Stomach Disorders

Summarized by Plex Health
Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Your stomach is an organ in between your esophagus and small intestinal tract. It is where digestion of protein starts. The stomach has 3 jobs. Most individuals have a trouble with their stomach at one time or another. You can soothe some stomach problems with over-the-counter medications and way of life changes, such as avoiding fatty foods or eating more gradually. You need to see a doctor if you have any of the following: Blood when you have a bowel movement; Severe abdominal pain; Heartburn not relieved by antacids; Unintended weight-loss; Ongoing throwing up or diarrhea.

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