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THE ABDOMINAL PAIN
Acute abdominal pain is not always due to a serious disease. Problems are often caused by food that is hard to digest or that is spoiled. Even mental stress can be felt in the stomach. For a child with a tummy ache, a gentle abdominal massage and some warm herbal tea - along with a little tender attention - may bring relief. However, if the pain is severe, persists over several hours or is accompanied by diarrhea or vomiting, it may be a more serious condition. If the abdomen is hard, tight, and swollen, appendicitis may be present. Other culprits could be bacteria, viruses, worms or other parasitic infestation, or gastrointestinal tumors. Gallstones and infections of the bladder, kidney or ovaries can also cause severe, often colicky pain. In most cases, naturopathy offers effective treatments.
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DETERMINING THE CAUSE
Determining the exact cause of abdominal pain can be tricky because there are so many aspects to consider. The best thing to do is to examine the symptoms and their severity and seek medical attention if necessary. See the supplements section below for a list of possible ailments that can lead to abdominal pain.
POSSIBLE CAUSES OF ABDOMINAL PAIN
Abdominal pain and cramping across the abdomen:
- Bladder or kidney disorder.
- Pelvic inflammatory disease.
- Premenstrual syndrome.
- Uterine prolapse.
Abdominal pain and cramping around the navel:
- Gas (flatulence).
Abdominal pain and cramping lower left side:
- Crohn's disease.
- Lactose intolerance.
- Ovarian cyst.
- Regional enteritis.
- Uterine fibroids or polyps.
Abdominal pain and cramping lower right side:
- Acute appendicitis.
- Crohn's disease.
- Uterine fibroids or polyps.
Abdominal pain and cramping upper left side:
- Food allergies.
- Hiatal hernia.
- Irritable bowel syndrome.
- Peptic ulcer.
Abdominal pain and cramping upper right side of rib cage:
- Liver problems.
- Gallbladder problems.
Abdominal pain and cramping any location:
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- Food poisoning.
- Internal injury.
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SYMPTOMS OF ABDOMINAL PAIN
EXAMININING THE SYMPTOMS
Symptoms of abdominal pain include cramping and discomfort in the abdominal region, Diarrhea, vomiting and burning in the stomach and esophagus can also occur. The pain can be generalized or localized and can be felt across the abdomen, around the navel, along the upper and lower sides of the stomach and across the rib cage.
Symptoms may vary depending on the underlying cause and the severity of the condition.
POSSIBLE LIFESTYLE CHANGES FOR ABDOMINAL PAIN
THINGS YOU CAN DO
Abdominal pain can be prevented by developing regular eating and bowel habits. Avoid chewing gum and drinking carbonated beverages that contribute to swallowing air. Avoid abdominal injuries by always wearing a seat belt whenever driving or riding in a car.
TREATMENT IS CAUSE DEPENDENT
Treatment of abdominal pain is determined by whatever it is that is causing the symptoms. Most mild abdominal discomfort can be improved by:
- Getting adequate rest.
- Eating smaller, more frequent meals.
- Drinking plenty of fluids.
- Avoiding high-fat foods.
If the pain does not subside within a day or so; worsens and becomes more frequent; is accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, nausea or fever; or if the pain localizes to one specific area of the abdomen, see a health care provider.
GENERAL BENEFICIAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR DIGESTIVE DISORDERS
Digestive Enzymes enhance digestion. All living things need enzymes in order to maintain life. The body depends upon enzymes to help purify the blood, break down fats, cleanse the colon, maintain proper cholesterol levels and maintain peak energy levels. Food enzymes are not something new, but have been known to exist since the time of Hippocrates. It has long been recognized that illness is related to improper diet and inadequate nutrition and that fasting, juicing, and diets rich in herbs and raw foods help restore the body to health.
ENZYMES & HEALTH
Traditional foods and ethnic diets with herbs were the rule prior to the introduction of modern processed foods. One of the longest living populations on earth, the Hunz, subsisted primarily on a raw food diet, a diet abundant with enzymes. Enzymes act within different ranges of temperature and pH, depending upon their type and function and are easily destroyed by cooking, including microwave ovens. Work being done in Europe with raw food diets show that patients with long-standing degenerative diseases are able to make remarkable recoveries, and the National Institute of Health has recently released a study showing that eating smaller meals leads to a longer life. This suggests that our intrinsic enzyme production is better able to take care of smaller dietary loads than a larger intake of food.
Enzymes are complex protein molecules that are found in every cell in your body. Enzymes can become activated, and are capable of specific tasks such as, the production of energy or exchange of oxygen, and carbon dioxide, when we breathe. They are able to transfer energy to other molecules, making it easier for them to be produced, and utilized by the body, creating a domino effect, and therefore, speeds up all bodily functions. Our body contains 1,300 different enzymes that break down nutrients, rebuild cells, and cause the body to function disease-free. The digestive system transforms food into energy for the body's use by breaking down complex proteins, fats and carbohydrates into smaller, simpler, and more usable forms. Without this transformation, digestion and assimilation of nutrients is difficult to impossible. Your health is more overtaxed, and abused by excesses of processed foods, and stimulants: baked flour, dairy, and, caffeine, soft drinks, sugar, and alcohol. Digestion begins with the sight and smell of food that stimulates the secretion of enzymes. The tasting and chewing allows saturation of the salivary enzyme, amylase, which breaks down the starch to glucose when chewing potato or bread. The pH drops to an acid range as low as four or five. The upper portion of the stomach called the fundus continues to use amylase and other enzymes for predigestion. The stomach contents are then passed through the pyloric valve into the small intestine where it is mixed with pancreatic juices. These juices are rich in enzymes such as protease (protein), amylase (starch) and lipase (fat, digesters). They continue to digest and prepare food for assimilation. The alkaline nature of the pancreatic secretions helps to neutralize the stomach acids (which aid in digestion), and protects the small intestine.
Enzymes have a great effect upon the entire immune function. White blood cells contain digestive enzymes such as alkaline phosphatase, lipase, protease, amylase and peptidase, which are part of the pancreatic juices, and are only a part of many enzymes that increase immune function. Pancreatin contains the pancreatic enzymes amylase, lipase, and trypsin. These useful pancreatic enzymes assist in the breakdown of starches, fats, and proteins. These white blood cell enzymes act to destroy bacterial and viral proteins (which may cause disease) and also act on improperly digested food. It has been shown that the white blood cell concentration in the stomach and the intestines increase with digestion as white blood cell enzymes are needed to help with the breakdown and assimilation of food. A diet rich in raw food, and using herbs as food and medicine is rich in enzymes, which predigest the food in the stomach sparing the body's white blood cell reserve. This is why a decreased appetite and/or nausea often accompanies a disease process. Also, digesting cooked or processed foods requires energy and white blood cells that are needed elsewhere to fight the disease process. Brain chemistry turns off the hunger center in the brain as needed so the immune system can be at peak function to fight the disease process.
Enzymes are very useful in treating various illnesses. They are absorbed by the body as intact molecules and are distributed to the body through the bloodstream as needed supporting the body's needs against the disease process.
Bromelain: found in pineapple is used to decrease inflammation in arthritis, rheumatism and muscular-skeletal injury. It is proven to be more effective than commonly prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and has no toxic side effects. It is best to use fresh pineapple in small amounts or diluted in water or juice, as the canned or bottled has been heated and lost its enzymes. Cystic fibrosis is a disease in which the pancreas cannot secrete enough enzymes. This usually accompanies other glandular disorders affecting the thyroid, adrenals, spleen and other glands. It also toxifies the liver and can be related to bowel problems, sleep disorders, hormonal estrogen imbalance and loss of energy.
Protease: is an enzyme shown to slow metastasis and contribute to tumor shrinkage while protease reduces pain of cancer.
Lipase & Amylase: Recent evidence shows that rich lipase and amylase levels in the blood lead to a decrease in arteriosclerotic plaques, thus making enzyme therapy useful against coronary artery disease and atherosclerosis.
Aging & Enzymes: Enzymes have proven to give elderly patients more energy, a sense of well being, better nutrient assimilation, and resistance to disease. Aging reduces the ability to produce enzymes and assimilate nutrients, thus slowing our ability to heal.
Enzyme Deficiencies: Deficiencies in enzymes are often associated with gastrointestinal disease, digestive disturbances, periodic gas and bloating. Meals that seem to remain in the stomach for hours or days may be a sign of illness. An evaluation by your physician is needed to determine the cause. Herbal enzyme therapy may be the cure.
The use of enzymes as a supplement with meals has been popular for some time. We consume cooked and processed foods such as fast foods that are nutritionally incomplete. This adds to the burden of the pancreas and immune system to replace lost enzymes, robbing the body of energy production, enzyme reserve and function. Enzyme supplementation with meals is a very good preventive measure. A good general digestive formula, which also helps the body to adjust to its proper weight and works great for weight loss, should contain betaine HCI (increases stomach acidity), pancreatin and pancrelipase ( digests starches, fats, proteins), papain (digests proteins), pepsin (digests proteins), diatase (digest starches), and Ox Bile (digests fat).
Many herbs are enzyme activators that potentiate and enhance enzymatic action while reducing inflammation, removing gas and increasing digestion: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenumgraecum) is one of these herbs (See below for Supplement Recommendations).
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BENEFICIAL HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS
Fiber fights constipation, a common cause of abdominal pain.
Alfalfa, Wheat Grass, Barley and other Greens contains Chlorophyll, including KyoGreen (aged garlic and greens) and Chlorella, which aids in detoxifying the body, are all helpful in digestion, providing quality nutritional benefits and system detoxification, as well as cleansing the breath.
Astragalus protects the immune system, supports adrenal gland function and aids digestion.
Cinnamon relieves diarrhea and nausea, and it enhances digestion.
Licorice is effective in treating muscle spasms, cramping and pain.
Ginger and Peppermint settle the stomach and stimulate digestion.
Triphala is an herbal product that aids in the formation of odor-free, firm, and healthy stools.
Whole food Vitamin and Mineral supplements help to treat nutritional deficiencies and maintain healthy systems.
In the 17th century, Thyme teas were a treatment for whooping cough, shortness of breath, gout, and stomach pains.
Artichoke Leaf is used for abdominal pain, appetite, cholesterol, constipation, digestion, dyspepsia, flatulence, gallstones, digestion, liver, nausea, abdominal cramps, triglycerides and diabetes. Promotes bile production to cleanse the liver and gall bladder, lowers blood lipids and cholesterol. Helps prevent constitpation, and is a strong antioxidant for the liver. Artichoke leaf is an antioxidant, hepatic, and blood cleanser. Do not take if you have gall stones or bile duct occlusion.
Lemon Ginger tea is a special healing formula designed to aid digestion, ease upset stomach and provide a caffeine-free pick-me-up.
Taken internally or externally, Prickly Ash Bark relieves chronic pain. Usually a prickly ash poultice applied to the skin over the area of pain is more effective than a prickly ash tincture or tea taken by mouth. Test the herb on a small area of skin first to make sure you are not among the very few people sensitive or allergic to the herb. About 1350, a book entitled the Ri Yong Ben Cao (Home Guide to Useful Medicines) first advised Chinese physicians of the medicinal benefits of prickly ash, also known as Szechuan pepper. Before prickly ash was used medicinally, however, it was applied in the Imperial Court as the sole anesthetic for the operation by which the Emperor acquired his court eunuchs. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses prickly ash to warm the "middle burner," the energies in the middle of the body that power the immune response and help digest food. Traditional herbal medicine also uses prickly ash to kill parasites and to alleviate abdominal pain, particularly when the source of the pain is a parasitic infection. Prickly ash powder may be used as a poultice applied to the abdomen to treat abdominal pain (recommended over teas or tinctures for this purpose). Although rare, may also be taken as capsule. Chopped prickly ash bark can be used to make teas or tinctures when combined with: Ginger and/or Panax Ginseng for relieving chronic abdominal pain. Ginger is used to treat nausea and vomiting in long-term illnesses. The seed or "eyes" of Prickly Ash are used in teas as an acrid, bitter, and cooling treatment for wheezing or swelling. Precautions: Always seek a medical diagnosis when there is acute abdominal pain. Traditional Chinese Medicine teaches that Prickly Ash should be avoided when there is fever with profuse sweating, and used with caution during pregnancy. Prickly Ash can stop lactation, and should be avoided by mothers wishing to continue nursing. Products made from the American Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum americanum) can cause sunlight sensitivity. This effect is likely to be a problem only if the user takes prescription ACE inhibitors for high blood pressure or eats large amounts of celery or celeriac or takes St. John's wort. Sunburn can be avoided by avoidance of midday sun or by use of sun block.
Rooibos also contains an anti-spasmodic so it helps to relieve digestive distress. African women enjoy Rooibos during pregnancy because it is high in iron, contains no caffeine, and relieves heartburn and nausea. In addition, their babies are given Rooibos to relieve colic.
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DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF PAIN FOR TREATMENT
A Naturopathic health care practitioner can determine the cause of chronic abdominal pain and can offer various forms of natural treatment. He or she may suggest ingesting some medicinal plant (herbal therapy) or applying gentle abdominal massages with essential oils and compresses to help relieve cramps. Enemas and fasting are often recommended to relieve the burden on digestive organs. Homeopathic treatments include aromatherapy, acupressure and herbs.
For any abdominal pain that becomes a serious problem or is not relieved by simple means as those given here, you will need to be evaluated by your health care provider and tests may need to be used to diagnose your condition. If pain becomes acute (sharp and very intense), go to your emergency room for evaluation and treatment. It can be serious and possibly life-threatening in some cases.
PROTECTIVE STOMACH TEAS
You can generally depend on Chamomile tea to work miracles when you suffer from abdominal pain. Use 1 teaspoon of Chamomile Flowers per cup. Drink 2 to 3 cups daily. Caution: If you have allergies to ragweed, you should use caution consuming Chamomile tea. It may cause an allergic reaction in some sensitive individuals.
ROLLING TREATMENT USING CHAMOMILE
Prepare strong Chamomile tea using 1 heaping tablespoon of dried Chamomile Flowers or 2 tea bags per cup of hot water. To cleanse the abdominal organs, drink the tea in the morning before breakfast and then lie for 5 minutes each on the left side, the abdomen, the right side and the back.
Fennel has been known to relieve abdominal pain. Acidophilus, Bifidus & Probiotics, Kyo-Dophilus and related products help to restore normal bacterial flora to the intestinal tract and fight off bad bacteria and inflammation.
A tasty tea can be made by combining about these ingredients:
1 ounce Fennel Seeds
1 ounce Peppermint Leaves
1 ounce Lemon-Balm Leaves
1 ounce Bitter Orange or Orange Peel
Mix well in a blender to make a homogenous blend of herbs. Use 1 teaspoon of blend per cup of hot water. Drink 2-3 cups daily. The mixture is also helpful and very suitable for children.
FENNEL ESSENTIAL OIL ABDOMINAL MASSAGE
A gentle massage on the abdomen with Fennel oil is especially helpful for children. Mix 4 to 5 drops of the calming Fennel with 1 teaspoon of massage oil, such as Jojoba Oil. While applying light pressure, massage the abdomen in a circular motion. Move your hands in a clockwise direction with little pressure while speaking softly to the child. Peppermint Oil may be substituted for Fennel Oil.
Arnica Montana is used primarily to relieve the after-effects of falls, blows, bruising, sports injuries and overexertion. It is available for external use as massage oil, tincture-extracts, creams and lotions as well as homeopathic tabs to be taken internally. Externally arnica is used in the form of an infusion, a fomentation, or diluted tincture of the flowers, both to prevent and discuss local inflammations, to remove ecchymosis, and as a dressing for cuts, lacerations and contusions.
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The Abdomen-36 also called Stomach-36 (ST:36) acupressure point may be stimulated to relieve abdominal pain. This point is called Zusanli (The Leg Three miles; Longevity Point). To find the point, place your palms on both kneecaps. Use your ring fingers to press the bony protrusions to the side of the head of the tibia (shin bone) about 3 body-inches below the lower edge of the knee cap. Forcefully massage the area just below it on both legs. This point increases energy. Chinese foot soldiers used to halt every three miles and massage ST-36 for renewed energy. It restores and builds energy in the stomach and spleen. It strengthens the stomach and improves digestion. It is indicated for all digestive disturbances including gas, bloating, nausea, diarrhea and constipation. It alleviates gastric discomfort, pain, distension, coldness and numbness in the legs. It is used for knee & leg pain and tension.
Extra Tip - Repeated abdominal pain can also be related to a slight misalignment of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae. Correcting the posture with physical therapy or a back brace can provide lasting help. Consider a visit to your chiropractor to check for subluxation of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae.
Countless helpful intestinal bacteria assist our digestive tracts. However, poor nutrition and antibiotics can give pathogenic bacteria the upper hand, resulting in dysbiosis, a state in which harmful and useful bacteria are out of balance. Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, and flatulence can result. Natural bacteria preparations, medicinal plants and special food can be used to restore the healthy interplay of various bacterial strains.
Nux Vomica 30C: Nux Vomica (Poison Nut) is a homeopathic that is useful for relieving upset stomach after overly rich meals or excessive alcohol and nicotine consumption. It is used for the treatment of feverish disorders, inflammation of the respiratory organs, inflammations and spasmodic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary disorders, constipation, hemorrhoids, circulatory complaints, vertigo, angina pectoris, headaches, neuralgia, rheumatic complaints, muscle cramps, paralysis, insomnia, and upset stomachs. For the temporary relief of acid indigestion, gas or sour stomach. Take 3 pellets or drops 1 to 3 times daily.
Arsenicum Album 6X: Try this for nausea with vomiting and diarrhea that occur after eating spoiled food. Sufferers are generally restless and very anxious. Try 5 drops or pellets every hour until there are signs of improvement.
Bryonia 6X: This is effective for severe, sharp pains as well as for severe thirst with immediate vomiting. Movement generally makes the problem worse, but warmth is helpful. Take 5 drops or globules every hour.
ACID-BINDING DRUGS - TAKE CARE!
Acid-binding drugs purchased from a pharmacy can initially provide quick relief for heartburn. However, prolonged use of them can cause the peptic glands to keep producing more acid until they finally shut down, which causes problems.
FLAXSEED FOR UPSET STOMACH RELIEF
The following approach is much gentler on your body. Briefly boil Flaxseed) in a little water. Add the puffed flaxseed to Chamomile and Fennel tea, and drink it for quick relief. Dill is also used to help soothe an upset stomach.
For an infusion, use 2 teaspoons of the bruised Flaxseeds per cup of boiling water. Steep 10 minutes and strain. Drink up to 3 cups a day.
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