Help: Anxiety, GERD, Gastritis, Acid refluxHi All,
I am new to this forum and looking forward for some help regarding my condition.
Height: 5' 7'
Weight: 132 pounds
Professional life: Sedentary
Am suffering from Acid reflux, GERD, anxiety conditions. I get upset quickly, also am a hypochondriac. It sucks.
It all started from one bad day on November 2011. I was taken to ER for light headedness and then I was moved to various specialities from cardiology to urology. So far, there were around 4-5 different occassions when complete blood check was performed and dozens of tests around ultrasounds and so forth. Also, GI performed upper endoscopy.
Medical Findings so far:
Evidence of Grade 1 reflux.
Small sliding hiatal hernia.
Erosive gastritis of distal stomach.
No ulcers and no H.Pylori.
When symptoms get worse:
After eating food especially spicy food or when skip a meal or am anxious for no reason or when I skip medication.
Am really getting upset that I have to take regular medications which may have numerous side effects and am afraid to continue taking these medications for my life.
I have been reading some positive reviews on Nux vomica and Nat Phos, but I don't want to self-medicate. Also, I don't have good homeopaths around, so I am looking for some help here.
Thanks in advance.
jmdrocks on 2012-11-22
1. ID or Your Name: jmdrocks
2. Age: 28
3. Sex: Male
4. Single/Married: Married
5. Weight: 132 pounds
6. Height: 5' 7'
7. Country: United States
8. Climate: Cold
9. List of your complaints: Acid reflux, GERD, Gastritis, Anxiety, Stress, Hypochondria.
10. Since how long are you suffering from each complaint: 1 year
11. Diabetic or non-Diabetic: Non-diabetic.
12. Desire sweets/sour/salt: Sweets a lot.
13. Thirst: Okayish
14. Tongue and Taste: Fine
15. Current Blood Pressure (without medicine and with medicine): Normal 110/70
16. What exactly is happening?: Suffering from GERD, acid reflux, GERD symptoms. At the same time, I feel anxious and hypochondriac from time to time. Also, am little obsessive.
17. How do you feel? : It feels really bad. I don't feel am in control of myself.
18. How does this affect you?: There is lots of burning sensation inside my stomach.
19. How does it feel like?: Bad
20. What comes to your mind?: Fee
21. One situation that had a big effect on you?: Going to Emergency for light headedness.
22. How did that feel like?: Bad
23. What sensation do you experience in that situation?: Very anxios
24. What are you showing by that gesture of your hand (Habits or Actions)?
25. Important Question.
Current and previous remedies/medicines you are taking or took in the past?
26. Family Background: No major diseases. Father had an ulcer in his early 40s.
27. Educational Qualifications of the patient: Masters
28. Nature of work, what do you do for living?: Sedentary, Software.
29. Desires, likes and dislikes for food: Likes spicy food and sweets.
30. Name of foods which increase your problem: Spicy food.
31. Important Question.
Mind-behavior, anger, irritability, hurry,
impatient and so on.. How are you different from other persons, public speaking or not, you can describe all of the details about your behavior, love and affections.
I take a lot of stress, am obsessive. I get anxious from time to time. I have good public speaking skills. I feel things are never in my
32. Aggravation (increases-time, season,)&
Amelioration (Decreases) : Increases with meal
33. Attached here your photographs of the affected area. (if required/optional)
34. Location of the disease
35. Side of the problem (Right or Left), (Upper or Lower part of body)
36. Color of the secretions/discharges e.g
urine, stool, sputum, Saliva etc. : Normal
jmdrocks 8 years ago
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