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Home Remedies For Stomach Pain: Procedure, Recovery, Risk & Complication

What is the remedy about? Are there any side effects? What are the post-remedy guidelines? How long does it take to recover? Are the results of the remedy permanent? Is there any training or experts required?

What is the remedy about?

Stomach pain is a very common problem that people of all ages face. In this condition, you may experience a dull or sharp pain in the abdomen area. There are plenty of home remedies which you can use to combat stomach pain.

A good anti-inflammatory agent, ginger helps in reducing stomach cramps. You can add some ginger in your morning and evening cup of tea.

The BRAT (banana, rice, applesauce and toast) diet is a well-known method of reducing symptoms of stomach pain. The diet contains foods that are low in fiber but have the high binding capability which helps in easing stomach pain.

Taking a spoonful of apple cider vinegar or ACV can help in treating stomach cramps. It also has acids which improve starch absorption in the body.

Peppermint leaves contain menthol, an analgesic, which eases symptoms of stomach pain. You can drink a cup of tea containing peppermint leaf juice.

Hot packs are also an effective remedy for stomach pain. You can take a hot water bottle, wrap it in a towel and keep it tucked in your stomach. Heat helps in loosening up the muscles and providing relief from discomfort.

Are there any side effects?

No there are no known side effects from any of these home remedies. The methods described here are not capable of causing serious harm to the body. One should, however, keep in mind that nothing should be done in excess.

What are the post-remedy guidelines?

The post treatment guidelines include eating healthy food and avoiding junk food. Avoid food that may have triggered the stomach pain. If the symptoms seem to aggravate, consult a physician for further treatment. In general, keep your portions small, eat whole foods and avoid junk food.

How long does it take to recover?

The recovery process depends upon the intensity of the symptoms. Usually, you should see results in a day or two. If the symptoms are severe then the recovery process could be longer.

Are the results of the remedy permanent?

No the results of the remedy are not permanent. If the guidelines are not followed and a healthy lifestyle is not maintained, then the pain can reoccur.

Is there any training or experts required?

No these home remedies do not require any prior training as such. The remedies are simple and can be easily applied without any help.

Popular Questions & Answers

My 8 years baby suffering with stomach ache. We gave hot water. Some home remedy zira honey. Finally she vomited after an hour but still she didn't get relief. Please suggest us what medicine we can give.

M.D.Pediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Mumbai
Dear Lynbrate user Its late to answer but is your child fine. Most common reason of stomachache in children of this age is worm infestation . Or is your child having loose motions. Hope your child is ok

My friend is tensed these days. Due to work pressure and personal problems. He is feeling some weakness and stomach irritation and anxiety. Can this turn out to be worrisome or just home remedies will do?

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My wife is in her fourth month of pregnancy. She often vomits whatever she eats or drinks. Moreover she is having continuous stomach pain also. Kindly suggest any home remedy to get rid off this or to control this?

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Hi Jitendra. Try taking a very simple diet without oils and spices. Simple food like dahlia, khichdi, curd, cucumbers etc should decrease the problem. Also you can try taking juice of 1/2lemon with a pinch of salt undiluted twice a day before meal...
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I am suffering from heavy stomach pain. Monday I got period after 2 and half month. Can you suggest any home remedies or any tablets.

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Hot water bottle fomentation of stomach n back will give some relief n for pain you may take an analgesic tablet in consultation with a lady doctor.
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