How to Get Rid of Abdominal Pain
Have you ever felt a sudden surge of pain in the stomach area? If yes, chances are you are not experiencing the ordinary stomachache but already suffering by what doctor’s call as Abdominal Pain. Abdominal pain is the pain that originates in the abdominal area of the body. Organs in the abdominal area of the body are stomach, small intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen and colon. Abdominal pains may be felt in the abdomen or sometimes the pain may also originate in areas that surround the abdomen.
This pain is generally caused by inflammation or stretching of the organ, blockage in the intestine or by gallstones in the bile duct or even loss of blood supply to an organ in the area of the abdomen. The pain results to unwanted discomfort that results to frequent bowel movements. It also can cause dehydration to the patient.
So how can we relieve the pain? Initially, these pains may be relieved by applying chamomile and peppermint oils in the stomach area. These oils allow the normal stimulation of bile flow and gastric secretions and lessen the inflammation. It’s also best if you can visit a Chinese drugstore near your area as they have enormous supply of herbal oils at your disposal to treat the pain.
Try drinking hot tea
Another do-it-yourself approach in treating abdominal pain is to drink hot tea. Tea is natural remedy for constipation and abdominal pains. Drinking tea allows bowel regularity and digestion.
Consider taking some dairy products
Avoiding dairy products is also another alternative in avoiding abdominal pain. Drinking milk or eating cheese can intensify the pain for those who are suffering from lactose intolerance. Cutting dairy products in our diet can definitely help us avoid those unwanted pains in our stomach.
Take some over the counter antacids
Taking antacids may also temporarily relieve the pain as it neutralizes the acid that causes the pain. But it’s best to visit the doctor if symptoms persist in order to have proper diagnosis of the pain because a simple abdominal pain can cause severe complication in our body.
Drink lots of water
Last but not the least, drinking lots water can definitely get rid those unwanted constipation. Drinking between 8 to 10 glasses of water can cure severe constipation.
If you’re finding that you’re continuing to have the pain, you will want to consult with your doctor. While the tips mentioned above may work as a remedy for the time being, they don’t always work.