A 49-year-old male asked:
i am a 49 yr male, i get nauseous feeling at night when i sleep on my stomach. in the past i never had that problem before since about 4 mths ago. i take hydrocodine for pain and sertroline for ptsd issues.
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Dr. Bernard Seif answered
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
PTSD and other: anxiety disorders can cause GI symptoms. They easily trigger the Fight Flight Freeze response which tends to shut down digestion and anything not needed to sustain life under emergency conditions. You can train yourself to trigger the opposite. See www.relaxationresponse.org and continue to see your doc.
Answered on May 30, 2016
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