sorry Linz, its plain you are in a lot of pain
welcome to HealingWell...people here are very friendly and this is a great place to get support....
first let me observe that nausea is a common symptom of GERD
however the constellation of symptoms you describe are also possibly indicative of very high stress
GERD not only causes nausea in a direct fashion, but as well can cause substantial anxiety
and in this world we live in there are also many other substantial contributions to our very high stress levels
im no doctor and i cant diagnose and wouldnt if i could.... because.... if you name 4 symptoms i could find at least 10 diseases that are known to exhibit those 4 symptoms...but...
i have personally experienced high anxiety and the physiological symptoms that can result from stress (false cancer diagnosis etc)
i can tell you that stress can be expressed in the most substantial, real, serious and profound of physical symptoms
maybe its time to develop a professional relationship with a primary care physician and talk about
whether or not work or gerd or other issues could be a major contributor to the symptoms you are experiencing
maybe my ideas here are all wrong so seeing a doctor would give you a broader perspective as to other possible contributing factors
im sorry you are in such a tough spot
hang in there
hoping you get better answers
Post Edited (mock turtle) : 1/30/2012 10:29:00 PM (GMT-7)