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    Introducing myself

    Hello I am new to the forum, as I hope someone will be able to resonate with me. For the past two years I have been experiencing several issues with my mental health. It started when I had a panic attack on a plane over two years ago, the point where I think changed me. After this I have become...
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    Anxiety Chest Pains 24/7 help!

    Hey everyone so here's the story. So over 2 years ago I was abusing drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy and much more. I ended up overdosing and during this time I blacked out and had a very vivid dream. In the dream I had a very realistic and painful heart attack and felt it all. Upon waking up I...
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    sympton survey and how you deal/dealt with them

    So as the thread states this is for everyone to day what symptoms they get, how long they last and how long in total or on and of you have had them I think this will be a good way for us all to relate to how we feel and know that we're not alone So mine are Chest aches and pains- on and of for...
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    Last day of work

    It’s one thing to talk about being unemployed with no options but when the day arrives. It’s like someone throwing a giant ball at your chest. I feel horrible.
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    Scary new symptoms

    Hello, I'm new to the forums and I'm 21. I've been dealing anxiety for a year now. At first it started with panic attacks. I had no idea what they were and thought I was going to die. My chest would have a sharp pain and so would my left arm. I'd felt nauseous, dizziness, couldnt breath, and...
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    how do you deal with your health anxiety

    hello all I have suffered with health anxiety for years now and the main symptoms i get are breathlessness and chest aches and pains. My upper back muscles always hurt and are very weak and i think that has weakened my chest muscles but as you know with anxiety we always think and feel the...
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    Depression & Anxiety - Unpleasant feeling in chest

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site. Hope you are all ok and staying strong. I am a 40 year old male, been suffering from depression for 20 years. When it first started it struck with with terrifying paranoia and anxiety and the feeling that I was going insane - then came the depression. But I...
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    Is this just anxiety please

    I don't usually do things like this but I feel o need to know if any of you have these symptoms. I have had a few attacks at work and home recently where I excessively sweat feel like o have had a bath lol. Tightness in my face kneck and chest. Chest pain as if having heart attack. Stabbing...
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    please read, chest aches and pains

    Hi all so for around about 7 years i have had chest aches and pains and in that time i have had numerous blood tests and a couple ecgs all of which was normal. I have also been to the doctors countless times and had my blood pressure done, heart and lungs listened to etc and my oxygen. Again all...
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    Need someone to relate to about chest aches and pains

    I've had this for around 4/5 years now I've had ecgs in the past and blood tests etc. Numerous times the doctor has listened to my heart and lungs and all is fine as well as my blood pressure. But still I get aches and pains in my chest, upper back and neck. I've had a sports massage and he said...
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    Really scared and depressed. Can't get happy and quit worrying

    I cannot stop thinking about my heart. I have been having chest pains and hot flushing feeling. I just took off a 24 hour holter monitor. I have 4 kids ... I am only 33. I cannot die and leave them to fend for themselves in this world. I'm very scared of death being absolute nothingness. I...
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    Skin burning in chest and in back , anybody experienced?

    I had to go to the emergency room last night. They did an EKG and it came back "normal". As I was sitting there watching a YouTube video my heart rate sped up and I had an intense intense burning in the skin on my chest. My entire chest. And in my back from shoulder blade to shoulder blade. Is...
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    Social anxiety

    So today I had a dinner with my fiancees cousins. There is a slight awkwardness and an underlying issue with our dynamics. I dont like then simply. I dont think they wish me good and have in the past shown that theyre are not happy for us. As I sat there at dinner I felt really weak. The night...
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    Should You Continue Taking Clozapine If You Have Heart Disease?

    Let me give you some background. I have a history of mental problems for at least 21 years. Since childhood, I had trouble with weight; I had a history of being obese and overweight. I come from a family with a history of heart disease. I'm about 47 years old and weigh now 217 pounds and I'm...
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    Health anxiety

    Hi, New to this forum, but just looking for some reassurances that I’m not the only one undergoing these issues because if feel like I’m going crazy. I’ve had some form of health anxiety on and off for the last 10 years, but over the last two years I’ve had the same reoccurring issue, being...
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    Always so anxious about my body

    I always feel SO anxious about my body no matter what I wear and no matter who I’m around. I am not overweight - in fact, I’m fairly slim and have a few curves here and there. I am not “skinny” though - just average, I guess. I am 5’6”, and I have broad shoulders and a larger chest which I hate...
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    Just had the worst anxiety attack so far

    Hi guys, i have nobody to rant to atm so I thought I could put it here to get it off my chest. As the title suggests I've had an awful attack about 2 hours ago (I'm still feeling the effects, I took Kalms and have been doing breathing exercises) which prompted me to wake my mother up and force...
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    Health anxiety

    Does anybody have health anxiety at all? I’ve recentkt become severely anxious that any slight illness I have will result in some kind of Cancer, I have two small children and I am terrified of leaving them. I’m now having severe panic attacks with chest pains and I convince myself It’s a heart...
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    Intense arm/chest pain

    Hello, Anyone else out there sometimes have extreme left chest and left shoulder/arm pain when having an anxiety or panic attack? I've been to the ER two years before when I thought I was having a heart attack and they did EKGs and the works. I had a physical with vitals done last week and...
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    I can't look at myself anymore.

    I just looked at my reflection and it's just... I'm trying to find the words to describe it. Disgusted is how I feel. I don't want to look at myself anymore. Hirsutism is getting out of control. I have acne on my face, my back, and now my chest. I don't know what to do. I don't want to go...