A stomach ache is your body's way of telling you something's wrong. But what is it?
That seems obvious but it's easy to do especially if you don't eat much during the day and then binge when you get home after work.
Ok, it's the only time you can get a dinner reservation at the new restaurant you've been trying to get in to. But remember that later at night your stomach becomes inactive and doesn't move food efficiently through your system. Couple that with laying down at bedtime, stopping things up further and keeping you from feeling your best.
If you're experiencing burning and queasiness in addition to pain, it may be gastritis, an inflammation of your stomach lining. For most people, gastritis will resolve itself in a few days. If not, or you start vomiting, see a doctor.
Your brain and colon work in tandem, she explains. When you're constipated, your colon sends messages to your brain that you're not hungry — thus the feeling of "I'm full" or stomach discomfort — ensuring that you won't pack more into your system.
Women experience more GI symptoms during men when having a heart attack. Some common signs include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, chest pressure, dizziness or lightheadedness. If your GI problems come suddenly and feel unusual, seek treatment immediately.