6 Early Signs of Stomach Cancer that Usually Do not Involve Pain

With 1 in 111 adults develop stomach, or gastric, cancer at some point in the lifetime. Stomach cancer is one of the most painful forms of cancer, but for many patients, pain is not one of the early warning signs of the coming disease.early signs of stomach cancer

Umut Sarpel, MD, an associate professor and surgical oncologist at New York’s Mount Sinai Health System explains that the most common feature of stomach cancer’s early stages may be that it causes no symptoms at all.

Here is the list of the most common early warning signs of the stomach cancer that have nothing to do with pain:

  1. Blood in your stool or vomit.
  2. Your appetite vanishes after you start eating.
  3. Your insides hurt.
  4. You lose weight with no reasons.
  5. Heartburn that lasts long.
  6. Bloating, diarrhea, and constipation.

5 Common Habits That Cause Horrible Heartburn

That burning sensation in your chest and throat is called heartburn, or acid reflux, and experts say that almost everyone experiences it at some point of life.heartburn

If you’re having acid reflux several times a week, or if it hurts so bad it messes with your quality of life, it’s time to consult a doctor.

For those who just have occasional heartburns, here are 5 habits you probably have that may worsen your heartburn:

  1. You drink too much coffee.
  2. You drank and smoked too much yesterday.
  3. You chew too much gum.
  4. You snack all night long.
  5. You eat more than you need to.

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