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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I'm taking amiodarone and it makes me sick to my stomach and cause me to want to vomit. Why is that?
Typical side effects: What you are describing are typical side effects of taking an oral form on an empty stomach. If you take it after eating something it should help your symptoms. If that does not help or you continue to have persistent nausea and vomiting you should speak to the prescribing physician and let him/her know that you are having difficulty tolerating it. ...Read more
What will herpes do to my body? :/ will it make me sick? Make me tired? Want to vomit? Just sick feeling?
My period pains are so bad that they make me vomit regularly which makes me not able to keep painkillers down. What can I do?
Birth control pills: See your doctor to make sure, but it sounds like you suffer from dysmenorrhea. This is common and can be easily improved by starting some sort of hormonal birth control. Also over-the-counter medications like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help. Once the pain improves, i think the vomiting should improve also. ...Read more
Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health ; worry why you feel bad. Possibilities range 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. No alcohol, caffeine, tobacco, or nsaid's (like aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) advil, etc.) not specifically rx'ed until evaluated pls. ...Read more
Type: It is very important to know what kind of anemia and what causes it. Iron deficiency is one of the main causes but there are others: vitamin b12/folate deficiency, chronic disease, genetic conditions, certain medications, toxins, etc. Consulting with your doctor or a hematologist for proper testing and diagnosis is a must before starting any treatment. ...Read more
Why would drinking alcohol EASE my stomach.. If my stomach is weak the acids should make it worse (right?) but it always makes me feel better. Why?
Be careful: Although alcohol may make you feel better "subjectively" due to the euphoric effects of alcohol, it can damage the lining of the stomach. This can lead to problems which include inflammation of the stomach, or gastritis. Alcohol abuse can also increase the risk of developing small intestine cancers and mouth cancer. ...Read more
Varies/See a doctor: In a woman your age, there are a multitude of reasons ranging from psychiatric (do you have a history of depression) to hormonal (these could be symptoms related to PMS or menopause) to social-related (what's your family/living situation, any recent losses?). If you are experiencing these feelings along with thoughts of harm (to self or others), I recommend calling your PCP or 911 immediately. ...Read more
Why does methotrexate make me so awfully fatigued the day after taking? What does it do to the body to make me so tired? (only lasts 1 day)
I am coughing so hard that it hurts and it make me throw up what can I do or take to make it less pain full
Cough medication: This is not uncommon from violent coughing spells. You need some medication to suppress the cough reflex like dextromethorphan. If you combine that with Ibuprofen it will help with the aches as well. Of course if the cough is associated with high fever or difficulty breathing please get checked quickly. ...Read more
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