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I have bad depression and anxiety, and now I have horrible stomach issues- ibs. Would controlling my depression/anxiety help relieve me of my ibs?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: IBS

Controlling the psychiatric issues should help improve your ibs.

In brief: IBS

Controlling the psychiatric issues should help improve your ibs.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: IBS?

Life style changes and decreasing u stress level can improve u mood symptoms and decrease u level of discomfort.

In brief: IBS?

Life style changes and decreasing u stress level can improve u mood symptoms and decrease u level of discomfort.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Quiet Possibly

Your depression and anxiety may be contributing to your GI distress.
Consider Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active.

In brief: Quiet Possibly

Your depression and anxiety may be contributing to your GI distress.
Consider Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate - spend time w friends & stay active.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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