What causes bellyaches?

The onset of bellyache may be caused by one or more factors. 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.

Occasional constipation

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

Occasional diarrhea

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

How to recognise bellyaches

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


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


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

Bellyaches: Tips & Remedies

Bellyaches can be crippling in certain instances; these easy-to-remember tips may help you cope better.

Use a heating pad or a hot water bottle

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

Avoid difficult to digest foods

Digestion is a mammoth task for the body even without bellyaches. Opt for foods that are water-heavy such as fruits and vegetables.

Stay upright

Lying down may cause stomach acids to go backwards, which increases pain. Sit, or stand upright until it subsides.

How to prevent bellyaches

Tummy related pain can be tricky as there can be many triggers. The following tips and measures can help with long term prevention:

Frequently asked questions

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

  • Bellyaches has many different causes. Bacterial imbalance is the most common.

  • A hot water bottle on the abdomen, or restriction of certain foods and beverages can help ease cramps and spasms. Bellyaches dysbiosis or antibiotic use can also be conveniently alleviated with Enterogermina®.

  • Probiotics work to restore healthy gut microbes that are usually lost during antibiotic treatment. This may lead to unpleasant side effects.

  • Of course! There are a number of things one can do to make bellyaches a thing of the past. Incorporating a daily dose of Bacillus clausii into your diet is one of them. Delivering probiotics to your body can help ease cramps and spasms.

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How can Bacillus clausii help you solve your gut problems?

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