Atony of the intestine: what is it?
Atony of the intestine is very common anda potentially very dangerous disease associated with loss of tonus of the muscles of the intestine. In the absence of timely treatment, this ailment can lead to the development of very serious diseases. In this article, we will describe what atony of the intestine is, what its symptoms are, how to diagnose the disease and how to fight it.
The most common symptom of intestinal atony is constipation,however, as you understand, this symptom is a sign of many other diseases. The clinical picture of atony is supplemented by dense stools, abdominal distension, general weakness and bad sleep, pale skin color and anemia.
To diagnose atony is simple, experiencedthe therapist, having studied the symptoms, will immediately diagnose. The main problem is that in the case of atony, it is not the disease itself that needs to be treated, but its causes, which can be both improper nutrition and banal stress.
In the first place for the treatment of atony is appointeda special diet - a balanced diet, devoid of fatty, fried, smoked food and sweet. In addition, it is recommended not to do between meals for more than 3-4 hours. Also impaired motor activity, additional physical activity.
Of course, they do not neglect medicamentoustreatment. The therapist often appoints Metoclopramide - to enhance peristalsis, Regulax - a mild vegetative laxative to remove accumulated stool, Pancreatin - an enzyme for improving digestion, Espumizan - to reduce bloating.