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    Im curious

    Hey guys Ive already made a post about me and my problems but this is new. Long story short im an anxious person and was diagnosed with general anxiety disorder (GAD). New problem came in and i want to ask if any of you have this or if you think its normal. I have a buzzing noise in my ears...
  2. E

    Hi. I'm new here

    I've joined as my husband has schizoaffective disorder and I'm a little overwhelmed at the moment. He is in denial over his diagnosis and often stops his medication. At times he has lied and said he has taken it even though he hasn't. Just before we married a few months ago he had a severe...
  3. J

    Decided to Open Up About Myself

    Hey all! My name is Juuso, I am from Lapland, Finland. I have had various mental health problems since from very young age (OCD, anxiety, panic, insomnia), and I had very long time the taboo that only like really crazy people go to therapy why I avoided it, I also think there might be the...
  4. T

    Why is it worst in the night?

    Hi everyone, this is my first post. Forgive any rambling or the history, but I thought it might help to describe. This is long. :( Before a few months ago, I didn't really know anxiety or stress to this degree. I'd had some moments, sure, but no attacks or obvious symptoms like I am getting...
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    Zoloft- will i get side effects if i go down a dose?

    I've been on 100mg of zoloft for about 10 days now and i feel really burnt out and crappy so i'm considering going back down to 50mg. If i go back down will it take time for me to adjust to 50mg again?
  6. Fawn2019

    New here!

    Hi:) I'm glad to be here. I have been struggling with depression/anxiety all my life, and almost 47 years old. I struggle with negative thoughts all the time and try really hard to stop them at the time that they enter my head, but some days it's one after the other. It's so frustrating. My...
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    Im sorry, this is long winded

    Hi, I’ve currently been suffering with many mental illness’ for a long time. I’m sick of people laughing though and saying that I can’t have any because I am too happy, please help me if you can. It started a long time ago with my parents always making sure I didn’t have friends and that I...
  8. M

    Who is this other me?

    Hello, I've been diagnosed with BPD for quite some time now. I've attended DBT and I've seen a therapist for quite some time. I've developed my tools and have gotten to a point where my therapist suggested a 6 month break from therapy (3 months left). My meds have been stable for years now, as...
  9. M

    18 traumas and counting

    5 years ago I was diagnosed with complex PTSD. Complex meaning I not only have flashbacks but disassociate on a regular basis for a few hours at a time in which I have no idea what I do. Sometimes i come home with injuries that I can't explain. They have been known to last for up to 6hours and...
  10. J

    Parents don't like me very much...

    Hello, Firstly I apologize if this is in the wrong section, and I ask that any staff member that sees it fit to move it to please do so. I'm a new user to the site and I hope that I'll be able to find help here! It's somewhat of a longer read, so, warning in advance. As the title would...
  11. K

    Depression Hitting Hard

    I am really struggling right now. My partner was fired last March and my mood has been steadily dropping ever since. I was doing really well - got an award at work, was making friends etc. But when he got fired I lost my stability. I also had to quit seeing my therapist. Since then I’ve been a...
  12. Hopeful313

    Hello Everyone

    Hi, This my second post. I was so desperate to get help when I found this forum so I posted first seeking help :) . I’ve been dealing with PTSD since March of 2004. My panic attacks started in 2001 when I was working in a hospital and got an allergic reaction. I was sent to the urgent care ad...
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    Looking for advice to get rid of tiredness

    Hi, I joined this forum last week ago and want to seek for advice. For the last couple of weeks I was always in this tired, sleepy situation. I had it before but it was manageable. I can sleep a lot, but usually 8 to 9 hours everyday. I have hard time waking up and staying focus in school...
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    oops I overshared again

    Hello, I just found this forum while googling about eating disorders forums but now that I'm trying to introduce myself I can't decide where to start from (maybe I should blame my food coma for that). To keep it relatively short, I've been dealing with compulsive overeating (is this the right...
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    Hi all, first time here. I’m in the grips of a full blown anxiety/panic attack which is causing me to feel absolutely ill with nausea. Whole body shaking and I can’t get to sleep. What’s worse is that I’m in a hotel room with my wife - we are away for a special night together and it’s ended like...
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    Anxiety or... insanity?

    Hey guys im new here, my name is Ian and been having some issues that id like to share with you. Its gonna be a bit long, hope you guys read it and give me your opinion Ever since i was a child ive been phobic about everything, thats was due to rough childhood. Ive been bullied alot and...
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    I have this. I have lived alone for over ten years now. The last time I had friend stay over the night was eight or nine years ago. I do have friends - not had girlfriend for longer than this - I have women friends but I feel like its my destiny to not have anyone over night after night...
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    at my whits end with shortness of breath feeling

    Hi everyone, so for the last few months everyday i have had the feeling of shortness of breath its like i feel like i cant get that full satisfying breath. I try to do this even when i am just sat doing nothing and my throat feels tight and sore. I am known to have bad health anxiety for the...
  19. L

    Depression that is affecting your relationship...and showing itself as

    anger. Has/does anyone else deal(t) with this? I'm angry, irritated, and mean 90% of the time. I hate it. It's self-sabotage. :sorry:
  20. T

    I'm new here, and I'm scared

    I feel like mentally I'm not coping anymore, and I know I need to get help but I'm not really sure where I'm supposed to turn. I'm too scared to see my doctor or a doctor in general because I feel ridiculous. I'll go by the name Jane, I'm 25, I live in Australia. In July 2018, I split with my...