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Twelve Emperors by Suetonius

Claudius, Chapter 31: His health.
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Though his health was very infirm during the former part of his life, yet after he [Note 1] became emperor, he enjoyed a good state of health, except only that he was subject to a pain of the stomach. In a fit of this complaint, he said he had thoughts of killing himself.

Note 1: he = Claudius