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Hi. I'm a bit new to all this really. I've read plenty of forums when I'm feeling anxious but never posted anything.
It started about a year ago but I've only just started accepting ive got anxiety instead of some life threatening condition. It's still kind of ruining my life at the moment though. Normal things like getting a taxi, going shopping, socialising are starting to become a bit of a task.
The main thing that is troubling me, as it does with plenty of other people, is the light headedness. I've been for plenty of tests and got the all clear but when I'm out of my comfort zone it's comes on pretty fast. It feels like the area just above my nose is completely blocked and I start feeling feint, breathless etc. As soon as I am home and with people I feel safe with, you guessed it, it goes away.
I was just wondering if anyone has any tips or can refer me to some sort of instant relief/medication because it's getting out of hand and a bit embarrassing. I heard there was a nasal spray? 9/10 times I can talk myself out of a full blown attack but there's always that possibility of the one time I need to down tools and hide away until it's over. I'm 28, I kind of want to stop having to ring my mum!
I know I can google this stuff but I'd rather ask actual people. Thank you in advance. Phil
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