Food poisoning is a disease or an illness that is acquired from eating a dirty or contaminated food. Food can be contaminated by many things such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. The contamination can occur can occur at any point and any time during the production or processing phase. If not well prepared, food contamination also can happen at your home. Some people that get sick by eating contaminated food may need go to the hospital while other person need not go.
There are many symptoms indicating that you or somebody might get food poisoning. The symptoms of food poisoning including headaches, nausea, mild fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, vomiting, loss of appetite, and weakness.
As stated above, food poisoning is acquired from eating contaminated food that being contaminated by virus, bacteria, or parasite. Activities that may become a contamination point are food not well cooked, food not chilled well, cooked food not being refrigerated, eating food that already contaminated by contaminant from someone else who is ill, contamination from other food and cooking tool.
Related Acupuncture Points :
ST25 REN4 ST36 PC6
Acupuncture Treatment For Food Poisoning
The most apparent symptom of food poisoning are nausea and vomiting. These 2 symptom can be treated by acupuncture treatment that will draining the dampness and heat from the intestine to get rid away of the pathogen. Not only clear away any pathogen inside the intestine, the treatment will also make the patient stop nausea and vomiting because the treatment will calming down the stomach. The acupoints use for the treatment of food poisoning may differ from patient to patient depending on the symptoms.
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