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Hi. I found this group while googling my symptoms. I have been suffering from health anxiety for almost 10 years now, but have had GAD, depression, and PTSD for most of my adult life. I recently endured a very stressful work project this summer that ultimately resulted in losing my job (due to program changes.) I believe my anxiety and depression symptoms were triggered by this event. Some days are better than others. It’s the tough days that really stink...I’m sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. I joined this community with the hope to find others who understand what health anxiety looks and feels like.

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hey and welcome to you no doubt it could have affected your work but I doubt it should have cost you your job that wouldn't be right.have you tried to get back into work or maybe do volunteering just till you can find work.hate for you to go downhill again after your job if you spoke to someone about your feelings mind you.

Thank you. I actually think the job stress & losing my job triggered my latest bout of health anxiety. It’s not the reason I lost the job. They actually changed the programs which lead to HR changes, you know how it goes. Anyways, I am on the job hunt and my kids keep me busy. I’m trying to use this time for upping my self care game. Just some days are harder than others.

Welcome to the site. I have health anxiety very badly and it is a daily struggle for me. I joined about two weeks ago and it had helped me alot on this site! I have started new ideas that people mentioned and just knowing others have the same concerns as me is helpful. I am here to talk anytime!

Just knowing there are people out there that understand you and are in the same or similar boat as you is really helpful. Welcome!

littlefeather in reply to JM1064

Thank you!

Thank you so much & that is so good to hear!! I’m hoping to have the same experience.

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