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I Suffer Anxiety Pangs

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    A lot of people here on EP suffer from Anxiety and Depression. Most of them use drugs, traditional medicine for cure which most of the time make it worse. I recommend use herbals...
    adamjoseph2014 adamjoseph2014 26-30, M Sep 28

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    Blaaaah. I've finally discovered the source of my anxiety and there's absolutely no way it can be defeated. I'm now stuck almost 6 hours away from home thinking I would be home...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I suffer from anxiety, particularly in social situations but also in relation to certain phobia stuff as well. I get regular panic attacks and have been struggling to cope just...
    RealJax0009 RealJax0009 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I just looked up today the mental disability "social anxiety," or "social phobia," and after seeing many symptoms that match mine, i went on to take an online test to see how...
    Otokonoko Otokonoko 16-17, M Sep 25

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    Hello. My name is Brittany and I am 16 years old. I have suffered with anxiety for as long as I can remember, but I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder at the age of 5...
    holdon45 holdon45 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have just started seeing a councillor about my anxiety. I don't have panic attacks but my mind races when I'm suffering. However, when I come to speak to her, I never know what...
    ushiodango ushiodango 18-21, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just as with anything else known to this world, humans have glitches and a lack of fine tuning. While there are those who live by the theory 'God makes no mistakes' I must say that...
    CarlyOnline CarlyOnline 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had depression off & on since I was about 15. It runs in my family. Now my sons are starting to show signs of it.:( The anxiety..I was always a nervous child, but didn't...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    So not even an hour ago I was diagnosed with Anxiety! My doctor said it wasnt bad enough for a prescription just yet so he gave me somethings to do if i start to hyperventilate...
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F Oct 5

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    I go into a state of intense anxiety and on a bad day have a mini attack literally every time Im out and I see my mum is calling or has texted me. This is because of all the...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 14

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    It's been three long years of self harm,depression, schizophrenia and social anxiety. I started self harming when I was 11, when I started high school. I've cut, burned, threw up...
    imtoughbutimnocookie imtoughbutimnocookie 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Let's just say I'm depressed to admit I fit this group and have anxiety about what you will think when you read this and even more anxiety that you'll never read this at all. I...
    princeofthieves123 princeofthieves123 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my anxiety tonight it getting really really bad...
    kazuya69 kazuya69 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I suffer depression and anxiety..
    sen017 sen017 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I am having bad anxiety right now...):
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 16-17, F Sep 30

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    i have bipolar....it does not have me.....but along with bipolar comes severe anxiety. i try and try to fight my battles.....sadly they have won so many. the ways i have fought...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Over twenty years of panic attacks social anxiety and meds so then I read magnesium is very successful in helping with this condition so why does your gp not tell you this SO ANGRY...
    weeshil weeshil 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 1

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    I've been in bed almost all week due to the immensely dark cloud that moved in over me after a series of unfruitful job interviews. Today I managed to get out of bed and start a...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Oct 3

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    I have super bad anxiety and OCD I'm really anxious scared I'm possessed and going to kill people. Which is making me more anxious. Help
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I started after I got costocondritis. I then got insomnia from that then anxiety and panic attacks. I don't get them as much as I used to but now I'm afraid I'm going to die bc I...
    walkinwonder walkinwonder 16-17, F Oct 11

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    I came from the park and seen many children at the playground. I have an emotional support dog so I get a lot of eyes and stuff. And to begin with I generally do not like kids. I...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I suffer with anxiety and have done for what seems like forever, I either come off very chatty in order to dominate and control the situation or I am very reclusive. I live in a...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been looking for a job for 17 months and am even getting interviews. Sometimes even a second interview. Then it stops - every time. People keep telling you not to take it...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Oct 2

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    My friend recently passed his driving test and decided to take me and 2 others on a mini road trip driving through country winding roads. I suffer from panic attacks and he was...
    Lydwill96x Lydwill96x 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Hi, I'm a 36 year old male, living in Toronto, Canada. I've been suffering from depression/anxiety for 6 years. I have a good job, a good family, and friends. However, none of...
    depressed34 depressed34 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Okay here goes. Recently I have been battling with social services and the police with an on going investigation. This is due to my dad. I don't know what person thinks it right...
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It started in June, well in reality it started before that. My husband and I had to put our first dog down, one that was very very much mine. He was sick and it was for the best...
    bellfalls bellfalls 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 28

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    I hate discussing topics of rape, it makes me feel sick and uncomfortable. Maybe because I'm a victim, or maybe because it's a horrid and disgusting act. A few days ago I was...
    HerrExpierience HerrExpierience 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    How do I do this? I was skeptical about taking my anti-anxiety medicine and now I got the worst symptoms possible. The irony is just annoying. My anxiety increased and I had 4...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    My whole life I thought I was shy, but over the past year or so I'm realizing that I may have social anxiety. It seems like I am way more than just shy. If anyone can let me know...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm at the point now where my anxiety is rarely an issue. Since going on my overseas trip (I've been away now for one month), I have really been pushed out of my comfort zone. I've...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    I started dating a guy about a month ago. I like him so much and he likes me too but my anxiety gets in my way so much, I don't like being around him. He makes me so anxious that I...
    phoenixriser phoenixriser 18-21 2 Responses Oct 13

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    Overall, my anxiety has pretty much subsided since being on Zoloft but for the deeper parts of my anxiety spectrum, the harder parts, the anxiety powers through and the rapid...
    EngulfingBreeze EngulfingBreeze 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    this is probably the most difficult thing, being a teen with anxiety in this world just doesn't work. Right now your growing up, trying to find out who your going to be. But you...
    sarah556 sarah556 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My anxiety comes out around people- severe social anxiety, I guess? It even makes it difficult to post threads to this site. I am constantly worried about judgement and striving to...
    kimburr kimburr 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I keep feeling an irregular level of anxiety whenever people don't reply my texts right away. I start to think I've said the wrong thing, and then I try to reason with myself with...
    lonelyavenger lonelyavenger 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Is there anybody who has dealt with big anxiety before and knows how to get rid of it or any techniques that would help me deal with it? My anxiety acts up when I have to go to the...
    brybommie brybommie 16-17, F 5 Responses Sep 23

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    It's been little over a year now since I unwillingly dropped everything because of my anxiety. I stopped doing the things I truly loved and I stopped going to my favorite places...
    Anonymousgirl8 Anonymousgirl8 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I've always had anxiety. Recently exactly 2 weeks ago I was hit by a car and my anxiety has completely gotten out of control.
    Amy1MM Amy1MM 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    Sometimes my anxiety keeps me somewhat isolated and down. To get myself through these tough times. I think about my dreams for the future. I remind myself that one day I will have...
    anonomous435 anonomous435 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    It's my first year at college and it's hell with my anxiety. I've had 4 anxiety attacks it two weeks and I'm even on medication. I don't think I can do this anymore how am I going...
    savy1063 savy1063 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    Does anyone have anxiety and smoke to help relieve it? I smoke cigarettes and I'm trying to stop after years of smoking, I get really bad anxiety when I start to withdrawal. It...
    mattcom mattcom 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 1

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    Battling my anxiety has become a life long problem. I think I posted a story here before, but lately something new has started up - nightmares. Horrible, horrible nightmares. If I...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    That point of the day when you really want to cry and you can't. When you realize you are done and make the conscious conclusion you have been avoiding for long. It doesn't matter...
    valeMar valeMar 41-45 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I'm having trouble striking a balance between managing my anxiety and my adhd. I was off adhd meds for years because they made me jumpy and panicky all the time. I felt calmer off...
    NamelessNomad NamelessNomad 22-25, F Oct 13

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    This is my very first experience post. I grew up as a military brat, my dad was in the Air Force, and we moved every two-three years. When I was 3 we moved overseas and I haven't...
    Alemiir Alemiir 18-21, F Oct 15

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    I began the first day of school, woke up more excited then ever. I picked out the clothes I'd wear the night before, I could barely sleep, constantly visualizing my friends and...
    looking4chances looking4chances 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago