The body can present some signs that indicate intoxication either by the ingestion of some poison, by the consumption of contaminated food or that are not of an organic nature, by chemicals in the environment, in short, there are many ways to become intoxicated, therefore we must identify when it is a true poisoning and know what to do about it to regain health.

Poisoning in our body, although it can be due to different causes, generally manifests itself by food or hygiene origins, which is when we consume bacteria, parasites or toxins that contaminate us without realizing it . Also today we can be full of toxins without knowing it, and this is due to the toxic load with which the food comes directly from the store, where it receives an alteration to preserve its duration and other types of maneuvers that will harm our health after being consumed.

To know if we suffer any poisoning it is necessary that we pay attention to the following symptoms, however many times there may be no symptoms, and despite this, we may need a “detox diet” or a program to detoxify our body, as is the case of heavy metal detoxification .

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Symptoms of poisoning

It is necessary as a first measure, to know the symptoms to be able to detect that we are going through a state of intoxication, and it is necessary to clarify that two types of poisoning can occur , the first corresponds to severe intoxication , which can occur after ingestion or contact with Some poison, toxic substance or something in bad condition, however we can also suffer the intoxication of the organism that is produced gradually by the contamination of the blood by bad habits in the diet and the poor quality of life, For the most severe symptoms of intoxication we can find the following symptoms:

  • sickness
  • abdominal pain and cramps
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • headaches and weakness throughout the body
  • drowsiness
  • lethargy
  • itchy skin

For the symptoms of gradual intoxication of the body we can observe these symptoms:

  • hemorrhoids
  • very changeable moods
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • skin rashes
  • spots on the face and other parts of the body

Just as our body is capable of becoming intoxicated, it also has the ability to get rid of harmful agents naturally through the process of digestion and purification thanks to a specific diet that helps eliminate toxins , there are many ways to achieve this, from detox soups , shakes to purify the body, infusions to cleanse the body , in short, there are many ways to achieve it, you can expand the information a bit with this complete guide to detoxify the body .

How to deal with severe intoxication of the body

Despite the symptoms of lack of hunger and thirst, it is highly advisable to follow a liquid diet, especially on the first day where the signs are more severe. (We must always go urgently to a specialist doctor)

  • You should drink copious amounts of water in a few sips repeatedly, since diarrhea dehydrates the body and it is necessary to help it retain fluids.
  • The rice has a key role in the fight against dehydration.
  • The apples contain tannin which helps dispel diarrhea and protect the stomach from irritation.
  • To facilitate the detoxification process, it is necessary to eat foods rich in fiber in moderation so as not to overload the intestine. Preferably in the form of broths and purees.

In case of not improving after the third day, it is advisable to call a family doctor.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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