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How to handle Stomach Pain due to Gas in Homeopathy

Gas forms normally in the gastric tract of every person during the process of digestion. A person gets relief from excessive gas by burping (expelling gas from the stomach through mouth) or passing gas from the anus (flatus). In case gas gets stuck somewhere in the digestive tract or is not going normally through the digestive tract, then pain can arise. Symptoms occurring from excessive gas and subsequent pain may include burping, passing gas from the anus, pain/cramps in the abdomen, heaviness/fullness in the abdomen, bloating and distension of the abdomen. Diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, blood in the stool and weight loss may occur depending on the cause. A person can have gas simply from eating food that produces excessive gas or due to a medical condition, for example irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and celiac disease.

Homeopathic Treatment

Homeopathic medicines are very effective in managing stomach pain from gas. These medicines are natural and safe remedies that are highly suitable to persons of all age groups. These medicines target the root cause behind the problem and work naturally in cases of gas pain. These aid release of the trapped gas and bring relief in stomach pain effectively. The most suitable medicine is selected individually for every case based on the signs and symptoms. Though these medicines are safe to use but should be used only after consulting a homeopathic physician and self-medication should be avoided.

Homeopathic Medicines For Stomach Pain Due To Gas

1. China – Top Recommended Medicine

China is a leading medicine to manage stomach pain occurring due to gas. In cases requiring it stomach pain occurs from trapped gas. The pain gets better by bending forward. There is excessive gas in the abdomen. Gas remains for a long time after eating. Digestion is very slow and weak. Bloating and distension of the entire abdomen is well marked. There is burping that may have bitter taste but it does not relieve bloating. Besides, a heated sensation is felt in the abdomen. A sensation of weight in the stomach is also felt after eating even a small quantity of food. It is highly suitable for gastric troubles occurring from drinking tea, milk and eating fruits.

2. Colocynth – When Pain Gets Better By Bending Double And Pressure

Colocynth is the best medicine when stomach pain tends to get better by bending double (bending forward) and from applying pressure on the stomach. Lying on the abdomen can also relieve pain as well as passing gas. The pain can be cutting, cramping type. Pain may worsen from taking any food or drink. Fullness is felt in the stomach. At times, burning sensation may be felt. In some cases, vomiting may occur.

3. Lycopodium – For Pain With Gas In Lower Abdomen

Lycopodium is a prominent medicine for relieving pain from gas accumulation in the lower part of abdomen. There is excessive gas and bloating soon after eating even in little quantity. There is excessive rumbling and croaking of gas in the abdomen. There may be constipation along with above complaints. This medicine is also important for pain occurring specifically on the right side of abdomen. Lycopodium is of great help when gastric complaint gets worse from eating food like cabbage, beans, and food that cause excessive gas production. Lycopodium is also well indicated for managing stomach pain in babies from gas especially towards the evening.

4. Carbo Veg – For Pain With Gas In Upper Part Of Abdomen

This medicine is most valuable to treat pain occurring from gas collection in the upper part of the abdomen. The pain gets worse from eating even the slightest food. Gas and bloating occur from eating the simplest of food. There is bloating in the upper abdomen. It gets worse when lying down. It is relieved by burping (passing wind from the mouth). The burps are sour or smelly. Tight clothing is unbearable around the abdomen. Burning may be felt in stomach that extends to the back.

5. Asafoetida – With Marked Distension Of Abdomen

This medicine can be used when there is stomach pain from gas with excessive distension of abdomen. It seems as if abdomen would burst. The type of pain can be cutting, stitching type. Pain gets better by passing wind. Pulsations are felt in abdomen. There is gurgling and rolling of gas in abdomen. All gas moves in upward direction and not downwards. Loud burps occur with much difficulty. Diarrhea (loose stool) may be present.  

6. Raphanus – For Relieving Pain From Trapped Gas

This medicine is very effective when there is excessive gas formation and gas gets stuck in the stomach. It does not move either upward or downward. Abdomen is distended with gas and pressure over it is unbearable. Abdomen seems hard on applying pressure. Nausea, loss of appetite and burning in the abdomen may attend. This medicine works wonderfully in releasing gas from stomach and relieving pain naturally.

7. Magnesia Phos – When Pain Is Better From Warm Applications

It is the most suitable medicine when there is relief in stomach pain from warm applications. The pain also gets better by bending double, applying pressure and rubbing abdomen. There is bloating, fullness in the abdomen with burps. Pain is accompanied with loose, watery stool in many cases needing it. This medicine is also recommended to deal with gas pains in stomach in children.

8. Chamomilla – For Gas Pain In Babies

This medicine is recommended for gas-related pain in babies. In cases needing it the abdomen is distended like a drum from gas accumulation. The gas gets stuck in the stomach causing pain. There may be relief by warm application over abdomen.

What Causes Stomach Pain Due To Gas?

Gas enters the stomach unnoticeably by swallowing air while eating or drinking anything. Excessive air is passed out of the mouth as burps. Gas is also naturally produced during the digestion process. Gas is produced in our intestines when bacteria break down the undigested carbohydrates. There are certain food products that cause excessive gas production like high-fiber food which includes fruits, beans, vegetables; dairy products; carbonated drinks like soda. Besides some medical conditions can lead to excessive gas production and pain. These are as follows:

1. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) – A disorder of the large intestine that leads to changes in bowel habits i.e. diarrhea, constipation or alteration between diarrhea and constipation, gas, bloating and stomach cramps.

2. Celiac disease – A gastric disorder in which eating gluten (a protein present in wheat, rye, barley) triggers a immune response that causes damage to small intestine. The signs and symptoms include gas, stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea, fatty stool, anaemia, and weight loss.

3. SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) – It is a condition arising from an increase in the number of bacteria in small intestine, specifically bacteria that are not commonly present in the gastric tract. The symptoms include diarrhoea, gas, bloating, abdomen pain, loss of appetite and unintentional weight loss.

4. Lactose intolerance – In this condition a person is unable to digest lactose present in the milk due to deficiency of enzyme lactase. It results in diarrhea, fatty stool, gas and bloating.

5. Crohn’s disease – One among the two diseases of the IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) that cause inflammation in any part of the gastrointestinal tract. It results in gas, bloating, abdomen pain, diarrhea, weakness and weight loss.



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