FROTHY STOOL / WITH BUBBLES
WHAT DOES IT MEAN? WHAT'S CAUSING IT? WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Are you prone to a problem with 'Frothy Stool / with Bubbles'?
About Foamy PoopFrothy stools are those that contain bubbles and look somewhat like a foamy poop. Frothy stools mean there is a lot of air mixed with the stool due to gut fermentation. The bubbles in foamy stool are produced by gut bacteria.
If you've done some fermentation at home, such as pickling cucumbers, you might be familiar with the many little bubbles of air that rise to the surface during the fermentation process. Here, it is the food in your gut that is fermenting. This fermentation process generally happens when digestion is weak, and can lead to poor absorption.
To reduce frothy stools, improve digestion and increase absorption by favoring easy to digest meals and include a digestive stimulant such as hingvastak churna, or this ginger, salt & lime appetizer. An anti-microbial herb will also reduce bubbles in poop as it depresses fermentation.
Foamy DiarrheaIf you get yellow foamy diarrhea, your bowels may be irritated and inflamed. This irritation could be a complication of fermentation or some other bowel disorder. In that case, supplement your formula with an anti-inflammatory herb such as Neem.
Foamy Poop in Newborns & InfantsUnlike adults, infants tend to have weak digestion. Their symptoms are sensitive to what mom eats. An young child may have difficulty digesting wheat, for example, until they are 2-3 years old. Infants have trouble digesting dairy until they are 1 year old. Young children are most vulnerable to parasites such as pinworms, because they are crawling on the floor and easily come in contact with pinworm eggs. They stick their finger in their mouth, auto-infecting themselves. If your infant has fermenting stools, consider an Easy to Digest Diet.
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DISCLAIMER: The pathogenesis of each person's condition is unique, and so the diet must be fit to the individual and the unique root causes of the condition in your body. The information on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat a medical condition. It is not a substitute for medical care. Please check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.
HOW DOES AYURVEDA HEAL 'FROTHY STOOL / WITH BUBBLES'?
AVOID DIETS, LIFESTYLES & HERBS THAT AGGRAVATE THESE EFFECTSAccording to Ayurveda, one or more of the following doshas and biocharacteristics may aggravate 'Frothy Stool / with Bubbles'. If you have an excess of one of these doshas or biocharacteristics below, Ayurveda recommends reducing foods and lifestyle habits that aggravate them. Click on the biocharacteristic to learn what foods and lifestyle habits should be reduced.
Symptoms Tell A StoryThe first step to healing is learning patterns from your symptoms. Symptoms are clues that reveal underlying imbalances. Symptoms show you where your body is weakened. Ultimately, all disease has a root in tissues too weak to defend itself. Ayurveda describes these patterns of weakness using doshas & biocharacteristics. If you notice a biocharacteristic or dosha appears next to many of your symptoms, it helps you establish a pattern that may be systemic.
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FAVOR DIETS, LIFESTYLES & HERBS WITH THESE MEDICINAL EFFECTSEverything you eat has an effect on your body, which Ayurveda categorizes in a simple and easy way, using biocharacteristics (gunas). Biocharacteristics are qualities (like cold and hot) that describe the effect a food or herb has on your body. Cooling foods like cucumber, decrease metabolism. Heating foods like chili pepper, stimulate your body and increase metabolism. For 'Frothy Stool / with Bubbles', you should select foods with the following biocharacteristics. Individual results will vary, based on your body type and the root cause of your imbalance.
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DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
Heart & Circulation:
REBUILDS-FLUIDSHerbs or substances that create moisture in the body and increase fluids.
STYPTICA herb that contracts tissue or blood vessels. Generally styptics are astringent. They are often used to stop bleeding.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIMICROBIALAn agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial is an umbrella term that can be broken down into specific categories of target microorganism, such as anti-bacterials, fungals, and virals.
RELIEVES-BURNINGHerbs that soothe a burn or reduce an internal burning sensation, such as aloe vera.
CONSTIPATIVEAn herb that binds stools / stops diarrhea. When used in excess, these herbs and foods can cause constipation.
ADDRESS ISSUES IN STAGE OF DISEASE 3FROTHY STOOL / WITH BUBBLES IS IN STAGE OF DISEASE 3 - ATTACKING TISSUE
If you have symptoms in this category it means that your imbalances are becoming stronger and weakening your body's resistance. Most people have a weakness in one or more organs. These areas of weakness are the 'weak link in the chain.' They are first to succumb when an imbalance reaches a tipping point. Repairing imbalances in this category often represent your last opportunity to prevent disease. At any moment, these imbalances could overwhelm weakened tissue and develop into a disease. You may feel pain or discomfort in the weakened area. At this stage you will need to support the weakened tissue with specialized foods and herbs for the weakened tissue.
REDUCE THESE RELATED SYMPTOMS & HABITSThe following symptoms & habits may be related to 'Frothy Stool / with Bubbles'. See your quiz results for a computerized assessment of your body type. Please click on the symptoms below to learn more about them.
Biocharacteristics of the 1,804 People Reporting Frothy Stool / with BubblesOn average the biocharacteristics of people reporting Frothy Stool / with Bubbles were more aggravated than 95% of other symptoms. From the 1,804 people who reported Frothy Stool / with Bubbles in this study, average deviation in biocharacteristic levels were the following:
Risk Factors of Frothy Stool / with Bubbles
People who reported the symptoms below were also more likely to report Frothy Stool / with Bubbles. Overall, 5.02% of 36,981 surveyed reported Frothy Stool / with Bubbles.
Complications of Those Reporting Frothy Stool / with Bubbles
People who report Frothy Stool / with Bubbles are more likely to report the following:
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HOW AYURVEDA WORKSARE YOU WONDERING HOW AYURVEDA CAN HELP YOU?
WHY IS AYURVEDA THE RIGHT SOLUTION?Ayurveda strengthens the body, in addition to addressing the disorder. It take a holistic, systemic approach, instead of focusing only on the disorder in question. Ayurveda shows a person how to interpret signs and symptoms of imbalance, and how to address them using materials from home, so they can optimize their health on a continual basis. You can't take the doctor home with you, but you can take Ayurveda home with you. Ayurveda is the most advanced and easy to use home system for self healing with an exceptional focus on digestion.
HOW DOES AYURVEDA WORK?Ayurveda starts by identifying your body type, which identifies certain tendencies in your body to get sick (as well as identifying your strengths). It uses body type to determine the likely root causes of your disorders. Next, Ayurveda analyzes the nature of your disorder. It fits all your signs and symptoms into a pattern, expressed as a combination of biocharaceristics (gunas). For example, you may have a heat disorder, a cold disorder, or an oily disorder, etc. This simple categorical approach shows you how to correct systemic imbalances and strengthen your body as a whole.
On Joyful Belly, we've created an extensive categorization of food so you can easily match food to your imbalanced biocharacteristics. By eating an optimal diet that balances your biocharacteristics, your whole body is strengthened and the conditions that created the disorder are removed. Once the root causes of the disease are removed, the disease lessens in strength or disappears altogether. Additional remedies - such as herbs and lifestyle practices - focused on the specific disorder, can greatly enhance your healing.
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