In the hot summer, you should pay attention to “happy” cold drinks


Text/Yangcheng Evening News reporter Xue Renzheng

Correspondent Jian Wenyang Dai Xi’an

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“It’s too hot, I ate ice cream, and now my stomach hurts.”

Recently, Guangdong has continued to have hot weather, and ice cream ice cream ice watermelon is cool to cool off. , but it brings hidden dangers to the human digestive system. Zhang Min, deputy chief physician of the Department of Gastroenterology at the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, said that many people in the outpatient clinic have symptoms of abdominal pain and diarrhea after eating cold drinks.

“Sudden contact with cold food in the gastrointestinal tract is like our hand suddenly touching cold water. Stimulation. Low temperature will stimulate vasoconstriction, reduce blood supply to the gastrointestinal tract, and affect the motility and digestive ability of the gastrointestinal tract.” Zhang Min pointed out, “In addition, the digestive enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract also need a relatively suitable temperature to function normally. Therefore, cold drinks will interfere with the function of the gastrointestinal tract to a certain extent, as will the alternating hot and cold diet.”

“In terms of gastrointestinal treatment, the ancients often said that ‘three points depend on Medicine, seven points depend on nourishment’, although it may not be rigorous, it still has a warning significance.” Zhang Min suggested that people with gastrointestinal sensitivities and gastrointestinal diseases should be cautious when eating cold drinks.

According to reports, people with sensitive stomachs are especially prone to gastrointestinal disorders after being stimulated by cold drinks, and symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal distension occur; patients with gastric ulcers, gastritis and other diseases eat irritating cold drinks, It can also make symptoms worse. If you experience discomfort due to eating cold drinks, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible to prescribe the right medicine.

How to avoid gastrointestinal damage in hot summer when cooling down?

Zhang Min pointed out, “Eating cold drinks in summer can replenish energy to a certain extent, relieve the heat and cool down, but it is recommended to try to be ‘slow’ when eating.” Zhang Min suggested that eating cold drinks can put it in the mouth Melt slowly, warm up the food properly, and avoid too low temperature to directly stimulate the gastrointestinal tract.

“In addition to the stimulation of cold drinks in summer, food spoilage and water loss cannot be ignored.” Zhang Min said that the temperature in summer is high, and food is easily spoiled, so eat more fresh and healthy food food to avoid threats to your own safety.

In addition, due to the continuous high temperature in Guangdong, the human body sweats a lot, so you should increase your water intake according to your own situation; if you sweat a lot after strenuous exercise, you can drink sports drinks containing electrolytes to replenish electrolytes in the body. To avoid symptoms of electrolyte imbalance.

Editor: Wang Moyi

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