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Getting anxious about going out tomorrow for my health check,it's been slowly creeping up most of the aft,when will I b able to just go out without this fear all the time?

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Hi meg, I understand your anxiety about this, I feel the same way about health checks (but don't have a fear of going out) can you maybe find a positive in it? from what I've read you haven't been feeling too well for a while now, you may move further forward in feeling better (this is how I try to deal with medical checks and stuff) can you try some relaxation techniques? A distraction maybe? Hope you feel a little better soon.

Kindest wishes

Eva. X

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shadow45

Hi meg..'Where is Life'. Leah Cox..... Please have a look at this site... Leah has many great techniques for conquering one`s fear(s) Let me know if this helps at all.. Stay strong Meg x steve

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Thank you

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Hi Meg I'm exactly the same if I have an appointment with a health person I dread them taking my blood pressure I panic which sends my bp sky high my doctor understands and lets me take it at home and take my readings in. It's hopeless isn't it why do we worry so much

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Hi,I'm not bothered about the health check I have issues about leaving the house,panic attacks and such

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Oh Meg I'm sorry I thought it was to do with the health check if I lived by you I would go with you. Don't you have a good friend you could ask.

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Yes I have but she'works full time

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What time is your appointment meg.xx

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Had to call an ambulance ,thought I was going to pass out ,it's been awfull,they took me to the docs

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Hi Meg

I'm sorry to hear if this. I hope the docs can do something xx

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Thanks love so do I,gotbloods done,ring fri for results,had ECGin the ambulance,that was fine,they seem to thinkit was a major anxiety attack,iv got some new a/d to try

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Just got a banging headat the mo

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Oh Meg I'm so sorry are you feeling any better what medication have they given you.xx

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No I feel lousy,theyv donebloods and got new a/d,,ECGwas fine,just got banging head

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Hi Meg hope you feel better soon.

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Thank you x

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Hi Meg

Try & not think about it tonight I know its not easy & just think you will get some of the answers you have been needing :-)

Will be thinking about you :-)

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Im all on edge,imagining all sorts

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Oh Meg

That's your anxiety it does that we never seem to think everything will be ok , but I am sure it will be :-)

Tell the thoughts to go away you are not listening :-/

Have you any chocolate cake left , some more of that might help :-)

xxx

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I haven't had any cake yet,

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Hi meg

Can you take someone with you, might help to keep you calm. Let us know how you get Inn

Jules x

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No iv no one to go with me ,il have to o it alone

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jules2105

Hi meg

I suffer with panic attacks too and find it helps to take a bottle of water with me

Hope you get on ok

Jules x

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Mysteryreader

Just a suggestion but is it possible to break the journey into small steps and perhaps just think of the step you are doing like a list and as you complete that step give it a mental tick or if it helps have a written list and cross off as you complete each step. I find and this might not work for you that the big picture just makes me feel sick but if I break it down down then although i am still anxious it becomes a little more manageable. also when you get home reward yourself with A treat. Hope you manage this .

MR

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Its a thought ,but I'm struggling with low blood pressure at the mo,iv nearly passed out twice already

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