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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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  • Can Anxiety sinus pain or infection?

    Hi, I’ve been suffering from Health Anxiety for a few months and recently I’ve had pain and pressure in my sinus areas, which are my cheekbones and forehead above and between the eyebrows. I’ve also had pressure in my teeth, jaw pain, and chin pain, as well as eye ache. I have post nasal drip but little...

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  • Phonia of work (doctors)

    I am an intern doctor at a very busy overcrowded public hospital. I am currently posted at surgery wards. I have this constant fear of going to the hospital, almost every day before going to work. It's not because I feel i am incapable or unaccepted, but I really hate the environment, I am always...

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  • Warm sensation inside leg but not hot to touch

    I have severe health anxiety and have been experiencing every symptom for the past 4 months. Recently I have developed a new sensation which of course sent me into a panic all over again. I am getting a warm sensation on the outer side of my left knee but it's not hot to touch. It feels like a hot...

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  • What can i do?

    Hey Im Lazy,Exhausted,Tired cannot think and have Memory Loss (like when i read something i forgot it right afterwards) im feeling like im in a Dream not awaken, i tried every Vitamin and i started even Sport i was even at a doctor and Psychologist they said im fine i have no problems but i have Problems!!!...

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  • Anxiety symptoms

    Hi has any one had horrible symptoms like chest pain with there anxiety like near there collar bone I get it on and off through the day and I don’t know if it’s anxiety but it’s scarying me so much if anybody can relate please reply Thankyou 

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  • Scared to try medication??

    Hi everyone! I have general anxiety + a developing agoraphobia with panic attacks (and this all causes depression). It was brought on when I had a pituitary tumor which made my hormone levels go wild, but now that the hormones are leveled out and the tumor is out (it's been 2 years) I'm still...

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  • Imbalance problems

    I suffered from positional vertigo (aka BPPV) - or rather I think I did - starting a month and a half ago. Vertigos when turning my head left, imbalance... And a lot of anxiety. I tried the Epley maneuver on myself, and I did have reactions when treating the left ear. My symptoms changed after that...

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  • Period fear

    I'm very scared of my period blood. Every time when I'm on my peruod and I'm going to change pad I'm having a little panic attack in toilet. What should I do to help it, because I have trounles with living normal on my period.

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  • signing of over and out.

    I'v read all the posts! From young and old! All these new fancy names given to anxiety! Modern day life playing a big part! Work, family, mobile phones, computer games, down to microwave ovens! Good luck all you fellow sufferering! Listen to bob the BORDER REEVER. 

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  • Help! Anxiety at work

    Hi everyone. I'm a 30 year old female. I have always been quite anxious but this has become so much worse since I lost my mum to cancer two years ago. Its gotten to the point where I'm not performing at work. It sounds ridiculous but I put off small tasks as I'm always worried things will...

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  • List your symptoms! Relate to each other <3

    I thought this would be a nice thing to do, have a place to list all of your symptoms so you and other people can see that other people have the same things and you can feel a bit better about having them. Here are mine! Air hunger Manual breathing Lightheadedness Weakness Fatigue Tingling Feeling like...

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  • Extreme fear of hot weather - heat sensitivity

    I have heat sensitivity and have a difficult time going outside in the sun especially on a warm day or even a cool day, because my irrational fear of heat strokes. I have a difficult time getting in cars in the summer because of the warm weather especially when it has been sitting out in the sun -- I...

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  • Anxiety much worse in the morning!

    My anxiety levels are much worse in the morning, i wake up with heart palpitations, fidgety, restless, shaky hands and general worry about the day ahead. Once i'm up, my heart races, and i gag, but nothing comes out because my stomachs empty, where i'm not eating. I also suffer depression. Is...

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  • Heart palpitations EVERYDAY??

    I have heart palpitations every since I started having panic attacks in January . My panic attacks have stopped. The heart palpitations are still there . Please help.

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  • Feeling like I have a lump in my throat

    Hi I am hoping someone out there can relate to my symtoms..... It started four weeks ago, firstly I was feeling numbness in my face and arms which was making me panic, then my neck went in to a spasm. Since then I now have a feeling of a lump in my throat that comes and goes. It can last sometimes for...

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  • Strange perceptions, abnormal thinking patterns

    I wanted to discuss a very specific symptom. I have seen it referenced elsewhere but I think it isn't very common but linked to panic and anxiety for me. Along with my anxious state I suffer from recurrent thoughts yet it feels a little more or a little different from that. 5 weeks ago I was in...

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  • Every night I feel like I'm about to die.

    Just typing that title makes me feel faint. Every single night, I start to become 10x more conscious of my health. I am always worried about it. At night, I start to feel specific symptoms: pressure feeling in head, blurred vision, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, feel faint, and extreme fear....

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  • Severe Health anxiety, not sure what to do.

    Back in march I developed severe anxiety over my health, I basically started to believe every little lump and bump of my body was cancer. I had this tiny lump on my ribs checked out a few weeks ago after months of stressing non stop and the doctors said they couldn't even see it on the scan so it...

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  • Weird symptoms for over a year.

    Hello, my story started from April 2017. It was the time, when i stopped my swimming training, mostly because i cant swim even a month without having an ear inflammation. Few weeks after i stopped swimming, i started getting unrealistic feelings. About 3 per day. One month after this, so May 2017,...

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  • Ongoing symptoms that get worse when I eat or drink

    I am tired. I am absolutely tired of this. For the past almost month I've been having severe symptoms that seem to just keep adding on or progressing and I can't handle it. Doctors keep saying it's anxiety but it makes no sense! It literally cannot be anxiety! To make matters worse my symptoms...

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  • Anxiety hitting the roof

    For the past week I’ve been feeling really weak, n have a cough but no sore throat. Have on and off headaches and my body is just achinggg! I have anxiety but I generally feel like something is wrong and I’m worried, anyone else had this?! Pls help x

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  • Help

    Hey so I've been worried about my breathing way more than usual. I can't go outside cause of the warm air thinking that I'm not getting the quality air that I need cause of how warm it is and it's freaking me out, also my dr prescribed be lexipro and hydraxozine anybody on these

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  • Anxiety disorder and weightloss

    Hello everyone. I am “used to be” a healthy young man i am 22 years old married with 2 boys.  I have been having trouble for the past month or so with dificulty swollowing foods i literaly lived on liquids for few weeks. I have been to the doctors he has prescribed me anti depressants and told me...

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  • Short of breath.. breathlessness all the time

    I started with health anxiety nearly 5 yrs ago. Since then its more of a every day thing. I have loads of sytems but the worse 1 is the shortness of breath, like im out of breath just sitting down but i can do things?? Ive had bloods xrays, scans and alls come back fine. My doctor puts it down to my...

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  • How to get back to reality?

    Sorry again, but I find myself constantly worrying about weird weird stuff. Very detached from reality feeling. I hate it, it's a disgusting feeling I can't seem to snap out of it because that makes me feel like I'm mentally ill and insane. I find it difficult because I know we do this all...

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  • Shortness of breath terrified all the time!!

    What does everybody's shortness of breath feel like? I even feel really really out of breath even when I talk which worries the c**p out of me! I wake up with it and go to sleep with it every night, I feel I have got to catch my breath every few minutes just to make sure I can get air into my...

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  • Breathing in Chest Pain

    Hey guys has anyone here ever had any issues when breathing in it hurts so bad? For me it's on my left side of chest. So painful to breathe and so worried.

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  • New symptoms three months after panic attack

    Three months ago I was put in the hospital because I thought I was having a heart attack, though thankfully it was only a bad panic attack. Now three months later I have new symptoms: mild left side jaw ache more towards the jaw joint that has lasted for days now, a choking sensation around my neck...

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  • Anxiety with depression

    Hi...i have heart condition from last 4 year. Cardiologist checked me took tests and said i hv no heart problem i have only fear or anxiety. I want to ask can anxiety attacks when we have no worry we are in happy mood and have no depression? I think anxiety can attack without we have depression. I...

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  • Sinus infection

    Hey,hope everyone doing ok..... I just want to know if a sinus infection can trigger your anxiety.... I been having a nasal congestion from morning,light headed no pain but tension ,n forever feeling like I'm about to pass out.... I've been up in bed all day....each time I get up I feel like...

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  • Help :/

    So I’ve been having a weird neck/head pain for the past month, some days is worse then others. I also shake awake when I try to fall asleep. I’ve been extremely stressed since my boyfriend passed away in April. My doctor says it’s just stress and anxiety but I overthink every thing and I’m convinced...

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  • Rabies anxiety....yeah.

    I've been on Escitalopram (Lexapro) for a good three months now and I've felt great for all three. Recently, though, it seems like I'm having a bit of a relapse. My anxiety is coming back and honestly the thought of being like that again fills me with dread.  Yesterday my...

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