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Can anyone help me please?

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I have had anxiety since I was a child- I take Paxil- and it helped stop anxiety attacks.
But- I just had a trigger cause me to go into full- blown ruminating terror.
It is worst in the morning when I wake up.

I have to keep going over the situation that triggered me, and some thoughts take my breath away for a second.
I am terrified to go to sleep - because I know what waits for me in the morning.

When my eyes open- I begin to sweat from head to toe, I feel terror and I feel as if I will never be normal again.
It is all I can do to convince myself to stand up and take care of my day's activities.

At night I feel better, but all day I battle thoughts and one minute I am convinced all is well- next minute I am ruminating and scared.
 
#2
I’m sorry this is happening:(

Do you take anything for panic attacks? I take Xanax and it helps me a whole lot when I feel scared or panicky, especially if I have to be in a social environment like work
 
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I have had anxiety since I was a child- I take Paxil- and it helped stop anxiety attacks.
But- I just had a trigger cause me to go into full- blown ruminating terror.
It is worst in the morning when I wake up.

I have to keep going over the situation that triggered me, and some thoughts take my breath away for a second.
I am terrified to go to sleep - because I know what waits for me in the morning.

When my eyes open- I begin to sweat from head to toe, I feel terror and I feel as if I will never be normal again.
It is all I can do to convince myself to stand up and take care of my day's activities.

At night I feel better, but all day I battle thoughts and one minute I am convinced all is well- next minute I am ruminating and scared.
Hi Jessica to - I'm so sorry. That sounds similar to my anxiety pattern, so I understand. It's always worst in the morning when I wake up - I feel scared to get out of bed for some reason. As the day goes on, it gets easier....I don't know if this will help, but here is what I do to walk through it when I'm stuck:
1) I wake up and give myself a couple of minutes before I actually get out if bed. I give myself a little pep talk and do some 'grounding.' Like, I look around the room and say, 'That's my wall, and it's safe. My clothes - they're safe....' Just identify familiar sights, sounds from outside (birds, etc.), smells...and label them out loud. It helps me come back to reality from whatever hell my brain is in .
2) Get up and do something simple and safe. I like putting away dishes or folding laundry, making a bed, etc. Also gets you out of your head and gets you moving. Keep identifying sights sounds smells, etc. Accept the anxiety as you go...
3) Try to eat, and eat protein in the mornings - meat, eggs, protein bars, whatever. Just not only sugar and carbs, which are stimulants.
4) If it's a REALLY bad morning, I actually will occasionally to take a Benadryl (anti-histamine). It takes the edge off. (Xanax makes me feel too foggy..)

Yoga is also a great way to get the yuck out of your body in the mornings. I want to try getting up and starting with that. I haven't yet because I just feel too shaky in the mornings, and I have a wild kid. :) But it's been proven to help alleviate anxiety.

Each day, it will get a little bit better! And this episode will pass. Do you have a therapist who can help you work through the trigger afterwards?

Hang in there!
 
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Thank you so much for the suggestions. I don't have insurance and I don't have a therapist.
I am going to take the Benadryl. I remember in grade school - I would take sinus medicine- and it would relax me enough to be in class calmly.

Thank very much!
 
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I have had anxiety since I was a child- I take Paxil- and it helped stop anxiety attacks.
But- I just had a trigger cause me to go into full- blown ruminating terror.
It is worst in the morning when I wake up.

I have to keep going over the situation that triggered me, and some thoughts take my breath away for a second.
I am terrified to go to sleep - because I know what waits for me in the morning.

When my eyes open- I begin to sweat from head to toe, I feel terror and I feel as if I will never be normal again.
It is all I can do to convince myself to stand up and take care of my day's activities.

At night I feel better, but all day I battle thoughts and one minute I am convinced all is well- next minute I am ruminating and scared.
 
#8
About four years ago, I went to a family reunion. While there, I visited with my cousin's widow, who was going through chemotherapy and radiation for breast cancer. She told me about CBD oil and how she heard it helped relieve pain.

Fast forward to July 21, 2018, at the same family reunion, with the same cousin. She is cancer free. I hugged her and thanked her for telling me about CBD oil because I am also almost pain free!

You see, I have been suffering chronic debilitating pain for 30 years. It started out with aches and pains all over my body. Eventually, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I also have suffered from childhood depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD most of my life. The combination of all of these illnesses greatly diminished the quality of my life.

I suffered emotionally, mentally and physically. The mental and emotional pain kept me from reaching my full potential. The physical pain kept increasing until it was all I could do to work part-time in the morning and fall into bed exhausted when I got home. I couldn't do any of the things I used to enjoy with my family. I couldn't keep my house clean or carry a full laundry basket upstairs. I had to hire a housekeeper!

But, months ago, after much research online I ordered my first bottle of CBD oil! What did I have to lose?

Within, one day I noticed my mind was calmer. Within three days the pain was lessening and I wasn't as tired.

Now, after four months, I am 85% to 90% pain free. My brain fog is much better. I have much more energy, and my mood is fantastic! I feel so blessed and thankful to God for creating Hemp, the plant CBD comes from. I don't have "bad" days anymore.

My mission now is to share my story with anyone who will listen. I want everyone to know more about CBD and how it can change your life like it did mine. It has been an amazing transformation. One that four months ago I never dreamed was possible.

Here are the facts!

1. CBD made from industrial hemp and in accordance with section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill and 2017 US Appropriations Act is LEGAL in all 50 states.

2. Because of the above mentioned federal legislations, both industrial hemp farms are protected as well as consumers. Federal funds cannot be used to prohibit the sale or consumption of these products.

3. In the event that any of the 50 US states outlawed industrial hemp derived CBD, the federal Supremacy Clause would take effect and over rule the state law.

4. Federal law states that the legal limit of THC in any CBD product must be .3% or less. If your CBD product contains this trace amount of THC it will not get you high, however it could potentially show on a drug screen depending on how your body metabolizes THC. If drug screens are a concern you want products called “CBD Isolate” which contains absolutely no THC whatsoever.

5. To ensure the efficacy of your CBD product its safe and legal please make sure the company you shop with has lab results posted on their website, manufactures their CBD in house and does not get from a CBD middle man manufacturer.

If you would like to know how my story continues from here, follow me on Facebook. I am the one with the Black hat and blue dress!
 
Thread starter #9
About four years ago, I went to a family reunion. While there, I visited with my cousin's widow, who was going through chemotherapy and radiation for breast cancer. She told me about CBD oil and how she heard it helped relieve pain.

Fast forward to July 21, 2018, at the same family reunion, with the same cousin. She is cancer free. I hugged her and thanked her for telling me about CBD oil because I am also almost pain free!

You see, I have been suffering chronic debilitating pain for 30 years. It started out with aches and pains all over my body. Eventually, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I also have suffered from childhood depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD most of my life. The combination of all of these illnesses greatly diminished the quality of my life.

I suffered emotionally, mentally and physically. The mental and emotional pain kept me from reaching my full potential. The physical pain kept increasing until it was all I could do to work part-time in the morning and fall into bed exhausted when I got home. I couldn't do any of the things I used to enjoy with my family. I couldn't keep my house clean or carry a full laundry basket upstairs. I had to hire a housekeeper!

But, months ago, after much research online I ordered my first bottle of CBD oil! What did I have to lose?

Within, one day I noticed my mind was calmer. Within three days the pain was lessening and I wasn't as tired.

Now, after four months, I am 85% to 90% pain free. My brain fog is much better. I have much more energy, and my mood is fantastic! I feel so blessed and thankful to God for creating Hemp, the plant CBD comes from. I don't have "bad" days anymore.

My mission now is to share my story with anyone who will listen. I want everyone to know more about CBD and how it can change your life like it did mine. It has been an amazing transformation. One that four months ago I never dreamed was possible.

Here are the facts!

1. CBD made from industrial hemp and in accordance with section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill and 2017 US Appropriations Act is LEGAL in all 50 states.

2. Because of the above mentioned federal legislations, both industrial hemp farms are protected as well as consumers. Federal funds cannot be used to prohibit the sale or consumption of these products.

3. In the event that any of the 50 US states outlawed industrial hemp derived CBD, the federal Supremacy Clause would take effect and over rule the state law.

4. Federal law states that the legal limit of THC in any CBD product must be .3% or less. If your CBD product contains this trace amount of THC it will not get you high, however it could potentially show on a drug screen depending on how your body metabolizes THC. If drug screens are a concern you want products called “CBD Isolate” which contains absolutely no THC whatsoever.

5. To ensure the efficacy of your CBD product its safe and legal please make sure the company you shop with has lab results posted on their website, manufactures their CBD in house and does not get from a CBD middle man manufacturer.

If you would like to know how my story continues from here, follow me on Facebook. I am the one with the Black hat and blue dress!
That is amazing.
I will tell you something - I tried CBD oil for the first time on Saturday- and I felt the relief. I honestly didn't expect much- and I was extremely surprised that it actually worked!
 
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