I have recently been diagnosed with IBS due to stress. I am still waiting on all the blood work and pathology from my endoscopy. I have just started a new prescription medication that I take 4x a day and it makes me feel really fuzzy. I have emetophobia (fear of vomiting) so that makes the stress and anxiety 10x worse. I try to calm myself down but my stomach hurts all the time and I get horrible pains at night. I was just reaching out because I am starting to lose hope that I will ever be able to handle this much longer (which of course adds to anxiety). I cant find any foods that necessarily trigger the attacks and sometimes I don't even feel stressed when my stomach acts up. Is there anyone else out there that is dealing with something similar?View Thread
get an incredibly intense pain in my upper abdomen first. then i have multiple bouts of diarreha with extreme nausea. i then have my usual panic attack which makes the stomach issues worse so im caught in a nasty circle. it seems also if i go without eating for too long i dont get hungry i just feel real bad hunger pangs which starts the whole anxiety. im trying to figure out a way to break the cycle but so far i cant. i had a massive panic attack ysterday that lasted about an hour and today i had one that lasted a shorter time but im still trying to force myself to eat something.View Thread
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