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Can stress cause stomach ache?

Can stress cause stomach ache?

Sure it can: Stress I swell known to increase stomach acid production and reflux. The increased acid levels can certainly cause irritation to the stomach lining and result in a stomach ache. Try deep breathing and/or meditation to help relieve stress. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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How do I reduce an intense stress-induced stomach ache?

How do I reduce an intense stress-induced stomach ache?

Destress!!!: I know stress is something that coems form lots of day to day things. When you cannot control the "outside" try to control your "inside". Try meditation, it should ease the stress. If it does not work, see a doctor. Doont end up with peptic ulcers! ...Read more

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Can stress cause stomach aches and hallucinations?

Can stress cause stomach aches and hallucinations?

Only if extreme: Please see your family doctor for your stomach and consult with a psychiatrist about your hallucinations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can stress cause stomach aches, reflux and diarrhoea? Any answers appreciated!

Can stress cause stomach aches, reflux and diarrhoea? Any answers appreciated!

It can.: So can other causes. Important to check with your doctor about why you have them. It could be serious. But back to the question, the gastrointestinal system has it's own 'nervous system' and can perceive your stress level and will react to it accordingly, Irritable Bowel Syndrome is highly associated to stress, and has symptoms similar to the ones you are describing. ...Read more

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Help my parents are divorcing and all the stress is causing a stomach ache and nausea?

Help my parents are divorcing and all the stress is causing a stomach ache and nausea?

Stress/dyspepsia: I can imagine how stressful it must be. Grown ups do part ways sometimes and it is nto your fault. The best you can do is to stay neutral and give emotional support to both parents as they are also going thru a lot. Try otc 75 mg zantac (ranitidine) twice a day for a few weeks. If it gets worse, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 3 days late and only having mild cramps but also stomach aches. Bf and i had protected sex on the 11th of april 2014? Am i just stressed or preg?

I'm 3 days late and only having mild cramps but also stomach aches. Bf and i had protected sex on the 11th of april 2014? Am i just stressed or preg?

Too soon: It is common for stress to affect your cycle. But pregnancy is always a possibility, even with protection. If your only intercourse was 4/11, then an over the counter pregnancy test may not be accurate yet. Wait until 4/25, and if no period yet, take a preg test with your first morning urine. ...Read more

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I have a stomach ache which atacks me when i'm facing stress.What can I do to get rid of it?

I have a stomach ache which atacks me when i'm facing stress.What can I do to get rid of it?

See your doc: Besides the obvious- reduce your stress, make sure you visit your priamry care doctor, to determine if it's more than just a stress ulcer-sometimes, it may represent something more serious like a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can emotional stress by itself bring on stomach ache?

Can emotional stress by itself bring on stomach ache?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, digestive issues, etc. Please see your doctor and, if this continues, a clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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What is the reason for stomach aches?

What is the reason for stomach aches?

Many possibilities: Many possibilities gastritis, ulcer, dyspepsia, gas could you please provide more info thanks! ...Read more

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Could quadriplegics get stomach aches?

Could quadriplegics get stomach aches?

Stomach Aches: Stomach ache is a general condition that can affect everyone including those who are quadriplegic. ...Read more

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Zpack is giving me bad stomach aches?

Zpack is giving me bad stomach aches?

Consider: taking it with food. Avoid alcohol. Consider adding in probiotics. ...Read more

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What causes stomach aches after eating?

What causes stomach aches after eating?

Depends: Stomach aches after eating can be from eating too much, eating something that disagrees with you because you can not tolerate it, causes reflux or gastritis (inflammation of the stomach). Try writing down what you eat to see ify ou can track it. The most common food intolerances are to dairy and gluten so do an elimination diet for 3 weeks without them and see how you feel. And see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does SAM-e cause stomach aches? Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Does SAM-e cause stomach aches?  Does it work for anxiety? Would like to try a more natural approach to anxiety.

Not for anxiety: SAM-e is indicated for mild depression but not anxiety. There are no effective /safe herbals for anxiety. Kava kava used to be on the market but it can cause liver damage so it is NOT safe. The best natural methods for anxiety include meditation, yoga, journaling, and just plain exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is a stomach ache?

What is a stomach ache?

Many things: "stomach ache" means different things to different people, so a doctor will ask a patient to describe in his or her own words what it means. It can be dull pain, crampy pain, sharp pain, burning pain, bloating (distention), or just some discomfort; located in the stomach area (upper abdomen) or anywhere in the abdomen. Some people refer to the entire abdomen as the "stomach". ...Read more

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How i cure a stomach ache?

How i cure a stomach ache?

Must Diagnose First: I'm afraid that we are unable to treat what we haven't diagnosed. There are many different causes of abdominal pain, each with different ways to treat. If your pain is persistent, severe, associated w/high fever+/-vomiting, you should seek hands-on medical attention. We can then sort out the cause and get you well. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more