According to statistical data, among diseases of gastroenterological nature, such a disease as colitis is especially common. Most do not give this disease and its prevention special attention, but pathological processes in the intestine can lead to mucosal atrophy and the termination of the normal functioning of internal organs. That's why you should know about the measures for the prevention of colitis, among which special emphasis is given to diet and regular massage.
Among the many causes of this disease is not the last place is the diet, the composition of the daily diet and, of course, the quality of consumed products. That is why diet is the main preventive measure.
It is important not only to adhere to a certain diet, but also carefully monitor compliance with the rules of food sanitation, carefully handle the products before use( washing, boiling, boiling).
Prevention of colitis is the creation of favorable conditions that ensure the normal functioning of the intestine.
That's why the following preventive measures should be observed:
- Completely abandon the use of products whose composition contributes to increased gas production.
- Eat as much as possible food rich in vitamins and minerals.
- Thoroughly chew the food before swallowing.
- Ensure oral health.
- Carefully monitor your health, stop smoking and excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages, as this has a negative effect on the work of the intestines.
- To exclude from the diet of colitis meat of fatty varieties( chicken or lamb is allowed), pickled and smoked products.
- When preparing soups, use only non-fat broth.
- From dairy products, give preference to yogurt and bio-yogurt.
- Vegetables should be boiled or baked.
- Do not eat freshly baked bread.
- Refuse from drinking strong tea or coffee.
- Drink fluids a quarter of an hour before meals or 2 hours after eating, while eating, drink food.
Proper nutrition will be an excellent preventive tool, help support the body during the period of exacerbation of symptoms, and also greatly facilitate the rehabilitation period.
Massage with colitis
With the contraction of the muscles that line the abdominal wall, the motor activity of the intestine improves significantly, so massage will be an excellent way to prevent chronic colitis. It is worth noting that physiological effects include not only massage procedures, but also various exercises. For example, lie on your back and alternately press the knee bent in the knee to the stomach, pressing lightly on it, the second leg at this point should be straightened.
You can strengthen the abdominal muscles with breathing exercises, which are also one of the ways of prevention.
Nevertheless, you can not ignore the beneficial effects of massage procedures. To reduce painful sensations, it is enough to give them 20-30 minutes every day, and for prevention 5-10 minutes. Massage reflex zones of the abdominal cavity can be both a means of treating colitis, and one of the preventive measures.
With the help of massage you will make your body stronger and more resistant to various diseases. That is why they are shown as a preventive measure for many diseases.
To get rid of discomfort and pain it is possible and with the help of light circular strokes of the abdomen area. Thus it is necessary to avoid strong pressure and to do massage at a colitis as it is possible is more accurate, after all this site of a body differs the raised sensitivity.
Rehabilitation for colitis
Undoubtedly, any transferred disease affects both the physical and psychological state. Most often, after the colitis has passed, his symptoms completely disappear, therefore further stay in the hospital and taking medication is no longer required.
During this period the correct course of rehabilitation and observance of preventive measures is important, they will help you to control the next outbreaks of colitis and reduce the frequency of their occurrence. It is necessary to follow not only the diet, but also regularly perform a massage, which also has a beneficial effect on the work of the intestine and the body as a whole.
Throughout life, these or other symptoms of colitis can periodically manifest themselves, and the goal is to find them in time and visit a gastroenterologist, as well as massage sessions.
Among the many forms of colitis, more thorough prevention requires ischemic bowel disease, the main cause of which is a circulatory disorder caused by atherosclerosis, squeezing vessels from the outside or enlarged lymph nodes. The peculiarity of rehabilitation measures for colitis is that poor blood circulation in the intestine suggests a high probability of its violation in other organs. Therefore, preventive measures should be of a complex nature( diet, massage, taking multivitamin complexes, maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle).
With their help, the quality of life improves significantly, because after warning of colitis, you will avoid visiting doctors and prolonged rehabilitation.