Can chronic stomach pain prevent me from entering the deeper stages of sleep even when I am able to fall asleep?
Indigestion. . Young person like you should not suffer from Chronic Abdominal pain. Common reason are psychological, stress, food induced and bacterial gastritis. Try to eliminate or relate the time and stomach pain. And work at it by eliminating triggering food or events. Meditation and relaxation technique helps. Talk to your doctor if not better in a month. .
Yes. if the pain is severe enough that it keeps you awake at night, or even just severely limits the time that you finally fall to sleep, there may not be enough sleep time left in the night for you to reach the deeper stages of sleep. If you have persistent chronic stomach pain, especially if it's bad enough to affect your sleep, you should see your doctor. Good luck. Read more...