Why do I have stomach cramps after eating?
We can all overindulge from time to time, causing ourselves discomfort and unwanted stomach ache. Usually, it’s nothing to worry about and can be simple to address. To put your mind at rest, we have put together the following article that will go through stomach cramps, what causes them and how you can avoid them in the future.
What are stomach cramps?
It can be really worrying if you get stomach pains after eating. Stomach ache, stomach cramps, tummy ache or tummy cramps often refer to the same thing. It’s the dull ache you feel in your stomach or abdomen.1
Ordinarily they are short-lived and soon disappear. Although, in more severe circumstances, if your pain starts suddenly and unexpectedly It may be more cause for concern.2
According to the NHS there are four common stomach cramp causes. They are3:
|Type of stomach ache
|Feeling bloated and farting a lot
|Feeling full and bloated after eating, heartburn, feeling sick
|Struggling to go to the toilet
|Diarrhoea / food poisoning
|Watery poo, nausea, vomiting
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