I Have Terrible Anxiety

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    I've been diagnosed with chronic anxiety

    since I was 10 years old. I have panic attacks daily, I'm very sensitive to other peoples stress, and I hold it in so much that I end up breaking down at the worst times
    Ashtyn18 Ashtyn18
    22-25, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    I have horrible nightmares

    and flashes during the day of terrible ways I could die. Will it hurt? Is there anything after physical, conscious life, or is it all for nothing? Will I get cancer? Maybe I'll be attacked by a psychopath, per perhaps killed in an automobile accident? I keep these worries from...
    RubyRayne RubyRayne
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2014

    I wasn't diagnosed until 6th grade

    but I had been having panic attacks and hiding it from my parents all my life. In the past few years, I overcame my panic attacks. I don't know how I did it, but one day they stopped coming. Now, however, I'm left with general anxiety at all times of the day. I thank a god I don...
    sarahiggins sarahiggins
    18-21, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    were it NOT for medication I would be

    overwhelmed by anxiety ( & be awake 72hrs, sleep 8, then be up ANOTHER 72.......its terrible without medication ( which is a blessing to me :-)
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015
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