Research Article
Volume 4 Issue 3 - 2020
The Efficiency of Alternative Method for Stomach Pain When Patients Took Salt and Water Without Using Medications
Milorad Paunović*
University of Belgrade, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
*Corresponding Author: Milorad Paunović, University of Belgrade, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia.
Received: December 30, 2019; Published: February 08, 2020




Abstract

In this paper we analyzed the impact of using of water and salt like а helpful in improving the symptoms of stomach pain. 416 patients (male, 74.1%; mean, 41.7 years old) with stomach pain were randomly allocated to two groups. For six weeks, investigated group of patients, 208 patients ingested at least 2 liters per day of water and 1 gram of salt, while the control group of patents, 208 patients ingested only water. Stomach pain scores (quality-of-life, abdominal pain/discomfort) were assessed before and after treatment via questionnaires. In our investigations exist statistically significant correlation between stomach pain and using of salt and water like a therapy for stomach pain (c2=1.981; p>0.05). 200 patients with salt and water therapy did not have stomach pain one hour after therapy or 96.2% and 189 patients who took only water, had stomach pain and one hour after therapy with water every time in six weeks or 90.9%. In our research exist a statistically significant relationship between stomach pain after therapy with salt and water and male gender (c2=31.482; p<0.01). Of the total 8 patients with stomach pain after using therapy with salt and water, 6 patients were male or 72.5%, while only 2 patients were female or 27.5%.

Keywords: Alternative Method; Functional Dyspepsia; Stomach Pain; Therapy with Salt and Water

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Citation: Milorad Paunović. “The Efficiency of Alternative Method for Stomach Pain When Patients Took Salt and Water Without Using Medications”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 4.3 (2020): 01-06.

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