When Gastro Bugs Strike
All stomach bugs come with some or all of the same set of symptoms: diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, headaches, joint and muscle aches, and a general feeling of blah.
Most of us think of food poisoning first up - and understandably, since this infection is more common than its cousin, the tongue twisting gastroenteritis...
If you’re in the throes of one of these bugs, or caring for somebody who has been struck down, the cause is probably the least of your worries - you’ll be more focused on how long it’s going to last and what you can do to feel better.
The good news is, regardless of cause, most stomach bugs don’t last more than a few days.
Here’s what you can do to speed your recovery and make yourself more comfortable.