Diet and stress are the two most commonly reported causes of stomach pain with cramps1. Many sufferers are aware that a change in their diet, or eating certain foods can cause irritation to their intestines, leading to cramps. Times of stress such as increased workload or a job interview may also result in stomach cramps. Being mindful of your diet and some lifestyle changes like participating in exercise can help minimise stomach pain and cramps. Here are some tips on exercise and how to relax.