Abdominal pain is the pain or discomfort that appears in the human abdomen. The area of pain is between the chest and groin, both in the upper stomach and in the lower intestine.
Causes of abdominal pain
Abdominal pain is caused by several causes. The causes are of several types, so it is highly recommended to know the duration of the pain and when it started because it can be linked to a trigger.
The most common causes of abdominal pain are:
- indigestion, this being caused due to the consumption too fast and too much food or because of nervous tension
- some people are allergic to certain dishes such as eggs, nuts, legumes, fruits, etc.
- lactose intolerance, fats, laxatives and additives
- you must be aware that stress plays a very important role in this problem, as more and more studies seem to confirm the relationship between a stressful life and the development or development of digestive problems.
- today, many people know that abdominal pain can also be caused by the following medicines: anti-inflammatory drugs prepared with acetylsalicylic acid, antibiotics, iron, and potassium
- gastric and duodenal ulcers cause abdominal pain
- helicobacter pillory. The role of this bacterium is to modify the gastric mucosa, lowering the acid resistance of gastric juices, which can cause inflammation of the stomach lining.
- abdominal pain may also occur due to appendicitis or kidney colic
- aerophagy and intestinal gases
- urinary infection
- pelvic inflammatory disease
- in women, abdominal pain is very common during menstruation
- muscle fatigue
- heart attack
- and last but not least, diarrhea or chronic constipation