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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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  • My first hemorrhoid

    Sorry that this is graphic but I just found out after a few days of major discomfort I felt back there and felt it my sister got me some cream it doesn’t feel huge and the pain is mild it more nagging than anything but I googled it because I’m scared it could kill me is that possible? I’m laying …

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  • Pain in jaw

    Hi everyone  I hv pain in my right side of the jaw Actually my wife is having anxiety problem from about 10 weeks and she was usually concern about jaw problem during anxiety attack but she has started feeling better now from 1 week But from yesterday myself started feeling pain in right side …

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  • Brain Tumor fears please help me

    I am so scared please can someone help. For two weeks now I have been having headaches not severe and mainly above my eyes and back of head. When I touch my sides of head they feel tender and quite sore. Everyday I'm constantly feeling nausea even when I don't eat and my memory is poor. I …

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  • Cant stop thinking i have brain tumor

    Hi, can someone give me a bit of advice? Four months ago my Mother died sudently of a brain aneurysm and since that ive been diagnosed with anxiety and Panic disorder. Since that ive experienced various phisical simptoms related to those disorders and im on citolopram and Xanax. In the mean time …

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  • Does GAD/Anxiety make you irritated?

    Hi. My partner of 8 years is going through some problems at work at the moment (investigations that could potentially get him fired), none of it is his fault, and he has been treated badly at work. He is extremely stressed and his anxiety is very bad atm.  He gets very annoyed at me at all …

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  • Vitamin D causing anxiety?

    Hi guys for I have taken a big dose of 10,000 IU of Vitamin D every day since the 8th of this month. I noticed my anxiety increase within about 3 days of beginning the Vitamin D. I am also more tired than usual and my appetite is not as good, it seems to be interfering with my sleep too. I have …

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  • Health Anxiety and needing reassurance, again

    Health anxiety sufferer here. Yesterday was great for me but today I noticed after walking up a few flight of stairs I felt out of breathe and I could have sworn my jaw started to hurt a bit. This would never happen before, I use to be somewhat athletic and go to the gym a few times a week. I know …

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  • Starting a new medicine

    Hello I’ve been on mirtazapine and buspar for awhile now but my doctor is having me start a new medicine lexapro to replace buspar. I’ll be taking mirtazapine and lexapro now. But I wanted to take it now but do I have to wait til the 6 pm because that’s when I took buspar lastnight. I’m basically …

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  • Anxiety Free at night

    Just wondering why I struggle literally almost all day long, but my anxiety symptoms disappear at night? I pray for nightfall but I work a day job so as much as I want to stay up and enjoy my symptom free night, I have to get some sleep. 

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  • Heart palpitations / Anxiety sufferer

    Hi everyone, As you may have seen from previous discussions by myself i am unfortunately an anxiety sufferer. I have the most awful palpitations every day without fail, at least 6/7 a day id say AT LEAST. I have had two 7 day ecgs and 3 heart tracings that includes 1 i have had at my local a&e …

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  • Sertraline 3 weeks still have anxiety

    Dear members  I guess i need some reassurance. I have been suffering from severe anxiety since May this year. I have started 50 mg Sertraline 3 weeks ago. First 2 weeks were rough. I think the anxiety has been less since then but i am still not well. Is this normal ? When do people get better? …

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  • Can anxiety cause stammering?

    Hello. I'm not sure if age or gender will affect this, but I'm 18 and female. I noticed a few days ago that my anxiety was worsening again just like it does every week before my period. It didn't surprise me since this happens every month, but this month and last month, I've noticed …

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  • Health anxiety

    Does anyone else convince themselves they might have diabetes and act upon the symptoms???

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  • HIV?

    I just noticed recently that ejaculation for me gives me a burning sensation, I haven’t had sexual contact with anybody and would’ve only got aids if somebody had it and threw blood on me I guess, but it’s like chaffing but happens instantly after ejaculation and burns when I’m “cleaning myself up” …

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    I haven't been receiving any mail from the patient discussion could you please look into this Thank you

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  • Why won’t the worry go away ?

    GAD sucks ! Health anxiety sucks !! I’m so mentally and physically tired of this I’m so tired of worrying about everything I can never relax I’m constantly afraid of something or someone I just want to be happy and live my life and just be normal I’m already albino and stick out like a sore thumb I …

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  • My anxiety has been dreadful lately.

    Hello, I feel like lately I am losing my mind. I am having days where I have panic symptoms literally 24/7 and I just can't calm down or relax. Its like everything I do is in panic mode and I just don't stop till I am literally exhausted. One job after another, I find anything to keep me …

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  • Abilify?

    Hi everyone I probably shouldn’t ask... but my psych after not having/currently a good time with Prozac thought we should try something different. He prescribed Abilify alone at 2.5mg. I know everyone’s different but he thought it could help with derealization and anxiety possibly? I’m just nervous …

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  • The root of my anxiety

    It started from being bullied as a kid for being albino and being legally blind my vision is 20/200 and can’t be corrected I suppressed it all for so many years and one day I just freaked out and my anxiety has been terrible since then  I’m at a point in my life where I feel like giving up …

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  • Insomnia with zoloft

    I have been on zolof since August 10th . I was on 25mg for a week then they bumped it up to 50mg . Anybody else notice you get severe insomia ? My doctor bumped it down to 25 mg , he also gave me clonazepam for sleep and I'm still not sleeping. I love this medication because it actually …

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  • Green+Orange/Brown stool?!?!?!

    Hi I’m 17 and I have IBS for quite some time now. well today, I was doing my business and saw that my poop was green! Like really green! Not a dark green, a light green. It started to break down (gross) and I saw that the inside is a darker green and brown but the outside was totally green. And …

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  • Sick and Panicking

    Hi guys! It’s been a while since I’ve been here...I had been doing pretty well in controlling my anxiety for a bit.  But right now I’m sick with the cold or flu and I haven’t been sick for a long time. I can feel my fever and it’s making me have really bad panic attacks to the point where I …

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  • Scared of committing?

    Hi my name is Kota I'm 18 and a graduated three months ago, since graduation I had two jobs and I quit them... Both in the wrong way. The first one was at a nursing home I worked there as an EA for 3 months and I quit that one because they wasn't treating the residents right in my …

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  • Anxiety triggered by environments? Help!

    Hey everyone, I've had general anxiety and social anxiety disorder for over 10 years now. For the most part I can manage it but the most disturbing and worst symptom to me is my anxiety is severely triggered by certain places. Not in a "normal way" such as crowds or grocery stores and …

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  • Head

    Got my headache back... 😢 I truly hate this feeling.. why can’t it go away for good. What helps stop this headache? I need motivation telling me I’m okay and that nothing is wrong.. I have horrible body symptoms that are due to “anxiety” although I am having trouble believeing that is the …

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  • Really scared about H.pylori treatment

    Hi everyone. I visit this forum every day and am alway reassured by the different posts and advice I read so thank you all so much for that. This is my first time actually posting but I feel so scared and suicidal at the moment so I thought it's finally time to. I'm 23 and suffer from …

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