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Do you ever get physically ill with anxiety?

bluemoon2

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Whenever I get very stressed out (to it's maximum point) I get physically ill and sick with my anxiety, it's happened a good few times - the most recent being a few months ago where I couldn't eat (despite being very hungry) without my body throwing it back up and since then I have had short spells of this. Does this happen woth anyone else under high anxiety?
 
mami5

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Hi bluemoon, I can sympathise with you here as I often throw up too when anxious. It's not very nice is it?

Hope you'll be feeling better soon :hug:

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Gajolene

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Severe anxiety can cause quite a few physical health symptoms. For me I will get the nausea, muscle cramping, neuralgic pain and muscle fatigue due to the negative stress' associated with the anxiety, I get IBS, migraines, irregular heart beats and heart palpitations, shortness of breath, hyperventilating spells. I get dizzy spells, confusion and memory problems as well. There have been times as well I've had hair falling out, skin rashs', cold sores. So yes lots of physical symptoms associated with anxiety and negative stress,
 
tabbykitten

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I get all sorts of physical symptoms with my anxiety. If I am out and about with other people I find it very hard to eat as I feel nauseous. Not funny when I am also emetophobic!!
 
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When it's really bad I can feel my heart beating non stop, I get shortness of breath and my bowels are on the go constantly.
 
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cally75

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Of course you girls are right!
With me, it goes straight to my legs, causing weakness & shaking.

And then i think people notice it makes it worse. At worse, it takes me 5mins to get courage to cross a road! Its horrible
 
tabbykitten

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yep bowels definitely affected.

think the digestive disturbance is harder to cope with than the shakes and struggling to breathe and the thumping heart. Gawd ain’t we a mess folks.:panic::panic:
 
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UMPALUMPA

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yes, i often feel sick and dizzy with anziety and i dont poo enough as well. thank god for lactulose!

a weeks worth of poo stinks:LOL:
 
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I get very anxious at times, normally to the extent I'm shaking in my hands, or I was once like that, and also shaking in my legs, if I thught that beign on a high dose of medication, could have caused the shakes, I now realise that it could have just been me being me, if you get my dfift. Might I recommend a very good homeopathic, to help settle the stomach, I don't think I could name drop here, if any of you would like to pm me, I can let you have the name and strength, and the number of doses allowed to take a on days, and I find these very beneficial, althoiugh costly, which can be financially an issue for most people, depending how finances wise they are, so that's another reason whereby pm me, I can let you all have the necessary details, if you wish to know more.


I also am very sensitive, so when this happens, anxiety roles take over, and am then in such a bad way, with the shaking, and yet, I should have thought, my medicaiton would be to help anxiety.


I am feeling unsettled though not anxious, about travelling day tomorrow, to get to Southampton, with parents, and then should be feeling more settled, once on board the ship, from 12 midday onwards, on Saturday.



Take care all, and I'll catch up with this thread, and keep an eye within my pm via my account, after I return back, and relog on, to here.



Natalie.
 
Sen

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I truly feel bad all the time,It feels like my body as well as my mind is turning against me.
 
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