Can stress and worry affect the abdomen/stomach and cause bloating?

Stress. Many chronic problem could be exacerbated by stress, like irritable bowel syndrome symptoms can be exacerbated by stress also.

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Can stress cause bloating, weird stomach sounds, and gas?

Absolutely, but... Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. Read more...

Eating grains for me created excessive bloating on my lower stomach. After dropping grains, and reduced stress resolved this. What could be cause?

Gluten senstivity. Sounds like gluten sensitivity, which goes greatly unrecognized and underdiagnosed in the us. Please see you family doctor about appropriate steps to take from here and for confirmatory testing. Read more...

Can anxiety and stress cause bloating, light stomach pain, stomach growling in just a couple of days?

Yes. Stress causes many reactions in the body. Some people get headaches or back pain, others have stomach problems. It sounds like your stress may be causing you to feel bad. The best treatment is to decrease the stress in your life- talk to a friend or a counselor, rearrange life priorities, get help with a problem, reevaluate romantic relationships. If problems continue, see your doctor. Read more...

Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?

Absolutely. You have probably heard that it's possible for a person to worry so much that they develop an ulcer? It is true. Also, a person who is anxious may swallow a lot, including swallowing air, which can lead to belching. Read more...

Increased flatulence, bloating & peeing & a dull pain in lower left abdomen I'm not constipated & have been taking probiotics Is this reacted to stres?

Be checked... Despite being 17, still go to be evaluated if being ok in what you consumed as well as bowel & bladder function. Probiotics may help digestion by optimize normal bacterial flora of bowel, but without a right evaluation, it is hard to deduce right diagnosis for treatment. How to do such correctly? Follow instruction in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Hence you can work well with doc... Read more...