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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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  • 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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  • Muscle spasms in throat

    Hi all! I've been on sertraline for 6 months now. I've seen a little improvement but I am plagued everyday with muscle spasms in the front of my neck. It feels like someone has grabbed the front of my throat. It's very distressing as I feel like I can't breathe properly or swallow (I...

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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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  • Anxiety panic/anxiety attacks

    Please hellp can someone relate to this symptoms experience. I have Anxiety witch coz me to panic I get like a sudden out of the Blue fear High anxiety a cold feeling like cold flashes it starts at my chest and goes through my hole body I hate the feeling then my heart starts to beat fast and my legs...

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  • Anxiety

    I have a few questions I'll like to ask you if you don't mind me asking. I suffer from anxiety which cause me to feel every anxious was told it's all in your Head, it's fals alarms but the physical symptoms I experience is so real it keeps my mind racing with thoughts I had a Full...

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  • Anxiety symptoms after eating

    Hi.  I was wondering if anyone else has anxiety symptoms after eating.   I have been diagnosed as having an anxiety disorder but I think more than that I have some sort of digestive disorder.  Often after eating my heart races, my stomach bloats and I sometimes feel a bit breathless.  This...

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  • Struggling to cope with my anxiety

    So ill start from the beginning well where i think it was anyway! I have always had a fear of being sick ever since i can remember but it had always stayed at the back of my mind and didnt really cause any issues until about 5 years ago i was sick in the night through a bug and my at the time partner...

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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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  • Anxiety With Stomach Problems

    Hey All I recently Posted on here but need a further discussion. I’m 23 was developed anxiety around 8 months ago  Symptoms -cheat pain -headaches (ongoing)  Back ache especially lower back -Testicle Pain -indesgestion/loser abdomen pain -always lightheaded  -constantly Worries about...

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  • Why do we feel like this and how to over come!

    So, to make a long story short i am so sick of Anxiety!  About 8 months ago i went to the doctor for head pains which is where it all began.   I  have had 2 blood test, urine test, stomach infection test and all came back normal.  I no longer have headaches, but now it seems...

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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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  • 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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  • Health anxiety ****

    So been having a hell of a weekend feelin crap feelin like I’m ill panickin that much I’ve gave myself more palpitations headache and feeling sick and sweating resulting me in A&e had bloods done urince and ecg how can Anxiety do this... my bloods are clear urine clear and ecg fine the hospital have...

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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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  • Zoloft and horrible thoughts.

    Hello. Found this by googling and I just need to find people who have dealt with the same. I was recently started on zoloft 50mg again after I stupidly stopped it about four months ago or so. Was on it for anxiety for 6 years and figured I was fine. When stuff at work changed, my anxiety got worse again....

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  • Mind is racing, health anxiety getting worse.

    I have the doctors appointment set tomorrow for my stomach ultrasound to see if my gallbladder is the cause for the pain in my stomach/chest but on the other hand I’m feeling like it’s something with my esophagus and from what I found on google cancer popped up and I have a few of the symptoms but I’m...

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  • MK2 MK2

    Seriously afraid I’m going to have a heart attack any day now.

    I’ve been stressed for the past 3 or 4 years now. Every month I feel like I develop a new symptom. It started with lack of sleep, turned into sharp chest and stomach pains with diareah, and now my left shoulder feels like it’s strained. In fact, my whole face feels so tight, including my jaws and my...

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  • Health anxiety

    Hi, I'm an 18 y/o girl with a fear of throwing up. Please answer quickly. Tonight I was falling asleep while laying on my stomach. A few minutes before I ate a few peanut butter pretzels. After starting to doze I got this stomach pain that kind of burned. I've been having some gas and bloating...

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  • Really bad health anxiety!

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and not too sure what it's all about or if it's going to help me.. I'm 23 years old and have been told by my doctor that I'm suffering from health anxiety (although I'm not convinced!) It all started at the beginning if the year - I had a very random...

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  • Anxiety Symptoms?

    Hello!  I'm a 21 year old college student currently living at home for the summer before going back to school. I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, Depression, Panic Disorder, and a form of PTSD. I also experience emetophobia.  Here's a list of my symptoms;...

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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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  • Shortness of breath terrified all the time!!

    What does everybody's shortness of breath feel like? I even feel really really out of breath even when I talk which worries the c**p out of me! I wake up with it and go to sleep with it every night, I feel I have got to catch my breath every few minutes just to make sure I can get air into my...

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  • Panic attacks

    I always fill like something is gonna happen to me or imma loose my mind everyday can someone relate 

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  • Hypochondria is sending me crazy :( please help

    Hey guys, so longgg sotry short... I'm 20 years old and so far for this past two months, I sort of need to use google for my symptoms idk why, and so far I thought I had, lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, and MUCH more life threatening stuff.... currently I think I have heart failure because...

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  • anxiety = breathing issues

    So for a while now, i feel like my anxiety has been peaking to a point where there isn't a day where im not feeling at least one physical symptom. I know that these symptoms all come from my anxiety but there are some that just physical and emotional exhaust me and honestly i just want to feel normal....

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  • Has anyone had digestive issues due to anxiety and depression?

    On July of last year my grandfather passed away of prostate cancer and on October of the same year I started to feel weird. I had the worst chest tightness that would not be relieved by anything. Now im having digestive issues. Been going to cbt therapy and just recently started on Zoloft. When am...

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  • Anxiety? Something else? Been a year of this and Im done.

    First time posting here so bear with me.  Since last summer (Aug 2017) I’ve just had a tough time being myself. I work in finance I’m 37 w two kids and a wife and lead a fairly healthy lifestyle. ( No drugs, some beer and wine ). I’ve had these bouts of feeling “out of it” like my brain is just...

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  • Muscle twitching, arm pain, and sweating

    A few minutes ago, I felt twitching in my left chest where my heart is. A minute later, I’m getting awful pain in my upper left arm and is spreading to the lower part. I’m sweating like crazy on my back and legs. When I listen to music, I could hear the pitch lower than before. My left leg hurts as well...

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  • Severe anxiety past 6 weeks

    Hi all. I'm 43 and currently experiencing severe anxiety/panic atracks. In particular, social anxiety and pretty much everything is a trigger. I'm also going through perimenopause which doesn't help and possibly the cause of this hell. I've been trying to take control of the symptoms...

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  • Feel like I'm stopping breathing when I fall asleep

    Hi has anyone ever experience d the feeling oif stopping breathing just as falling asleep? It wakes me up and then I darent go to sleep in case I do stop breathing completely. Its just happened again now but I've been ok past couple of nights prior to this episode c

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