Spiralling :-(

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Omg seriously is this anxiety, panic or am I losing my mind, I just feel so dizzy all the time, it's effecting everything I do and it's having a knock on effect it's bringing on the heart pulpertations, sweats & shakes plus a headache, I've read all about anxiety and panic the symptoms to me are so real that I really am having a hard time believing what the doctors say! I've pressure in the left side at the back of my head which yes could be tension but I've convinced myself otherwise, why oh why is this happening :-(

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    Hi emma,

    Guess what me too!!i feel awful now with slight palpitation and worry/anxious over my heart.

    I just felt a weird sharp pain on my left side and now i cant stop worrying.

    Why is anxiety so mean??

    I just wanna be healthy and happy.

    Im 23 btw

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    Hi Emma,

    I am going through the same this right now and have been for the last 7 weekssad I have had anxiety on and off for years but always just coped with it. I just started having panic attacks about 7 weeks ago and had no idea what they were, I thought I was dying and almost called 911 a few times. I was going through alot and thought i was coping like I always do even though it's hard and then one day I'm just crashed and couldn't take anymore. I had all.kinds of physical symptoms and started googling convinced I had all these terrible diseases and it got worse from there. It is really hard to believe that anxiery can cause all these symproms. I have been trying to start antidepressants bc I feel so awful and the side effects are so bad I stop after 3 or 4 days. I feel like I'm never going to feel better and I can't take another day feeling like this.

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    Mine started getting worse after the birth of my second child in May this year, I was fine for a few weeks after he was born then bang I got labrythitus and that's it I've been feeling rubbish ever since, I'm constantly checking my body for new lumps & bumps and to see if both sides feel the same etc, if I get a new ache or pain that's persistent I'm straight on sodding Google and convincing myself that's me or I've got that...it's getting beyond a joke why does it do this to us? I am taking sertraline & proparanol to try to get some kind of grip on my life the tablets were horrific to begin with but I was prepared for things to get a hole lot worse before they start to get better but I'd have thought that after nearly 6 weeks I'd see some kind of improvement?! I am a 34 year old working mum so I need to be right..! I'm also feeling a little sorry for myself right now as I had a wisdom tooth taken out today so that sent my anxiety through the roof earlier, great to talk to you both xx
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      I started taking sertraline and it made me so sick I stopped after 3 days. I have no appetite as it is, the anxiety makes me nauseous and vomit and the pills made it even worse. I wish i could of stock it out and maybe I would of been feeling somewhat better by nowsad Now it's been 6 weeks and I'm still in the same place maybe even worse. I'm a 33 yr old mom and haven't been able to work due to this. It's to the point Im scared to leave the house bc of these awful panic attacks. I have never had them before and thought for sure something serious is wrong bc this doesn't feel right. It feels like I'm dying. I have been getting them almost everyday atleast once sometimes twice . 8 don't know what to do. The only medication i have been taking is .5mg of ativan at night and lately I have been having to take it the morning too. But by afternoon Its not working anymore and I just had another panic attack a few mins agosad
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      It's bloody horrible isn't lovely, it just spirals out of control beyond belief and nothing you can do or say to yourself helps you, you go to the doctors and they palm you off with pills and say come back if it gets worse so you go back and they don't have the answer all you ever want is reassurance that you are not going crazy or that you are not going to die, have you tried therapy at all? I am having acupuncture next week to see if that gets rid of some of the tension I feel in that back of my head and for the headaches? It's not for everyone but I'm willing to try anything if it means I can have one day when I don't fear the worst! You are only a year younger than me, do you know when your anxiety started? If you want to private chat just message me x
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