I am looking for information on the exact processes that occur when water is consumed on an empty stomach. Hopefully the information will help with a problem I have. Example questions: Is acid, gastrin, or anything else secreted? How... (more)
You stomach is not really empty, but is already full. When the water arrives it has to leave fairly quickly, starting within 5 minutes into the small intestine, and more or less all gone in half an hour.
Frequently when eating, I notice a discomfort high in my stomach, just below the center of the rib cage. Sometimes it's a full cramping or throbbing sensation in the same area. The only trigger food I'm fairly certain that causes this is a raw... (more)