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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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  • Feeling terminally ill most all the time

    Hi. I just wanted to know if anxiety disorder causes you to feel terminally ill all the time? I wake up feeling 100% like im on one of my last days. Extremely morbid exaustion in body and brain. The only way i can describe it is if you were in hospice on your deathbed few days from dying of total infestation....

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  • convincing myself this is brain cancer?!?!?!

    hey,  i was fasting on wednesday, and i had a headache, it would get worse when i would move, it went away when i ate, but till now i still have headache, or on the top of my head i would have sharp pains that always strikes in one specific area, and im getting really scared, and googling the stuff...

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  • Maybe drank a little bad milk?

    As I've posted before, I have severe anxiety and it's based on my fear of vomiting. At about 4:30-5pm I had a small, probably 16 oz milkshake from the boardwalk? I only drank half of it, it was alright just wasn't quite tasteful and had a bit of a sweeter maybe possibly off taste? There...

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  • Voices in my head

    Hi everyone, I’ve dealt with anxiety for 3 years now and I keep getting these random voices in my head. I don’t physically hear the voices. But it’s like when you’re thinking you can hear your voice in your head. Random voices and words/sentences appear in my head. Like I said I don’t physically hear...

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  • Weak muscles, shaky body, pins and needles and anxiety

    Hi, I've had anxiety for years and most of my family suffers from it. Recently I've been having pins and needles, burning feeling in my hands or feeling of numbness in my finger tips. When I wake up in the morning I feel very shaky inside and today I've felt my legs shaking throughout the...

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  • Existencial thoughts, everything is unfamiliar, anxiety

    Hey there, I relly dont know what to do anymore. My existalencial thoughts have gotten so worse. The feeling is so overwhelming. I just cant handle the fact that everything exists and in millions of years everything will be not there anymore. Im 24/7 in a state of the worst anxiety. I get panic attacks...

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  • Terrified im getting real ill now

    I am 20 yrs old. Started after april 19 when i got my hair done at salon, irritated my scalp causing small blisters my hair was burning now im experiencing odd head pressure when i try to relax ill feel small brain zaps in different areas of my head, feels like small ticks, and ear pressure. I am so...

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  • Scared of taking medicine?

    Hi, does anyone else feel scared to take any sort of medicine? I have always had anxiety, but I have just recently out of the blue started having panic attacks and it's flipped my world completely upside down.  Now I'm scared everything is going to kill me! After an awful reaction to lexapro,...

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  • Prestiq- abnormal vaginal bleeding

    Hello there, I have a question about prestiq.. been on it for two years 100mg and was great for me anxitey. Xpt for the past one year ige noticed abnormal Bleeding in between periods for two/3days... and bruises on my legs and nose bleeds + extreme weight gain. So my therapist decided to lower my prestiq...

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  • Atenolol for anxiety

    Today I started taking 25 mg of atenolol along with 20 mg of Lisinopril which I take for blood pressure (I have been taking 30 mg of Lisinopril for years and my doctor lowered dose to add the atenolol).  The thing is that this is making me anxious and I am really scared I took it.  What should...

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  • Venaflaxine withdrawal... please help me

    I was on venaflaxine for 11 months and on 75mg... so a low dose for a short time. I thought I’d have little withdrawal problems but it’s so hard!! The first few days I felt like I had the flu - headache, runny nose, muscle aches, brain zaps etc.... but nothing mental. That slowly went and then it all...

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  • Heart symptoms, scared about my heart.

    It all started with a bad panic attack in February this year, after which I'm weak every day. I went to the cardiologist when I had some chest tightness but he cleared any chances of heart diseases. But I was not convinced and I'm still suffering. He prescribed me 2.5mg nebivolol. I am lightheaded...

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  • Panic Attacks

    I had a massive panic attack when driving on the motorway on the way to work due to pain from a shoulder issue.  My shoulder has now almost been resolved, but I have a panic attack every time I drive to and from work and the motorway route is really the only route I can take.  When it originally...

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  • Help!! Scared of dieing

    I'm a alcoholic I drink 8-10 for the last few months but been on and off it for a few years. pints of Guinness a night and also I have such a bad fear of dieing in my sleep. I'm scared that il die from alcohol or sudden adult death syndrome in my sleep. Isit rare? It's badly effecting my...

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  • Dislike of being alone, anxiety sufferer

    Hi everyone, Does anyone else feel uncomfortable being at home by themselves? I’ve been on citalopram for about 8 weeks now for depression and anxiety, and whilst my depression is better, the anxiety is taking longer to subside. I just find it hard to ‘switch off’ and relax when I’m at home and there’s...

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  • Horrible Symptoms

    Head pressure like a tight bend around head, shortness of breath, ear popping, facial numbness, Eye floaters , flashes of light, muscle spams in head and muscle cramps all around the body, really bad flu like symptoms dont know why

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  • Weird headache pain

    Everyday I wake up full of nerves I know I have health anxiety but I can shake the feeling away that I have a brain tumour,it’s a weird feeling on the right side of my head just below the crown and above my ear! I also suffer from terrible neck pain too!

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  • Terrified to up dosage of Citalopram from 10mg to 15mg to 20mg

    I'm on week 7 of taking 10mg Cit. Still miserable and have side effects -- bad morning anxiety, foggy head, can't concentrate, NO appetite whatsoever, thinking about food makes me nauseous. I haven't eaten a real meal in days. I'm exhausted and jittery and can't sit still. I'm...

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  • Contemplating Prozac

    Hello, I suffer from GAD and some depression. One of my major symptoms is lightheadedness and dizziness along with raising heart, an bit shaky at times. I currently take Propranalol which helps when I get heart palpitations which feel like if I've finished up a long and exhausted marathon. Now, my...

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  • PLEASE HELP

    I have suffered from GAD and Panic Disorder for a few months now. I have had horrible symptoms. I started taking Zoloft and Buspar and it seemed to have helped for a bit. But. Last night, my grandmother (whom I live with) had a massive heart attack. I was with her when it started. Needless to say, I've...

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  • Zopiclone withdrawals!!! Need advice

    Hi, so I have been on Zopiclone for 5 months now and thought it was now time to come off of them and try get my natural sleep back from anxiety. The doctor has advised me to now take 1 every other day for the first week. Then the second week take every 3 days. First night now and I'm feeling bloody...

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  • Severe anxiety and panic attacks before and during period?

    Hello there I am a 20 year old female I’ve been dealing with bad anxiety for the last 11 months now. I’ve been off and off medication since. I was wondering if any other girl/women experiences worse anxiety/panic before and during your menstrual cycle? I feel i I do 😕 it gets really bad that...

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  • Shortness of breath never goes away no relief

    I've dealt with anxiety for years been to many doctors and send therapist lately though I'm having the worst short of breath and I get no relief at all its been constant all day long I'll get a deep breath have 2 second relief and search for the deep breath again it's truly misreble I...

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  • Anxiety, lightheaded, pass out feeling

    Okay so I don't really know how to explain how I feel. It's all just so odd. I'm going to try to explain it, and I'm hoping someone can verify anxiety makes them feel like this too!! 1) Tingles. All the time. In random places. I am starting to be able to reassure myself that it's...

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  • Help ASAP! Anxiety has me so worried

    Today a coworker of mine had something happen where his finger was cut and he was bleeding badly. My manage got the band and wrapped his hand. She handed it to me so I could put the rest away. Immediately the thought I got was omg you just touched the band which was used to wrap his hand which could...

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  • Death Anxiety

    hey everyone. i have been dealing with thoughts about death for a little over two weeks. constantly thinking i’m going to die soon. i even have thoughts about how everyone would be after i died, how i’d be remembered etc. these thoughts are consuming me. i have so many panic and anxiety attacks thinking...

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  • Anxiety Management

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum. I have struggled on and off over the years with anxiety. I can't help thinking that no matter what I achieve, I'm never going to measure up. Recently I've been having trouble sleeping. When I wake up, I don't want to get up and spend the day looking...

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