What does the term "nervous stomach" mean?

Roshini C. Rajapaksa, MD
The term "nervous stomach" describes a variety of symptoms you may experience in your gut when you are nervous or stressed out. In this video, I will explain how our brain-gut connection can lead to these symptoms. 
Lisa Ganjhu, DO

A nervous stomach and a nervous brain have a lot in common. Check out this video, featuring Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, a gastroenterologist, to learn about the hormones and endorphins that can make your belly queasy and uneasy.

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