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Does anyone have anxiety 24/7 like all the time ?

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Ryann90

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I am becoming nervous of everything and constantly feel dizzy and off balance like I will fall over if I don’t watch where I walk it’s worse when walking in a straight line just wondering if this was anxiety or something different
 
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Nelly24

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Hi Ryan
If you have no triggers and this is effecting you 24/7 like me, it's called GAD. General Anxiety Disorder. Have you contact the wellbeing team about any therapy, or spoke to doctor about medication?
Regards
Nelly
 
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Ryann90

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Yeah I don’t seem to have any triggers really just seem to feel spaced out 24/7 and shaky sometimes I have been the doctor but am relecutant to take meds
 
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Nelly24

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Hi Ryan
Well CBT does work really well for some people, however GAD is horrible I've had it on and off during my life, however I was on paroxetine for 3 years with no side effects and I lived a normal life not one single attack or weird thought - magic!! I came off my meds as I was well and did 12 months great, however during that year I lost family, moved house, my partner was in hospital for 6 months and I cracked. I am just about to start taking mirtazapine this time to get me back on track again. Meds can work, just have maybe a few tough weeks at start with side effects - but honestly they can do wonders.
Regards
Nelly
 
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Ryann90

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That’s what I have heard about medication just worried it won’t ever get rid of my painful physical symptoms just feel ill all the time
 
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Hi there.I have constant anxiety due to PTSD.I was told I have to learn to live my life despite it,which can be difficult to do at times.

I'm sorry you struggle with it too.
 
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Victorianna

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Yes, from the moment I wake up to when I (fitfully) go to sleep. Trembling, dizziness, all that. Xanax helps, but I think I’m getting too dependent on it, and you can’t stay on it for a long time, my psychiatrist says, due to becoming addicted, I guess.
 
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Nelly24

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That’s what I have heard about medication just worried it won’t ever get rid of my painful physical symptoms just feel ill all the time
HI Ryan
What physical issues are you dealing with, are they because of the GAD? I get bad tension headaches, worse ibs and others because of my anxiety.
Let me know I'll do my best based on previous success to help you.
Regards
Nelly
 
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Clark75

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I've had it for sure, multiple times. Anxiety so bad I can't sit still. Meds help but usually time is the only thing that helps. Time as in months, like the cycle has to run and finally I wear myself out and almost don't have the energy to worry anymore.