Top 20 Doctor insights on: Weird feeling in stomach anxiety

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Why is it that I get this weird anxiety feeling in my stomach whenever I'm about to go out and do something?

Why is it that I get this weird anxiety feeling in my stomach whenever I'm about to go out and do something?

Brain; Gut connected: Here is a reference for you:

http://www. Health. Harvard. Edu/healthbeat/the-gut-brain-connection

the gut is very highly innervated. We have artificially separated the mind from the body when they are really always interacting. Thus what goes on in the gut can impact the mood and what is going on in one's mood can impact the gut. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

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


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Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

Sensation for 1 wk occurring about every 20 s shooting across abdomen like the feeling you get when you are falling. Like an anxiety symptom without?

More information: More information is needed to help you.
Any other symptoms, how long does it last, where is the pain located? ...Read more

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I suffer chronic anxiety, currently I'm fixed on my health and have a uncomfortable feeling in my abdomen only when pushed, What could this be?

I suffer chronic anxiety, currently I'm fixed on my health and have a uncomfortable feeling in my abdomen only when pushed, What could this be?

The important: Thing is if it's impeding your freedom of movement or if you spike any fever (101F or near) to then see your primary care physician. Take care. ...Read more

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I have had a anxious/nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach for the past month. It has subsided some, but is still present. Could I have anxiety?

I have had a anxious/nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach for the past month. It has subsided some, but is still present. Could I have anxiety?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please see your doc and then go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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I think I might have anxiety. I have had this anxious, butterflies feeling in my stomach for almost a month. But the feeling comes & goes. What to do?

I think I might have anxiety. I have had this anxious, butterflies feeling in my stomach for almost a month. But the feeling comes & goes. What to do?

Anxiety: Thank you for informing about Urethritis, Diphenoxylat and atropine
Side effects of Diphenoxylat and atropine can be- restlessness, nausea, GERD.
“anxious, butterflies feeling in stomach for a month” is likely due to Anxiety caused by Stress due to
•Relationship problems, breakups
•Conflicts with parents
Use of
Caffeine
Alcohol
•Smoking
•See Physician for Medication side effects, and Therapy. ...Read more

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Can constant anxiety and feeling nervous all the time cause stomach problems?

Can constant anxiety and feeling nervous all the time cause stomach problems?

Yes: Some of the attributes of anxiety include physical complaints, which can include some nausea, bloating, a butterfly feeling, loose stool, etc. A primary doctor can help you figure out how to handle this stress and whether these other complaints are part of the anxiety. ...Read more

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Am I feeling my colon on right lower side of abdomen that swells up it comes and goes. I feel nauseous but think that's due to anxiety.

Am I feeling my colon on right lower side of abdomen that swells up it comes and goes. I feel nauseous but think that's due to anxiety.

Anxiety: Understand your concern.
Colon is under abdominal muscles. Ascending Colon starts from Ileum in right lower quadrant of abdomen. Descending colon is on left side, it can feel full after a big meal or when there is urge to move bowels, and may not have feeling after bowel movement.
It is likely you have Anxiety due to stress.

See Physician for your diet, bowel habits, bowel status and Anxiety. ...Read more

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I have a wierd burning feeling in my stomach and it's making me nausteaded. & it's making me having anxiety cause I'm scared what it is. Any help?

Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease & even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a anxiety attack? A sudden nervous feeling in the stomach? When I put a T-shirt on, I feel it. What is this exactly?

What are some of the symptoms of a anxiety attack? A sudden nervous feeling in the stomach? When I put a T-shirt on, I feel it. What is this exactly?

Anxiety symptoms: Physical symptoms of anxiety often include a range of symptoms including stomach tightness, shortness of breath, agitation, increased heart rate, or other physical sensations. In some cases people may experience a full sense of panic. These are likely due to cognitive and chemical changes that come from autonomic arousal (fight or flight). If problematic consider talking with a provider. ...Read more

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My stomach is feeling weird. Mostly like if I ate something acidic. But the last thing I ate was a banana and milk. My anxiety & panic is bugging me?

My stomach is feeling weird. Mostly like if I ate something acidic. But the last thing I ate was a banana and milk. My anxiety & panic is bugging me?

Anxiety and acid: That sense of an acid stomach doesn't always come from eating something acidy like spicy foods. Any type of food can trigger acid production in the stomach. And you are on the right track linking it to anxiety. Go ahead and try an antacid like Rolaids, magnesium hydroxide or generic Pepcid (famotidine). Stress management too: relaxed breathing, meditation/imagery, and exercise/walking. ...Read more

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I have a burning feeling below sternum in top of abdomen every day for 2 weeks all day could anxiety cause this?

Maybe.: This burning symptom may also be from hyperacidity, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gas pains and yes, anxiety. You may still need to see your pcp to check it out if it persists. ...Read more

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What causes "fluttering" sensation in the abdomen, both sides, lower to mid? I've some anxiety lately. Feeling comes & goes, eases if I burp a bit...

What causes "fluttering" sensation in the abdomen, both sides, lower to mid? I've some anxiety lately. Feeling comes & goes, eases if I burp a bit...

See doctor: See your pcp for exam/evaluation to rule out medical causes for 'fluttering' and gassy feeling. Anxiety can exacerbate some physical symptoms, so ask for a referral to a mental health professional if you'd like that help meantime. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I think I might have anxiety. I have had this anxious, Nervous/excited feeling in the pit of my stomach for almost a month. Should I go to the Doctor?

Anxiety: Your Emotional Health is Precious!

You deserve relief from Anxiety.

Anxiety can be treated successfully with good results.

Seeing Psychiatrist for Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety will be beneficial. ...Read more

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Had bad anxiety/depression last night, my sleep was weird it kept feeling like I was floating. This morning my head feels like it floating ears ringing and stomachs upset. Anxiety or my labyrinthitis?

Had bad anxiety/depression last night, my sleep was weird it kept feeling like I was floating. This morning my head feels like it floating ears ringing and stomachs upset. Anxiety or my labyrinthitis?

This answer might...: ...not be helpful because, based only on the information you provided, it's impossible to answer your question with any degree of confidence. It could be either one or neither one. Alcohol, some viral infections, exposure to very load noises, drugs that affect your brain (narcotics, marijuana, psych meds) are other possibilities. Please get medical care! ...Read more

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Linked? I often have an anxiety attack after masturebation along with a feeling of gas in my stomach could these be linked

Anxiety: Yes they are linked. If you have a belief system that what
You are doing is somehow wrong this could cause anxiety. Here in Utah, I live here, that certainly can be the case. Anxiety certainly can go along with stomach upset. So, you need to solve your anxiety either by changing your attitude or actions. Then your anxiety and stomach pains will resolve. Seek help from your physician and leaders. ...Read more

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On Citalopram for anxiety but just lately work has been very stressful and the knot feeling in my stomach is back and I feel like crying.

On Citalopram for anxiety but just lately work has been very stressful and the knot feeling in my stomach is back and I feel like crying.

Non- pharm tx?: There are a # of ways to address anxiety: Cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program or Progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more