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Can lack of sleep lead to stomach ache?

Can lack of sleep lead to stomach ache?

Absolutely: It is one of the primary symptoms of jet lag as well. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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I get stomach aches due to lack of sleep. The only cure I've found is sleep. Is this abnormal? If so, what is the cause? Thank you.

I get stomach aches due to lack of sleep. The only cure I've found is sleep. Is this abnormal? If so, what is the cause? Thank you.

Not uncommon: Many people report nausea or stomach pains if kept up or stay up way too late. Can be an indicator of fatigue or stress (or both). Not a problem, just means you need to take a nap and get some rest. ...Read more

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For months now Stomach ache+rumbling even when I've ate. No appitite heart burn loose stools blood when I wipe nauseous, no energy lack of sleep?

For months now Stomach ache+rumbling even when I've ate. No appitite heart burn loose stools blood when I wipe nauseous, no energy lack of sleep?

Could be H. pylori: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that can live in the stomach and can cause heartburn, stomach pain and other symptoms you describe. H. pylori infection can lead to serious problems, such as stomach ulcers and even cancer, if it is not treated. It can be detected by blood test and cured with antibiotics along with proton-pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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For the past six months or so I've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

For the past six months or so I've been having a constant stomach ache. However, its only in the early mornings. I do eat breakfast, I do get sleep.?

?: Depending on your age, smoking status and whether you drink alcohol and coffee, you may want to see your doctor. 6 months is a bit too long to wait and see if it goes away on its own. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old. Only & every night I always have severe back spasms with a stomach ache which keeps me from sleeping. Please help!

I'm 19 years old. Only & every night I always have severe back spasms with a stomach ache which keeps me from sleeping. Please help!

Questions....: This is going to require multiple questions from a doctor to get down to your problem. Unfortunately these are pretty vague complaints and could be a multitude of issues. I recommend getting a live consult here on Healthtap or seeing a your doctor so they can ask you some more questions. ...Read more

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Loseing weight unintetinally never feel hungry trouble sleeping and im getting scared stomach aches and nasuea im 6'2 m 23 and down to 106 from 125?

See a Doctor soon: You have lost significant weight, no appetite, abdominal pain and nausea. I think you need a good and complete evaluation. Blood tests, may be some x rays. Many possibilities, anxiety, thyroid disease or a tumor. Don't wait. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I've been cramping from my lower back and getting lower stomach aches been feeling very tired and just want to sleep and dizziness what can it be?

I've been cramping from my lower back and getting lower stomach aches been feeling very tired and just want to sleep and dizziness what can it be?

Pregnancy: There are many reasons for low abdominal pain: infection, constipation, ovarian cyst. The prominent fatigue suggests a pregnancy event. Ectopic tubal pregancy can cause worse pain and dizziness. You don't have to miss your-period. Run a pregnancy test. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Why I sleep 2 much? On my off days. I stay sleep, up 10 mins, back to sleep. Only out the bed to lightly urinate. No appetite, 168/100bp, stomach ache.

Why I sleep 2 much? On my off days. I stay sleep, up 10 mins, back to sleep. Only out the bed to lightly urinate. No appetite, 168/100bp, stomach ache.

Need to see doctor: Even without the stomachache and appetite issue, your blood pressure is dangerously high and you need to contact your doctor now. You are also on several medications which can cause you to feel tired. ...Read more

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My son complained about stomach ache, vomited (once) and went to sleep. No fever. Can it be something he ate? Should I wake him up?

Check on him but ok: It could be something he ate or a viral infection. Check on him and make sure hi belly is soft and offer him small amounts of clear fluid. Make sure he is urinating too. If he is lethargic or in severe pain have him checked. ...Read more

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How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

How come I get stomach aches when I lay down at night to sleep?

GERD: You can modify the diet, sleep on two + pillows, thicken feeds, avoid those foods that make you burp, take antacids even ppis or h2 blockers and/or see a GI specialist to r/o gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd)

p.S. How's your weight, post pregnancy? ...Read more

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I feel like I have trouble breathing and my stomach aches a lot and I have trouble falling asleep and I have trouble keeping food down?

I feel like I have trouble breathing and my stomach aches a lot and I have trouble falling asleep and I have trouble keeping food down?

Review symptoms: It is difficult to tie all your symptoms together. See your doctor for further investigation. 2 things that come to mind may be gastroesophageal reflux disease or a hiatal hernia. All the best. ...Read more

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My DC complained of stomach ache and then threw up after swimming. She only threw up once, now she is sleeping fine- should I be worried?

My DC complained of stomach ache and then threw up after swimming. She only threw up once, now she is sleeping fine- should I be worried?

Watch: As long as she has been well since with no further vomiting or breathing difficulties she should be fine. Any idea what was vomited? All the best. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

Needs eval: If this kid has been this hot for this long she needs to be evaluated today & hospitalized if no easy solution is evident. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

My 3 year old daughter has had a fever of over 104 for 8 days and moans of stomach ache and legs hurting she is sleeping a lot too?

Seek help ASAP: For any child a week of fever, pain (of any type) and lethargy are concerning. Please seek medical help as soon as possible. I am worried about the health of your child! ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause aching knees and compressed discs and joints?

Can lack of sleep cause aching knees and compressed discs and joints?

Getting to the cause: Not likely, but lack of sleep (insomnia) can make you feel run down and fatigued. Achy joints can be from strenuous exercise, arthritis, medication side effects, or a number of other reasons. Ideally you want to get to the source of the insomnia. In the meantime, you could try over the counter anti-inflammatory meds for your joint symptoms. Talk to your doctor if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Interested in causes for recurring white ring sore on tip on tongue. Occurs when stressed or have lack of sleep. Starts small but grows outward.

Interested in causes for recurring white ring sore on tip on tongue. Occurs when stressed or have lack of sleep. Starts small but grows outward.

Herpes of tongue: A cold sore can actually occur inside the mouth and as such might not be immediately recognizable. Given that it's the same spot and recurs with stress those are key findings. Sure you could prove it with a special culture for HSV but no need. Would keep stress to a minimum. If v painful ask doc for an antiviral which is most useful early in disease course. Kissing others may spread it when active ...Read more

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Upset stomach, frequent trip to bathroom, extremely dizzy, lack of sleep, what's wrong?

Upset stomach, frequent trip to bathroom, extremely dizzy, lack of sleep, what's wrong?

Doctor can evaluate: A simple tummy ache with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea, whether at home or traveling, may be from a virus infection, bacteria infection, or contaminated food. A normal person, not pregnant, not on medications, usually recovers easily. Taking a Pedialyte popsicle or 2-3 oz of Pedialyte hourly, plus drinking/eating little else, may settle things down. Otherwise, a Dr. Should evaluate. ...Read more

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I'm confused by symptoms I've had for a week (breastfeeding lack of sleep? Anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

I'm confused by symptoms I've had for a week (breastfeeding lack of sleep? Anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

Sounds like you're: Dealing with a newborn and maybe have some physical sx's that an MD should evaluate. Also sounds like you're getting run down. Any help with baby duties? What happens when you have some down time? Or, is that out of the question? Do you have a partner? Can you express milk and have the partner administer and you rest? How's your nutrition? Too many? 's. See the MD first. ...Read more

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I have not exercised nor do I feel ill but my body is so sore, as if I worked out very hard. Why am I sore? Could it be stress/lack of sleep?

I have not exercised nor do I feel ill but my body is so sore, as if I worked out very hard. Why am I sore? Could it be stress/lack of sleep?

Hmm!: Those both sound like reasonable / plausible possibilities. How long has this been going on for? If it is chronic - have you done one of those "annual" check ups with your physician in a while? Are you hydrating with at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per night? Shooting for at least 8 hrs of sleep per night? Get in at least 3 nutritious meals per day? Staying physically active? Use good sleep. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a constant knot in your stomach and loss of apetitte and nauseous feeling with lack of sleep?

What does it mean when you have a constant knot in your stomach and loss of apetitte and nauseous feeling with lack of sleep?

It sounds like you..: ..May be very stressed out. Please see your doctor to make sure there is no underlying physical cause for this. If s/he finds nothing, then consider seeking counseling to learn strategies to deal with your stress. ...Read more

Sleep Deprivation (Definition)

A condition in which, either consciously or unconsciously, you are not allowing your body enough time for sleep. Typically, adults require six to eight hours, although some people require ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more