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Homeopathic remedies and homeopathy treatment for belly pain.

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Belly pain is a feeling of discomfort along with pain in the part of the body between lower chest and pelvis. The abdominal cavity consist various structures like stomach, liver, gall bladder, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, kidney, cecum, appendix,  ureter, spleen and also possesses abdominal muscles. The whole abdomen is divided in to 9 regions which are, right hypochondrium, epigastrium, left hypochondrium, right lumber, umbilical, left lumber, right iliac, hypogastrium and left iliac. A person can feel pain in any of these regions.

Causes of Belly Pain:

  • Peptic ulcer – Mucosal ulceration near the acid bearing regions of the gastrointestinal tract, pain characteristically sharply circumscribed to an area about 1 inch in diameter between xephoid and umbilicus.
  • Cholecystitis – Attacks of epigastric pain with tenderness over gall bladder.
  • Carcinoma of pancreas – mid gastric pain, steady and dull or paroxysmal colicky pain
  • Carcinoma stomach – Daily discomfort along with pain in the belly
  • Acute appendicitis – Severe colicky pain initially felt in umbilical region and after few hours the pain localizes to the right iliac fossa.
  • Acute pancreatitis – Severe backache and tenderness in the epigastrium
  • Irritable bowel syndrome – Post prandial type of pain which is related to meal
  • Hiatus hernia – Causes epigastric pain.
  • Abdominal angina – Due to chronic intestinal ischemia in which there is post prandial pain usually cramping and radiates to the back.

The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for belly pain treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the pain. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some useful medicines are given below for the treatment of belly pain:

  • Nux vom – One of the best remedy for belly pain especially due to indigestion
  • Colocynthis – belly pain which is better by bending double or by hard pressure.
  • Pulsatilla – belly pain which is caused after taking rich food, pastry
  • Natrum carb – belly pain which is relieved by eating
  • Cuprum met. – Violent spasms which is aggravated by cold drinks.
  • Croton tig – gripping pain in abdomen which is associated with profuse watery diarrhea
  • Chamomilla – Spasmodic belly pain especially after anger
  • Dioscorea – Pain in umbilical region which is better by bending backward