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I Suffer Anxiety Pangs

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    I got my first ever attack when I was in 3 years old and a tv fell on my head and they called and ambulance and the ambulance dude wanted to strap me down on a bed and cause I was...
    Rhin0 Rhin0 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Things people with anxiety hate hearing... 1. Being told we’re being stupid or that it’s all in our heads. But it’s OK for you to complain of a headache, or to seek...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    so about a month ago i was speaking to a counselor at my college and told her that i was dealing with a lot of anxiety and that it was keeping me from being able to study for a...
    Degrassi94 Degrassi94 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Does anyone have any good tips to reduce anxiety? I suddenly feel really anxious for no reason
    loveyourselfalways loveyourselfalways 13-15, F 9 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Because of my social anxiety, I have become jaded and cynical. I tell myself I don't need to be popular, I don't need to have lots or friends, I don't need to be the life of the...
    GrimCreeper0150 GrimCreeper0150 22-25, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There was a charity concert in my country last night. Lots of actors, singers, artists and even writers took part in it. They called people to send two or five dollars through...
    AnnaJackson12345 AnnaJackson12345 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I just want to say that social anxiety is NOT "omg I like totally hate people I just want to sleep and eat and watch Netflix all the time!!!" Social anxiety is wanting so...
    originalitydied originalitydied 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Please read, I have a question for anyone who suffers from mental disorders. But first, a little bit (briefly) about my mental health history: I was diagnosed with ADHD...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    It seems like phrasing anxiety as a constant struggle just doesn't do it enough justice. Anxiety is a monster. A cold hearted, controlling monster. Everyday you wake up unsure of...
    jerz653 jerz653 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 12

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm very upset and offended by the early intervention in psychosis services in Middlesbrough .i think because I'm a weak and naive person I got fooled and betrayed easily and I got...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So i finally did it! I finally went and spoke to my doctor. In the waiting room I was so nervous I actually felt like I was going to pass out. When I got in to the room I burst out...
    lc543 lc543 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Usually when I get an anxiety attack I feel like I am choking and then like I can't breathe. Sometimes being in a stressful situation or being around a lot of people sets me off...
    princessjess32 princessjess32 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Mine isn't as bad as some. I can go out and things but I always have this fear or anxiety of having an anxiety attack. I can talk to new people and sometimes it goes okay other...
    VdbMichelle VdbMichelle 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    people say "anxiety is no big deal." "it's all inside of your head". "you can stop it at any point" oh yeah? How is this all inside of my head? and if it is, how do I get it to...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 8

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    In 2014 I have been fighting depression. Towards the end of the year I've been healing from it. But through the whole process I've developed social anxiety. I didn't realize how...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11 and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    For most of my life I've experienced this feeling of anxiety, panic, mania, and depression all in full swing... There never seems to be a break between the emotions.They all come...
    behindthesegemineyes behindthesegemineyes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Feel an anxiety tack comming on... I break out in hives really bad ... Docs got me on 4 diff meds this is bull!!!
    dizzyupthegirl1 dizzyupthegirl1 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I find it difficult to go to malls at times, they're so overwhelming. I can't make phone calls, my heart beats so hard and I feel sick and nervous. I also get really nervous when...
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    This is the fifth month I have been at my new job and social anxiety has made me suffer in every way at work. The other people who have joined the company in the same period have...
    littlemacintosh littlemacintosh 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    The left side of my head hurts. I think I know why but I'm so scared I'm going to die. My anxiety is kicking my but right now any help?
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Jan 14

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    I hate when people fake having anxiety in general. I have to take medication everyday, I hate talking infront of people, I have a fear of being by myself in a crowd, and I have at...
    nothatbasic nothatbasic 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today I went to lunch with my family and we went to a really crowded place and I knew I wasn't going to be able to stay. But I tried and there where more than 150 in that room. I...
    stacyjean99 stacyjean99 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have anxiety too. suffer from depression and take meds for it. smh
    jenniebaez1992 jenniebaez1992 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't concentrate in school, even the small things are a huge challenge. My anxiety makes me feel the urge to pee... Does anyone else feel this? Also I have panic attacks quite...
    katykat10001 katykat10001 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Oh boy, I started Uni again today. Everything went perfect, actually. I made a new friend, my classes are great. But I'm suddenly so overwhelmed. Every time I had to introduce...
    Sophilu Sophilu 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Having social anxiety has hindered me in so many ways. I hate myself for not even being able to order my own food at restaurants.
    HurricaneAshlyn HurricaneAshlyn 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Panic attacks and agoraphobia are the worst things ever. This has really hindered my life. . Anyone else suffer from panic attacks? What awful symptoms and after-symptoms do you...
    EmiKuma EmiKuma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    I wouldn't say it's suffering, but it is the worst thing to have. Not trying to trivialize having depression, because I got it too, but I rather have severe but treatable...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    so I saw my doctor today. I wanted to talk to her about my anxiety and how bad it gets, along with my panic attacks. I have been having a lot of trouble breathing, and I just...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    I’ve been meditating for 3 years and have significantly reduced my anxiety. If you’ve always heard meditation could help but never really took the plunge, this is for you. My...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    SO APPARENTLY WEED AND ANXIETY DONT GO WELL TOGETHER . I get anxiety Attacks every now and then probably once a month, and I also smoke about every week , when I feel like I'm not...
    natethecreator natethecreator 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Anxiety ******* sucks! I'm currently having an anxiety attack, and I don't even know why! Usually I am able to understand the reasoning of why I am getting an anxiety attack, but...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I have social anxiety and it's getting to much for me to handle anymore. I hate going to school, my grades suck and I barely have any friends anymore because i always blow everyone...
    hans167 hans167 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    So today was a rough one for my 10 year old. Well, today is his 10th birthday. Which made it extra traumatic. We went to Red Robin for dinner, one of his favorite restaurants, as...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F Dec 28, 2014

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    An actual experience I had: A friend of mine who recently returned home from the army confided in me that he had PTSD. I helped him through some tough days, teaching him better...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    If you're suffering with depression please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    No one likes me. I have indeed let them down. The question is now, "Do I leave while they drown?" If I am already dead should I save the living? I am never not afraid. I am always...
    treegurl94 treegurl94 16-17, F Jan 1

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    I feel as if my mind works differently. I am suffering, hard; from depression. I can't help but think such negative things. I lay awake at night thinking there's someone out to get...
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    and dont wish to fight it anymore. its been awhile since my last post. which was made in the hospital. i was discharged on the 23rd, with no wheres to go. my uncle said i could...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    If you're suffering please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 7

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you're suffering please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 8

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    Important notice: Don't take anything of what you read here as medical advice. I'm not a doctor, but simply a person affected by this thing since almost when I was born, so all...
    mat4 mat4 18-21, M Jan 10

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw if you're suffering please watch this
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 10

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