We often use the phrase ‘butterflies in the stomach’. But did you know emotions and digestive health are actually interconnected? Well, strong emotions like anxiety, stress can cause stomach issues and vice versa. This is because our digestive system is sensitive to emotions. Emotions like anger, stress, anxiety can trigger symptoms in your stomach. There are a lot of stomach ailments that cause severe uneasiness and emotional or stress gastritis can be a tough one to deal with.