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How do you know if psychological problems (anxiety,depression,or grieving) is causing your physical problems?(head/stomach aches.Tremors,heavy chest)

How do you know if psychological problems (anxiety,depression,or grieving) is causing your physical problems?(head/stomach aches.Tremors,heavy chest)

Not knowing: "Know" is pretty strong. Perhaps you'll strongly suspect it. One thing is presence of periods w/out any of the symptom. Most physical problems don't clear up and return - they stay and may worsen. Having normal exam and/or test results. These are not 100% but closer than feelings. So, have a good exam if you get past the 1st step. Then a psych eval and CBT therapy aimed at somatic mgmt. Best! ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Some days ago, I had stomach ache and it made me vomiting several times. It was my first experience. What's the cause of this?

Some days ago, I had stomach ache and it made me vomiting several times. It was my first experience. What's the cause of this?

Well : Most commonly this is a viral illness or stomach flu or can be food poisoning. If there is pain that lasts more than a minute or two or vomiting that does not stop or severe headache or not improving see a primary care doctor ...Read more

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What are the causes of vomiting , fever, headaches and stomach aches?

What are the causes of vomiting , fever, headaches and stomach aches?

Probably viral: It is usually related to a viral infection. If the symptoms persist, you should seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do if my child is vomiting and says he has a stomach ache?

What should I do if my child is vomiting and says he has a stomach ache?

Mgt hydration: I would advise checking his temperature, keeping him well hydrated and asking him to point to where it hurts. This will help your physician determine the next step. ...Read more

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Can making yourself vomit food to help a severe stomach ache?

Can making yourself vomit food to help a severe stomach ache?

Not a good idea: Self induced vomiting has many bad effects, including tears in esophagus and bleeding, erosion of teeth due to stomach acid, electrolyte imbalance and nutritional deficiencies. ...Read more

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The night before I had a terrible stomach ache and was vomiting but I feel perfectly fine today. What was wrong with me?

The night before I had a terrible stomach ache and was vomiting but I feel perfectly fine today. What was wrong with me?

Vomiting: You may have had the bout of food poisoning or you could have had a viral infection. Either way it sounds like you are doing well now and should not worry. ...Read more

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Stomach ache after having coffee and feeling about to vomit? What would it be?

Stomach ache after having coffee and feeling about to vomit? What would it be?

Reflux: You may have acid reflux as coffee can worsen it, take an over the counter antacid and try to avoid caffeinated products, including sodas and chocolate, and fried food., if you smoke, stop that too. ...Read more

Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

Stomach aches or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe aches ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more