Are you worried about not being able to do much about the digestive pain you generally suffer after a meal?
If so, perhaps you are not aware that you can get rid of this pain naturally, using natural substances and methods, right in your own home. It is generally termed ‘indigestion and can cause a lot of discomforts, but a few lifestyle and dietary changes are all that may be required to bring about a cure.
Digestive problems and accompanying pain may be experienced anywhere in the digestive tract, starting from the throat and ending with the anus.
Indigestion can throw up many symptoms, depending on which part of the digestive system is affected.
Mainly, digestive problems lead to pain in the abdomen with accompanying swelling, burning sensation in the throat, belching, constipation, gas, diarrhea, nausea, reflux, and vomiting.
The digestive process begins in the mouth. Improper chewing, gulping of food, having too much water during meals are all habits that need to be modified.
Digestive problems can also result from various underlying medical conditions, such as appendicitis, diverticulitis, reflux, gluten intolerance, gastroenteritis, food poisoning, lactose intolerance, or obstructions in the intestines.
As long as the digestive pain is not recurrent or chronic, it can be treated at home, naturally. Various natural substances can be used to set mild inflammation or bacterial infections, which are the cause of digestive pain more often than not.
Digestive pain, in any case, should not be neglected, and while attempts should be made to find out of there is any serious underlying cause, you can make use of some of the natural methods given below to get rid of this pain:
Chewing of food slowly and completely before swallowing it is an important first step in the digestion process.
Meals should be well balanced – instead of having 3-4 meals, you can have 5-6 smaller meals, which will put less pressure on the digestive tract.
Water should be had before or after a meal, but not during meals since it tends to dilute digestive juices. Increasing dietary fiber is another simple natural means of getting rid of digestive pain.
If you suffer from lactose intolerance or gluten intolerance, take care not to consume such foods to avoid digestive pain.
A clove of garlic taken 2-3 times a day will help strengthen the digestive system while at the same time jump-starting the metabolism, relieve pain, remove toxic wastes from the digestive tract.
Ginger is another natural substance with excellent digestive properties, taken in juice form for immediate relief from digestive pain.
Papaya is a great remedy for digestive disorders. Ripe papaya contains the enzyme papain, which helps in protein digestion and soothing the stomach.
It also helps in regulating bowel movement and relieving pressure on the colon.
Pears, which contain the maximum fiber among fruits, is a very much recommended natural remedy for digestive disorders and related pain relief. It also helps in reflux and constipation.
Taking Vitamin B12 supplements or eating foods rich in this vitamin can help the digestive process and thus rid you of digestive pain.
It is known that a deficiency of this vitamin can cause digestive problems.
Good quality organic yogurt, when consumed, can increase the good bacteria in the gut, thus relieving you of digestive pain.
Increase your intake of greens and green beans. This will ensure control over the formation of gas in the stomach.
Digestive pain is a widespread problem, and there are many more natural methods by which you can get rid of it very quickly and effectively.