Tricks on dealing with Obsessions - OCD

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I am worried about becoming obsessional . When I see numbers or colours or anything really I sometimes think what if I can't get that number out my head and then it sticks. Actually going crazy : ( xxxx

I have Intrusive thoughts but no rituals.

Please help xxx

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    Hmmmmm, OCD is based around ritual and set patterns of behaviour. You're not going crazy sweetie. Please try not to worry. (easier said that done, I know) Have you ever tried deep breathing as a form of relaxation? I would try it. If things don't get better, I would pop in for a chat with your doctor.x
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      OK, try this. Sit in a comfy chair and close your eyes. Place your hands, palms down, on your abdomen with the tips of your middle fingers touching. Take a deep breath in until the tips of your fingers move apart. Then slowly breathe out, letting the tips of your fingers touch again. As you're doing this, picture a running tap in your mind. Put all your anxiety, bit by bit into that water and let it all flow away from you. (((hugs))) x
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    Hi Kim am the same but it's not really numbers and colours it's things and people it's driving me crazy as i don't want to think about it do you suffer from anxiety? X
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      Then that's your problem this is why your getting the OCD when i was on my tablets the OCD bit faded took a few months but it went go see your doctor and explain x
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      Thanks Kelly. You have been so helpful. What tablets did you get put on? I'm on Citalopram just upped to 30mg. I get loads of random words popping into my head and feel so hopeless sad
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      I was on them they made me feel worse i was on serterline but i come off them big mistake that was am on amitriptyline now 10mg although i am feeling a bit better on them i think i need to up them i totally get u i have things pop in my head it's,been the same thing for a few months now and it's tearing me apart but ino it will pass once am up n running again x
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      Awww Hun. I feel for you . Is there like a Private Message on this site. I feel we could help each other lol. I'm waiting on doc phoning me back. What other symptoms do you have? Xx
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