Are you sure it's not GERD (acid reflux)? This can make you feel like your gagging and even choking on your food. Acid backing up in your esophagus makes you feel nauseous and like you're going to vomit. Worth looking into before assuming it's anxiety. Take care.
Actually anxiety can cause your esophagus to feel tight, or choked, thus you gag. Sometimes even you get this feeling that something Is on the backside of your tounge (In the throat area) and you try to find It with your fingers and fail. This Is all normal. If the problem persists for more than 3 months Or eating actually becomes hard, seek medical help.
Whenever I get really nervous, I can feel that lump in my throat like so many other people. Anxiety can cause a myriad of symptoms that are very hard to comprehend and deal with in my opinion. Have you been to the doctor about it? Has he/she said you are fine? If you have had anxiety problems for awhile, are you able to seek help for it through threapy? For me, the best way to deal with these problems is to learn about it...there is definintely credence to the saying, "knowledge is power," in my opinion. By learning about your anxiety and confronting it, it becomes less confusing and scary and you can learn to not only deal with it, but actually thrive with it, in my opinion....keep us posted!
Is there any medications that have stopped the gagging or do I have to live with it for the rest of my life