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Could stress and nervous anxiety be causing floating stools

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, anxiety: can stimulate the gut. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. A mental health professional can teach your ways to cope. "Hope and Help ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Magnesium laxative: Magnesium is an old home remedy for anxiety, apathy, depression, headaches, insecurity, irritability, restlessness. However, magnesium is an active in ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Life style changes, balanced diet, regular exercises, enough sleep.
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Dr. Robert Stewart
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Manage anxiety : By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your m ... Read More
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Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See Below: Try to identify things that you can control and things you cannot control. Work on things that you can control, and let go of things that you can't. E ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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CBT and medical: I suggest psychotherapy using CBT ( cognitive behavioral therapy) and a thorough medical examination to rule out underlying medical issues ( illness, ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Emotional tension: Your symptoms suggest that you have considerable anxiety and likely an element of depression. There is good treatment to get over this probelm but you ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Find a life coach: Life often sends us challenges that we do not have the skills to manage. You wouldn't try to fix your bad appendix on your own & shouldn't try to ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes. See your doctor: Your doctor will give you medication to clean out your intestine. Then you'll take a bulk laxative for at least 6 months to have peanut-butter consis ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Anxiety/Constipation: Psychiatric component can play a role in your bowel habits. Everyone will have different response however. Patient can either have diarrhea or con ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
For some people -: the GI tract can be quite reaction to stress. Please work on reducing stress/ anxiety. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy ... Read More

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