Can stress cause diarrhoea?

Stress and anxiety can cause diarrhoea. You know that familiar feeling of butterflies in your stomach if you’re feeling stressed? Stomach issues are linked with anxiety, and diarrhoea can be one of the symptoms. The problem can escalate if having diarrhoea itself starts to become the source of anxiety and it can greatly impact your life – at home and at work.

Help break the cycle of anxiety and diarrhoea by managing stress. Talk to your health professional.