Anxiety and nausea in the morning


Anxiety and nausea in the morning


Having an important enough appointment, having a sensitive test in one day can cause your morning anxiety and nausea.


Anxiety is a natural response to environmental and psychological stress that can manifest itself with a very diverse range of psychological or physical clinical symptoms.


Anxiety, for whatever reason, may cause you to start your morning with nausea and stomach discomfort. It is true that anxiety is a physiological response to the stress around us, But sometimes the repetition of anxious situations, especially if they are accompanied by physical manifestations such as nausea and vomiting, can interfere with our lives and cause us problems.


What you will read next


What are the symptoms that can accompany an anxious condition?

What causes anxiety and nausea in the morning?

What are the anxiety disorders associated with nausea?

What can we do to reduce anxiety and nausea in the morning?

When should we see a doctor?



What are the symptoms that can accompany an anxious condition?

Symptoms that may be associated with an anxiety condition include:

  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Get angry quickly
  • Anger that is out of proportion to the situation
  • Stomach ache
  • Headache
  • Painful heartbeat
  • Sweating
  • Stomach ache
  • Stomach acid returns to the esophagus
  • Nausea
  • Vomit


The doctors of our specialized group will continue to examine anxiety and nausea in the morning.



What causes anxiety and nausea in the morning?

When you are anxious, your body makes changes to prepare you to fight and defend against a critical event. This is a natural reaction that ensures your survival and prepares you to escape or fight a dangerous event.


Hormones are released in this condition, your central nervous system, that is the brain releases a set of substances, and all these changes cause specific cardiovascular manifestations such as increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, specific muscle changes such as spasm and contraction, increased Breathing speed and ... occur.

Changes that occur in this natural process in your digestive tract can be accompanied by the following manifestations:

  • Nausea
  • Vomit
  • Inflammation of the esophagus and exacerbation of gastric acid reflux into the esophagus
  • stomach ache
  • Accumulation of gas in the abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Belching
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • and painful abdominal cramps and ...


Stress can cause two known functional disorders in about ten to twenty percent of the population.

These two disorders are:

Irritable bowel syndrome and Chronic upset stomach

You experience nausea, discomfort, chills and vomiting following anxiety.



What are the anxiety disorders associated with nausea?

The following anxiety disorders may be associated with nausea (and morning sickness):

  • chronic anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
  • panic disorder
  • social anxiety disorder
  • phobias
  • post traumatic stress disorder


Keep in mind that while anxiety is a natural reaction of the body to high-risk and stressful situations, but repetitive anxiety attacks for no apparent reason can reduce your quality of life, reduce your useful performance and function, and remain as a disorder.

Chronic anxiety disorders, if left untreated, can be associated with depression and other underlying problems.



What can we do to reduce anxiety and morning sickness?

If this problem occurs frequently and interferes with your daily activities and quality of life, the best way is to discuss your problem with your doctor.


In addition to your doctor's advice, you can use the following methods to reduce anxiety and nausea:

  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet.


Anxiety and nausea in the morning


  • Do not forget regular exercise and physical activity.
  • Get enough sleep.
  • Limit alcohol consumption.
  • Limit caffeine intake.
  • Maintain healthy social relationships with friends and family.
  • Use yoga, meditation and the like.
  • Do not forget deep breathing exercises when you are anxious.
  • Try not to overeat, choose light meals.
  • Drink a little cold water slowly.
  • Do not wear tight clothing that puts pressure on your stomach.
  • Avoid fatty and fried foods.
  • Do not do strenuous activities or strenuous body movements.
  • Limit spicy foods, garlic and onions.



When should we see a doctor?

Be sure to consult your doctor before taking OTC antiemetic drugs.


Finally, it is reiterated that if you suffer from frequent anxiety and nausea (morning sickness) and if these conditions impair your quality of life and reduce your useful functioning, it is necessary to consult your doctor. Take your anxiety disorders seriously and do not let them become chronic and destructive.


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