Home Remedies for Appendicitis

925 Words4 Pages
Home Remedies for Appendicitis Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix which is filled with pus. When the growth of the appendix is more it require removal either by laparoscopy or laparotomy. This finger-like pouch grows out from the colon on the lower side of the abdomen. Appendix does not have any purpose. However it can create problem when there is an excess growth. Causes of Appendicitis The exact cause of this health condition is not known and sometime the cause is not clear. It can sometime occur as a result of: • An infection It can also follow an infection such as gastrointestinal viral infection • An obstruction The food waste or may be a hard piece of stool that cannot escape the orifice of the cavity which runs the length of the appendix. Appendicitis may result from other types of inflammation. Symptoms of Appendicitis The common symptoms and signs of appendicitis are listed below: • Pain that begins in the navel and spreads to the lower abdomen • The pain can be severe and last for several hours • Tenderness which results after the application of pressure at the right abdomen • Severe sharp pain that occurs when the affected area is pressed and the when the pressure is removed. • Pain worsens during cough, jump or even walk. • Vomiting and nausea • Loss of appetite and low grade of fever • Inability to pass gas • Constipation • Diarrhea • Abdominal swelling The location of the pain differs depending on the position of the appendix and also the age of the person. However, young kids and pregnant women may have the ache in odd places. Tests of appendicitis The tests and diagnose of appendicitis can become difficult if the pain changes over time. Nevertheless there are so... ... middle of paper ... ...nother herb that is also very effective for the treatment of appendicitis. You can take this in the form of tea and have at regular intervals. • Gotu kola is an herb that controls and repairs connective tissue and heals wounds. And it also prevents enlarging of scars. This herb should be taken regularly and at least two times a day to heal the appendicitis at faster rate. Home Remedies for Appendicitis using water • Water by far is the best remedy for appendicitis as it helps in flushing the waste from the body. • If you are tired of drinking water you can often add few drops of lime and a little of honey to soothe the pain accompanied in appendicitis. Finally, a well-balanced diet is very valuable for patients suffering from this health condition. This diet includes fresh juice of coriander leaves, spinach and radish helps reducing appendicitis.

More about Home Remedies for Appendicitis

Open Document