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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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  • New anxiety symptom anyone else ?

    I wake up the next day with a mild to big panic attack and also shortness of breath does anyone else get it ? It happens more when I don’t sleep my 9 hours and next day I sleep I wake up with anxiety attack 

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  • Thinking to start a anxiety support group through whatsaap

    Hello, my name is Paulette from Florida and I am 27 yrs old, I have GAD and sometimes I feel no one understands what im going through. I took medicine for it for a year and then stopped it under medical supervision but unfortunately I had to start taking it again due another mental crisis im going …

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  • What could this be?

    I’m always dreading and making up excuses not to go anywhere or do anything, it’s like all I wanna do is stay home and lay around I wasn’t always like this but since my last panic attack in January it’s been like this, I can’t enjoy my kids like I wanna bc I’m always afraid to go places like I …

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  • Feeling tired/drowsy on Zoloft(Sertraline)

    Hi everyone! I’ve been taking 25mg of Zoloft for about 3 1/2 weeks now. I’ve never been on an antidepressant prior to this. I’ve been feeling fatigued lately and just drowsy throughout the day. I take my pill at night around 7 and sleep pretty well through the night. I also do tend to work out on a …

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  • Terrible heart condition

    As I wrote many time about my heart condition. By the day first i m telling all my cardiologists that my heart is sinking my heart is sinking my heart is sinking. They said i hv anxiety. Here is summer and much humidility. I go out for bank and got sweat. My heart going to sinking. I had no tension …

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  • Convinced I have cancer!

    Unexplained nausea, unexplained fatigue, unexplained body aches, unexplained soreness on both the right and left side of my ovaries, unexplained lower back pain, unexplained bloating.  I’m a young mother, im 23, im also a student and I work part time. I’m busy. I don’t have time to slow down. …

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  • One side of body feeling light and other symptoms.

    Since the start of this year, I have been having strange symptoms in my body. The most prominent is a feeling of weightlessness in one side of body (legs/arms). It's not numbness or tingling, but feels as if my leg/arm is not there and I suddenly move it to confirm its existence. I can feel all …

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  • Message to my anxiety....

    Today.... Today you WILL not break me ANXIETY.... Do you think Im afraid? Show me what you've got!! Make my chest hurt.... Make my head pound.... Make me feel like Im dying inside, screaming for help on the inside. I DON'T CARE! I AM strong. Im tired of living my life in fear, watching …

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  • Anxiety Support.

    Recently my anxiety is back in full force. It’s causing me so much daily pain it’s becoming crushing. I go from a 10 and feeling great to literally in a ball in the corner out of pain and frustration. My head hurts for 5 minutes, then I’m nauseous, then I’m anxious and on edge, then my arm hurts, …

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  • Tired in the day but awake at night?

    Hi everyone just a quick question, want to see if anyone else experiences these? Throughout the day from the moment i wake up im tired, down, I get buzzing ears/head, headaches and plenty of other anxiety related symptoms, however at maybe about an hour before i go to bed it all seems to go. I am …

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  • I had this wierd night mare that started fine but ended horrible

    BACKSTORY( I am on vacation with my family 19 yr old M ) This dream started when I was at a house and a group of people came and I knew that one of my friends was bringing this group because he planned on taking them to a party and I said I wanted to go but when I stepped outside another friend …

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  • Lucid dream/sleep paralysis

    I have fell asleep and dreamt and I was aware I was dreaming and I when I did I got scared so I saw someone and I rushed to go talk to him and told him that I am aware that I am dreaming but I want to say has anyone ever experienced something like this ? I’m really scared it has been happening to …

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  • Headaches and Dizziness almost daily

    I'm a 17 year old female and for the past 2 or so weeks I've either been experiencing headaches or dizziness or both on a daily basis. I suffer from anxiety and health anxiety. Sometimes I just feel spaced out and it worries me because I google my symptoms and it always brings up the most …

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  • please help ASAP! im so scared!

    hi, ive been having electric shot-like pains on my skull in different places, i also sometimes get behind eye pain, eyebrow pain , but im so scared, please help!

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  • Night anxiety

    So I have this thing where a lot of nights I can’t sleep bc I get these physical anxiety symptoms . It’s like I don’t breathe right and then my head feels weird . It’s like a pressure and heaviness and it’s uncomfort and so if any fall asleep... anyone else ?

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  • Anxiety....ssri...psychiatrist???

    I been diagnosed with gad and my doctor gave me Paxil which the side effects were horrible on me and she switched me to lexapro...I haven’t takin it and I don’t know if I should. I have been on Prozac and Zoloft on the past and didn’t like how they made me feel...why do they keep trying these …

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  • Anxiety help

    So I usually feel anxious everyday. Today I went to the mall (big mistake) and I got the worst panic attack. I felt instantly lightheaded and short of breath. I felt better once I left. Now I’m home and it started again. I’m short of breath and lightheaded and I’m uncomfortable and scared. Idk what …

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  • Im so scared

    I feel like I’m hyperventilating I’m getting hot flashes and I feel lightheaded and I’m so damn scared .... I had a bad panic attack earlier today idk if this is like after anxiety ....does using my phone make it worse ?! I’ve been having a stomach ache and ive been thinking it’s something bad 

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  • Sharp, shooting, shock pain in left side of chest....anxiety?

    I have posted in here before and everyone is so helpful and awesome... so here it goes. I have been getting on and off sharp, shooting, shock like chest pains in the left side right near my left breast. The sharp pain will come for a second and be annoying and painful and then it'll disappear. …

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  • Night anxiety

    I'm just wondering if anyone else gets most of their panic attacks at night, or waking up and having one. And if maybe anyone has tips for it. I've suffered from depression and anxiety for 15 years. I have my own coping mechanisms, but in the last year it's gotten worse.

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  • Health anxiety preventing me from making BIG life decisions

    I've been suffering with gastric problems for a year now. Because of this, I don't want to make any changes in life. For example, I was thinking of migrating to another country but if I do, I may have to live on my own. I'm scared of being sick and ALONE in an apartment. What if I can …

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  • Stomach issues for a year led to health anxiety

    I just really need to vent about what I've been going through esp since I don't feel like anyone around me can relate. For a year now I've been having stomach issues and it has caused severe stress, worry, anxiety and depression because I feel like I have to live the rest of my life as …

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  • Health anxiety is such a crippling thing

    All through the night I've had a mild unsettled feeling in my stomach. Then it got more intense and I am just freaking out thinking of all the possible reasons. Was it something I ate? Is it a gastritis or IBS flare up. Am I pregnant. Ahhh I am driving myself crazy. I was doing better with my …

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  • Anxiety & paranoia over health issues

    Hey guys. I have a history of stomach problems which has taken a serious toll on me mentally. I did some tests and thankfully nothing life threatening was found. I was put on medication which has helped, though I still get flare ups from time to time. The problem is that I've developed anxiety …

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  • Racing heart!!!

    Ive been struggling the last week with an obsession... And is causing servere chest pain... And racing heart!! Like with minimal movement it'll feel like its running its own marathon!!! Soo fast... Feels like its gonna jump out of my chest. Does anyone experience this?? Feels like Im dying.

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  • A warning for Zoloft and citalopram

    Consider very carefully if you are being offered these medications. Are you a deep thinker who is prone to mental health crisis? Once I started taking these, it completely altered my perception of reality, specifically of time. It distorted my internal thoughts, the way i notice things, my …

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  • Anxiety arm pain - heart or anxiety?

    Hi all! I landed myself in a&e the other night where they done and ecg and some blood tests. They told me my heart was fine and now today I've had pain in my left arm and shoulder my brain is telling me it's a heart attack and I can't shake the feeling! I'm terrified! Has …

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  • Advice

    Hi there I’m a 16 year old boy going thru some hard time. My heart doesn’t feel right I get palpitations not fast heart beat just hard pounds sometimes I get chest pain arm pain  for a bit then it goes away.It has been a while that I would feel stressed and scared until today again I went to …

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  • Am I crazy ????!!!!

    I suffered with thoughts of dying excessively but it's only ever been about my heart or lungs ( mainly heart ) i have slowly come to terms after endless tests that i have anxiety and no longer suffer panic attacks ...I used to get left arm pain , headaches , acid reflux etc but slowly as I' …

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  • Panic Attacks, Lightheaded, Breathing/Heart Issues

    Last month, during a particularly stressful job, I suddenly experienced these intense bursts of panic. I've never had panic/anxiety attacks before. It felt like I was about to have an aneurysm, stroke, or pass out, or who knows. Scared the crap outta me. The job's been over for weeks, and …

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  • how would i know if im schizophrenic if i am a hypochondriac?

    so ive been suffering from hypochondria for over a month now. it started with a fear of fainting, to a fear of heart attacks, to a fear of seizures and now im most worried about developing schizophrenia. im 16 and i was born a healthy baby. my parents were fairly young when they had me and i dont …

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    Please since I started having anxiety issues, I usually feel my blood vessels.  Who else experience that? 

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  • pins and needles

    ive been going through this pins and needle all over my body ( sometimes my toes and fingers) feeling for  about a month now how do others deal with it any advice

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