#BeatBellyCramps with Buscopan #Giveaway

This summer has been a whirlwind of busyness; we’ve visited our local zoo, a drive-in theatre, a hotel with a waterpark, an amusement park, been to a few family BBQs and even endured a move to a new town.

Just thinking about all of it again is giving me belly cramps. I’m not lying- my stomach is literally twisting right now. Knowing your personal triggers for stomach and gut cramps is very important. For instance, I know being highly stressed along with certain foods like chocolate, wine and coffee are a few of my triggers and I should stay away from them but apparently I’m a glutton for punishment…because I CAN’T!

The mixture of fried foods, alcohol, yummy BBQ and stress due to a new home, new job location and my son going to a new school plus life with a ‘threenager’ is enough to make even the strongest stomach suffer.

Thankfully the elliptical is starting to become my best friend. It’s a great way to work off some of the yumminess I ate during the summer break and a wonderful way to relieve stress. However, when all else fails there’s always Buscopan.

What is Buscopan?

Buscopan is a product that’s been used worldwide for 60+ years to relieve muscle spasms and associated pains. It can do this by relaxing those tight cramping muscles in the stomach, intestine and bowel. Ask your pharmacist about Buscopan which is behind the counter.

For more information visit StomachCramping.ca and your local pharmacist if you have any questions.

Do you know what triggers your belly cramps?

Enter to win…a Buscopan Prize Pack to help you #BeatBellyCramps (ARV $170). Open to Canada only.

Buscopan Prize Pack (ARV $170)

 

Comments

  1. Reply

    stress triggers belly cramps for me! …comparable to pulling a muscle.

  2. Reply

    Certain foods like spicy foods but lots is stress. Stress really affects our bodies.

  3. Reply

    Usually certain foods can trigger my belly cramps!

  4. Reply

    Quite often foods high in fat cause my belly pains!

  5. Reply

    Belly cramps for me are triggered by eating to many greasy, or spicy foods.

  6. Reply

    My belly cramps are from scar tissue since I have had 10 major abdominal surgeries and it is a mess in there! I do use Buscopan when things get too bad.

  7. Reply

    There are two main triggers for my belly cramps. The first one is stress, the second one is oil in foods.

  8. Reply

    My belly cramps are triggered if I don’t get around to eating until late in the morning or lunch time. When I do this, as soon as I eat, I get cramps. Also when I eat really cold food or take medication on an empty stomach.

  9. Reply

    Belly cramps for me are triggered by stress

  10. Reply

    A lot of my belly cramps are caused from stress, dealing with the bills and what not!

  11. Reply

    I believe stress triggers the majority of my belly cramps although some can be caused by a virus.

  12. Reply

    My belly cramps are triggered if i eat processed foods

  13. Reply

    My daughter gets really bad belly cramps from stress.

  14. Reply

    Mine are definitely stress and too much coffee! Thank you for the giveaway!

  15. Reply

    I get terrible stomach attacks but have no idea what the trigger is. Possibly stress?

  16. Reply

    Dairy is my main trigger. If I eat any type of dairy, I will pay for it later!

  17. Reply

    Menstrual related for me. The worst and sometimes I can’t focus on anything else

  18. Reply

    For me belly cramps happen when I eat greasy food!

  19. Reply

    Greasy foods, take out foods, too much sugary foods gives me belly cramps.

  20. Reply

    Certain foods trigger my cramps, also when its that time of the month I get bad cramps.

  21. Reply

    I usually get belly cramping when I eat tomato based foods, spaghetti sauce, salsa etc.

  22. Reply

    My belly cramp triggers are triggered by stress and certain foods.

  23. Reply

    Usually it’s spicy foods for me.

  24. Reply

    My main trigger is stress but overly spicy and greasy foods plus over indulgence will cause it as well.

  25. Reply

    My belly cramp triggers are triggered by stress

  26. Reply

    Stress and spicy food. I’m learning to turn down the spiciness but I could do better on the stress!

  27. Reply

    My belly cramps are triggered by certain foods like high fat dairy

  28. Reply

    Deep fried and greasy foods trigger cramps for me.

  29. Reply

    Greasy foods trigger my belly cramps

  30. Reply

    Stress and greasy foods are my triggers for belly cramps

  31. Reply

    Luckily for me I don’t get them often and when I do, it’s hard to determine the exact reason for them, but I feel that most of them come from stress.

  32. Reply

    My triggers are stress, MSG and sometimes too much sugar.

  33. Reply

    Certain foods. Dairy is one

  34. Reply

    Acidy and spicy foods are huge triggers for me along with stress.

  35. Reply

    I tend to get belly cramps with stress. It really affects me physically! Also of course that once a month woman week. Ugh.

  36. Reply

    I love spicy food but if I eat it I get cramps. I have always loved spicy food but it hasn’t always given me the cramps that I get now. Not sure if its age related but i still love my spicy foods. sometimes I get cramps due to stress also, I try not to stress the little things because its not worth it, instead I save it for what matters. that makes a big difference

  37. Reply

    Right now my belly pains are from my meds, which I’ve only taken for 3 days and I’m going to go find out what else I can do. I had my ovaries removed in July so I have some weird mystery stuff going on right now. I probably have a lot of stress because I am not handling the meds very well, but the side effects are worse then menopause, so, yeah, GOODBYE. I also can no longer handle very much spicy food and take a prescription for acid reflux too LOL…just a bundle of bad

  38. Reply

    Being worried is what triggers belly cramps for me.

  39. Reply

    I get belly cramps from gas and eating foods high in fiber.

  40. Reply

    I get bad belly cramps from eating pork too much.

  41. Reply

    Stress and spicy food, mostly. Coffee – oh, sweet coffee. Like a cat – pets you and loves you, until its done, and tries to eat you darn hand off. Anyways. I have GERD, and I always know that when I drink too much coffee, or spicy foods – man. I’m in trouble.

    And when Aunt Flo comes to visit, of course!

  42. Reply

    for me spicy foods, coffee, juice, i swear sometimes water does it too.

  43. Reply

    My belly cramp triggers are usually spicy foods, but greasy foods do it as well.

  44. Reply

    Most of my belly cramp triggers come from stress.

  45. Reply

    Mine are stress, lactose, and salt.

  46. Reply

    having eaten rich foods or fatty foods causes belly cramps/apple pie, fried sausage etc.

  47. Reply

    Dairy and anxiety are big triggers for me. Anxiety is the worse since it happens when I go to new places.

  48. Reply

    dairy products are my triggers as well as my menstrual cycle !

  49. Reply

    Too much processed foods are my trigger!

  50. Reply

    My belly cramps are triggered by skipping meals when I am stressed and spicy foods are a factor, too.

  51. Reply

    Refined sugar seems to be my worst belly cramp trigger.

  52. Reply

    My biggest issues that effect my belly are stress and anxiety.

  53. Reply

    Anything spicy will trigger belly cramps for me.

  54. Reply

    My belly cramps tend to be caused when I get worked up over something minor.

  55. Reply

    I take medicine for my arthritis and sometimes get cramps from it and added stress from the pain adds to it.

  56. Reply

    I get belly cramps from wheat or gluten, and also from stress.

  57. Reply

    I mostly only ever get any cramps and full on nausea around menstrual time. I do still have some food intolerance so I get a sore tummy then if I eat the known offenders .

  58. Reply

    Certain foods and anxiety. Cauliflour and red beans are triggers.

  59. Reply

    for me, its stress. i worry a lot and don’t really like change.

  60. Reply

    Having coffee on an empty stomach causes mine especially in the afternoon or evening.

  61. Reply

    Belly cramps for me are triggered by eating to many greasy foods.

  62. Reply

    I find that anxiety or takeout foods tend to be my triggers.

  63. Reply

    Junk food is really hard on me.

  64. Reply

    FOOD.JUICE AND COFFEE

  65. Reply

    Typically it’s high fat/greasy foods that cause my belly woes.

  66. Reply

    mainly the days I don’t get out for a walk. thanks

  67. Reply

    Too much sugar combined with too little sleep triggers my tummy cramps.

  68. Reply

    Greasy and spicy foods triggers my tummy cramps

  69. Reply

    I’m sensitive to temperature, aside from having allergies and intolerances. That’s why I drink something warm on an empty stomach or first thing in the morning.

  70. Reply

    My belly cramps are triggered by eating to many white products, sugar and white flour

  71. Reply

    For me it is usually heavy greasy foods that trigger my tummy!

  72. Reply

    My belly cramp triggers are tend to be dairy and any time my arthritis flares up badly.

  73. Reply

    Stress, that’s the first place it hits, certain foods, and that time of the month.

  74. Reply

    I get it by eating too many carbs or too much sugar! Ugh.

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