Poisoning in children is usually a common problem, mainly due to the rapid transmission of viruses and bacteria. In most cases, it generates pictures of discomfort and pain that affects not only the minor, but also his environment.
Although medical consultation in these cases is essential, there are some tips and home remedies that can help improve your health.
Contrary to what many believe, when the child is sick it is necessary to drink water and not sugary or carbonated drinks. This will help not only to enhance the work of the kidneys in their task of eliminating waste, but it will also prevent dehydration.
When going through a disease, it is essential to help the body’s own microbiota and strengthen the immune system. For this, it is necessary to avoid giving your child ultra-processed foods and replace them with fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals and fibers, as long as he feels hungry.
It is scientifically proven that when we receive hugs our body releases hormones related to well-being and pleasure, which of course will influence recovery. Therefore, take advantage of this moment to give love to your son and share his rest together.
Make sure your child gets at least eight hours of sleep at night and a nap during the day for the duration of their illness. In this way, he will be helping the body to recover, repair tissues and eliminate the virus or bacteria from his body, causing the poisoning.
It is important that the house (and especially the room) where your child is is clean and free of polluting particles. For that you must ventilate the spaces by opening the windows, change the bedding every two or three days and clean the floors with bleach daily.