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can anxiety cause stomach bloating

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Kimlinger
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Stress causes many reactions in the body. Some people get headaches or back pain, others have stomach problems. It sounds like your stress may be caus ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes stress can certainly trigger an upset stomach. You might be struggling with acid indigestion ("dyspepsia"), heartburn (gastroesophageal reflux dis ... Read More
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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Are you eating healthy and exercising and getting7-8 hours of sleep ? Seeing a therapist who works with anxiety and young women may help you a lot.
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Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Absolutely: You have probably heard that it's possible for a person to worry so much that they develop an ulcer? It is true. Also, a person who is anxious may swa ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Although chronic : stress and anxiety over an extended period can cause all kinds of physical disorders, it is always advisable 2 have the physical symptoms checked out ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Ask your doctor: Asking other physicians to give their blessings for you to take medication not prescribed by them is like a teacher asking your neighbor if they' ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Concerning: black in stool is strongly suggestive of bleeding usually within the stomach. Your other symptoms are consistent with stomach issue as well, although ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Treat the anxiety: If you are certain it is anxiety related then the best remedy is to treat the anxiety through self care. Good sleep, good nutrition (avoid gassy food ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Treatment available: There are many signs that may suggest depression, such as: feelings of sadness or hopelessness, angry outbursts or irritability, loss of interest in ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
GI symptoms: Please continue to see your doctor. Ask him/her about getting food sensitivity lab test. Great Plains Laboratory in KS has a good one. You may be i ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
CBT therapy: Some therapy may be helpful whether it is caused by anxiety or if there are some physical problems too. You can learn skills to avoid, reduce or manag ... Read More
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