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Can stress cause insomnia, loss of appetite and breathing difficulty?

Hiya. My daughter who is 17 cant sleep at night til 7 in morning for a few hours and hasnt been eating for a few days. Last 2 days hasnt eaten anything. She feels like she cant breath. She is asthmatic and saying both her ears hurt like they blocked. I forced her to eat sum egg but complaining she gna be sick. Wat can i do. There has been stress at home with my marriage. Wich affected her.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019
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Hello,

Yes, it can but its also better to rule out other disorders especially a thyroid related one.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

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Dr Harshita, Ophthalmologist
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