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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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  • Terrible Health Anxiety & Panic

    Hi, I'm 22 years old and have developed terrible health anxiety over the past 2 years. It has become seriously debilitating and is going to ruin my life if I do not get a handle on it. I go to the doctor all the time. I always think I am ill with something new, either a chronic illness or a sudden...

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  • Convinced i'm dying a slow death soon

    Hi there.  I don't really know how to express what i really feel now. but convinced i'm dying soon..... a slow death Last January i was really freaking out about rabies since my cat (adopted stray) accidentally scratched me through my palm even though i went through full vaccination last...

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  • Odd sensation. Ministroke, stress or anxiety?

    I've been stressing and worrying about my health these past few days thanks to the different sensations I have on my body (shoulder tension, arm aches and pains and leg aches, and a slight weight to the right side of my face that I can't explain, but no droopiness or weakness, or loss of sense...

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  • Panic attacks & severe anxiety after edible. Please read/help.

    Hi friends, I apologize if this is a long post but I am desperately looking for help/hearing from people who had an experience similar to mine I've never used any other drugs in my life and I've never been a big fan of Marijuana and only tried smoking it 3 times and didn't enjoy it much....

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  • I can't do this anymore. Am I depressed?

    Hey everyone, Let me get everything off my chest. Im 20 years old and have been suffering with mild anxiety for 4 years. It wasnt a big deal and I was still outgoing and happy girl. Last year when i finished high school, one tragic event happened in my life and since then im a total mess. It all...

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  • I wake up during my sleep with either panic attacks or anxiety

    Im 31 yearls old and been dealing with waking up with either panic attack or anxiety.. I recently had to go to the hospital to get my heart shocked cause it was so bad... I feel that i get these when my perido comes.. I just want it to go away.. Not having that feeling im going to wake up with an attack......

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    Escitalopram to venlafaxine

    Hi out there. I’ve had a rough 7 months after our daughter was born I’ve trialled citalopram and escitalopram with some luck but terrible side effects. So my doctor has me on venlafaxine now. I’m trying to stay positive but it’s hard not to feel down and wonder if I will be like my old self or better...

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  • My life is falling apart

    I'm 45 and feel some relief for having a diagnosis - anxiety. I have a good life and just about everything I could want. But I keep doing and saying things I should not.  Everyone has had enough of me and I don't blame them. I take meds and started seeing a counselor but I think I have finally...

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  • Weak muscles, shaking, fast heart beat

    Has anyone have these with anxiety? They really scare me and I hate having this it happened twice now in 2 weeks , how you manage to deal with it and is it something you can just get rid of ???. Thank you for any reply x

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  • Heart Palpitations/Chest Pain - NEED HELP ASAP!

    Hey, so a few months back at the start of the year, I had two panic attacks for the first time, I thought it was a heart attack twice so I went to the hospital and I did a chest x-ray and everything was fine but ever since then the chest pain and palpitations tell me otherwise, I have health anxiety...

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  • Legs very weak from massive anxiety? Help!

    Hi everyone...first post. Im 41.  Ive been dealing with massive anxiety the past 8 years.  My wife passed away from ALS 6 years ago at 34.  We had three babies together -- they are 10, 8, and 6 now.  Im on no meds. In addition to constant anxiety I deal with: Severe panic attacks...

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  • Clonazepam

    So I'm taking clonazepam in drops, and I'm only taking one drop, the container where the drops come in says 2.0mg, I just don't know how much is in a drop. Can any body help me out.

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  • Tonsil stones

    Ok I have had bad allergies and I felt like there was something stuck on the right side of my throat and I stuck my finger back there and this hard stuff came out...this has never happened before so of course I'm freaking out thinking I have throat cancer...I did Google and says its tonsil stones...

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  • why do I tremble inside on waking

    Every morning I wake up with a trembling feeling inside. It's really horrible. Feels like I going to hsve a panuc attack.but I control it. Anyone else hsve.this feeling. Could it be anxiety or dome physical.thing. Hhelp

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  • I'm still sick and it's scaring me. I'm afraid to die.

    I'm only posting this here because it's really triggering my health anxiety. a few months ago I had some type of flu virus when they were making eveyone super sick. I felt like death. The norm. I got a tiny bit better- then I had horrible breathing issues along with sinus problems and the...

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  • Terrified I have pancreatic cancer..worry is ruining my life

    Hi every one. I am a 20 year old female who has been experiencing consistent pain under my left rib cage. I would actually classify it as more of a discomfort than a pain. The discomfort has also radiated into my back and feels like a burning nerve pain in my back. I have also been noticing other signs...

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  • Exteme high anxiety

    Any coping strategies for working with very high anxiety? I want to change jobs but financially can't right now and I have been changed to a different area. I am usually upbeat even tho I cry silently. I don't 'click' with the gossiping troublemakers and finally, yesterday, I found myself...

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  • Loss of visibilty from anxiety??

    I want to say that this has not happened to me in a while.  When i was 16 i completely lost my vision(my eyew were open but everything was black) but i was also 16 and doing stupid things like drinking and stuff, so i didnt think anything of it.  There has been a couple times in the past...

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  • someone please help me?

    Hello everyone, my name is Jayden. I am 24 years old and I’m currently going through hell.   I have a strong family history of anxiety, depression, heart disease and high cholesterol. I am starting to get worried because for the last year now I haven’t been feeling the same.  I am not sure...

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  • Chest pain when stressed.

    I always feel pain in the upper left side of my chest as well as under my left armpit every time I get a little stressed out or have an anxiety. It's not unbearable but it bothers me a lot. I don't think I have any heart problem. I'm 22, 5'4 and 122 lbs. . Also, when someone startles...

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  • I can't understand what is wrong with me

    For awhile now, I have been having a slight pain at the right side of my stomach, and it stopped, for weeks now no pains, but I don't understand my stomach, all of a sudden it seems to be getting bigger. No pains, nothing. Then just this week, Wednesday at night while sleeping, I felt my entire body...

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  • Beau's lines with health anxiety

    Just a brief history. I am 28 years old and have had health anxiety for 8 years now. I've dealt with it my own. I've had every physical symptom you can imagine. Most recently it's my heart. I am an lvn and work in healthcare so that makes it worse. I've had several ekgs all normal. Blood...

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  • I feel like I'm not here. Can somebody help me?

    Hi everyone! I think i really need help. I have so many problems with myself that i really dont know what to do anymore. I've been suffering from mild anxiety for about 4 years but last year it all went down to hill after one tragic event in my life. Since then, I've had very strong health...

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  • Too scared to kill myself, how pathetic

    That's it. I've had about all I can take from this miserable thing we call life. I'm sick of being depressed and having panic attacks. I want to hang myself, don't ask me why that's my chosen method but it is but I have a death phobia so I'm too scared to do it and gave myself...

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  • How to tell if it's a stomach virus or anxiety??

    All day I have been feeling very ill, for example nausea, 3 bowel movements, dizziness and lack of appetite(which started within the last few hours) . How can I know whether I am getting a stomach bug or my anxiety? I have severe emetophobia and was recently diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder....

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  • Irrational fear of tummy bug!!

    Hi. Im a 22 year old female who has an extreme fear of catching any type of illness that may involve me being sick. This has caused me to develop generalized anxiety in every day life but it all boils down to my phobia. my mum was sick saturday night at midnight its been over 48 hours but im still panicing...

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