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Willing to talk Struggled with hypochondria for 1 year

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I struggled with hypochondria for 1 year of my life where i was constantly resting thinking i was going to die i dropped out of school at this time but i overcame it and willing to talk to other people and listen to there problems and put my brain on it with you Just gotta take it day by day Were all resilient machines that can get confused sometimes
 
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35 yr old male father of two, been dealing with health anxiety for over a year now, spent thousands of dollars on tests just to be cleared. Was stuck in ALS fear for about 3 months, also being treated with meds for OCD/anxiety/depression. Cleared of ALS with EMG test a few weeks ago, however, I am feeling extreme fatigue in my legs along with back pain. I read that my meds can cause fatigue and muscle pain but my Psychiatrist says no. So my mind is wondering again, what could be going on? Agonizing.
 

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35 yr old male father of two, been dealing with health anxiety for over a year now, spent thousands of dollars on tests just to be cleared. Was stuck in ALS fear for about 3 months, also being treated with meds for OCD/anxiety/depression. Cleared of ALS with EMG test a few weeks ago, however, I am feeling extreme fatigue in my legs along with back pain. I read that my meds can cause fatigue and muscle pain but my Psychiatrist says no. So my mind is wondering again, what could be going on? Agonizing.
Hi Titus. Just one opinion. If you have been on those meds for some time, I agree with your shrink (my Dad was a shrink who hated being called one) that it's probably your anxiety and not the meds causing your physical problems.
 
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I’ve been on the new meds for about 3 weeks tops. Transitioned from pristiq and Valium to Luvox and trazodone still taking Valium too.
 

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fatigue and back pain shouldn't be anything to worry about im 18 and i feel like **** everyday but this can because by alot of things lack of sleep slept on your back the wrong way do you exercise? if so could of over used your legs if not or you dont exercise often couldve been caused by walking to much but as long as your doc clears you your fine Has this happened before or is this the first time? and another little tidbit is try not to google things im working on this because it causes this introduces you to 1000s of possibilities and this is where the root of the problem is and never take a test unless the doctor recommends it start building a relationship with a doctor this also helps tell him everything but try not to bring info you read into the office it can cost you extra in money and worry if your not satisfied because you "read this" but these are all the things that im currently working on ive had a recent spike in my anxiety wich has caused me to worry so i went in and it was just a cold so dont worry about the little things i would say aslong as it doesn't go on for months i wouldnt worry and if u cant stop the wondering try and find a hobbie your really interested in and start doing that when your worrying i started to play guitar and it helped me ease my mind at the times of wonder
 

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yea theres gunna always be worry when you get on new meds this could be your anxiety just acting up because your mind is unsure but like i said find a hobbie i come on here and talk about everything and this helps alot
 
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35 and have a busy job, (teacher/coach), struggle to get through each day with my leg fatigue. Health anxiety hit me hard a yr and half ago when acquaintance diagnosed with colon cancer at 38 only lasted 4 months. I’ve spiraled out of control with it since, from colon/lung/bone cancer to als. Some how I’ve pulled through enough to keep my job. During ALS fear I exercised obsessively to prove I didn’t have it to myself everyday. In the process I hurt my back and now can’t exercise.
 

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ok so you need to find your peace with a hobbie or something start brainstorming things you like to do do you play games?
 
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