Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

-- Stomach cramps typically refer to abdominal pain or discomfort between your chest and groin. Causes range from constipation to food intolerance, says the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. To help ease mild stomach cramps at home, Mount...
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CONCLUSION: The most frequent pelvic floor dysfunctions (PFD) after birth were perineal pain, constipation, flatus incontinence, dyspareunia and IU respectively. It was seen that the symptomatic PFD was very common in the postpartum period. The results of the study emphasized the importance of lifestyle changes, avoiding perineal trauma during childbirth, and effective pelvic floor exercises in preventing PFD in pregnancy and postpartum. IMPACT STATEMENT: Nurses should acknowledge the importance of PFD after birth and identify the problems early period. Our study emphasizes size of the problem and improvement for PFD. ...
Source: Contemporary Nurse - Category: Nursing Tags: Contemp Nurse Source Type: research
Conclusions: FAPDs and FDDs are common in adolescents in Curacao. Dizziness is associated with the presence of a FAPD or FDD.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
This study was a secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial.FindingsSmokers had more pain, depressive symptoms, and constipation than non smokers. Smokers had similar serotonin levels compared with non smokers. Positive correlations were observed between constipation and serum serotonin levels (r = .19,P = .039, n = 116), between constipation and depressive symptoms (r  =  .18,P = .023, n = 164), and between constipation and pain (r = .23,P = .004, n = 164) in smokers.Practical ImplicationsHe...
Source: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo evaluate the impact of the implementation of the Rome IV criteria on pediatric gastrointestinal practice.Recent FindingsIn 2016, the Rome IV criteria were published, providing an update of symptom-based criteria to diagnose children with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs).SummaryFor neonates and toddlers, Wessel ’s criteria for diagnosing infant colic were abandoned, and a differentiation was made between toilet-trained and non-toilet-trained children in the diagnosis of functional constipation. For children and adolescents, two new disorders (functional nausea and functional vo...
Source: Current Gastroenterology Reports - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Authors: Burgess J, Javed S, Frank B, Malik RA, Alam U Abstract Neuropathic pain (NeP) is a global cause of suffering and debilitation leading to significant morbidity and reduced quality of life. New treatments are needed to address the growing prevalence of NeP and its impact on sleep, mood and functionality. Mirogabalin besylate (mirogabalin, Tarlige) is a gabapentinoid therapy developed by Daiichi Sankyo which is approved in Japan for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Mirogabalin has a potent pain-modulating effect with a unique high affinity and prolonged disso...
Source: Drugs of Today - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Drugs Today (Barc) Source Type: research
Methylnaltrexone (MNTX, Relistor ®) inhibits opioid peripheral adverse effects. This post hoc analysis evaluated pooled data from 2 randomized, double-blind studies and open-label extensions of adults with advanced illness and opioid-induced constipation.
Source: Pain Management Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
Subcutaneous (SC) methylnaltrexone (MNTX, Relistor ®) is approved for opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic noncancer pain and OIC in adults with advanced illness or with active cancer who require opioid dosage escalation for palliative care. This post hoc analysis evaluated data pooled from 3 randomized studies of patients with advanced illness and OIC.
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(Natural News) Somatic awareness refers to a type of mindfulness that focuses on what happens to your body. More often than not, heightened somatic awareness is often accompanied by “medically unexplained symptoms” like headaches, nausea constipation, itchy skin or sore joints. This condition is also often associated with illnesses like fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and temporomandibular...
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CONCLUSIONS: Stapled procedure for the treatment of symptomatic hemorrhoidal prolapse represents one of the most important innovations in proctology of the last century bringing with it the new revolutionary concept of the rectal intussusception as a determining factor involved in the natural history of the disease. Stapled hemorrhoidopexy marked an era in which the surgeon may to offer to the patients a safe, effective treatment with less pain and fast recovery. PMID: 32156241 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Rev Recent Clin Trials Source Type: research
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