Why does my Stomach Hurt?
Why Does My Stomach Hurt is a question that is either
very easy to answer, or extremely difficult?
Reasons your Stomach Hurts (Not in Order)
1. Overeating and Drinking will cause your stomach to become
uncomfortable. Most people tend to eat too much. If your stomach hurts, reduce your intake
of food and drink, and eat more often rather than larger meals.
2. Ulcers will cause burning pains in your stomach area. Check to se if
you are infected with Helicobacter pylori bacteria which are the main cause of ulcers. Also, eat foods
that will not upset your ulcers. You may want to try medications that reduce the amount of acid that your
body produces in order digest food. Your body begins to produce acid even when you smell or think
3. Menstrual Cramps often cause abdominal pain. Dysmenorrheal is the
term for painful periods. Prostaglandin are the chemicals that increase the muscles
ion the uterus to contract. high levels of Prostaglandin increase the pain. There are many more
reasons stomach hurting may occur during this time,, and many symptoms unique to each individual.
4. Sharp Pains may be a sign of appendicitis, gall bladder, infections, or other
serious diseases. Pay close attention to sharp pains and seek medical advice
5. Drinking too much alcohol, coffee, and soda can cause your stomach to
6. Eating foods like dairy or wheat products if your body does not digest
them very well can cause your stomach to hurt.
7. Food poisoning, harmful bacteria, or a stomach flu can cause your stomach
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By learning about digestion, when serious conditions arise, you
will be better informed and be capable in many cases to heal.
Your in pain. Then you would start to think of things you ate, drank, or even
activities you did, while keeping the question “Why does my stomach hurt?” in mind. list of things to consider
When on vacation and indulging, it is pretty obvious. If
you have appendicitis, it will be so much pain, it will be an easy decision to call the doctor. Stomach flu,
minor digestive blips associated with big meals or drinking can be associated with why my stomach
It may be hard to determine why your stomach
hurts. read about the confusion
Some run to the doctor who on average spends less than 2
minutes to decide a treatment. Many ailments this is fine because of recognizable symptom are so
Unfortunately, stomach pain can be caused by a wide array of conflicting and combining
Way more than even along office visit may be necessary to
figure out what is wrong. Perhaps tests are needed, or keeping a log of all your pain and associated
Too often, a hasty diagnosis is made by us or a medical
professional and we take action “take medicines” to counter act the “stomach hurt”. Many are very effective.
The problem is that they may mask a more serious problem, make the problem worse, or your body can become
dependant on these medications.
Some are cheap, like mints….others cost over 20 dollars
per two weeks.
Ulcers and Misdiagnosed, leading to too many
It is well known that in the
past most physicians here in the US treated ulcers by prescribing proton pump medications, bismuth,
salicylates, H2 receptor inhibitors…none of which “cure” the ulcers. It is a fact that up to 80% of ulcers are
a result of the bacteria Helicobacter pylori, which is typically killed with antibiotics. The antibiotics are a
one-time fix; the others are a lifetime of medications and money for the pharmaceutical companies and drugstore
retailers. . Helicobacter pylori was a dirty little secret that made a lot of
The internet contains
information to help when people experience pain such as stomach pain. Once people found out why their stomach
could probably be hurting, that’s when they seek the help of a physician. We want to help lead
people to make their own intelligent choices. It entices people to read on and get information. They can better
ask question of their medical professionals.
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