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Morning nausea and anxiety

Dec 05, 2015 10:33 AM

I wake up every morning with anxiety and nausea. I can feel every muscle in my body tighten. I hate this, I hate hurting, but the anxiety and nausea are the worst. Then I start forgetting words. It's a crazy circle of anguish

Dec 05, 2015 11:23 AM

I can completely relate, even with tons of anxiety meds I get no relief. Sometimes it seems like the muscles get tense then I get anxiety knowing what it is going to do and how sick I will be.

Dec 07, 2015 9:54 AM

Catchersmom, I'm sorry this is happening. Do you just have the nausea & anxiety when you wake up, or is it throughout the day? I'm wondering if there's a specific trigger about waking. Have you tried doing deep breathing relaxation? Ginger is good for nausea. Do you drink Ginger Ale or ginger tea? I drink my tea hot and cold, with a little lemon & honey. Have you mentioned this to your doctor, just in case it's medication related? I hope you can get this under control soon. I have anxiety but rarely get nauseated, unless I'm sick (like over the weekend). I can't imagine fighting it every day. You'll be in my thoughts & prayers. 🙏🌼

Dec 07, 2015 10:16 AM

Catchersmom, I usually wake up with nausea but mine is caused by chronic gastritis. I rarely wake up with anxiety, unless I wake up with a ptsd nightmare like this morning. Sorry, I can't be more help but I would definetly speak with your doc about it.

Dec 07, 2015 1:26 PM

I wake up often with nausea due to anxiety. Nothing really triggers it. Sometimes it will last days unless I take my meds. I try deep breathing and keeping lavender around to help but it doesn't help when the anxiety is just too much to handle. Do I take meds for anxiety? It's really the only thing that help both my anxiety and nausea. Sometimes it gets so bad I'll start stuttering and it's extremely hard and exhausting trying to get the words out that I'm trying to say.

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