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Is holding your stomach whilst eating bad for you?

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

There's no problem there.
But I must admit I'm not sure what you mean by "holding your stomach", & what particular problem you fear. Hope that helps.

In brief: No

There's no problem there.
But I must admit I'm not sure what you mean by "holding your stomach", & what particular problem you fear. Hope that helps.
Dr. Forrest Jones
Dr. Forrest Jones
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Depends

What do mean by holding your stomach.
If you have your hand on the belly and even if you are pressing is slightly, that will not do any harm nor will do any good. It may be just a habit for you with no basis for doing it.

In brief: Depends

What do mean by holding your stomach.
If you have your hand on the belly and even if you are pressing is slightly, that will not do any harm nor will do any good. It may be just a habit for you with no basis for doing it.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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