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Hello! I have anxiety

Ahutton

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Hello! My names is Ahutton. And I have Food anxiety.. I am not quite sure if that is a thing or not..... but there it is....
I have struggled with anxiety for a while now. It is mostly GAD, but for a long while, it has to do with food.
No, I am not afraid of weight gain because of food, However, I am afraid that I will massivley obese.
I am afraid that food will make me sick...... like only things that I think are safe is candy....

I know that this is not healthy.

I am happier when I dont have to eat.
 

Rinka

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Welcome @Ahutton to the forum. I hope we can be of support for you here.
Do you recall when you first started to be anxious about food? Is it in relation to nutrition or the texture?
 

Chris

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Welcome to the forum Ahutton, it sounds like you're afraid food is contaminated?
 
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Hey there. From my experience, food poisoning really sucks when you get it but it typically only lasts a day or two, and sometimes even less. I guess you do run the risk of it anytime you eat but it’s super unlikely, very treatable, and doesn’t last very long. Hope that helps a little.
 
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