Stress causes poorly functioning bowel movements, increases the secretion of gastric acidity, reduces mucus that protects the mucosa, making stomach pain worse.

Experts further recommends that, although it rarely occurs, stomach pain may not be caused by stress but as a warning sign of other pathologies such as peptic ulcer disease, gastric bleeding, stomach cancer, pathology of the pancreas….

Patients should be examined by a doctor if stomach pain is accompanied by symptoms such as weight loss, poor appetite, black stools or blood in the stool, vomiting a lot, high fever…

Pain in the stomach expresses damage, inflammation inside the stomach.