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chatelaine posted:
How do you all deal with the constant low grade nausea and gas you get with anxiety??? It drive me nuts and just makes me more anxious than I already am.
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Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
I'm not an MD but it sounds like you might have some sort of gastric reflux possibly caused by food or medication. Have you talked to your doc about this?
 
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jayster777 responded:
hello
 
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jayster777 replied to jayster777's response:
just got into site. sorry about messing up first post. I am no doctor, but ive experienced these symptoms due to anxiety before. I can drink hot sauce by the bottle with zero complications but when i get anxiety i get stomach upset also. Believe me most people get an upset stomach, gas, nausea when in an anxious state. Im sure you dont have any reflux. Just take a few deep breaths and try and calm yourself. Just remember we all deal with stress triggers. Mine is the doctors and dentist.
 
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chatelaine replied to jayster777's response:
Thanks, I've away for a while so I just read this. I am working on learning to relax with yoga and it seems to be helping. The major thing I need to do is keep busy. If I sit around and brood it just gets impossible. I have general anxiety so I can't point my finger at any one thing that triggers it so I deal in generalities...


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