Due to the insufficient supply of food, or food intake not fully absorbed and feeding techniques are not appropriate, or rice feeding alone for a long time, or because of prolonged diarrhea, to gradually reduce weight: decreasing body fat. Listlessness, abdominal swelling, the veins exposed, affecting growth, known as malnutrition syndrome, Chinese medicine “infantile malnutrition”.
Malnutrition occurs in infants below 1~5sui. Due to not getting enough protein and calorie intake, the body is “hungry” to force consuming one’s own organization. Malnutrition edema, and edema of malnutrition. Edema primarily is lack of protein from puffiness to the edema, referred to as malnutrition edema, edema is total calories and nutrients are lacking.
Chinese medicine believes that infantile malnutrition occurs mainly in children and viscera of delicate, spleen deficiency, breast eating inappropriate feeding or eating fat Atsumi, cold or bad health habits, parasite infections, long infirmity or disease damage to digestive and absorptive function of spleen and stomach, indigestion caused by injured spleen, spleen, eventually deficiency of both Qi and blood and hair for infantile malnutrition.
Doctors believe that inadequate intake of various nutrients, especially protein. Ratio of fat and sugar, often caused by malnutrition. According to the growth and development of the need, generally protein 15%, fat 35%. Sugar accounted for 50%, such as protein, too little and too much sugar, then the rapid physical growth in children, but the muscles are not strong, puffiness, or edema, low resistance, infectious. If too much protein and not enough carbohydrates, weight gain in children appears slow, elongated, constipation and loss of appetite. Too much fat and not enough sugar in children does not increase weight, appetite, stool with foam and without food. Lack of fat and sugar too much, and lack of appetite, easily lead to lipid-soluble vitamin deficiency diseases.
Treatment of infantile malnutrition key lies in regulating the spleen and stomach, to restore the normal function of the spleen and stomach, and “the rickets of spleen and stomach disease,” said. False clips permit, identify the actual situation is fundamental to this medication. Most of the actual beginning, mid-term deficiency and excess mixed, late is false. If, then the prognosis is good if very poor appetite, low resistance, extremely vulnerable, or develop rickets, rickets or tongue for eyes swelling, a bad prognosis.