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Home remedies: How to relieve stomach cramps?

Do you often feel pain in your stomach? We are ready to help you to stop your torments! Read this article and find out how to stop suffering.

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Stomach cramps are a powerful involuntary contraction of the stomach muscles, which leads to strong long lasting stomach ache. The constant cramps lead to weight loss , because the food, entering the organism, just does not have time to be absorbed. Unfortunately, such phenomenon is widespread among adults.

As a rule, the stomach cramp is the result of disorders in the nervous system or problems with metabolism. Also cause spasms include:

  1. stress
  2. hypothermia
  3. intoxication
  4. large breaks between meals
  5. fasting,
  6. eating excessive amounts of food
  7. eating large amounts of spicy, fatty, fried, acidic meals
  8. drinking copious amounts of coffee, strong tea, alcohol

Allergic reaction to certain foods can also make negative consequences.

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What are the symptoms?

  • sudden sharp pain;
  • nausea;
  • vomiting;
  • pale skin;
  • cold sweat;
  • weakness

The spasm can last from a few minutes to a few hours and is happening mostly when the stomach is empty. Contraction of the stomach muscles often leads to nausea and even the appearance of cold sweat on forehead; sometimes you can feel heaviness in the stomach and bloating. During spasm you involuntarily want to lie on your back with legs bent at the knees, pressing them to your chest. Food intake during muscle contraction is not possible.

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How to relieve stomach cramps?

In the case of stomach spasm, you should help yourself by drinking warm liquids. Traditional medicine knows a lot of techniques of getting rid of the spasms and relieves their symptoms. Here are some of the ways how to stop hiccups.

Proper nutrition

Remember, if you suffer from cramps – it is important to monitor your diet. You should give up eating pepper, mustard, garlic and horseradish. Try to limit your consumption of coffee and strong tea. Eat mostly cooked food. Do not eat fatty.

Medicinal baths

Pine baths have a wonderfully relaxing and calming effect. The duration of this bath should be 15-20 minutes, with the ideal water temperature of 34-35 degrees.

Physical therapy

Select a couple of exercises from physical therapy and dedicate a few minutes every day to perform them.

Mandarin peels treatment

  • Dry 40 grams of peels 
  • take 20 grams of  dry ginger
  • mix and chop all the ingredients
  • pour one dessert spoon of the mixture into a glass of boiling water and leave the mixture for ten minutes
  • drink it in the case of spasm

If you are suffering from cramps, you should pay attention to your sleep. You need to give your body a chance to rest. Healthy sleep and day mode adherence will save you from the painful contractions of the stomach muscles.

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Now you know how to relieve stomach cramps at home by yourself. But remember, if you feel that the problem is bigger, immediately call doctor or ambulance. Be healthy!

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