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Anxiety Disorders

Also known as Agoraphobia, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Health Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks, Phobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, Stress

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  • Bad Anxiety With Bad Physical Symptons

    I have had anxiety for the past year. Normally it would only kick in when I was doing something big like going to a concert or going into the city. Recently my anxiety has been very presistent. I feel it at every moment of the day with no end in sight. My anxiety displays itself with severe stomach...

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  • Scared to take medicine

    Im pretty sure I have been suffering from allergies, I got benadryl 25mg which was perscribed for me to relax & fall asleep but have not took it because of all the side effects listed & as you guys kno Benadryl is also an allergy medicine but im scarreedd lol my mom also got me these other allergy...

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  • Hypochondria

    So i went to the doctor and explained my 2-3 Petechiae (i thought i had leukemia) to him and he prescribed a normal CBC. (The results only took a few hours) The CBC came out normal and everything seemed okay.  I was relieved but now i found a bruise on my jand and im scared again. Can a normal CBC...

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  • 20 years old and no job or social life

    Hey guys! This is my first time using a forum so bare with me. Basically I've had anxiety really all my life, I've never gone to social events or any type of social thing, parties or even a meal with friends. It's gotten far worse for the past year or so, to the point of not leaving the house...

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  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder

    I have a diagnosis of severe Generalised Anxiety Disorder and OCD. I suffered from Panic Disorder in the past but, thankfully, I don’t get panic attacks anymore. I am 20 and in college and am doing better in life than I have done any time in the past 5 years. Despite this, my anxiety still makes a huge...

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  • Hi I’m looking for some advice please

    Hi I been suffering just lately with panic attacks and anxiety it’s all new to me and scary to I havnt been able to be on my own and for the last few days iv been getting very light headed a strange feeling that I can’t explain any one know how long this all lasts it’s taking over my life and independence...

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  • Debating calling vs waiting

    Some background info: My diagnoses are Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized anxiety.   Meds are Wellbutrin 450 mg daily Lamictal 200mg daily Xanax as needed Elavil 25 mg and Flexeril 5 mg daily for tension headaches Over the last two months, I have been pretty much uncontrolled anxiety and...

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  • Vitamin/supplement

    1. Vitamin B complex 2. Multivitamin 3. Magnesium 250 mg although would it be OK to try 500 mg? 4. Omega 3 1000 mg caplet 5. 10 mg propranolol taken on its own not with the above. If anyone has tried a combination like this or is planning to try this let me know. 

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  • Going cold turkey with OCD

    I've been an anxiety suffer for about 5 years and have made huge amounts of progress. I feel like it's 80% gone but one thing holding me back is my OCD. I wouldn't say it completely controls my life but it gets in the way. Stuff like hand washing, over checking things, avoiding certain thought...

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  • Balance disorder and left side chest burning

    Hello friends,Its my very first post here. I am 25 years old. Its 5 years ago when i had first panic attack. I was unable to understand whats happening to me.I had feeling of being dying, i was not able to attend any party or any kind of gathering due to fear. I felt very tired each day and i had breathing...

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  • Can't sleep well and contnious nightmares ,what should I do?

    Hi guys ! I'm new here , 20 years old F student wanted to share what I'm going through lately as I am not sure what that is ! Anyhow ,I suffered from anemia few months ago ,I was studying far home ,And one night I felt I could die ..due to fast heart beats and chest pain , I came back home...

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  • Breathing problems

    hi does anyone here with anxiety feel the need to yawn or take deep breaths constantly, i have had this issue for months, was stressed months back but not so much now but its still happening, any suggestions would be helpful.

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  • Depression and nerves difficult to manage

    Please reassure me. My anxiety is through the roof and my mood is as low as it has been in years. Im in totally the wrong job. I spend much of my day alone in a quiet sales enviroment and I miss being around people. My friendships are all fake or "paid for" for example acqauntences via providing...

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  • Anyone over 50 and still get anxiety attacks?

     I am in that age group and wondered how many others are older and can't seem to shake these crazy anxiety attacks. I'm doing everything possible such as  meditation, eating healthy, exercise and so on, but still out of the blue my heart starts racing and I get lightheaded when I'm...

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  • Burning sensation in my brain

    hi, so I have this burning sensation in my brain that comes on all of a sudden and i noticed when this occurs I have a nipple discharge as well which is clear only to one side of my breast, when this burning sensation occurs I feel like i have mental confusion , I did  CT scan which back normal,...

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  • If I beat anxiety then you surely CAN!

    Back when l was diagnosed with anxiety disorder I was looking anywhere in the internet to hear a happy story but all I could find is ‘ it’s been 10 years’ or ‘it’s not curable’ and this used to shoot my anxiety to the moon and made me worse and worse so I promised myself I will beat it and come back...

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  • Is anyone on bupropion (e.g. Wellbutrin)?

    My doctor put me on bupropion 150 mg and this is my 4th day taking it. I've tried SSRI's (Paxil) beforet but got really tired of the sexual side effects and somnolence. Lately (6 months) I've only taken benzos occasionally for anxiety but as they're not for long-term use, I deciced to...

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  • Help! Help!Help!

    I'm so frigging beyond tired of how I am feeling!!! My medication pooped out in July but did not realise it was the medication that was making me so bloody anxious and panic attacks! I drank a bottle of vodka yesterday and took 2 sleeping pills but my sister in law rang an ambulance and I spent...

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  • MAGNESIUM

    Hi has anyone tried magnesium for anxiety? I bought 200 tablets from Holland and Barrett yesterday. I took my second one today. My dizziness went for a while then returned, however i feel more chilled out taking it.

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  • Do your anxiety symptoms last for days/weeks?

    My physical symptoms of anxiety seem to never go away 😟 does anyone else have the same thing and is this normal? I'm sick of it and because it's always here I think there definately is something wrong with me! It's horrible living like this. Also, when you start to obsess with one...

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  • Apologies for my last post

    As I look at it now I can obvoisuly tell that doesnt look good,    I in no harmed myself or anyone else.... just posted it and was wondering what people do for the suffocating feeling

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  • Heart problems

    I have a blocked ear right now (I think/hope) and I have serious teeth grinding issues. (I think/hope) these are both currently on my Left hand side and the pain it's causing and sensation is really worrying me about my heart. I thought I had turned a corner but no I'm Back here again. I can...

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  • Scared I have cancer

    Ok this might be a bit long but any feedback would be wonderful. So im so scared i have cancer. This all started when i had a prolonged cough. For about 6 months. I went to the Dr not thinking much about it until my sis said what if you have cancer. I started googling up everything and scared myself...

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  • Help, I have had anxiety my whole life and now my boyfriend does.

    Hi everyone, I really need some guidance in this area. My boyfriend and I have been long distance for almost 6 years now. It works and then it doesn't, but we power through and always end up stronger for it. He is a strong, confident, reliable man.  I have had anxiety almost my whole life....

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  • Anxiety and Panic Attack

    Hi...I've been so stress lately ..I haven't felt like myself at all ..about a month ago I believe I had a very scary panic attack..that I though it was a heart attack..rush to the ER ..they did everything chest x-ray , ECK , blood test , urine test ..Everything but everything came back normal..I...

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  • Anxiety attack on waking

    i have been told i have anxiety only. Not depression. Not anything else. Can anyone relate to having jumbled thoughts whilst sleeping (dreaming?), then starting to wake very agitated, rolling and moaning.  When fully awake having taken a diazepam able to chat and eat breakfast.  Whats going...

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  • Im scared I have cancerous lump???

    Earlier this year I went to the doctor several times and had random tests done. Thing is--I'm not paying for it my parents are. I'm 18 and idk what to do now. I forgot to ask the doctor about a lump on my vulva (the labia majora) cuz I was freaking out about other things. But now I can't...

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  • depressed and confused

    So I really need an answer to this. When I was younger about 9 I used to have a suicide obsession. I used to go around the house sticking my fingers in electric sockets even though I didn't want to and I would feel frightened and cry bcs of it. I would also drop something like a small toy down the...

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