Pediatrics

Cutting the CRAP: Natural Therapies Improve Abdominal Pain in Children

By Janet Gulland | Staff Writer - Vol. 6, No. 4. , 2005

Chronic recurrent abdominal pain is very common in children. Fortunately, the majority of kids with this problem will respond well to combinations of herbal therapies, dietary changes, and biofeedback, reports Joy Weidert, MD. This is a far safer approach than wanton use of antispasmodics, anti-depressants or other drugs that have little evidence to support their use for abdominal pain in kids.

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