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Intestinal Spasm Relief

In a healthy colon, muscle contractions move waste through the intestinal tract to stimulate a normal bowel movement. These contractions are called the act of peristalsis. With some chronic colon diseases, the nerves and muscles responsible for peristalsis begin to malfunction, leading one to need effective intestinal spasm relief.

How Can Intestinal Spasms Affect You?

When the intestinal muscles do not work well, you can experience painful and embarrassing intestinal spasms as a symptom. It is an especially common condition for individuals with chronic colon conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Diverticulitis, and colitis.

Intestinal spasms can lead to diarrhea, wherein the spasms push waste through the bowel too quickly for liquids to be properly absorbed by the colon. Oddly enough, intestinal spasms can also cause constipation because the peristaltic action becomes sluggish or nonexistent. Pretty soon, waste matter is not moving through the intestines at all and this can result in a variety of negative health conditions.

What Causes Intestinal Spasms?

People suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome typically experience spasms after eating foods that act as “triggers.” Stress and many medications, such as antidepressants, also affect the intestinal nerves adversely and this can lead to colon irritation.

Intestinal spasms can cause seemingly ill-matched symptoms such as a frequent urge to defecate followed by loose, watery stools. Symptoms can also include going many days with no bowel movement whatsoever, chronic constipation, and intermittent bouts of diarrhea which can lead to dehydration. It’s easy to see why someone suffering with these symptoms might be seeking intestinal spasm relief as quickly as possible.

The development of Diverticulosis is believed to be caused by spasms within the muscular layers of the intestine. The root cause of these intestinal spasms is unknown but may be related to a low-fiber diet or inadequate fluid intake. The resulting pressure exerted by these spasms on the intestinal wall causes parts of the wall to bulge outward into little pockets called diverticula. In severe cases, portions of the cell walls begin to die from lack of blood flow and must be removed through surgery.

Symptoms of Diverticulosis include:

  • Unexplained painful cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Bowel movement disturbances
  • Blood in the stool

The narrow opening of a diverticulum can bleed into the intestine and this eventually passes out through the rectum. Bleeding may also result when waste becomes trapped in the diverticulum and blood vessels rupture from an infection.

How Can You Obtain Intestinal Spasm Relief?

Several factors can contribute to the onset of intestinal spasms, but intestinal spasm relief can be obtained by taking advantage of natural remedies and healthy lifestyle choices.

Natural methods of intestinal spasm relief include maintaining a low-stress lifestyle (or at least a life wherein stress is well managed). Periods of reprieve from emotional stress are especially vital as it is important to maintain overall mental health. Coping methods can include spending time with loved ones or engaging in relaxing hobbies and avoiding emotional triggers leading to intestinal spasms in the first place.

Improving Diet

Food choices are another key component in helping to alleviate intestinal spasms and finding intestinal spasm relief. Whole, organic foods should be the focus of your meal plans. You can enjoy any of the following:

  • Fresh fruits
  • Legumes
  • Chicken, fish and eggs for protein
  • Plenty of whole grain breads and pastas
  • Fiber (especially from raw vegetables)
  • Purified water

Foods that should be avoided, however, include processed, preserved foods such as white flour and sugar, cheese and dairy products, and fatty meats. Basically, you want to avoid your unique trigger foods.

More Exercise

Exercise is an ally in achieving lasting intestinal spasm relief. Regular aerobic exercise for thirty minutes to one hour, three to five times each week is important for maintaining colon health. Exercise stimulates blood flow for improved circulation within the muscle groups of the digestive tract.

Exercise also encourages the body to purge toxins and waste from the lymphatic systems and intestines. A sedentary lifestyle just makes it more likely you’ll suffer from constipation and putrefaction of waste in the colon. Whenever waste is allowed to linger inside the body, conditions become ripe for disease and infestation by hostile organisms.

Getting Rid of Waste

For ongoing intestinal spasm relief, the colon needs help removing accumulated waste and harmful bacteria. Ideally, your digestive system needs to exist as an atmosphere wherein food and nutrients are readily absorbed and waste is expelled promptly so it cannot reenter the bloodstream.

Oxy-Powder® is an all-natural choice to aid in colon cleansing to rid the body of irritating waste, which may also help with providing intestinal spasm relief. Oxy-Powder® can be used to promote ongoing bowel regularity or throughout the year (in higher doses) for more thorough cleansing efforts. Oxy-Powder® is non-addictive because it contains no stimulants or chemicals like laxatives and herbal supplements. These products force you to have a bowel movement whereas the oxygenating action of Oxy-Powder® merely helps you purge waste so your colon isn’t burdened with toxin-filled garbage. Once the irritating debris—the waste matter—is gone, your colon can begin the process of healing and working its best again.

When you maintain a healthy lifestyle by avoiding stress and food triggers, getting plenty of exercise, drinking lots of purified water, and performing occasional colon cleansing, you will be doing everything you can to achieve effective intestinal spasm relief. Remember—an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of suffering.

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