Why You Get Stomach Knots When You’re Nervous

Perspective rendering of a playing card with an illustration of a girl with a purple shirt and curly hair who is holding her belly

Almost all of us have experienced that tight, churning sensation in our stomachs under stress. You may have felt it before an interview, a big test, or just before stepping on stage for a public speech—the feeling like your stomach has tied itself up into a big, nervous knot. It’s the perfect demonstration of how […]