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Can stress cause stomach aches ?
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Gi symptoms are frequently caused by stress.

In brief: Yes
Gi symptoms are frequently caused by stress.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
Many people carry their stress in the stomach.
Anxiety and stress are frequent causes of abdominal pain and discomfort. If you have sifnificant problems, see your pcp, GI doc and perhaps a mental health provider. There are things to do. Biofeedback may help. Medications may help. Self actualization may help. Yoga may help. Good luck.

In brief: Absolutely
Many people carry their stress in the stomach.
Anxiety and stress are frequent causes of abdominal pain and discomfort. If you have sifnificant problems, see your pcp, GI doc and perhaps a mental health provider. There are things to do. Biofeedback may help. Medications may help. Self actualization may help. Yoga may help. Good luck.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Eric Anderson
Psychiatry
In brief: Stress & Stomach
In short - yes! stress is a normal part of life and not necessarily bad.
But, when it gets too high, physical clues to elevated stress can happen. An upset stomach is one such clue. Headaches, muscle tension or pain, loose bowels, and poor sleep are also physical clues to excessively-elevated stress levels.

In brief: Stress & Stomach
In short - yes! stress is a normal part of life and not necessarily bad.
But, when it gets too high, physical clues to elevated stress can happen. An upset stomach is one such clue. Headaches, muscle tension or pain, loose bowels, and poor sleep are also physical clues to excessively-elevated stress levels.
Dr. Eric Anderson
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