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Health Anxiety And Stomach Knots
Daily indigestion and heartburn what to do this add to my anxiety and costochondrtis symptoms..Had benign bleeding in my stomach and upper esophagus?
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Can anxiety cause stomach/chest to be very tight? Burping? Burning feeling in stomach? And/or tense & aching muscles? Constipation?
Can 3 month long chronic stress and anxiety cause whole body pain,stomach bloating,belching and fatigue?when anxious I can feel my heartbeat in neck..
Problem sleeping abrupt waking up with panic attacks? Non heart side chest pain. And now a sore throat. Family history of panic and OCD and depression
You could have: Panic attacks, sleep apnea, post traumatic stress disorder or other issues. You described chest pain ; pressure as sxs and depression as a condition. This warrants a through evaluation. Both psychiatric evaluation and sleep medicine evaluation are likely warranted. Polysomnogram (sleep study) may be indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm facing problems related to acidity indigestion, and anxiety. Which sometimes swipes my mood into depression and tense situation. Please help .
Anxiety: Chronic anxiety should be dealt with as it does affect your physical health as well. Treatment consists of stress management techniques and perhaps short term use of tranquilizers as directed by your physician or psychiatrist. For heartburn, follow a bland diet which also avoids spices,fried and greasy foods,alcohol,caffeine, and nicotine. Take antacids as needed and daily prilosec for treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I fix musculoskeletal problems from constant panic attacks, stress, and anxiety? Also years of computer work, lack of stretching and exercise.
Treat the anxiety: Anxiety can present with feelings of stress and tension. Musculoskeletal pain and tenderness and other physical symptoms may accompany anxiety. Getting treated for the anxiety therefore helps to alleviate associated physical symptoms. Adding some physical workouts also helps the anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
29/healthy/female below both ribs chest tightness and on/off neck pain. No cough but plenty of sinus issues and stress lately. Anxiety or pneumonia?
Check uo: Sounds more like nerves but need an exam to be sure. ...Read more
I have very bad anxiety & panic attacks. Chest pain head pain daily. Disrupting work, sleep and life. Don't want to take medication. Please help!
Feeling tired sometimes, shortness of breath, noticeable heartbeat, cold feet and hands. Anemia? I also suffer from Health anxiety and general anxiety
Anxious feeling in chest all night, bubbles in stomach and chest, lower tummy cramps, ache inbetween shoulderblades. My Gerd bad. Can gerd cause this?
Yes: However if all of this is related to Gerd, then use of over-the-counter treatments for Gerd should relieve your symptoms. If not, please see your doctor. ...Read more
Heartburn and belching. pain in middle of chest. dizziness and weak feeling. cardiac or Gerd? history of Gerd. but hight cholesterol and overweight.
Heartburn: and GERD. You need to see your doctor to be certain. If GERD, consider using a natural supplement called DGL. It is a form of licorice processed to remove the enzyme that can raise blood pressure when licorice is eaten for along time. It can work well when taken before a meal. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Sharp pain below sternum, (feels better food in stomach) bloating, anxiety/tachycardia, lightheaded, not sleeping well. Thryoid or digestive problem?
Anxiety: Anxiety can cause indigestion as well as irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcers, gastritis, panic attacks, insomnia , high blood pressure and much more. You need to speak with your doctor about getting medication for improving your coping abilities and therapy. You can spend your life going from doctor to doctor for all your symptoms but they are usually caused by anxiety and depression. ...Read more
How stress or tension affect digestion? I get indigestion from stress and feel bloated and nausea.
Opposites: The "fight or flight" response prepares us for battle--and shuts down the "feed or breed" side of the balance--which is why stressed people often feel nauseous and/or throw up. Bloating is vague & can be from air swallowing (/anxiety) or other related causes. Biofeedback / cognitive-behavioral therapy can help. Look online or ask your dr. ...Read more
Anxiety: Yes it can. It produces release of all sorts of chemicals in our body as well as possible decreased oxygenation which results in pains/discomforts in our bodies. If you can, take deep long breaths, blowing out longer than breathing in and see if that can calm you down. Take care of yourself and always seek help when your body tells you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Burning between rib cage with gurgling stomach. Going through bad divorce so high anxiety and constant worry?
Panic anxiety : it's a challenging stressful time that can lead to worsening of anxiety and present with physical symtoms too.at young age with no other risk factors cardiac or GI issues are unlikely get a consult to resolve the anxiety possible with meds and therapy hope feel better and go through this crisis without much challenges ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple symptoms - anxiety, heart palpitations, digestive issues, abdominal cramps, muscle aches, trouble sleeping. Symptoms seem to come and go rand?
On/off stabbing pain on various areas of chest & chin, belching and churning stomach after meals. Is this due to stress, heart or stomach issues?
Unlikely your heart: Given your age and the way you describe the symptoms, this is unlikely to be your heart. It is much more likely due to gerd, which could be provoked by the Ibuprofen and amoxicillin. You could consider taking Tums and Pepcid (famotidine) for a few days and see where that gets u. Also, you could switch from Ibuprofen to Acetaminophen for pain. Good luck. ...Read more
Can anxiety and stress cause bloating, light stomach pain, stomach growling in just a couple of days?
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 causing you to feel bad. The best treatment is to decrease the stress in your life- talk to a friend or a counselor, rearrange life priorities, get help with a problem, reevaluate romantic relationships. If problems continue, see your doctor. ...Read more
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