A grumbling stomach can be very embarrassing. You might regret the food you chose at last night’s party. At times an upset stomach may have a direct correlation with the food you consumed. However frequent recurrences of the medical condition indicate a graver problem. If the stomach upset which you are experiencing is mild you may not require medical intervention. Food intolerance can manifest itself in the form of an upset stomach. If you are intolerant to gluten, protein or lactose and happen to consume any of these you may witness an upset stomach.
One of the common causes for a mildly upset tummy is overeating or eating too quickly. If the condition is mild you will find relief within few hours. At times an antacid may offer instant relief. It is important that you see a doctor if vomiting and diarrhea does not subside in a day. In some cases some medications can cause stomach upsets and nausea. Chronic stomach upset needs medical intervention. Some conditions which create stomach pain include appendicitis and pancreatitis.
Lifestyle factors and diseases
There is a close link between upset stomach and some lifestyle factors. If you are smoking, consuming too much alcohol or caffeine you may experience an upset stomach. At times motion sickness is the cause behind stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. You must take note of the fact that some medical issues like gastroesophageal reflux disease, lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers can lead to the same medical condition. At times an upset stomach can be the signs of pregnancy. In such cases be careful with the medication which you take as all products are not safe for pregnant women.
Effects of stress on digestive system
It is common to get butterflies in the stomach when you are feeling stressful. Stress alone can take a large toll on your digestive system leading to stomach upsets. By following the right stress management techniques you can keep these stomach upsets at bay. The major reason why stress leads to digestive problems as the gut is very sensitive and full of nerves. Once you are out of the stressful situation your condition will improve. At times common stressors in day to day life can affect the gut which in turn leads to digestive problems. If you want to settle an upset stomach which is being caused by stress it is necessary that you keep stress in check. Natural wholistic therapy is a good option to employ for reducing stress.
To address problems related to an upset stomach you can consult Shamarie who is a well-known natural health care therapist in Australia. Without the use of medicines she will help you to address the medical condition.