Why Does My Stomach Hurt?

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Stomach problems are fairly common. Many people will need to be careful about what they eat in order to prevent getting a pain here, while there are various other factors that can cause stomach pain. The good news is that stomach pain is usually fairly short-lived and is often caused by something quite harmless.

Even if the underlying cause of stomach pain is harmless it doesn’t make the pain any less unbearable for the patient. Plus, there are some instances in which the causes of stomach pain can be very dangerous indeed. Here’s a look at some of the most common reasons you might be experiencing pain in this area.

1. Too Much Food

Eating is very enjoyable, especially when it comes to our favorite meals. This means that we will often want to keep on eating regardless of how full we are, and this can cause problems. The food that we eat is sent directly to the stomach where the digestion process starts. You can think of the stomach as a kind of bag that will grow larger as more food is put in it, but it only has a limited capacity. Filling it with too much food will become quite uncomfortable, and a full stomach may also have difficulty digesting its contents.

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