Stop Stomach Pain

If you’re looking for natural solutions to stop stomach pain you may also be wondering what is going on down there in your digestive tract to cause so much pain. In this episode of Virtual Health Club, Integrative Health and Nutrition Coach Vanessa Samora covered the organs of the digestion system and dispelled some of the mystery surrounding that stubborn pain caused by indigestion, so many Americans suffer with. The prevalence of GERD is increasing worldwide ranging from nearly 2.5% to 6.6% in Eastern Asia and nearly 13.8% to 25.8% in North America, what is wrong with our stomachs? For alternatives to antacid use, first find out the root cause in order to stop stomach pain, then read on for natural solutions for stomach pain.

Symptoms of acid reflux and GERD:

  • cramping

  • bloating

  • dull or sharp stabbing pain

  • nausea and vomiting

  • acidic taste or burning

  • tickle in throat or persistent cough

  • persistent sore throat not related to a cold

  • heat in the stomach

  • mucous buildup in throat/needing to clear throat

  • inability to digest food - sits like a lump

When it comes to naturally resolving or preventing stomach pain. It starts with the way in which you feed yourself. Eating on the run, with a bad attitude or food, too quickly, not chewing are habits that need to be corrected. Start with one bad habit and work to change them one at a time, if necessary. Follow these very important steps provided by Coach Vanessa to heal your heartburn once and for all.

Step 1. Develop Good Eating Hygiene:

  • When body not able to digest what we eat it cascades rapidly into disease processes

  • Eating hygiene is a work in progress - tune into your own body and lifestyle

  • Mindful Eating: Making mealtime a positive experience - honoring what, where and when you eat so you have time to chew and digest your food.

  • Chew thoroughly

  • Eat slowly

  • Eat in a relaxed state, in a beautiful environment, with relaxing music.

Step 2. Avoid specific Foods:

  • citrus

  • cooked tomatoes

  • Spicy peppery foods

  • Fried Foods

  • Peppermint

  • Chocolate

  • Tea

  • Coffee

  • Alcohol

Step 3. Check your lifestyle for other factors that increase stomach pain

  • Lower your Stress - especially avoid eating when stressed

  • Eating on the run

  • Medications

  • Poor posture

  • Chemical exposure

  • Diet high in sugar

  • Diet high in carbohydrates

Vanessa’s Product Recommendations:

  1. Nutrition Shakes

  2. Digestive Enzymes

  3. Magnesium

  4. Probiotics

  5. Aloe juice or powder

  6. Greens tablets or powder

  7. Mucilagenous Herbs

    1. Slippery Elm Lozenges (available in sugar free and other various flavors)

    2. Throat Coat Tea

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Dr. Millie Lytle