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Anxiety and vomiting

Hello, just wondering if anyone else has trouble with vomiting with their anxiety. Ive had 2 periods of it in my life where my body seems to start mimicking physical symptoms of illness and it starts with vomiting. It has just started again and i want to stop it now before it gets worse. It happens most in the middle of the night, i just wake up and have to run to the bathroom. I have been prescribed a strong anti sickness tablet but these can make it worse. Any replies thank you in advance.

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Do you have reflux? I used to wake up so nauseous that I would dry reach and vomit up bile every morning. I had a massive panic attack and went to the ED which they gave me some tablets which cured it and I haven't had it again. Do you think it could be something like that or are you actually vomiting a lot? I would go see your doctor as I haven't heard of people vomiting in the middle of the night and I'm not saying it's not anxiety related as it very well might be. Xx Stay strong

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Thank you, it is vomiting, theres no way of holding it in, i have seen the doctor and theyre not that fussed about it. They gave me some really strong anti sickness tablets which stop me from sicking it up but instead im left with stomach ache, sweats headache and then toliet problems 😶. The doctors seem to see it as unpleasant but not life threatening which i understand but last time it escalated in to much worse symptoms. Maybe its worth going back again?

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I would go back again and demand full bloods to make sure you don't have an infection. Drink plenty of fluids preferably water or cordial.

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I would suggest drinking peppermint tea, or getting some pure essential oils that you can have on hand to just open the lid and sniff. It works wonders for nausea and vomiting. As far as personally, I don't vomit, I have tremors. It's especially bad if the anxiety was induced by Sharp or acutely loud noises. I haven't figured out how to stop them, I just have to ride it out, some times for hours.

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Thank you for your reply kjharvey, must be aweful having the ride that out.are your tremors all over your body or do they seem to originate from one place? I get them sometimes when certain conversations come up in my mind i feel okay and not upset but my body says different and the tremors always originate from my stomach. I am very lucky that my mum is a massuesse and i strongly believe in the aid of oils, teas, natural alternatives and massage. She reckons i hold my tension in my stomach and she tries to massage me there but a lot of the time its unbareable. I will definately give the peppermint a go though, thank you.

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I worked as a nurse in a correctional facility before July 4th, 2017, which is now none as my un independence day. My tremors start in my extremities. They have been so severe as to cause the ligaments in my foot to tear. But when the 5th neurologist refused to see me after my head injury, I decided I would find ways to help heal myself. I am back in school for re-training in an online school transitioning to holistic medicine, because I can't handle crowds. That's when I get physically ill. And the car. I have had more success with my symptoms since completing a mindfulness practitioner course and earning my reiki master/teacher certificate under an amazing teacher. I started my own qigong practice at home to help keep me centered and have created my own blends that knock the pain on its butt. Im still under the one year mark, though not by much and I feel some issues will be permanent, but if I can help myself enough so I can start helping others then I would say I have reached success.

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That is amazing, i wish you the best success and i hope you continue to find ways to get better. I have done a similar thing and started my own business. Its stressful but i am happier which makes it worth it, my shop has been open for 3 weeks now and I'm starting to feel more like myself.

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May I suggest that you find a book called YOU CAN HEAL YOUR LIFE, by Louise Hay. I read it 25 years ago, and it totally helped me get through what you are describing.

Thoughts are things.

Nausea is as she says, Rejection of ideas. When I learned the emotional cause of some of my symptoms they went away. Let me know what you choose to do.

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