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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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  • Anxiety Caused By Birth Control

    Hi, Has anyone experienced anxiety and depression while taking combination birth control pills? I started taking Beyaz around six months ago, and have progressively been getting more depressed. This culminated a few weeks ago when I had my first panic attack in years. Now, I am anxious, having very...

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  • Does anxiety produce seizure like symptoms?

    Can anyone advise? I have just read on another forum of this gentleman who as diagnosed with partial seizures at the age of 42 after complaining of similar problems to mine. I have been to see a neurologist who has pretty much ruled this out but how often are people misdiagnosed as in the case of this...

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  • Help :-(

    I've been near enough fine for the last 2 months afrer having severe anxiety about my heart, it randomly started in January when I had my first full blown panic attack, after numerous visits to my gp and a&e they put it down to anxiety, then about a month ago I was told I could also have fibromyalgia...

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  • Is this just anxiety?

    been suffering for a month now but I'm constantly wondering if it's just anxiety. I have had blood tests, chest x ray, ecg, MRI, and a holter monitor. All have comeback fine. That is of course comforting but also leaves me wondering if there's not enough tests done to be sure. I'm constantly...

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  • My anxiety is ruining my life

    Hello, my name is justin and I have been suffering from anxiety and panic attacks since i was about 16 i am now 24, Everyday for the past 2-3 years it has been getting progressively worse nothing i have tried fixes it, my symptoms thus far have been Extreme worry about my heart health constant thoughts...

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  • Internal Chest itching???

    Hi everyone I am having a internal Chest itching sensation. I want to scratch but it's not my skin that's itching. It's inside my chest. I have this feeling in my throat too. I finished eating and it happened. Is it a allergy? I feel I'm about to start wheezing. My chest feels heavy....

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  • Venlafaxine and phenergan

    His guys just wondering if I can take 37.5mg dose of venlafaxine with the normal 20mg dose of phenergan ( promethazine antihistamines ) for allergies

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  • Health Anxiety and Feeling like Loss of Control

    Hello,       I'm 19 years old with no particular history of any disease aside from GERD which I got diagnosed 2 years ago. I've gone into a spiral of madness from some of the symptoms that ailed me. I felt like I was going to die immediately and had chest pains/shortness of...

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  • Always sleepy and urinating frequently is this anxiety?

    So for the past 3 days I noticed that I get tired really fast like I can't stay up a whole day the first day this happened I woke up at 9:30am and felt tired around 6:30pm and I finally slept at 10:00pm cause I was so sleepy I was waking up every 3 hours and falling back asleep I noticed about every...

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  • I am so nervous for high school I feel like throwing up.

    Hi. So I have an anxiety disorder and I don't take meds or get therapy because my mom won't let me (I'm 14) it's very frustrating I get nervous about doing anything. When I get an anxiety attack I feel like throwing up and not moving. Well tomorrow I have a high school orientation and...

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  • health anxiety is ruining me

    Hi. Im 14 and I've been suffering with health anxiety for a few years. My health anxiety comes and goes but right now, its the strongest its ever been. My main fears are skin cancer, leukemia and appendicitis. Rn im focused on leukemia. Im so scared of dying.  I have no motivation to do anything...

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  • Escitalopram success stories

    Hi all,  I posted not long ago about Zoloft .. it was working for me but the side effects were to much to handle so I've now been switched to Escitalopram 10mg. I'm on day 3 and I just feel super tired & abnormally calm (calm is not an state I'm familiar with ).  Has anyone...

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  • Anyone taking 15mg Mirtazapine with 10mg Escitilopram?

    I was initially prescribed 30mg Mirtazapine about 7 weeks ago, was fine for a while, then I had a major family upset which triggered my anxiety, so GP up'd dose to 45mg, this was too much for me and my anxiety worse. My mental health nurse specialist, got me tapering off 30mg to 15mg Mirtazapine...

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  • Does anyone else have physical anxiety symptoms 24/7

    Hi. I just wondered if what I'm experiencing is normal. For the past 2-3 months I've had constant anxiety symptoms. I'm not just talking anxious thoughts (although I have those all the time), I'm talking physical symptoms. All day long, I have a horrible tightness in my chest, butterflies...

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  • Anxiety/Depression/Suppressed Emotions?

    HI, Wanted to know the option of you all - who have experienced such things.  My Brother 34 year old, he had an affair with a relative's girl - it went on for few months, they loved each other, they both touched each other - no sex though, then suddenly my brother came to know the Girl was...

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  • Medication thread + Advice.. first post!

    What a long year of trying numerous SSRIs to no relief- well, I shouldn't say no help, as Zoloft was brilliant for intrusive thoughts, but just about zapped any motivation I had left.  I had success with Celexa in the past but had been off for a few years and tried to go back on, and it back...

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  • Anxiety and breathing difficulty

    Hey all, I'm 33 and have been having difficulty breathing as a result of anxiety for many years. I tried medicine and psychotherapy and none of them helped. I'm so frustrated and can't function like a normal person. The breathing problems almost never goes away and it only changes in severity....

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  • I am terrified that I have Heart Failure.

    Please help, with advice or anything, For the past week, maybe two, I've been having... I'm not sure what to call it. It's breathlessness, probably? I'm not hyperventalating or anything it just feels like breathing is a little harder. It comes in periods, on and off, and usually at night....

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  • Recovered Chronic Anxiety Sufferer

    Hi everyone. I'm new to this, but wanted to share my story/experience/knowledge with you all and help in any way I can. I know from my experience with anxiety that success stories are somewhat hard to come by. The reason for this, I believe is twofold. Firstly, once people 'recover' from...

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  • I am so tired

    First off let me fair I got dealt with a bad hand recently. I went to see my Doctor after I was getting constant headaches ( I was diagnosed with migraines) but I felt these weren't my usual migraines so he ordered me a cat scan to make sure everything was in tip top shape.  I waited patiently...

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  • Arm Numbness: Any Solutions?

    My arm feels asleep. I've never felt this before. I'm kind of stopping myself from going to the doc because I KNOW it's anxiety related. I was just at the doc's last week and my heart and everything came back fine! However, I can't ignore the discomfort I feel in my left arm. My palpitations...

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  • Super scared, I need a voice of reason!

    Ok, I saw my doctor yesterday because I started noticing a lump in my throat last week. The lump comes and goes, but now I am obsessed with the thought that I might have thyroid cancer. My doctor checked my neck yesterday and said everything felt normal. She sent me to have blood work done for my thyroid...

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  • Please Help! Turn for the worse today

    Hi All,   Please help me I have been a slight touch better over the last couple of days with less googling about seizures and the feelings of deja vu, intense fear and weird hazy/cloudy vision causing me panic not been quite as bad.  However today from nowehere as I was actually feeling ok...

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  • feel like im going to die soon?

    Has anyone felt this way? Its like after i started suffering from anxiety and going through panic attacks, my brain has convinced me that i am dying soon. Like yesterday i was conviced i was going to die today. Please tell me i am not the o ly one that feels this. I also read that people feel like theyre...

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  • Mirtazapine question

    I'm hoping someone can help me.  I've been on mirtazapine for about 7 weeks I take 3.75mgs at night.  My first question is had anyone had fluid retention causing swelling in the feet, ankles and legs? The swelling started about 10 days ago and today I noticed my ankles and knees where...

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  • Any help?

    has anyone found anything that helps (having too much adrenaline in the body) I'm feeling so awful my heart races all the time, I feel so sick, my chest hurts and so tired and I feel like I can't enjoy life and it's all doom!!  

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  • Bit the bullet

    So yesterday I finally bit the bullet and went to a&e for peace of mind after these nagging chest pains. Blood pressure and heart rate was fine. Ecg was fine and bloods was fine. So I should be happy right?? Woke up today and the niggling pains and itches and burning sensation continues. Whyyyyyyyyyy

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