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What's Causing That Stitch in Your Side?

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  1. A stitch is known as a exercise related transient abdominal pain. 00:26

  2. When exercising, you may become dehydrated, which means there is less fluid in between the layers of the peritoneum, resulting in pain. 01:37

  3. Working out to strengthen your core should reduce movement in your abdomen while exercising. 02:02

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