I 've Got Psychosomatic Health Issues

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    I Feel "Broken" Sometimes

    Ever since I started struggling with depression and anxiety (before I even started any medication), I would also start experiencing chest pains, abdominal pains, headaches, and a low sex drive...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 21, 2008

    Psychosomatic Healing

    Everyone's got psychosomatic conditions [stress related] at sometime in their life. Finding real answers to deal with them is the key. "Psychosomatic refers to mind and somatic refers to body; the term psychosomatic means the mind making the body ill or illnesses...
    KevinOwen KevinOwen
    Aug 14, 2009

    It's Great Fun!

    This Experience has a great icon, I think. Thanks to brightsight! Anyway, the story. Well, I have had two sets of psychosomatic health problems. Both happened when I was under a lot of psychological stress that I had repressed. Which is to say, I was in life situations that...
    TheTardyDodo TheTardyDodo
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2007

    So Anxious

    i have had bad panic attacks probably because i have shoved back a lot of big unwanted situations in my life...i also have headaches...i've always had them though but i think it is probably hormones and stress
    oOannabethOo oOannabethOo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2007

    At Least, I Assume I Do

    I have back, neck, shoulder, and stomach issues chronically that I assume are stress related, I see a chiropractor. My chest feels painful a lot too and very tight. I also get scratches on my hips that have no physical cause whatsoever. It can be very frustrating because I have a...
    Susannahjade Susannahjade
    26-30, F
    May 3, 2013

    My Heeeeaad...

    I have such headaches all the time and tho I'm not 100% percent sure that they come from the psychological problems I have I think they do. And I get stomach problems a lot of the time. When I have an argument with someone I start to feel sick whenever I talk to them, read...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jun 10, 2007

    Crazy What Stress Can Do to You

    As a kid and a teenager I would get horrible stomach cramps whenever I went on trips away from home.  The stomach cramps wouldn't stop until I got back home.  I could hardly enjoy Disney World because my stomach was just killing me the whole time. I grew out of that...
    eromreven eromreven
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

    Boyfriend And Illness

    I met a guy. I thought he was so cool and great. He told me he had a place but we could chill at his mom's crib while she was out of town. When she came back in town I found out he did not have a place but crashed on people's couches. It is not hardcore homeless, but he was also...
    lilyholic lilyholic
    Jun 8, 2013

    Mostly Back Pain

    My anxiety issues have been around literally my whole life, and i cannot remember a time in my life that the muscles in my back were not _super_ tense. Sometimes, when I'm doing really badly the muscles will start to twitch and ache, sometimes it will just feel on fire. I also...
    Shierke Shierke
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 18, 2008
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