Food poisoning is a common, usually mild, but sometimes deadly illness. In some cases, like in the elderly, in children or in people with compromised immune systems, food poisoning agents can cause serious medical problems. Symptoms include nausea, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, fear, chills, bloody stools that occur within 48 hours after consuming the contaminated drink/ food item. They depend on the type of contaminating agent and the amount eaten but most cases of food poisoning are not reported as people recover quickly and knowing the cause usually does not change the course or outcome of the treatment.
Possibly the most effective home remedy for food poisoning is prevention. But it’s not always that simple to stay away from contaminated food. More than 250 known diseases can be transmitted through food. Although vomiting and motions may be unpleasant they are our body’s way of getting rid of the poison. First you will throw the poisonous foods and then water so that you feel better by the end of the day. Here are a few tips to deal with food poisoning: