Rumbling Stomach


© Helen Lesser 2004


Question:  When relaxing, one of my patients became quite concerned because of the amount and degree of noise her stomach was making. The rumbling really was quite loud. I reassured her as best I could, but what should I have said?

The only reassurance you can provide is the truth!

Reassure her that stomach rumbling (or borborygmus, to use it’s wonderful scientific name!) is:


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