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Not convinced it's just anxiety.

I was diagnosed with GAD about 3 years ago. I had panic attacks and I was always worried about my health. I was constantly checking my body making sure no lumps were hiding somewhere in my breasts or stomach area. I got better and I started going to school and working. I also got divorced which actually helped with my stress levels. Now I'm at a standstill. I have a son and I'm a single mother and under a lot of stress. I'm starting school again in September and having trouble getting a job. So basically I have lots of time to google every little symptom I have I recently noticed some breast changed which turned out to be a infection. I also told the doctor how I feel heaviness in my chest and I feel dizzy and shaky and some pressure in my head. She sent me to do a ECG test which came back normal. Last time this happened it was different. My symptoms were different which just makes me worry more. So basically what I'm asking is are these common symptoms or could there be something else causing them.

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Yes, those are very common. Anxiety symptoms can change form so you can't really base what you once experienced with it another time around. Because usually when you accept one symptom, a new one crops up and that's how you can wind up with a whole different set of symptoms. But yes, I experience all of that.

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I used to have terrible head pressure.

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Thats exactly what happened to me! I accepted and did not fear the usual symptoms so they went away and then a horrifying new one came around. Insane.

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I have experienced all those symptoms too

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I was the same way. I would feel dizziness, head pressure and lightheaded. I was never convinced this was anxiety because I thought I wasn't anxious. I was happy as a clam. But there is the subconscious mind and that is where my anxieties and stress hid. I hope you feel better.

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I've been thinking I was going to die for the last 22 years of my life. I've been through it all thinking I had every type of disease and always getting it checked. Do a full thing of blood work the other month and said everything is good except for a little low iron. I wasted years in doctors offices and crying for what?

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I hope you are feeling better! I believe that one of the best ways to stop worrying excessively is to create positive affirmations and say them out loud daily! I think you need to combat your thoughts and balance your thoughts with positive thoughts! Please check out Louise Hayes on YouTube or Amazon, she has so much teaching on affirmations and thinking good thoughts etc! Also you need to allow yourself to have fun and do other things than worrying for example google holidays that you'll like to go on, cooking recipes, cars that you will like to buy one day, fitness videos that you can exercise along with etc! You have to try and not keep researching your symptoms and try and enjoy your life and plan for a better future. Believe that you won't be like this forever so start planning your amazing future from today! Create a vision board of your dream life and visualise yourself healthy, whole and living your dream life. I suggest that you buy the book "Imagine Big" by Terri Savelle Foy. Hope this helps and big hugs, you will be fine and healthy xx

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you know Analise looking on google is lethal.. it covers EVERYTHING but usually what we have is nothing listed.. anxiety will throw up every symptom in the book.. stay calm and try not to focus on negative change it to the positive x

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