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Stomach aches: Finding quick relief

identifying all of your symptoms can help with finding relief for a stomach ache.

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 11:31 AM

(KPRC) Stomach pain can be caused by overeating or more serious issues like irritable bowel syndrome and everything in between.

Chronic pain or pain that's getting worse needs to be seen by a doctor right away. However, most of the time these aches and pains are things you can fix at home, you just have to identify what it is to know the right treatment.

If you're stressed or constipated, hydrating your body and moving could be a quick cure.

"Sometimes simple interventions are the best interventions," physician Dr. Leonardo Espitia says. "For example, people sometimes have abdominal pain from stress or anxiety and just going out for a walk or talking to a friend or doing something relaxing like breathing exercises can alleviate the symptoms."

If you're nauseous, reach for ginger. You can eat it, chew it, or steam it in boiling water and drink.

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