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Why does anxiety make me so sick to stomach?

Why does anxiety make me so sick to stomach?

Anxiety +organic sys: When the brain is tense, the whole body tenses up as one big unit. The heart races, all muscles tense up resulting in increased temp, , lungs rythm increases, stomach contracts stronger + secretes more acid, the intestins moves faster (stools move so fast they are not dried up before coming out = diarrhea). Some people's stomach churns much more than other organs, then ulcers form... ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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After i eat many times i feel a bit sick also i experience the same nervous stomach when I have anxiety. What sould i do?

After i eat many times i feel a bit sick also i experience the same nervous stomach when I have anxiety. What sould i do?

Check With MD: The gastrointestinal tract is closely linked to anxiety. So much so, that one can have situations where one is unsure what is actually causing the symptoms. The only way to get a definitive answer to a question like this is to meet with your primary care physician. She/he is trained to take a clinical history and to perform a physical examination to determine the exact cause of such anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel anxiety, nervous, sick to my stomach and crying with my only child moving out?

Is it normal to feel anxiety, nervous, sick to my stomach and crying with my only child moving out?

Of course!: Your baby is moving out and, although this means you have mothered well, you are sad. It would be important, though, not to let your child know how stressed out you are. It's best to take this anxiety to a counselor or psychotherapist and deal with it directly. Honor the part that is sad, but don't get stuck in the sadness. Get help to move forward. This is a normal part of mothering. ...Read more

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I was depressed for a month, i finally started getting better but now i'm always anxious& I have anxiety it makes me sick to my stomach so i can't eat?

I was depressed for a month, i finally started getting better but now i'm always anxious& I have anxiety it makes me sick to my stomach so i can't eat?

Anxiety: Try using the free anti anxiety app and read the articles suggested in the app and also watch each video for support and eduction. Anxiety is produced for the most part by misperceptions, try your best to re-condition your thinking to the objective truth, the facts rather than the old tapes you run in your head repeatedly that cause anxiety. My bes. ...Read more

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Can cookie dough make you sick and for how long i ate it last week and i'm having stomach pain one time a day and pooping or can it be anxiety?

Can cookie dough make you sick and for how long i ate it last week and i'm having stomach pain one time a day and pooping or can it be anxiety?

Not cookie dough : Probably not the dough at this point! sounds like something else and you should see your dr for evaluation . If it s anxiety you can get help then too! ...Read more

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Im 24 years old with 13 year history of anxiety, I have bad pressure in my upper teeth, always light headed, upper abdominal and chest pain, am i ill?

Im 24 years old with 13 year history of anxiety, I have bad pressure in my upper teeth, always light headed, upper abdominal and chest pain, am i ill?

Anxiety: All your symptoms can be explained by anxiety. That being said, seeing an internist for a complete exam is recommended. If everything checks out, then seeing a specialist in anxiety disorders is the thing for you to do. Long term anxiety can result in physical problems, so lets address this asap. ...Read more

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