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  1. A

    ill try and describe my shortness of breath as best i can

    right so, everyday my throat feels tight sore and i dont know if anyone will understand this reference but you know if you stay up late laughing way to much and you get that feel in your throat like its tight and overworked... its like that. dont really wheeze, i have just done my peak flow and...
  2. Homebound87


    I feel I am a waste of space. Like I'm sorry for breathing. I hate who I am as a person. I feel stuck in agoraphobia I feel stuck in depression. Anti depressants make me feel even more crazier. Trying to find the right one. I don't want to be a guinea pig. I've done that before. I've talked to...
  3. A

    bloated feeling and acid reflux causing breathing issues??

    Hi guys just a quick question, has anyone noticed if feeling bloated and/or acid reflux can make your breathing feel short? many thanks
  4. A

    breathing issues, deep breaths

    Even when I'm sat down I feel like I need to fill big deep breaths and sometimes I can't and it worries me. But why would I need big deep breaths if I'm just sat watching TV?? Is trying to take these big breaths causing this issue do you think??
  5. Kerome

    Diaphragmatic breathing and anxiety

    I’ve recently been reading up on diaphragmatic breathing, it’s quite a neat technique for relaxing and not getting caught up in the “fight or flight” response. According to the University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center, "Diaphragmatic breathing allows one to take normal breaths...
  6. A

    Sesnorimotor/somatic OCD about breathing. Please help!

    Hey all! I'm new to this forum, and for several years I have dealt with Anxiety and OCD. My current fixation is on my breathing, and it has been this way for the past two months now. I suffer from conscious breathing and hyperventilating to a degree it interferes with my functionality as a...
  7. L

    cant stop thinking about my breathing

    I suffer from anxiety, depression and ocd and heads up i am 19 weeks pregnant so it makes this a little more frightening for me. For the past week and a half i have been in unable to think about anything besides my breathing which is making it hard to feel like i can breath correctly. I have...
  8. R

    Does anyone know what just happened to me?

    I know this is no place for a diagnosis however, I am currently discharged from all previous mental health facilities. Last night, at a party, a lot of stuff went down with an ex-girlfriend. To sum it up, I confronted her about her going around telling everyone I raped her which I did not and...
  9. N


    Havent been here in quite a while. Havent really needed to. Im not doing well right now though, which is why im here. Guess i just want to get it out. I havent had a panic attack last so long in quite a while. So i started feeling tight chested two hours ago. This led to some hyperventilation...
  10. F


    Anyone else have difficulty breathing? I feel like i can't get a full breath and like i have been exercising. It's a horrible feeling.
  11. K

    Sleeping problems. Help.

    Hi all, I have been having so much trouble with my medications and I got some of them reduced, but I got put on Propranolol and my average resting heart beat has gone from 81 to 69 over the past few days, I'm afraid to take it because I feel like my blood pressure and heart rate are already too...
  12. S

    Looking For Advice

    First, sorry if this is in the wrong place, I wasn't quite sure where to put it. And sorry for the long post! I've been doing mostly CBT on and off for 8 years and honestly, I haven't gotten much out of it. A lot of my appointments are just me stating a recent or recurring problem, them giving...
  13. cpuusage

    Breathing through

    BREATHING THROUGH Basic to most spiritual traditions, as well as to the systems view of the world, is the recognition that we are not separate, isolated entities, but integral and organic parts of the vast web of life. As such, we are like neurons in a neural net, through which flow currents of...
  14. M

    My boyfriend showed symtoms of panic attack

    Hi I'm new in this forum. Yesterday night, I found my boyfriend was contacting women on dating website on internet( which he is saying it was just for fun ). Even I knew he was on it, he lied to me he has no idea. We've been together for 2 years now and the fact that he lied really hurt me and I...
  15. J

    I want to ask one thing

    about the anxiety . is it real that because of constipation I may have breathing problems and because of that I may have anxiety. Regards Jugnoo
  16. 6

    Chest burning-citalopram

    Increased citalopram from 20 to 40mg today. And my tummy hurt off and on all day...sort of an odd piercing pain but not severe, uncomfortable. And my chest hurts now a bit,near my heart. From the dose increase? It could be anxiety too though my anxiety isn't normally very bad. So down today...
  17. E

    Ruled by anxiety

    My life is in ruins, i have recently been suffering from really bad anxiety and its left me unable to do anything without resulting in massive panic attacks. Even going out into my garden is a challenge. Let alone shopping or appointments. I feel so useless as i cant even work right now (i work...
  18. 6

    Sinking feeling every night

    No matter if the day was good or bad, productive or a stay in bed day...I get the same sinking feeling when I crawl into bed. It is like the painful emptiness in me feels that much bigger when I lie down at night. The dark matches my insides and the darkness inside almost calls out to the...
  19. B

    Done dealing with it alone and the incident that made me join.

    Hey, thank you for whoever takes the time to read this. I'm new on here and as the title suggests, I'm looking for people to talk to, maybe people with similar experiences. This post is long, this is because this is the first time I've ever talked to anyone about any of this and you don't have...
  20. U

    Newly diagnosed GAD

    Hey guys im new here.just 3 wks ago i was diagnosed, as having GAD.in total,i rushed to the ER thrice in a matter of 3 days thinking that i was having a heart attack as i could not breathe properly and my chest was really tight.i had chest xrays,twice ECG tests,blood n urine test and even...