MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML has the following salts in its composition
1) Magnesium Hydroxide
Uses Of MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
Magnesium hydroxide is used for treating:
Side Effects Of MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
Some of the common side-effects include:
Overdose of magnesium hydroxide can cause:
- Symptoms of dehydration
- Bloody stools
- Abdominal pain
- Rectal bleeding
- Muscle pain
- Slowed heart rate
- Confusion, tiredness
Contraindications Of MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Sudden changes in bowels lasting more than two weeks
- Appendicitis or its symptoms
- Kidney disease
Acidity is a set of symptoms caused due to excess production of acid by gastric glands of the stomach. The stomach usually secretes hydrochloric acid that is required for breakdown and digestion of food eaten by us. Excess production of hydrochloric acid causes acidity.
Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faeces.
Symptoms Treated With MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
What Are The Symptoms Of Acidity
Common symptoms of acidity are:
- Ulcers in stomach
- Gastric inflammation
What Are The Symptoms Of Constipation
- Passing 3 or fewer stools in a week.
- Hard, lumpy stools.
- Difficulty in bowel movements.
- Feeling of blockage in the rectum.
Causes of diseases where MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML is used
What Are The Causes Of Acidity
Acidity can be caused by any of the following reasons:
- Eating spicy foods, junk foods, irregular eating
- Sedentary life style
Constipation can be caused by any of the following reasons:
- Changes in your usual diet or activities.
- Antacid medicines containing calcium, iron or aluminium.
- Colon cancer.
- Eating a lot of dairy products.
- Eating disorders. Eating too much of junk food, white bread.
- Irritable bowel syndrome.
- Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.
- Not being active.
Best Foods With MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
What Are The Best Foods For Acidity
Some foods known for easing acidity are:
- Lean Meats
- Egg whites
- Healthy fats like nuts, sesame oil, avocados, olive oil.
What Are The Best Foods For Constipation
- Certain changes in the eating habits can save you from constipation. Add the following in your daily diet:
- Drink lots of water. Take extra 3-4 glasses every day.
- Eat fibrous food. Eating whole fruit is always better than taking juices, as fruit pulp has more fibre.
- Pop corns, Groundnuts
- Peaches, apples, plums, pears, strawberries, blueberries, papaya,
- Dried fruits
- Beans, Broccoli
Worst Foods With MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
What Are The Worst Foods For Acidity
- Spicy foods
- French fries and other fried foods
- Fatty red meat
- Citrus fruit
- Fatty red meat
- Butter, oil,
- Chocolate, caffeine
What Are The Worst Foods For Constipation
Avoid cheese and dairy items
- Fried foods
- Red meat
- Frozen food
- Unripe banana
- Processed food
Do's With Usage of MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acidity
- Eat small and frequent meals.
- Shed excess weight.
- Identify your trigger foods and avoid them.
- Avoid stress as this is one the major causes of acidity.
What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Constipation
- Constipation is usually caused by wrong food habits, which disturb the digestion system of the body. Apart from that, try the following:
- Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, as it helps in digesting the food faster.
- If you are taking any iron supplement, pl. ask your doctor to change it. Most of the iron supplements cause constipation.
Dont's With Usage Of MILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acidity
Don’t take late night snacks.
Don’t ignore the symptoms.
Don't smoke or consume alcohol.
What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Constipation
- Don’t over use laxatives as these can cause hard to treat constipation.
- Don’t have a lifestyle of less physical activity.
- Never ignore the urge to go to the toilet.
Other Useful Tips With Usage OfMILK OF MAGNESIA 340ML
- Store half a litre of water in the copper jug overnight and drink it empty stomach in morning. This helps in getting rid of every type of constipation. Continue it for a week or a month, depending on the severity of your problem.
- Take one spoon of Isabel in hot milk every day till you get rid of constipation.