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Lower Abdominal Pain Healing Diet

Submitted by Loring A. Windblad on March 19, 2010

Treating Lower Abdominal Pains Effectively

Every body experiences lower abdominal pain at some time or the other. The pain can range from mild to severe and can be treated easily. There are several factors that lead to lower abdominal pain and your treatment will depend on the underlying cause of your pain. Severe lower abdominal pain could also be an indicator of a serious disorder and it is essential to diagnose it early to help cure the condition completely. If your lower abdominal pain is accompanied by symptoms like bloody stools, fever, difficulty in breathing, vomiting blood, inability to keep your food down or painful urination, the you should get yourself examined immediately.

These symptoms may be indicative of a serious disorder that requires immediate medical attention. Some of the factors responsible for lower abdominal pain include constipation, menstrual cramps, indigestion, food allergies, stomach ulcers, food allergies, gas, a hernia, kidney stones, urinary tract infection or stomach flu. In addition, you can also care for lower abdominal pain at home with the help of a few simple changes to your dietary regiment.

Several factors that lead to lower abdominal pain can be easily controlled or prevented with the help of a strict dietary regiment.

Unhealthy eating habits, irregular meal times and a lack of essential nutrition in your diet can often lead to lower abdominal pain. It is thus essential to follow a healthy diet as well as make certain important lifestyle changes.

Therefore, you must ensure that you eat at regular intervals in the day without allowing for long gaps between meals. Consult your doctor about foods that you may be allergic to so you can exclude them from your everyday diet. Often, a food allergy may be the cause for your abdominal pain and it can be treated easily by avoiding or substituting such foods in your diet.

For instance, irritable bowel syndrome often results in severe abdominal pain and is usually aggravated by dairy products. Eliminating dairy products like fresh cream, milk and ice cream or certain kinds of vegetables from your diet thus helps control abdominal pain. 

Ensure that you drink plenty of water and other fluids to make sure that your body is well hydrated and your digestive process is made easier. Another effective way to improve digestion is to eat smaller meals. Reducing the amount of food intake in every meal helps improve the digestive process and controls abdominal pain effectively.

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