The way we feel influences our digestive health, just as our digestive health can affect the way we feel.
When we experience stress or anxiety, it can disrupt the movement of our GI tract, causing discomfort and inflammation, which in turn can make us feel more anxiety.
There’s a definitive link between stress and irritable bowel syndrome, and stress can exacerbate other digestive troubles such as indigestion, ulcers and heartburn.
But there are ways you can alleviate stress in your life, and thus settle your stomach. Try these tips on how to relax when your tummy is in trouble.