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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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  • HELP! Should I swap antidepressants or not???

    Just been to docs.  I’ve been in a bad way for 6 months now with anxiety. I feel that my doctor is becoming annoyed with me now.  My doctor just gave me the option of changing to Sertraline or to stick with Citalopram which I’ve been taking for 17 years.  I’m not good with decisions...

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  • Fighting Anxiety.

    Is there anyone out there fighting anxiety all day and when its close to the end of the day and its time to sleep you feel really good like anxiety free but then you weak up and the cycle repeats. I recently had some extreme bad news in the past month or so because of that my anxiety level...

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  • Anxiety and your friends and family

    Does anyone else feel like people just can’t be bothered to make as much effort with you since going through anxiety? Or now that you say ‘no’ to certain things to maintain your wellbeing people can sometimes be ‘off’ with you? I’ve noticed that for me, staying up late or going out drinking isn’t where...

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  • Constant need for excitement

    Hi everyone I’m the long term partner of a man who suffers GAD. He’s had it 10 years now (diagnosed).  I’ve realized one thing about him, he can’t stand it when life isn’t ‘exciting’. Most of us go through their day by following a certain routine and so does he.. the problem is that he’s pretty...

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  • How to stop morning anxiety attacks

    Hi, and thank you for reading this discussion. I have a very big issue with the morning excessive anxiety attacks. The cause of worry is I recently bought a house and what happens is during the viewing I made a mistake and what end up happened is the house has foundation issues and that has been on...

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  • Anyone who is/was on Prozac please help

    So I started at 20 mg for 4 weeks, then my dr upped me to 40 mg for 3 weeks, then 60 for 2 weeks, and now I am at 80 mg for the past 10 days. I am still  experiencing horrible anxiety, severe OCD especially the obsessive component, and crying spells and sadness. Is this normal? I felt fine after...

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  • EXTREME self aware obsessing/ruminating, help?!

    Sorry again, but I honestly don't know how to get out of this. I just have this constant habit of over analyzing and paying close attention to everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, I do. I even pay attention to how I think and the thoughts I get. It's horrible, and I honestly don't know how...

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  • Paxil

    I was prescribed this drug to help with my mood swings/ anxiety, but I mostly need it for anxiety. Anyone have experience with this drug? Does it help with anxiety? Thanks! 

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  • anxiety through the roof

    i feel like i’m going crazy all the time. as soon as i wake up it starts. i’m always worried about my health and what will happen to me. i’m always tired and sometimes it’s hard to get through the work day. no one understand and i just want to talk to someone who gets it. 

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  • Pain in my right temple for a month.

    Hello all, For the last month i have been suffering with mild/moderate pain in my right temple. Fortunately, this is not severe enough to interrupt my daily routine as i can still do what i have to do, although i am in discomfort whilst doing so. The symptoms range from: - Loss of mental focus - Slight...

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  • Help! My anxiety is literally ruining my life! :-(

    Hello At the moment my anxiety is getting worse and affecting my entire life. I do not want to do anything at all. It takes a lot for me to leave my bed or the sofa and that really is unlike me. i have no appetite or zest for life right now. I am very very scared.  I have been on Citalopram for...

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  • Anxiety Won’t Go Away

    I feel as though this time is different. This time the anxiety is constant and will not leave. Normally I’ll have these “episodes” of anxiety and then be fine for months. However, this time feels different, it feels like I’m stuck in my own worst nightmare. I’m not sleeping, my blood pressure is constantly...

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  • Anyone deal with high blood pressure sometimes from aniexty

    Some days I am fine other days I just feel anxious like I cant set still heart is beating faster weird feeling in stomach and chest and if I set still it just makes it worse I just was put on blood pressure meds like a year ago and I have propranolol that helps me when I get to feeling like this but...

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  • severe anxiety

    I need someone to talk to about my anxiety!and depression. I have 2 kids and one on the way and im almost ready to quit all of this! I have been fighting anxiety for 5 years but it's very bad now!left side of my chest stays very heavy and my left arm weak feeling! I can't shut my mind off. it's...

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  • Tired😢😢

    Is it even possible to experience anxiety everyday? Woke up feeling fairly well now I'm overwhelmed 😢😢

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  • Noise sensitive from anxiety?

    Back in January 2018 I started getting these uncontrollable shakes just before bed.  They wouldn’t happen all the time maybe once every 2-3 weeks. In that time I developed a very stiff neck. I seen the doctor and he told me I am stressed and have anxiety. I did have a higher amount of stress from...

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  • Anxiety and depression. Suicidal thoughts

    I’m a 20 years old female. So a few months ago I found out that I have a benign lesion in my mouth. It’s been there for quite some time. Um I cannot afford the surgery right now. & it’s really causing a lot of emotional stress. I get headaches from it. & I’m so afraid of doctors telling me it’s...

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  • Please read and help!!Nausea/dry heaving feeling from anxiety

    So I have bad anxiety. But even when I don’t feel anxious.. all day long I have a sick feeling in my mouth. It just lingers all day long and has taking over my life. The feeling of dry heaving is there all day long. And when I get anxious over a situation it’s a battle to hold it in. Only way I found...

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  • Feeling terminally ill no something is very wrong very scared

    Something is very very wrong with my health and my body I do not feel normal I think any day will be my final day I am scared and I do not know what to do.. the hospital will not give me a diagnosis nor will my doctors office I've had anxiety in the past but I feel this is more sinister I'm Soo...

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  • Anxiety

    I have heart pains numbness thruout the arms and legs burning in the arms tingling all over shortness of breath i get it randomly even when im not anxious im constantly worried and on the edge my back always hurts and my chest ive had multiple bloods test ekgs an ecgs my heart is fine but i cant believe...

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  • Suicide

    Don't wanna talk just need someone to say heyto help me snap my brain out.of.this.

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  • Light head all the time

    I have been light headed all the time since Feb had all heart test dun all clear had ct brain scan in Jan it was all clear had all bloods dun 6 times since Jan all ok had Mri brain scan 3weeks ago all clear . Sinus clear to. Stil have physical symptoms but all tests dun are ok. Don't drink or...

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  • Chest pain/burning/discomfort/negative thoughts/kids/etc.....

    Hey y'all! I just really need some reassurance😣 about 2 years ago (a few months after i had my daughter) i started experiencing chest pains... prior to this, I've NEVER struggled with chest pains.. anyway, i went straight to the ER.. They did blood test, ekg, and a chest xray, and they...

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  • Feeling weird

    Does anyone else constantly feel weird even without the panic attack? I feel weird all the time like I'm not me? Anyone else feel this way and if you do what do you mean by the saying 'feeling weird'

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  • 🤔Diet for Anxiety?

    Anyone found improvement with a new diet approach?  Who’s a comfort eater here?  Me too! After 10 years of trying all the meds,  I’m willing to try anything for an ounce of relief.  I’ve read a lot recently about how sugar is the culprit for worsening anxiety and depression symptoms....

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  • There’s always something 😢

    Well where do I start. For the past week or so I have started to feel better😊 My stools are returning to normal the past few days, instead of mushy cow pat that I was having for over 2 weeks. Went about a week without eating anything as the sight of food made me feel sick & couldn’t...

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  • Scared I have bladder problems!!

    im 12 and I have anxiety...really bad anxiety. Anyways, I'm wondering if anyone sometimes wakes up with really bad pain that is relived by peeing? I'm scared I have some bladder problems. My pee seems Pretty normal. A little foamy when I pee fast. The color is anywhere from yellow to clear, usually...

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  • Frequent urination? Caused by anxiety?

    I’m 12 and I made a post about how I’m scared I have bladder problems. I would sometimes wake up with pain in my lower abdomen, where I think my bladder would be. I would have to pee to relieve the pain. Peeing doesn’t really hurt but sometimes it does. Usually when this who bladder pain, peeing thing...

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  • Quivering sensation in chest

    In the past few days I’ve been getting this strangle quivering sensation in my chest. It feels like bubbles trapped inside. It’s not gas however. Also, I sometimes feel my heart thumping hard once in a while, which scares me. I’m currently feeling pain near my shoulder. I can’t sleep because my body...

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  • Alcohol & Anxiety

    How does everyone feel the day after drinking alcohol as soon as I wake up I feel 1000% times more anxious I check my pulse every few minutes I really can’t relax I didn’t drink loads last night just a few drinks  I hate anxiety 😢 I wanna wake up and feel good not crap 

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  • anxiety through the roof

    i feel like i’m going crazy all the time. as soon as i wake up it starts. i’m always worried about my health and what will happen to me. i’m always tired and sometimes it’s hard to get through the work day. no one understand and i just want to talk to someone who gets it. 

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  • Health Anxiety with Indegestion Hell!!!

    Have only suffered with health anxiety for the last 8 months after a panic attack thinking I was going to die! Since then I have been in and out of GPS done heaps of blood samples, stool samples and urine test all come back clear, have had many test done on my organs excluding stomach and intestines...

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