruit juices or anything there is across the ocean. Try to check if the dishes and utensils are for eating they were washed in clean water and washed in hot. Avoid uncooked vegetables, such as salads, unpeeled fruit, ice cubes and anything that contains impure water. Boil water for 3-5 minutes to clean it. Iodine liquid or tablets also clean water.


Bring dried with you blueberries, because they cause constipation and thus prevent diarrhea. Blackberry root is equally good. Make tea from it and drink it. Buckthorn is a strong astringent, as is oak bark.

Cook the apple peel and drink. Pectin in them eliminate diarrhea. The acorn and oak bark contain tannic acid. These are good astringents that stop muscle contraction in the intestines. Not only charcoal, but also clay is good against diarrhea. Many commercial anti-diarrheal preparations contain clay.


When traveling across ocean (or even if you are at home), diarrhea can to indicate another, much more serious disease: bloating, vomiting, and pain may be a symptom of colitis, appendicitis or some intestinal disease. Black or red chair may indicate bleeding or parasitic infection. White or pale stools may be a sign of liver disease. If fever is present along with diarrhea, it is a dangerous infection.

Amoebic dysentery is a major problem in Mexico, Central America and many other places. If you get it, go against it I can successfully use garlic, buttercup, tame mint and ginger. One man, who traveled to Mexico, he burned a wooden box with water swallowed her charcoal, to solve the problem of diarrhea. See chapters “Diarrhea” and “Dysentery”.

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