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  1. G

    No Sleep = Anxiety

    I have personally found that when I don't get a good nights rest that I experience anxiety the next day or at least am more susceptible to having symptoms pop up. On days when I get a good nights sleep I can cope with things a little better... sure as the day grows older I get tired/fatigued...
  2. G

    Travel Anxiety

    So I was feeling pretty good this weekend and so my wife and I decided to book a flight across the country to visit relatives. I've done the trip about 10 times in the past 7 years but the last couple of times I'd experienced anticipatory anxiety just days before the flight (ie unable to eat...
  3. G

    What are your symptoms?

    My symptoms of anxiety don't all happen at the same time but maybe a few at a time... Here are the ones I've had over the years. I've never taken any medication, don't do drugs, don't drink, don't smoke... - heart palpitations - excessive urinating - can't catch full breath - feeling of...
  4. 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...
  5. JohnM

    Terrified of Concussion

    So, about five days ago I hit my the back of head on a metal bookshelf, and since then I seem to be obsessing about “symptoms” that make me terrified I’m dying of an undetected concussion. Twice it seems like lights have gotten suddenly brighter, there are moments when I think I might be dizzy...
  6. A

    Latest anxiety

    Hello, My name is Anna. I struggle with anxiety and depression and I am currently taking remeron to help my insomnia due to my anxiety. I have a story to share because my anxiety is through the roof over this and I can’t do anything but focus on this. I’m worried I may sound dumb for my story...
  7. X

    Nervous Stomach

    Hi, I've never posted in one of these forums before, but I can't seem to find an answer to this. I have suffered from anxiety since I was very young. However, over the past few years I have been working on controlling my anxious thoughts using mindfulness techniques, and have seen an...
  8. J

    Excitement causing anxiety

    So I recently just designed a blog and opened it up to the public. I am super excited as I have always wanted to do something like this. Writing is my passion and I am trying to make it more of a priority in my life. I have gotten to the point where I normally have a pretty good handle on my...
  9. I

    Insomnia in Young People Associated with Later Dementia

    I've seen studies throughout the years about bad sleep patterns and REM affecting the brain leading to dementia. This has me freaked out, my 90 year grandfathre died of Dementia. I'm 35 and I've been waking up early for years (4am-530am) without falling back asleep on 4-5 hours of sleep. Can...
  10. DDNatureLover

    New Drapes

    I've mentioned before that I have insomnia and that the neighbors' (both sides) dogs often keep me awake, or wake me up mid-sleep and early morning. I invested in a set of insulated drapes for the bedroom, and hung them the other day. They were purchased primarily to cut down on the cold and...
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