regular eating habits. Overeating is a common cause of abdominal discomfort.
Eat slowly and stop when you feel full.
To prevent abdominal pain
caused by swallowing air (aerophagia), do not chew gum or drink carbonated
Prevent abdominal injuries by wearing your seat belt
safely and correctly every time you drive or are a passenger in a car.
Wear both your lap and shoulder belts. The
shoulder strap should cross the collarbone, and the lap belt should fit low and
Do not wear your shoulder strap slipped behind the back or
under the arm. This dangerous habit can cause severe injury, especially in cars
with air bags.
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November 14, 2014
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