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    anxiety about eating?

    Hi all Wasn't sure where to post this, here or eating disorder place, but it's anxiety rooted so decided here. The past 6 months I've developed a real fear of eating, which is linked to my anxiety about vomiting. I've always been wary of vomiting and stuff but recently it's taking over my life...
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    Does anyone suffer from Emetophobia?

    Was wondering if anyone suffers from Emetophobia? I’ve been a life long sufferer and it brings many debilitating problems with it, would love to discuss....
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    Any advice for emetophobia?

    Hey everyone. So I've had emetophobia (fear of people being sick/vomiting) for a few years now. It used to be bad if I was unwell myself, but my poor physical health has led me to get over that part of the phobia. However, my fear of seeing/hearing other people throwing up is still terrible...
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    Anxiety - any tips?

    Hey! Would you guys like to post your tips to get by. I have had anxiety for about two years now and it comes and goes as it pleases. I am in therapy. I get very worried during flu season and am much paranoid and wash my hands million times etc. I was just wondering what are the easiest ways to...
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    Hey guys! :)

    Hi! I'm new to this forum and just wanted to briefly introduce myself. I'm soon to be 27-yo female, I suffer from some phobias (emetophobia would be the main) and anxiety from childhood problems. I've been in therapy for about 1,5 years and I have found this very helpful and I enjoy going there...
  6. S

    Anxiety, OCD, Emetophobia, Agoraphobia?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum but decided to sign up as I wanted some advice from people possibly suffering with the same things as me. Bare with me as I try to get all of this down in writing!... I am 23 yrs old and have been suffering with symptoms of anxiety for as long as I can...
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    Anticipatory Anxiety - the build up to 'an event'

    Hi guys. My first post here. Really would love to hear you guys stories If you're like me. Basically, for many years now (I am 24) I have always had a sense of impending angst about me If something is coming up. It can range from anything like a job interview (which I feel is common and...
  8. F

    Phobia of losing control?

    Hi all, I'm 21 + have suffered from anxiety / social anxiety most of my life, as well as emetophobia, claustrophobia, OCD and other specific phobias that I won't get into, and I've had counselling, therapy, hypnotherapy, exercise therapy to no great avail - however I came to realise recently...
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    Constantly changing symptoms

    I'm not normally one to post on forums anymore about Anxiety since I used to find it made me think about Anxiety too much, but figured I'd see if I could get some guidance after a particularly rough patch. I'll cut all the history for now, but had anxiety problems for around 10 years (Aged 21...
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    Emetophobic. Need advice/help please!

    I know there's a lot to read here but please, I need to speak and be heard. I've been emetophobic since I was about 6. I'm now 26. I remember every time I've ever vomited. And what I done/ate/where I was when it happened. And never been to these places again/never eaten them foods again etc. It...
  11. K

    Health Anxiety

    Just thought I'd share a little with everyone about my type of anxiety. I would love to get somr feedback on what people think and hear if anyone has similar fears. When I was in high school, I started having general anxiety, mostly about every day stressors and became excessive in worrying and...
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    What is this pain ?

    First of all let me point out that this post is about my teenage daughter, not myself. Second, my daughter is an Emetophobia sufferer so feel free to move this to a more appropriate forum if required but Emetophobia is an anxiety disorder and not an eating disorder. My daughter has suffered...
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    emetophobia and agoraphobia

    Hi all. I've seen that some suffer emetophobia without agoraphobia and the other way, I also suffer depression, largely due to panic attacks. Is there anyone that also is housebound with emetophobia here? I am in UK
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    Okay touching food that i'm gonna cook?

    I have fairly bad emetophobia, to the point of suicidal thoughts/prior attempts. I'm getting tired of cooking chips and pre-made vegetarian stuff in the oven now, i used to be able to touch the food i cook (and food that i don't cook). But i'd like to cook something exciting again, but i'm...
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    can any one please help!!!!

    I am a carer for my partner of 11 years, She has had OCD since she was a teenager. Over the last 7/8 years her condition has got alot worse. To cut a lond story short she has servier emetophobia, a fear of germs, agoraphobia, and now has an eating dissorder. For years now we have been trying to...
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    Emetophobia - I'm looking for support and advice

    Hi, I have bipolar disorder and an anxiety disorder. I'm also emetophobic. I'm terrified of the prospect of someone being sick near me, or of being sick myself. I eat a restricted diet (I'm really paranoid about certain foods eg meat and eating out). Normally my fear is low level and...