Your body’s natural response to stress can increase the amount of acid in your stomach and stress can also affect an area of your brain.
An intestinal obstruction can be deadly. See a doctor if you are having trouble passing gas, having a bowel movement or have other symptoms.
One of the most common reasons people go to the emergency room is severe stomach pain and about 15% of the time, intestinal obstruction is the cause.
When a child complains ‘my belly hurts’, it could be the result of anything from too much candy to a serious infection.
Ulcerative colitis is a condition that affects as many as half-a-million Americans.