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I Battle With Extreme Anxiety

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    I HATE Anxiety.

    I was supposed to be going to try to get a vehicle at the Chevy place Monday morning, but the same familiar feeling was back again. Sick at my stomach, dizzy, headache, shaking, feeling my heartbeat in the back of my throat, chest tightening, throat tightening, trouble breathing...
    wixychixy wixychixy 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    I Have Severe Anxiety Problem That Is Getting Worse

     I'm suffering from extreme anxiety. It got exacerbated ever since I started school. It's been only three weeks, and already I have tons of home work. I am scared that I won't be able to solve all the problems and that I'll drop out like last year. I am scared to ask...
    bushiebushie bushiebushie 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    Going Mad Or Depression??

    nearly 3 year ago i lost my brother at aged 21 to epilepsy and about a year ago i started having panic attacks before bed they lased about 45mins and then i started tellin my self im guna die so now i wont go to sleep. Recently iv been feared of eating so i havent eat for 3 days...
    deeannatee deeannatee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2010

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    Is This It?

    im 15 years old, alright well since about middle school, people have noticed that i pretty much completely shut up. before that i could not stop talking and i talked to everyone. in 8th grade the feeling was the worst that i remembered, i started getting acne too, that took away...
    randomkid55 randomkid55 13-15 Feb 2, 2012

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    Does anyone here know by experience

    if SNRI's or SSRI's actually work? My anxiety is always around 6/10, compared to a 10/10 panic attack. 2nd session with my 5th psychologist, I told her I was about a 6 maybe 7/10. She said that I didn't show it but I feel the tightening of my chest ALL THE TIME, I told her that...
    lonewolfgemini lonewolfgemini 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Anxiety

    i battle with extreme anxiety everyday. it seems like it runs my life. i have horrible panic attacks that nauseate me all the time,it's hard to go or do anything.even with medication,i'm still afraid of everything-even trying new medications will put me into an attack,sometimes i...
    abigail112 abigail112 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    I'm Always Nervous

    I never leave my house. I don't have any friends. I always look down. I hate making eye contact with people -- it feels too awkward. I stress about school every minute of my life. The only way to fall asleep is taking medicine that allows me to pass out and avoid laying...
    secretsami secretsami 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Anxiety

    Never believed it existed till it happened to me! One time omg where did it come from! Ok drank to much the night befor then went up to altitude 11,000 feet but have done that befor! Paralizing! Got threw it but Mondays are still bad....It is all in the mind control it!
    mikeamend2323 mikeamend2323 41-45 Nov 16, 2012

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    Everything Makes Me Nervous

    I dont understand this about myself. I seem to get nervous over a lot of things like people places new areas speaking out loud ordering food. just everyday things just make me nervous and i dont know why i dont take any medicine for it but i was wondering what types of meds to...
    Bree93 Bree93 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9, 2013

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    I'm pretty much an agoraphobic now because my anxiety has gotten so bad. I'm 20 years old and have been dealing with it since I can remember. I just gave birth to my son 3 weeks...
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    My anxiety has been getting progressively worse and I feel in spiraling back in to depression. I'm thinking it might be time to talk to a professional because I can't seem to...
    MarineGirlfriend0810 MarineGirlfriend0810 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Someone posted about a free app on hypnosis. I don't remember where I read it. But I tried it for about a month for my depression and anxiety attacks. I thought maybe it might be a...
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    I've had a lot of things happen in just one month... Even though all of it's done I still feel like the pain is still there. I cry over tiny things, I worry about the tiniest...
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    Hi! I just wanted to kind of vent! I suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, OCD, and Major Depressive Disorder. So I'm kind of a mess. I go to therapy every week and I take...
    artificialheart artificialheart 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    anyone have any advice or tips to get through depression and anxiety?
    Mayleehawkeye Mayleehawkeye 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    hello, my name is R. I feel like I'm 'coming out' posting this. I've felt on and off suicidal, or depressed since my early teens. I'm now 64. I married a similar person , we are...
    robdaartist robdaartist 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    kristeneh520 kristeneh520 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And right now I'm feeling like both are attacking me. My depression is telling me I'm worthless and to give up. My anxiety is telling me that everyone hates me or can see my scars...
    SpaceCasey SpaceCasey 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When it's there, it hurts Like this force that completely engulfs me I'm paralyzed Frozen in place of darkness My thoughts have no choice Then comes separation My body holds And...
    littlebird97 littlebird97 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Oh boy! Anxiety attacks are fun :D ..... (Sarcasm is very high in this)
    LostTurhtle LostTurhtle 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and self-harm is a toxic mix that I'e come to hate.
    NemoNoMore NemoNoMore 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I battle this everyday, but I win because I surround myself with people I love and love me, and do things that I truly love to do
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    tryingtobeashappyasiappear tryingtobeashappyasiappear 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I feel like I'm going crazy. Maybe it was me that drew people away. Between being a pill head awhile ago people think it's okay to continue to punish me. My fiancé that is. I left...
    sloaned sloaned 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I cried myself to sleep last night. I went through the whole day with a straight face, walking around feeling out of touch with my surroundings, soon as I got home and into bed, I...
    Lunarlight Lunarlight 18-21, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to die. I want to get this over with. I want to die.
    tryingtobeashappyasiappear tryingtobeashappyasiappear 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Does anyone else feel like when you are having an episode, you sometimes transfer your emotions about yourself onto others. Even through the computer or texting ...I feel...
    jusluvr jusluvr 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    Spring time is always so hard for me. Not as bad this year as others - thankfully - but this time of year I get very quiet, sullen and all I want to do is disappear. I start to...
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