panic disorder

  1. T

    Need relationship advice

    Hi everyone, I’m not sure this is the right forum to post this but it would be wonderful to get some insight and advice. My boyfriend and I have been together for three-and-a-half years. We are best friends, understand one another and love each other very much. But we are at a crossroads...
  2. T

    Boyfriend with agoraphobia, panic disorder, social anxiety, anxiety

    Hi everyone, I’m not sure this is the right forum to post this but it would be wonderful to get some insight and advice. My boyfriend and I have been together for three-and-a-half years. We are best friends, understand one another and love each other very much. But we are at a crossroads...
  3. T

    I can't do this anymore...someone please help

    I've been diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder and have had CBT (which made no difference at all) and in the last month I have gotten so depressed and down. I'm scared to go to my GP again incase he says there is nothing wrong with me (about the depression) but I know what I'm feeling is...
  4. Matryoschka

    Anxiety started again

    Hello everyone, I have been diagnosed with GAD and panic disorder in November 2017. I've had therapy for about a year. At the end of November 2018 my therapy sessions ended because I was getting my life back on track. I resumed my studies and I started travelling again. My agoraphobia almost...
  5. M

    Hello fellow Agoraphobiacs and Panickers!

    Hi, I came across this forum while searching through the web for information on PDA (Panic disorder and Agoraphobia). I've been suffering from PDA for almost five years now and quite frankly it's starting to annoy me. It all began after suffering a series of panic attacks within the space of...
  6. D

    New, agoraphobic and depressed!

    Hi there! I’m a new poster and I suffer with agoraphobia, panic disorder/anxiety and depression (a lovely combination I know!). Now as I look back I’ve suffered from anxiety issues for most of my life although I wasn’t fully aware of this for a very long time. I’ve been clinically depressed...
  7. M

    Hypertension and agoraphobia...help

    Hi guys, My dad has been fighting Agoraphobia, panic attacks, ptsd...for 20 years now. He is 43, he has been in war at very young age 17-21, and shortly after got his first panic attack. He has had his ups and downs with agoraphobia. Currently, he cannot go further than 5 miles from our home...
  8. J

    Please Help...

    Hi, I am a 40-year old married guy with two lovely kids, but in June I was taken to A&E with what at first seemed like a heart attack. They found nothing wrong and my doctor has diagnosed me with Panic Disorder. It just came out of the blue. I have 2 therapists but nothing is working. I cannot...
  9. H

    My anxiety has gotten to the point of insomnia and dysfunction.

    I’ve had anxiety since I got into a traumatic accident when I was little. I broke my arm in three places. I was hospitalized and had surgery done. I suffered with panic attacks that lasted for hours. It felt I was admitted for three days but it was a whole week. After that I suffered with panic...
  10. J

    OCD, ANXIETY, OR REAL? Please help!

    Please help, if you can give me any form of contentment/advice I would appreciate it. I am a 18 year old, just turned 18, and I have been suffering from health anxiety since november. I started to get really bad panic attacks, and have been to the hospital because I thought I was having a...
  11. Drooo

    What's the link between coffee, caffeine, anxiety and panic attacks?

    This article from Psychology Today briefly discusses the effects of coffee, the modern-day 'coffee culture' and the impact of caffeine on anxiety and related mental health issues. "Many people overlook the fact that caffeine indirectly increases norepinephrine and causes symptoms essentially...
  12. B

    My partner has panic disorder, agrophobia and separation anxiety but I can find anyone who will help ME

    My partner has panic disorder, agrophobia and separation anxiety but I can find anyone who will help ME Hi all, This is my first post on here. A little information to begin with - I’ve been with my girlfriend for about 3 years and throughout that time, she’s suffered with depression...
  13. N

    Depression - my old friend (Possible trigger)

    So....i'm moving in 3 days. I should be over the moon excited :clap: but I am really not. We have been living in hell for 5 months with someone whom we thought was our friend but has since threatened to evict us monthly and the last straw was him pulling a gun on me. My partner works all day...
  14. A

    Panic Disorder, Angoraphobia and Work.

    Hello, i am 18 years old and i have had a panic disorder since June 2016 but was diagnosed in September 2016. I took a large panic attack and just never recovered. I experienced non stop panic attacks as well as severe physical symptoms. Anyway, i'm on Cipralex (e-pram) and things have gone well...
  15. V

    Suicidal Confusion

    Hello, Back Then Just over a year ago I was diagnosed with severe anxiety, which was no fun.. at all. I'd be so self conscious of everything, literally everything. I couldn't talk to new people like on a bus, talking to the bus driver to get my ticket would be too much. As it happens I went...
  16. A

    Mirtazapine for Panic and GAD

    Hello, I need help and advice! I was on Ciprelex for 6 years for mild anxiety. My mom passed away 2 years ago and 6 months later my world was turned upside down by anxiety. I couldn't leave the house for weeks! I just layed in bed trying to fight the feeling of wanting to die rather than live...
  17. S

    Work is impossible

    Took two months to get myself in a mindset where I could apply. I thought I would try and push myself and overcome severe social anxiety.. I ended up getting hired at a movie theater ushering, cashiering, and promoting sales. Fast paced, friendly service, PEOPLE SKILLS. This was a mistake. My...
  18. C

    Help, I'm getting worse.

    My panic attacks are getting really worse. I feel them almost every hour. I think I'm getting depressed too because I am getting housebound. 😢
  19. C

    Agoraphobia and Panic Attack blues

    Hello, newbie here. I want to join this forum so that i can better understand my condition from people who are suffering from it. I was once a very adventurous and carefree person, had a very stable job, but early this year everything started going south. I began having irrational fears, and...
  20. D

    Cognitive symptom shift

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum, but definitely not new to anxiety, panic disorder. I'm a 42 yo male Veteran. I just wanted to bring up a strange and disturbing shift in my symptoms over the past month or so. Hoping that someone might be able to relate a bit or have some insight that could...