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  1. J

    Lip/cheek twitch when I blink? Could this be anxiety?

    Hi everyone I’m new here. I’ve recently been noticing above the right side of my lip pretty much my cheek, twitches every time I blink and only when I blink? I’ve become very fixated on it because I can feel it when I blink. Could this be anxiety or something more?
  2. N

    I need help

    Hey everyone, I posted on here a couple of weeks ago because I was worried about some swollen lymph nodes in my groin area but since posting I started spiraling into even worse anxiety, I spend my days touching my neck, armpits, groin and pushing around the skin only to eventually be able to...
  3. N

    Sore Lymph nodes for two months now

    Hello everyone, i am new here so pardon the long paragraph: i am a 21 years old male, no previous serious health conditions whatsoever, at the beginning of July a itch started bothering me above my thigh and throughout the course of a week a circular skin rash appeared on the spot that was itchy...
  4. K

    Past mistake causing severe anxiety and depression.

    During this pandemic my anxiety really flared up and caused me to start thinking about past mistakes I’ve made. One in particular has really stressed me out and I’d Love some feed back on how to deal with these thoughts. So about 9 years ago me and girlfriend (now wife) were drinking, just...
  5. Sullyhogs

    How do hotel showers stand against Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba? This is makin me anxious.

    Hey, everyone. I’m 24 years old and I know in some places, water can be very dangerous if not handled correctly. So I’m in Fort Walton Beach, Florida for a short vacation. I’ve already been here since Sunday, and I’ll be leaving this coming Sunday. I’m in a small condo with my mom, my dad’s mom...
  6. A

    My story ( brain tumour fears, trigger warning)

    Hey guys wanted to post my story, hopefully it’ll help someone else who’s reading. I know reading stories helped me a lot during this bout of anxiety. i am 32 struggled with HA for all of my life and my episodes usually last 1-2 months and fixated on one critical illness. I’ve gone through...
  7. A

    Willing to help those with a fear of public seaking like me :-)

    Hi Everybody, Just getting comfortable with Public Speaking has really been a journey for me, when I have to give a presentation, talk in a senior meeting or even in a speech its like my head just literally goes into animal mode and my body acts as if I have taken the latest speed drug, it's...
  8. H

    Dad-Induced Depression

    I've been having health problems that involve pain every month, most recently to the point of tears, if not some level of pain every day. I'm trying to see doctors about it and am looking forward to much anxiety caused by having to see different people in different places for different tests...
  9. J

    Challenges with Anxiety

    What would you say your biggest struggle is in dealing with/fixing your anxiety?
  10. T

    A long, sincere post about the lows of my fear of cancer

    I'm a chronic hypochondriac and recently wrote a long blog post about my healthy anxiety related breakdown three years ago. Since what hurt me the most back then was the crippling loneliness, the thought that I'm completely alone with my fear of dying (pancreatic cancer) I wanted to share my...
  11. L

    Pains and aches everywhere

    I have severe hypochondria. It’s only gotten worse with quarantine since I have a ton of time to overthink and worry. I’ve been having sharp and dull pains EVERYWHERE. My back, my shoulders, neck, head, jaw, chin, ears, arms, chest, armpits, hands, legs, feet, and pelvis. I’m very nervous. I...
  12. Karina Berard

    My Daily Struggles

    Hi I am 23 years old and attending college to become a Social Worker. Few months ago, I moved in with my boyfriend of 4 years! I suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and depression big time. Thankfully I have the best boyfriend who keeps me safe and loves me for me and always there when I need him the...
  13. N

    Anyone with anxiety here ever had issues with vision?

    Basically I started noticing anxiety signs about 4 years ago, I’ve struggled with it everyday and never took any medication for it. Until last December I felt like that was the best option, but suddenly I got a onset of eye floaters, flashes of light , and overall my vision isn’t as clear as it...
  14. S

    Chest Pain but im 16 with anxiety whats wrong?

    Over a year ago I got diagnosed with panic disorder, GAD, and hypochondria. Im 16 now and ive had symptoms ranging from headaches, or what i thought were brain tumors, to kidney pain because kidney cancer is always an option of course. Those have all scared me in the past and have really...
  15. L

    Anxiety makes my brain hurt

    Im 22 years old and I got diagnosed with anxiety back in 2015 and my doctor put me on 15mg Buspar but since im a dumb dumb head ive been on and off on them for about 4 years i finally before 2019 ive been off of them for a long time so when i started to have panic attacks again around november i...
  16. D

    Anxiety, panic and hypochondria - I desperately need help

    Hi everyone. I'm a 23 yo girl and for the past 6 months, I've had crushing anxiety. It all started with a panic attack, right after finishing my master thesis. My mind and body were exhausted, and I felt a "zap" in my brain. My heart started pounding, I was shivering, my legs were heavy and...
  17. Trikay12113

    Worried about having the flu and going to the ER or doctors

    I’m wondering if I have the flu, symptoms came outta no where and I feel super icky and weird and I was thinking about going to the ER because I have other stuff going on as well so I’m not sure if it’s the flu or the other stuff causing it and it’s making me panic and I’m extremely worried. I...
  18. scared_nut

    Anxiety, Heart Concerns and My Current Health Scare (PLEASE GIVE FEEDBACK)

    So I’m a guy, 15 years old. I had my first anxiety attack on Jan 11 so I’ve been dealing with this chronic stress for about a month. When it originally happened I was tested with two EKG tests and a chest x-ray, and blood test which all came out clean. However, since the tests and the doctors...
  19. H

    Pancreas fears....

    So for months I’ve had this relentless and irrational fear of something being wrong with my Pancreas. I have IBS-C and nausea often, and for the past month or two I’ve had bad mid/upper back and in between shoulder blades pain and pressure. It feels super tight. I also get super itchy sometimes...
  20. G

    Things that help with Heartrate, Sleep issues, Anxiety

    Hi there, I'm a newbie on this but not a newbie to anxiety. I've been reading a lot of comments on this about what people are going through and can totally relate to many. My anxiety attacks came on back about 12 yrs ago then suddenly vanished for the next 10... then the past couple of years...
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