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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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    Overwhelmed

    I am currently training to be a teacher which involves doing a masters alongside being in school placements and learning on the job. I have essays, lesson plans, a portfolio and the looming prospect of teaching alone come September mounting up in my mind, and I'm struggling to find ways to stop myself...

  • Oh....Dr.Google

    Dr.google has striked again ! Okay it's 2am in the morning and I was getting incredibly sleepy so I decided it's time to go to sleep all of a sudden my hypochondriac aniexty strikes and I wasn't feeling anxious of course first thing that comes to mind is hyperglycemia which has incredibly...

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  • Health anxiety about seizures!!

    I've had terrible health anxiety about focal aware seizures for the past 8 years! I have constant derealization and muscle spasms/tremors/shakes. At the flip of a switch they get worse. I also jerk while trying to fall asleep several times a night or even if I'm trying to nap during the day....

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  • Cold tingly feelings. Is this normal for anxiety?

    I keep getting these cold tingly feelings in my head. Sometimes it is in my forehead and is currently in that area in front of my ears and is on both sides. My forehead actually felt cold while I was running. I am really scared. It is also in my ears a  lot and in my feet. Does anyone else get this?...

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  • Why are my parents are having sex while I'm home

    My name is Leah I'm 12 years old and a couple weeks ago I heard my parents having sex and scared me. Now I know sex is a natural thing and it's between two adults who love each other, but why would they do it while I was home and my brother was home??? (who doesn't even know what sex is)...

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  • Death anxiety

    Hiya I hope someone here can understand. Ive always had anxiety and tend to worry a lot but it all started a few weeks ago when I began having panic attacks due to my heart racing for no apparent reason, my resting heart rate had increased by 15-20 beats and anxiety crippled me. I've since developed...

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  • Anyone else feeling this way?

    Ok so I’ve been getting this more recently now. I feel like my heart stops out of the blue and then I get lightheaded feeling like ima pass out. I get this cool sensation in my chest and my heart then faster. The cooling sensation is especially noticeable.  Also just woke up from a sleep with a...

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  • Overwhelmed

    I am currently training to be a teacher which involves doing a masters alongside being in school placements and learning on the job. I have essays, lesson plans, a portfolio and the looming prospect of teaching alone come September mounting up in my mind, and I'm struggling to find ways to stop myself...

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  • Lustral

    Hi Everyone! Hope someone can help me with this I have been prescribed Lustral 50 mg now been taking it for two weeks but haven't been fully committed to the doses. I get panic attacks, and moments of anxiety still however I kind of feel better taking it still.  How long should it start being...

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  • please help me!!!!

    I will start off by saying this: 4 years ago when I was a freshman in high school I had my first ever panic attack. It came out of nowhere and it was the scariest feeling of my entire life. Both my parents knew exactly what was happening and took me to the doctor, we explained it, and I was put on Prozac....

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  • PLEASE HELP - Worrying about MS I have so many symptoms

    Guys please help me . For 3 years I've had Derealization and chronic pain in my back. I had an MRI of my back and brain and they said it wa a normal. Fast forward to this month and I've started having - Burning arms & legs  Flu like feeling 24/7 Weak left arm  Vertigo  Shooting...

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  • Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hi I'm new to to this but feel as if there is no where else to turn I am 16 years old and question my quality of life every day i have been told I have anxiety because I have these moments where I freak out and get chest pain really bad and have tonnes of other scary symptoms I think I have cancer...

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  • Job Performance

    Part of enjoying life is successfully performing on the job. I try so hard to ignore the side drama when taking on a new project. For me, it's about what I've been hired to do.  There are so many personalities in the way. There is so much I don't know about the employer that my predecessor knows...

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  • PVC

    Hi all .Sometimes I feel my heart moves or shakes for less than a second .I read it can be a PVC ,or arrhythmia.Do you have the same feeling? I should see a doctor .Please make comment . 

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  • 24/7 Anxiety Symptoms help!!!

    So about 7 months ago I was a party animal. Always drinking and taking a variety of drugs, MDMA being the main one. Eventually I overdosed and took alot more than I should have. I blacked out and during this time I had the most vivid dream that I had a heart attack and died. I woke up the minute I hit...

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  • Is this normal? I’m so scared :(

    Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well. I’m Jordan, I’m 26 and this is the first time I’ve felt brave enough to actually post my own thread as opposed to reading through previous posts for reassurance! I’m hoping you can all help me, I have suffered with severe health anxiety and panic attacks my whole...

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  • Anxiety symptoms?

    Hi I’ve suffered with anxiety for quite some time now been back and forth to doctors about this does any body else get pain in there left breast not like a shooting pain more like a ache it seem to be everyday I have this on and off I have even had a ultra sound on my breast as I thought it was breast...

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  • Sore/weak chest feeling. Please help

    I have been having bad health anxiety for two months now and symptoms I never felt before have been popping up ever since I began. I have noticed one where the left side of my chest just feels week. It makes me so nervous. I didn't notice it yesterday when I was hiking or the day before running but...

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  • Health anxiety and stomach bug.

    I have severe health anxiety so everything freaks me out that goes on with my body. I feel like I have a stomach bug or something but i feel heavy/achy/chilled/I've been vomiting yellow bile  and have had severe diarrhea. I don't have a fever. I've had a CBC test, flu swab test, and...

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  • DOES ANXIETY GET ANY EASIER!!!!

    I feel like I’m losing my mind! I’ve always been a worrier and overthink things. It’s like I can’t enjoy life because I’m worrying about something or other! I started 40 mg citalopram 5 years ago and recently missed a few so restarted last Saturday taking them and I’ve felt worse over everything!! Does...

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  • Loss of appetite and feel nauseous please help!!

    For the past week I have lost my appetite and constantly feel sick but I haven’t been sick and everytime I try nothing comes out. It’s worrying me because I don’t feel ill but I just feel really down all the time. I have Anxiety issues and for months I have had things on my mind and getting worse everyday,...

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  • Dry nose as an anxiety symptom?

    In mid November I developed a cold. I noticed one side of my nose got really cold when I took a breath. I googled and this led me to read something about empty nose syndrome. Since I have had turbinate reduction surgery, I became nervous. I then traveled on a plane and after my nose became severely dry....

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  • Anyone else stuck in that vicious health anxiety cycle?

    So the last time I posted on here it was a few months back and thankfully the health issue that was causing me soo much anxiety has finally passed . But has anyone else noticed that the feeling of releivement only lasts a very short period before you find something else to worry about . I’m 22 year old...

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  • Weird feelings.

    This is a fairly ongoing problem for me as I was told by my doctor 1 year ago I have anxiety. I am a 22 year old male. My problem isn't particularly panic attacks but more just weird feelings. It's hard to describr but the only way I can describe it is i will be completely fine 1 minute and...

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  • Anxiety and Panic

    Hi. I've recently been diagnosed with anxiety. I always feel something bad is going to happen and it'll end in death. Recently I have been experiencing pain on and off on the left side of my chest near my heart and my heart will flutter once in a while. The pain isn't sharp but annoying and...

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  • Bad Wing

    Hello Everyone Just to let everyone know, I have seen my GP and have gone through a tranche of tests ti check me over. It would seem because of my age I will need to reduce my Medications, although at the moment I have increased My Opiates and AD medication that I take to reduce nerve pain, damage....

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  • Severe Health Anxiety Towards Heart

    I'm 24 years old, a bit overweight, and a smoker for the past 2-3 years (Average 7 a day, besides the last two months because I've cut down to 1-2 a day in an attempt to stop all together), also with high cholesterol.  Over the past week or two my anxiety has been going crazy, I've...

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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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  • I'm obsessed with my girlfriend when I'm not with her.

    Apologies in advance, because this is going to be a little long winded. I'll start with where it all began. Around a year and a half ago while sitting in a restaurant I had, what I presume was my first anxiety attack. I felt like I was struggling to take a real breath. This latest for around an...

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  • Can't cry?

    Do anyone relate I haven't cried since my first panic attack 4 years ago only I can feel like crying but feel emotionless numb example I used to be very emotionally active a month ago worried about everything now I feel like a rock can anyone relate is this common in anxiety or depression or its...

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  • Reassurance....???

    On week 3 of sertraline. Also going for the third CBT session next week. Feel shocking very anxious & agitated. Also it's the yawning can't stop & the feeling of shortness of breath. The more my mind ticks over the worse my breathing is as I worry about me getting my next big breath?...

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