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Stress and Anxiety Induced Diarrhea


Causes of diarrhea: stress & anxiety

We know that the pressures and demands of life can have a real impact on our day-to-day routines and can be a common trigger for diarrhea.

How your mood can affect diarrhea

We conducted an in-depth study with over 2,000 sufferers of frequent acute diarrhea, representing over 14 different countries. They shared their experiences with us.

25% of U.S. frequent diarrhea sufferers indicated that nerves, anxiety or stress were the cause of their diarrhea.

Stress can take its toll on the digestive system.

How to deal with stress

We all get stressed now and then. Sometimes diarrhea can be your body’s way of telling you that you’re under pressure – but diarrhea can also make life all the more difficult.

Read our tips on how to deal with stress

It’s quite normal to experience stress

Having diarrhea can be stressful in itself, especially if you’re already feeling under pressure. IMODIUM products contain an active ingredient called Loperamide, which works to help restore your digestive system to its normal pace – giving you one less thing to feel anxious about. If symptoms persist for more than two days or get worse, consult your healthcare professional.

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