Can stress cause severe stomach problems?

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kevinla
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   Posted 5/9/2009 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been having bloating, constipation, getting full easy, loss appetite, and severe fatigue and my gastrologist is just about 100% certain based on what I have been telling him about the stres in my life, that stress is causing these symtoms.

I also have psychological issues (OCD, ADD)

He says I can have an endoscopy which I will be having, but is certain it won't show anything.

Has anyone had stomach problems with stress?

Post Edited (kevinla) : 5/9/2009 1:19:24 PM (GMT-6)


dencha
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   Posted 5/9/2009 9:48 PM (GMT -6)   

Stress can definitely affect my GI tract.  Before my Nissen, my GERD was always worse when I was stressed out. 

I hope you get your stress under control and feel better!

Denise+


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   Posted 5/10/2009 6:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Stress and anxiety can  definitely cause stomach problems like the ones you mentioned.  I would follow through with your endoscopy and in the mean time look at ways to reduce your stress.
 
We have an anxiety forum you may want to take  a look at here.
 
Take care
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