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
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
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