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I don't know what's going on

So after having dinner I started to feel I want to say heartburn? And I know I shouldn't have had so many pickled jalapeños but anyways I'm getting these odd waves of unease that I don't like, I felt them earlier in the day and they went away. I'm guessing it has to do with eating something spicy of acidic because I felt something similar midday after having cranberry juice and a cookie (great meal I know lol).

I wish I could discribe what it feels like to see if someone had been through the same thing. Best I can describe it is a wave of like panic but not really panic, like no racing heart etc just the anxious thought and it's uncomfortable like you feel ill and you have to change positions and take a breath idk

Hope everyone is having a good evening

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I understand what you are saying nmp1 and I think you have nailed it as to what is causing that uncomfortable feeling. I will say that the pickled jalapenos was asking for trouble although on a different day, you might have been able to get away with it. The thing is you also had cranberry juice in the midafternoon which because of it's acidity started the ball rolling. (I love cranberry juice but I get that as well)

If you are able to drink some cool milk or ice cream, it may just cool down the reflux you are feeling. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water to flush out your system. You'll be okay I'm sure, it's a matter of not allowing your mind to take over what you are feeling. It's a natural response to what you had today. Feel better. xx

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Thanks I'm sure it will pass. But it doesn't help that I have to get my mom from work and I'm anxious like always but a little more now because of what I feel and my fear is getting ill and I know I'm going to be fine but still

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I hear you nmp1...it's hard when we are responsible for others while we are not feeling that great ourselves. I hope you'll be okay. Let us know. xx

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I was able to do it but it wasn't easy

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Good for you nmp1. I was thinking about you. I so understand when I have to take my anorexic daughter to the doctor or blood tests, I feel the same as you do. You did it though, give yourself credit and relax. xx

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I hate when that happens, it has nothing to do with anxiety and it’s fine to have these feelings. Don’t worry about it, and enjoy your day.

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