Doctors specify that there can be many reasons for an Abdominal pain. The most important thing would be to identify and recognize if the pain arising is indeed an Abdominal pain. For this, you should foremost know the Abdominal region.

The Space between the chest and pelvis is referred to as the Abdominal. Commonly, the Abdominal region is also called as the Stomach.

Causes For the Pain

Most of the times the pain would be caused by Digestive issues arising due to Constipation, bad Bowel movement, Acid reflux, Exercises that had targeted the Abdominals.

The Abdominals or the Stomach region is the Center of the Human body and plays the most significant role in one’s wellbeing.

All of the Vital Organs of the Human body are housed in the Stomach region:

  1. The Kidneys
  2. The Liver
  3. The Spleen
  4. The Appendix
  5. The Pancreas
  6. The Small and Large intestine
  7. The Gall bladder

There are 4 muscle groups that shield and protect the Vital organs.

Common Reasons for Abdominal pain

  1. Constipation
  2. Gas
  3. IBS [Irritable bowel Syndrome]
  4. Acid reflux
  5. Gastritis
  6. Food intolerances
  7. Pain due to Exercise
  8. Menstrual Cramps

Chronic Reasons That Would Require You to Seek Medical Experts

  1. Urinary Tract Infections
  2. Peptic Ulcers
  3. Celiac Disease
  4. GERD [Gastroesophageal reflux disease]
  5. Appendicitis
  6. Gallbladder stones
  7. Hernia
  8. Kidney infection
  9. Hepatitis
  10. Coronary issues
  11. Unidentified Cysts
  12. Crohn’s Disease

Exercises That Would Benefit Your Abdominals

The most versatile way to acquire a healthy abdominals would be to periodically train them. Training these muscles will increase their tone and durability. With constant training, your abdominals will break free from the clutches of pain, issues and a whole lot of negative impacts that the world experiences

The Wind Relieving Pose

This pose will release the wind that has accumulated in the Abdominal region and is contributing to the discomfort that one is experiencing.


  • The gas trapped in the digestive tract will be released.
  • The abdominal muscles are strengthened
  • Gives a good stretch to your back and more so, will contribute in flexibility
  • Good core will eventually mean Good back. Remember, by 40, 80% of the women will experience various levels of discomfort in their backs.
  • Relieves Constipation
  • Enhances Digestion
  • Like in all exercise, Benefits of good circulation will be an added advantage.
  • This target area for this Stretch would be, The Neck, The Back, the Lower back, the thighs, the Abdominals, All internal organs located in the Abdominals.

When to Do the Exercise

 Certain exercises will ought to be done at certain time of the day to reap the utmost benefits and to minimize pain and discomfort.

The best time to do this exercise would be when you wake up. Empty stomach.

Avoidance: Do not do this exercise after food.

Food Group Avoidance

Avoid Spicy Foods

Though there are several claims that Spice is good for your body, but the vital fact you ought to know would be, not all Spices are considered good for all.

For reason, Spice, in general will hit the lining of your stomach harder. Depending on the Spice the intensity will vary. So to categorize all Spice to be Health rewarding is a sin.

In general, most Abdominal pains can be traced back to the food intake of the individual. To avoid further complication, just stay away from Spices.

Food Additives

These are the days the foods that we buy are loaded with, at least a couple of 100 different food additives.

Food additives are a complex science of the chemistry. Their configuration and classification is so complex that it would drive the senses of the commoner off tangent.

To avoid complicating your mind and your stomach, just stay away from Packaged foods

Food Coloring

The Main stream media will tell you that it is ok to have your food colored and attractive. More so, they will also tell you that the food coloring made in the labs are no different from the ones that are seen in nature.

Yet still, the much needed question to be addressed here should be, why are these chemically made food colors react differently when consumed to those of the natural ones? Well, that is a mystery which we would reserve for another post.

Avoid, foods which are colorfully tempting.

Reduce Your Coffee

We all know you would like to start your day with Java, but coffee due to its caffeine content and the presence of a compound called Acrylamide, may cause some discomfort to the stomach. 

Reduce Your Alcohol

Alcohol is both a medicine and a poison. We are not admonishing you on this, but keep your guard on. Depending on the proof that your are drinking, Alcohol will hit your stomach walls harder.

Avoid Red Wine With Sulfites

Red wines that are made with Sulfites being used in their process should be totally avoided. Sulfites reputation for causing stomach ailments are well documented. Prefer wines that are on the high end and which are sulfite free.


This post is not meant to be treated as a Diagnosis or even as a Medical advice but as an Oasis of Knowledge. Knowledge is Power, whether you agree or not. 

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