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Regular, persistent stomach pain during evenings. Difficult to have dinner. Feel gaseous, bloated after dinner. Reason?

Hi, For the past month, I ve had stomach pain every early evening. I feel jabbing pains in the middle region of my abdomen , from right under the lowest rib on each side down to around my navel. The pains would last through dinner, making it hard to eat much. They would subside late in the evening, but then I would feel quite bloated and gassy after dinner. I ve tried to pre-empt the possibility that hunger causes the pains by eating a snack in the early evening, to no avail. I m a slender Asian woman and I ve always had sensitive stomach, once having been diagnosed and properly treated for acid reflux as well as the bacteria causing stomach ulcer . I get irritated when hungry, but this kind of persistent and regular pain is the first. Thank you for your help! M.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Thanks for your query.
For some people some foods seems to aggravate their symptoms ,for them they need a diet as following:
Eat 5-6 small meals instead of 3 large
Eat a diet rich in fiber,especially from fruits and vegetables
Rest and relax before and after each meal
Eat slowly and chew your food well
Avoid eating withing 3 hours before bedtime
Avoid spicy foods
Avoid fried foods
Eat foods that are low fat
Cut down on the following foods:chocolate ,tomatoes,coffee,citrus,cola
Take care of your self
Answered: Sun, 29 Dec 2013
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