Question about anxiety

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With anxiety I know there is a fight or flight response that causes your brain to not process information so that you can fight or flee. Can you remind become stuck like this from prolonged stress? Because when I think is tennis instantaneous I know what I was trying to think but I do not complete a thought.

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    I assume you are using predictive text.  Amusing.

    The fight or flight response is when you have an anxiety or panic ATTACK.   However most people who get those also have on-going anxiety.  You feel nervous, scared etc most of the time.   It is the latter which can prevent you thinking properly. 

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    I have had anxiety for about 10 years....and recently it is heightened by life situations.

    YES, YES and YES....I constantly forget even WHAT I was thinking about, doing, driving where? I get white spots in front of my eyes..because its like they are blanking out...when I am severly stressed.

    This week and this day is one of those high anxiety days.

    They are horrible.

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    Right! My boyfriend doesn't think I have a MIND.

    He gets frustrated...but not mad....he just can't believe I constantly forget what I'm doing or where I am going.

    He constantly reminds me to turn at certain streets.....do simple tasks I said I was going to do...Sometimes I yell at him...but when he doesn't tell me what to do...I FORGET and I know it is all anxiety.

    I have reached the point of seeing a Neuroligist and just had a brain wave last week. My antidepressent seems to help a little and I take anxiety medicine.

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    Are you going to see a mental health professional?

    You should sad.  I know its a pain in the arse...but if someone can help you to feel more sane...its worth it.

    Anxiety is a killer.

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    Very good....I hope it helps.

     

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