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  1. M

    Can anyone reassure me

    Hi all I'm new here...My husband and I both get PIP (he has physical conditions and depression and anxiety) I have more mental health conditions with a couple of Iess severe physical conditions so my claim is predominately on the mental health side. My husband transferred successfully to pip...
  2. M

    Is there any real hope for me?

    I've tried various different anti-depressants over extended periods of time with no improvement. There are no medications that I know of that can solve cases of severe physical fatigue. I've read about electroconvulsive therapy that it's only used against severe cases of depression, and to be...
  3. S

    Things were going really well but....

    I started taking zoloft about 5 weeks ago for generalized anxiety and social anxiety and after about 2 weeks on it i started to feel amazing. The main problem i have with my anxiety is it causes me alot of physical symptoms that make me feel like im living every day with the worst hangover ever...
  4. qwerty1234

    Conflict and sensitivity

    My Dad yelled at me sharply, and I don't stand up for myself or anything when people get angry, I could but it makes the physical pain worse. So I just go off alone to process. I don't know if it is a good or bad thing but I feel more physical pain than upset when it happens. He yelled because...
  5. B

    How do I make her realize she has GAD?

    Hi everyone, I'm new here, and I should probably say that I don't suffer from anxiety myself. My wife, however, clearly does. She has all the symptoms, and there is no doubt whatsoever that she has a severe case of GAD. I can't get her to even entertain the thought. A mutual friend - who has...
  6. S

    Amitriptyline block physical anxiety.

    Hi New here. Ive taken amitriptyline 50mg for years and its helped control physical anxiety symptoms in my body. I used to get palpitations and they stopped so its been doing its job. Side afffects are minimal (was dry month but ok now) Im no expert but i was told it regulates something in your...
  7. L

    Physical symptoms of anxiety

    Can everyone write their physical symptoms of anxiety. Mine include: chest pain, brain fog, weird feeling, numbness and tingling sensation, headache, itchiness, hot flashes, dizziness
  8. T

    Pain relief

    Hi , I just thought I’d post this as it may help someone, it my be in the wrong place so a moderator might move it, Anyway I was looking at Wikipedia about psychological pain Psychological pain - Wikipedia I remember learning that psychological pain triggers the same parts of the brain as...
  9. A

    Anxiety

    I was diagnosed with GAD 7 years ago. Today after numerous medications CBT inpatient treatment I have seen no improvement. I now self medicate using sleeping tablets which I now have an addiction to. It’s the physical symptoms I suffer with some can be best described as vile. Does anyone else...
  10. J

    Anti depressants

    I'm thinking of taking anti depressants as from tommorow. I lost my brother and wife got diagnosed with terminal illness shortly after and I've been suffering with health anxiety for nearly 3 years. My doc Thinks I'm depressed and stressed out. I have a lot of physical symptoms like body aches...
  11. S

    Can bipolar symptoms be physical as well as mental?

    And if so... how common is that and if you are bipolar what physical symptoms do you experience. I think i could have bipolar but i'm not sure. Since i was around 14 i started suffering from health issues like fatigue, pale skin, cold hands and feet, bad skin, red washed out looking skin.. etc...
  12. C

    Communication shutdown

    Hi all. This is my first post on here, it could just as easily have been put under the depression forum, for the last 3 months I have literally shutdown completely on a social level (not intentionally) and I am finding it near impossible to be around others. I know it sounds irrational even...
  13. M

    My parents somehow don't believe I'm mentally ill

    It seems as though my parents don't believe I'm mentally ill. Either I'm making it up or it's a symptom of Asperger's Syndrome (I've been diagnosed with AS since the age of 3). I find their attitude very offending to me. I'm talking about constant CFS-like fatigue, physical numbness, stomach...
  14. Guy12182

    Emotional abuse....

    Emotional abuse Emotional abuse defined as: an attempt to control, in just the same way that physical abuse is an attempt to control another person. The only difference is that the emotional abuser does not use physical hitting, kicking, pinching, grabbing, pushing, or other physical forms of...
  15. F

    Effect of cold/flu/bronchitis on depression

    Good Day, I've taken Zoloft for years for depression. It has helped a lot. I've had an experience late last year and early this year. From December to February, I've been physically ill with a sever cold and/or bronchitis and/or a mild version of the flu (had flu shot last year and didn't...
  16. G

    Physical Symptoms of Depression & Anxiety

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with the physical symptoms of depression and anxiety? My husband is really struggling with both depression and anxiety and also physical pain including back pain, tummy pain and joint pain amongst other things...
  17. B

    Self Harm using Music?

    Do you think it's possible to SH by listening to music that you know will trigger and torment you massively? (I had another post written out about this but my PC crashed x2 times so I'm sorry if this appears as a double posted Thread.) I've only been thinking about this for a few weeks but...
  18. D

    Physical pain and nightmares

    I have been experiencing horrid dreams of past trauma and feeling physical pain during the dream and when I wake up. This have been getting worse since I have been doing EMDR. Do other people experience this? I feel very alone with this.
  19. S

    Talking about mental health vs physical health

    Bit of a rant..bit of truth... Just had a lovely argument with my mum over how all my family do is complain about physical health problems and get all the sympathy in the world. But when I bring up my mental health issues it's like a taboo subject and completely ignored. Sure mum asks everyday...
  20. S

    weird anxiety flashback/cringe thing?

    Ok, so this really weird thing happens to me somewhat often. Usually it's a kind of "flashback" to something I did that I thought made me look stupid (even if in reality it was fine) or sometimes it's even of something that hasn't happened, but just me imaginging doing some hypothetical stupid...