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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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  • Health anxiety

    Hello all, I have had really bad health anxiety for the past 3 months, with a main physical symptom of always feeling nauseous, sometimes it gets so bad I genuinely feel like I’m about to throw up but I never have, but that feeling of nausea is always lingering there, makes me think there is …

  • Heart pain with exercise

    I have heart conditions. Write many post here about it. Dr said i have anxiety and suggest me healthy life style. Today i did a little 10 mint exercise and still it passed 5 hour i have iching or pinching pain in my left side of chest near center of chest. I am very afraid. I afraid my heart …

  • worried about cancer

    hi i have been not feeling right for  about 4 weeks doctor said it is anxiety on propranolol 10mg x 2 a day had 2 ecgs which were normal had fbc which was normal apart from wbc which is slightly raised had no concerns but still feeling no better and i'm worried it's cancer keep feeling …

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  • Medical marijuana anyone?

    Has anyone tried it for anxiety?  Has it worked at all?  In my state our dumb governor is very strict about what conditions can qualify and anxiety is not one of them. I do have another condition that does qualify but (thankfully) I've been in remission for about 5 years so that may …

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    I just wanted to add some words of encouragement for those who suffer with anxiety because when I was at my lowest this forum was a life saver for me. I was someone who didn’t get the help I needed when I first went to my doctor and told them about my anxiety. I then started on citalopram and with …

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  • Anxiety lasting all night

    Hi everyone, Since late this evening I started getting my usual panic but it's 2am where I live and it's just not subsiding at all. I've tried to sleep but it's impossible i get jolted awake by the feling of falling from a large height and when i try to get comfortable it feels …

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  • Health anxiety

    Hello all, I have had really bad health anxiety for the past 3 months, with a main physical symptom of always feeling nauseous, sometimes it gets so bad I genuinely feel like I’m about to throw up but I never have, but that feeling of nausea is always lingering there, makes me think there is …

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  • Health aniexty

    Hi just wondering if anyone as weird sensations in there head feels like burning tingling and cold spot sometimes pressure moves round all parts of head .

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  • Heart pain with exercise

    I have heart conditions. Write many post here about it. Dr said i have anxiety and suggest me healthy life style. Today i did a little 10 mint exercise and still it passed 5 hour i have iching or pinching pain in my left side of chest near center of chest. I am very afraid. I afraid my heart …

    Posted
  • worried about cancer

    hi i have been not feeling right for  about 4 weeks doctor said it is anxiety on propranolol 10mg x 2 a day had 2 ecgs which were normal had fbc which was normal apart from wbc which is slightly raised had no concerns but still feeling no better and i'm worried it's cancer keep feeling …

    Posted
  • Please help stronger pvcs

    So last few days I have had stronger pvcs than usual? Is this normal with someone with anxiety and pvcs? They cause discomfort and its really forceful feeling compared to the usual light ones

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  • Are these anxiety symptoms

    I keep having thoughts about catching a disease after a low risk accident and i keep thinking about the symptoms. The symptoms i have 1) little tingling all over my body 2 ) i can feel my lymph node on left side of my neck. ( size of the tip my finger it ) 3) sometimes its hard to swallow 4) …

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  • Paxil....side effects ???

    So my doctor gave me Paxil 10mg for my gad....this is my 5th week I have to pick up the script in the morning , but I can’t sleep I’m nauseous everyday to where I can’t eat really and it makes me have crazy dreams like bout my mom who passed when I was 17 (12yrs) ago...and I believe I’m having …

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  • scared i have breast cancer

    me again so im only 14 years old and im scared i have breast cancer because sometimes when i press the upper part it hurts but i dont have the other symptoms. i think im over thinking again i feel like its only the muscle but im still scared help.

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  • feel curios and anxious about something

    i always have this anxiety disorder and developed into ocd when im was only a child , 1st i was having a health anxiety but after i grown up my anxiety focus on my health and fear of being crazy, i am so concern if anything happen to my brain and body but im more focus on my mental health. I know …

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  • How to Recover from Burnout?

    Hi — I’ve been on my insane work schedule for about 5-6 weeks now and I’m burnt out. I’ve clocked out emotionally, mentally and, at times, physically.  I’m constantly frustrated, detached, cynical, irritated, exhausted, quick to cry, I’m losing my appetite—a series of symptoms that all link …

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  • Advice please

    Hi All,  I’m a 31 yr old female who has been suffering from Health Anxiety since April this year. Experienced a lot of symptoms & had a lot of tests done etc.. The past couple of weeks I’ve felt better in myself than what I have done. I think the reassurance from the Drs really helped. …

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  • Constant swallowing on a morning

    Hi all havent posted for a long while. I suffer with health anxiety and at the moment its at its worse. When i wake on a morning im constantly swallowing and coughing. I suffer with stomach reflux so this may be the cause but can anyone else relate to this. Also full of muscus in my throat x

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  • numbness on left side, severe anxiety?

    Hello, I recently posted on here about my health anxiety. I went to the doctor today complaining of severe jaw/ear pain, and numbness on the left side of the body. I started having a panic attack at the doctor and things just went horrible. I am scheduled to have a CAT scan to make sure i don’t …

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  • Advice

    Hi I’m a 16 year old boy going thru a tough time in life.I feel like I have somthing wrong in my body a disease a problem I went to the doctors for my heart and they checked me for it and everything came out fine that my heart is ok but I always ask myself this then y do I feel bad my pain doesn’t …

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  • So scared I have serious health issues..

    Hi, 22 y/o male. I get horrible weird symptoms that i tell myself is anxiety related but hard to believe it is when there are so many possiblilties. I get wierd headaches/spaciness, confusion, eye pain on one side/invoulentary eye movements, my heartbeat feels different (feels weak, not as regular) …

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  • Does anyone else have physical anxiety symptoms 24/7

    Hi. I just wondered if what I'm experiencing is normal. For the past 2-3 months I've had constant anxiety symptoms. I'm not just talking anxious thoughts (although I have those all the time), I'm talking physical symptoms. All day long, I have a horrible tightness in my chest, …

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  • Off mirtazapine but crazyREM dreams

    anyone left with this symptom after stopping mirtaz? Wake some mornings just so distressed feel mind going crazy till i come to.  Is it still depression? Psych says i have anxiety and only gives me diazepam as i cant tolerate ssris etc  

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  • Short of breath and lightheaded

    These are  common symptoms I get with anxiety but idk if it’s a coincidence but I notice I get anxious and these symptoms whenever I eat something sweet or too greasy etc. Today I had a chocolate bar and now I’m feeling short of breath and my head feels weird and I’m a bit off balance .   …

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  • Heart problem with eating

    Hi ...i have been written many post about my heart problem and anxiety. Dr said i hv anxiety. Now please I want your kind opinion about my new problem. From last night i m feeling my heart is heavy. Feels my throught is closing. And it is so difficult for me to eat anything. When i eat its feel …

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  • Anxiety Dreams

    Hello all. Just real brief to tell a story I had my first panic attack January of last year and have been suffering from severe anxiety off an on ever since. I was wondering  if anybody has bad dreams with their anxiety. It’s a new symptom and it seems like when I get stressed about something …

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  • Zoloft and weird heavy head feeling

    Hello I started taking Zoloft three weeks ago I was on Effexor for years and it started not working. The first two weeks they had me on 50 mg of Zoloft and 75 mg of Effexor ER. Last week they upped my doses of Zoloft to 100mg and decreased Effexor to 37.5mg. The first two weeks I seem to handle …

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  • Zoloft heavy head feeling

    Hello I started taking Zoloft three weeks ago I was on Effexor for years and it started not working. The first two weeks they had me on 50 mg of Zoloft and 75 mg of Effexor EXR. Last week they had me start on 100 mg of Zoloft with 2 hello I started taking Zoloft three weeks ago I was on Effexor for …

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  • Health anxiety through the roof.

    I'm so scared right now and dont know what's going on. it all started happening this past weekend after going up north with some friends of mine to a cabin. I had pulled a muscle in my right leg and was limping for a few days, but now after that I am starting to feel very faint aches and …

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  • Heart anxiety or heart problem?

    Hi everyone,  I haven't been diagnosed with anxiety for long but I thought I had a heart problem for about 2 years before I was diagnosed but nothing was found on the ECG and heart scan. But the symptoms with my heart I've been experiencing lately have been concerning me. I'm still …

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  • Feel like I’m locking up. So scared

    I have been having problems for a year now. Tingling, head pressure, fatigue. But recently I m getting this intense stiffness. Its kind of like the pressure it my head. Feels like my legs especially are very stiff and might cramp at any moment. My neck is also stiff and sometimes it feels like its …

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  • Anxiety since childhood is getting progressively worse

    I have had anxiety ever since I was 6. This is the first time i remember having a panic attack. It first started out as separation anxiety with my younger sister, then moved to my mom which is something I still worry about. Throughout the years I experienced many episodes of different phobias, 90% …

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  • Brain Tumor (anxiety)

    if you have read my other two posts and your annoyed with me please feel free to not read this. Before we begin I have a question, can the eye doctor notice a brain tumor? I went in May (3 months ago) and I’m wondering if I had a brain tumor they would be able to see if anything bad was …

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