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Homeopathic remedies and treatment for abdominal pain

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Abdominal 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. There are several causes of abdominal pain in different part of the body.
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 abdomen
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.
Carcinoma colon – Pain in the right side below the level of umbilicus
Bilateral salping – Oophoritis – pain in both side of lower abdomen
Torsion of the ovarian cyst – Produces very severe abdominal pain.
Other causes – Include gastroenteritis, meckel’s diverticulitis, intestinal obstruction, ulcerative colitis, porphyria, pneumonia, indigestion, ruptured spleen, ectopic pregnancy, hepatitis, endometriosis, gastritis etc.
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. 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 abdominal pain:
Nux vom – One of the best remedy for abdominal pain especially due to indigestion
Colocynthis – Abdominal pain which is better by bending double or by hard pressure.
Pulsatilla – Abdominal pain which is caused after taking rich food, pastry
Natrum carb – Abdominal 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 abdominal pain especially after anger
Dioscorea – Pain in umbilical region which is better by bending backward
Belladonna – abdominal pain due to intestinal obstruction
Mag phos – violent, spasmodic pain which is better by hot application..
China off – Epigastric pain associated with distension and fullness specially after eating