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Is There A Link Between Stress And Belching
Aerophagia likely: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is postprandial epigastric fullness & bloating, relieved by belching. Aerophagia (accumulation of gas due to air swallowing) is common with anxiety, hypersalivation from gum chewing, smoking, drinking, oral irritation. In some, belching can become habitual. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
You many have : Already identified the cause: stress. (it is not the only reason for ^'ed burping). What are you doing to manage or v your stress levels? O address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi. ...Read more
Respiratory probs along with excess belching (2 yrs). increases in stress n winters. taken serotonin tabs fr 2 mnths. symptoms recurring this winter.
I have acid reflux and lots of belching/gas.It started during a stressful time.I don't feel as stressed now.How long until i feel better?
Why I am belching, chest pains after I am walking but normal ecg, 2dechoe, stress test I feel so nervous is this related to anxiety disorder?
Panic attacks: During a panic attacks, you are likely to experience symptoms similar to a heart attack--shortness of breath, pounding/rapid heart beat, sweating, dizziness, chest pain, nausea, and some even passes out. This tends to get worse because every time it happens you get scared and worry about when the next one will come. It is very treatable--many effective options. Please consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
What causes severe bloating & fullness with horrible belching, as well as a lump in the throat feeling?! I've been very stressed lately..Any relation?
Swallowing air: When people get anxious they sometimes develop aerophagia, or excessive swallowing of air. This causes severe bloating and belching. A consultation with a gadtroenterologist is indicated to rule out other conditions. Please read the excellent article referenced below regarding description, treatment, and evaluation and differential diagnosis. www.medscape.com/viewarticle/776875_4. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Under extreme stress.A gastritis attack has begun.Belching, bloat , mid back pain, rumbling stomach.Omeprazole causes me diarreah.Ideas?
IBS: You might have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome and not gastritis. It is a benign condition associated with anxiety or stress. Usually high fiber and medication will help to alleviate most of the symptoms. Medications like Bentyl , Librax or Levsin are commonly used to treat this condition. ...Read more
Haven't eaten all day, don't feel hungry, feel sick and burp and horible burp when I eat and it's horrible, I'm scared, can stress cause this feeling?
Yes: These symptoms may be caused by anxiety or stress. Try a light diet. Also try not to force yourself to burp as this only causes you to swallow more air and cause more belching. Instead eat a fat free,light diet and take mylanta after meals to prevent gas buildup.Drinking flat ginger ale helps settle your stomach. See your MD if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Hi. Sometimes after I have eaten, i burp up abit of food. It donsn't last long, but im wonderring why it happens? Am i eating to fast? Stress ?
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