Have you felt IBS Cramps or belly pain ever? I know it is very painful and unpleasant for a patient. IBS cramp is nothing; it is just a disturbance in a movement of ring-like muscle in the large intestine. Due to irregular squeezing (Clutch) and expanding of the large intestine, constipation and Diarrhea create cramps and severe abdominal pain. There are 2 types of Cramps
There is a deep relation between abdominal pain and intestinal gas. Trapped intestinal gas can become a major reason for cramping and pain. It is noted that belly pain feels more after eating. So, one of the causes of intestinal gas is food. Hence, Gas in the abdomen may produce due to following reason
IBS Cramps after eating
Pain in Abdomen feels more after eating. That food (which is eaten) may be a gassy food. This type of food produces gas which causes cramping.
Stress and Depression
Stress and depression may cause intestinal gas. This gas may erect abdominal pain or cramping.
What Causes of Cramping?
There are several causes of cramping and abdominal pain
Constipation: Constipation appears due to slow motion of ring-like muscles in the large intestine. Constipation creates a high trouble in the belly and this panic situation disturbs the whole life of a man.
Diarrhea: A patient with diarrhea has to run to washroom again and again. Because of this, personal and professional lives of a patient destroy. Diarrhea is also an impetus for cramping.
Bloating and Intestinal Gas: Bloating and intestinal gas are the major reasons for sufferings of the abdomen.
Food: Unhygienic and oily foods also worsen the cramping.
IBS Cramps Relief
How to relieve IBS Cramps by Exercise?
Exercises help a lot to alleviate the cramping. Following exercises are very useful in Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Ball Sports
By these exercises, movement of the colon can be maintained in rhythm. Rhythmic intestinal motion is a good sign for a person
How to get rid of IBS Cramps by Home Remedies?
Several home remedies are favorable to relax the colon or gut and can cure IBS to some Extent.
Hot water Bag: Therapy with hot water bottle or bag can relax the muscle of intestine.
Green Tea or Ginger Tea: Both green and Ginger tea is good for the stomach.
Low FODMAPs: Less oily and fatty foods are advantageous in Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Fruits, Beans, and Vegetables are highly recommended for a Patient with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Medication for IBS Cramps
Dicyclomine Hydro Chloric: This drug is used to reduce the cramping and pain of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Simethicone (Mylanta, Gas-X): Cramping due to intestinal gas can be reduced by this drug