Frequent tummy aches, vomiting, bloating, constipation or loose stools are the common digestive problems in growing children. Most of the times these common gastric symptoms are chronic and very nagging. They may be associated with poor appetite, picky eating, allergic to any food item and gluten or lactose intolerance. This may lead to more nutritional deficiencies if not managed timely and efficiently. Nutritional counselling and diet management can help get to the cause of these problems and find the respective solution.
Every parent would have come across these bowel symptoms, and many times we ignore them to be growing pains or just any viral illness or indigestion. But if the symptoms are occurring frequently and start affecting the daily schedule of the child. It is essential to take a call because it will lead to poor physical growth and brain development of the child.
The medical management is effective in conditions like gluten sensitivity (celiac disease), lactose intolerance, gastroesophageal reflux disease may present with such gastric symptoms. But to achieve a complete relief and reviving the nutritional gap it is always suggested to alter the nutritional intake and food habits.