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Alternative Treatments for Diarrhea

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Diarrhea:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Diarrhea may include:

  • Slippery elm
  • Banana
  • Applesauce
  • Probiotic
  • Colostrum
  • Phosphorus
  • Veratrum
  • Activated charcoal
  • Fiber supplement
  • Dietary fiber
  • Eliminate certain artificial sweeteners
  • Reduce lactose, sucrose and maltose (disaccharides)
  • Bananas
  • Honey
  • Fluids
  • Lactose-free diet
  • Tea with sugar
  • Blackberries
  • Blackberry tea
  • Raspberries
  • Raspberry tea
  • Goldenseal
  • Electrolyte drink
  • Flat soda
  • Chicken broth
  • Gelatin
  • BRAT diet (Bananas, rice, applesauce and toast)
  • Carrots
  • Avoid roughage (beans, cabbage and Brussels sprouts)
  • Probiotics
  • Garlic and brown sugar Chinese remedy
  • Avoid large doses of Vitamin C
  • Avoid antacids that contain magnesium hydroxide
  • Bilberry tea
  • Cooked apples, ghee, cardamom and nutmeg
  • Bananas, ghee, cardamom and nutmeg
  • Cooked rice, ghee and plain yogurt
  • Diluted yogurt with freshly grated ginger
  • Shatavari and arrowroot tea
  • Electrolytes (sugar, lime juice, pinch salt)
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Homeopathy
  • Green tea
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Rice soup with hawthorn berry
  • Vinegar and eggs
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan Chinese herb
  • Investigate whether your condition is a side effect from a medication
  • Nicotine patch
  • Pepto-Bismol tablets, chew every day to prevent traveler's diarrhea
  • Bromelain for prevention
  • Cup of water with honey
  • Alternate drinking baking soda solution with fruit juice containing dollop of honey and dash of salt
  • Black tea until symptoms subside
  • Yogurt with L. acidophilus after symptoms subside
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil
  • Barley water
  • Carrot soup
  • Warm milk with pinch cinnamon
  • Cinnamon and cayenne pepper tea
  • Ginger tea
  • Onion juice
  • Peppermint tea
  • Buttermilk
  • Kefir
  • Sauerkraut juice
  • Banana soaked in milk

Unlabelled Alternative Drug Treatments

These alternative drug therapies have been listed by various sources as possible alternative treatments for Diarrhea:

  • Cholestyramine - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Questran - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Questran light - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Novo-Cholamine - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Novo-Cholamine Light - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Prevalite - mainly used to treat diarrhea caused by Quinidine
  • Sucralfate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients
  • Apo-Sucralfate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients
  • Carafate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients
  • Dom-Sucralfate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients
  • Novo-Sucralfate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients
  • Sulcrate - mainly used to treat radiation therapy patients

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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