What Causes Abdominal Pain?

Bellyache may be onset by one or more of the following causes. These can be a good indication as to what kind of treatment to seek.

Excessive Gas

Gas production and retention leads to symptoms of bloating in the lower abdomen.

Constipation

Symptoms of constipation can be painful, and so can the eventual passing of the hardened stool.

Diarrhea

Loose stool can cause much distress to the gut, and is usually accompanied by moderate to severe cramping.

How to Recognize Abdominal Pain

Use the following breakdowns to determine exactly what kind of abdominal pain you are dealing with, and thus how to treat it accordingly. Always consult with a doctor or HCP.

Localized

This type of pain is usually isolated to one area in the abdomen. Localized abdominal pain is caused by imbalance in a particular organ.

Cramp-Like

The pain associated to bloating, constipation and diarrhea. It tends to fluctuate, and may require treatment.

Colicky

Severe conditions, such as gallstones or kidney stones, can bring about colicky abdominal pain including spasms.

Abdominal Pain: Tips & Remedies

Abdominal pain can be crippling in certain instances; these easy-to-remember tips may help make it easier to cope.

Use a heating pad or hot water bottle

Applying warmth onto the abdomen can help to relieve the incessant cramping. Taking a bath is another option!

Avoid difficult to digest foods

Digestion is a mammoth task for the body without the addition of abdominal pain. Opt for foods that are water-filled, like fruits and veggies.

Stay upright!

Laying down gives stomach acid the chance to go backwards, which will increase pain levels. Sit or stand upright until it subsides.

How to Prevent Abdominal Pain

Stomach related pain is tricky, as there are many triggers to this condition. The following could help with long term prevention:

Frequently Asked Questions

Abdominal pain puts a damper on any situation. You’ve probably got a few questions for us; check out our FAQ.

    Abdominal pain has many different causes. Infection, inflammation and bacterial imbalance are among the most common.

    A hot water bottle on the abdomen, or restriction of certain foods and beverages can help ease cramps and spasms. Abdominal pain dysbiosis or antibiotic use can also be conveniently treated with Ercefloras’ comprehensive range of products.

    Probiotics work to restore healthy gut microbes that are usually lost during antibiotic therapy which which may lead to unpleasant side effects.

    Of course! There are a number of things one can do to make abdominal pain a thing of the past. Incorporating a daily dose of Bacillus Clausii into your diet is one of them, delivering probiotic benefits to the body that can help ease cramps and spasms.

Our Product

Erceflora® Kiddie will scan the gut for intestinal flora imbalance, and deliver billions of good bacteria that helps treat both the condition and associated symptoms.

How can Bacillus clausii help you solve your gut problems?

Bacillus clausii is a type of spore-forming good bacteria that works to rebalance the intestine. When consumed regularly (or as advised by a HCP), it can help to treat and prevent different conditions associated to gut disorder.

Stay Informed

Learn how different daily triggers could be contributing to intestinal disorders, and how a good probiotic could be the ally you never knew you needed!