have a lot of stomach problems including persistent
nausea. Can anxiety cause persistent nausea and stomach
anxiety can cause a number of acute or chronic stomach
and digestive system problems including persistent
stomach and digestive system-related anxiety symptoms
• gas, or being gaseous
• feeling like there is a lump or knot in your stomach
• stomach discomfort or distress
• an uncomfortable fullness in your stomach
• feeling like you have butterflies in your stomach
• a tightness in your stomach
• an “anxiety” stomach
• an excess of acidity
• a “heavy” stomach
• an uneasiness in your stomach
• acid reflux
• loose stool
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
name a few.
distress may also cause erratic and sharp pains to radiate
throughout the chest, neck, throat, and shoulder blades.
person may have one, two, or all of the symptoms. They
can come and go erratically, or persist indefinitely.
All are common when anxiety is present.
there are many medical conditions that can cause anxiety-like
symptoms, it’s wise to see your doctor about any
new or changing symptoms to rule out anything more serious.
doctors today are well trained and can tell the difference
between symptoms caused by anxiety and those caused by
more serious health conditions.
you have been diagnosed with anxiety, you can feel confident
that your doctor’s diagnosis is correct. If you
have doubts or concerns, you may want to seek a second
and even third opinion. Being sure is a great way to
reduce unnecessary worry. It will also help you to calm
down, which will in turn help to reduce your symptoms.
said, stomach and digestive symptoms are very common
symptoms of anxiety. They are caused by how the stomach
and digestive tract react when the body is under stress
(anxiety stresses the body).
you experience these kinds of symptoms, it would be wise
to learn about anxiety and what you can do to reduce
and eliminate them. There are a number of natural and
practical things you can do to help your body get rid
of these types of symptoms.
these symptoms may be bothersome and even frightening,
they aren’t harmful. But they are letting you know
that your body needs attention. Symptoms are your body’s
way of letting you know that you are harming it in some
way, and that you need to take action to stop the harm
you are causing it.
you ignore the body’s symptoms, it generally sends
more dramatic symptoms until you pay attention and take
action. The more dramatic the symptoms are, the longer
they take to go away. Prompt action is the best approach.
more information about stomach and digestive symptoms,
members can read the “Stomach Problems” symptom
profile in the Symptoms Listing section of the member's
area. The Symptoms Listing section lists the majority
of common symptoms associated with anxiety including
their sensations (how they feel), what causes them (the
actual biological causes), and what you can do to reduce
and eliminate them.
anxiety is a vital key to long-term recovery and living
anxiety symptom-free. Knowledge is power! Especially
when it pertains to anxiety. The more you know, the better
off you’ll be.
a great week.
For more information about anxiety symptoms,
see our Anxiety
NOTE: The Member's area of our website contains a more
comprehensive section on anxiety symptoms, including completed
descriptions, why they occur, and tips on how to get rid