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Throwing up in morning

Hi
I was just wondering if anyone could help me out here.
My mother passed away on 6/2/2007 due to Liver Cancer.  Everything had happened so quickly she was only diagnosed 3 weeks before her passing and I have been very upset about it.  I am only 24 years old.  The day after her passing I woke up in the morning and threw up stomach bile/saliva.  It continued for the next week everyday...I was not eating much because I felt sick to my stomach over everything.  I figured this is why I was throwing up.  It is now July 27th and I am still throwing up in the mornings.  I noticed I do not wake up on the weekends and throw up.  During the weekday I work and have been very stressed at work because my mother was the boss there and now I'm in charge.  I believe this is all nerves.  

It happened to me in November of last year as well when my Uncle was sick and in the hospital for about a month.  I would only throw up when I was nervous about his health.  Once he came home, I never threw up.

I know it's not healthy to throw up bile/stomach acid every morning because it can damage the esophagus..etc...But how do I stop this??? I wake up with a nervous feeling stomach and once I force my self to throw up I feel better.  
I miss my mom so much and when I wake up in the morning I come to realization that she won't be sitting out in the living room getting ready for work when I walk out there...I believe that is why I wake up with my stomach feeling like the nerves are all over the place.

Any suggestions????

Thanks in advance,
Laura
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Im so sorry to here about the loss of your mom.  You sound like you been through so much.... My dad died 13 years ago of a massive heart attack and it shocked me.  I went to see a councelor cause it traumed  me .  I felt sick all the time couldn't focus on anything.   Seeing a councelor will help you.  You will never get over it.  From this day Im not over it but I was seeing a councelor for a while and it helped me.  Try to see a councelor  keep yourself busy you will always remember her think of the good things what you and her did not the bad stuff.   I always  go to my dads grave and that helps me.  Your mom doesn't want to see you get sick over this she wants you to enjoy life and I always say this to myself to about my dad.   Belive me its very hard but try to think about good things not when she was sick.... It will take time to get over this.   I used to talk to people about my dad and that helped me to cause I let it out I didn't hold it in.   If you need anybody to talk to Im here for you......... BEST WISHES
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still not sure why I'm throwing up...any answers?
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What I was trying to say is I think your throwing up cause all the stress you were going through Go to the doctor and find out why just trying to help........
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Hi, Im sorry I don't think my previous post to you went through.
I thanked you for your and sorry for your loss as well.  I also said that I have been talking to a person who also recently lost her mother so that has helped as well.. I don't think Im ready to go see a counseler yet.  The time will come though I know it.

Talk to you soon

Laura
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Definitily things will pass.  Hope you are feeling  better and if you need someone to talk to Im here.....Are you still getting sick?
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Hey, I'm Jonathan, and I've been throwing up saliva/bile/stomach acid almost every morning for about a year now, I never had insurance of my own, so i never went to the doctor's, until it got so bad, I had to go to the hospital because I was so faint, and ready to pass out and die.  It hurts so much when your body is trying to expel every single little thing from your body, and there's nothing else to throwup.   I have insurance now, but there's not an opening at the GI clinic with my doctor until October 24th!!!!  When I was at the hospital before though, they ran an enormous amount of tests, one of which was they made me eat a radioactive scrambled egg, then I layed down on a table and couldnt move for an hour while they tracked the radioactivity through my digestion process with a radioactive sensitive camera.  Bascially, $20,000 later in bills, that I have no way of paying, they said they dont know whats wrong, but they told me my stomach processes food too slowly, so they gave me pills (Bentyl) to make my stomach contract, and process things quicker, but that didnt really do anything at all.   By the way, I dont get sick really on the weekends either, but thats because I'm totally stress free from work. there's nothing to do , and I can sleep in until 10:30 - 11:30 in the morning.   I usually wake up on weekdays about 7:30am.  

Hurting in the same boat as you.
Jonathan.
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First of all, Im extremely sorry for your loss and God bless you.

Secondly, I was actually looking online because I have a similar problem, although I don't think quite as serious. I am a 28 year old female and about 6 years ago I went through a very stressful experience which caused me to be an emotional wreck, resulting in a stress cough, which lead to throwing up.

Initially it was due to the cough that I would throw up, but then it happened every time i felt emotionally uneasy. At that time i went to the doctor, who after sticking tubes down my nose and into my stomach (to have a look with a microscope) told me that my stress was causing acid reflux, which could turn into an ulcer and was making me nauseous. (I would even lose my voice)

He put me on a bunch of medications over a period of six months (for the cough and the acid). It did help... but 6 years later I still throw up every time I get stressed or change my eating, sleeping or just plain 'living' habits.
It sounds to me that your emotions are also getting the best of you sometimes, and although I think it is best to consult with a doctor, I dont think you have anything to worry about. Just try to stay positive and stress free. Inhaling and exhaling deeply 10 times helps.
Good luck!
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Hey im on the same boat as you all but the only difference is that im a 17 years old male and am still in high school. I mean if anything that ive learned from my past week of research is that this is common in college students and overworking people. This has been happening to me since i was 15 and ive also been growing white hair which isnt really normal for a 17 year old. By white hair i mean patches not just 5 or 6 pieces of hair. But stress is the main thing i have in common with you all if anything. My life is school and church and have little time for video games or such. So i hope this helps if any thing
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I have the SAME problem… I had an endoscopy and dr didn't find anything… I started new acid reflux meds… no change.. it doesn't matter what I eat, if I eat little, if I eat nothing, if I eat something different… nothing makes it better and nothing changes it… :(

I have been this way months now… I always wake up anxious and like you ONLY week days… now however I have this problem at night before bed… I feel a little nauseous but no vomiting so far…

I am worried but I don't know what to do or what it is… any ideas? Any relief techniques or medications?

By the way -- NOT pregnant…

Please help… I am desperate…
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