Anxiety and symptoms of GERD?

Are you a sufferer of both Anxiety and GERD symptoms?
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Yes - 80.0%
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No - 20.0%

 
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AlishaMichelle7
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   Posted 8/12/2010 12:43 AM (GMT -6)   
I've been a sufferer of GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder) since I was a child. It seems when I get stressed, my GERD symptoms are at their worst (as are my IBS symtpoms). Of course, these symptoms only make me more stressed out and therefore cause more symptoms... Ugh.
 
I wonder how many people who have digestive disorders like GERD or IBS are also sufferers of anxiety?
 
Maybe if the poll shows that there is a high correlation, a little relaxation will be part of our cures!

skooby
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   Posted 8/12/2010 6:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Oh gosh talk about anxiety....yikes

I first posted here around 5 years ago several months after my sons passing. My main symptom was that i was having swallowing problems. I kept putting off getting the scope because i suffer from health anxiety and was scared what they would find. Finally a year later i went for the scope and guess what they found absolutely nothing wrong with me. funny after that all my symptoms went away.

Fast forward to 2010 I am under some more major stress and guess what the problem is starting over again. Again scared to go to doc because of the anxiety disorder that i suffer from...This whole thing is just a nightmare that keeps repeating itself. devil

stkitt
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   Posted 8/12/2010 8:33 AM (GMT -6)   
I have all three however the anxiety was dx first.
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Moo'sMum
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   Posted 8/12/2010 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I know my tummy gets worse when I'm stressed out.
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