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ANXIETY IS WORSE FOR ME DURING THE NIGHT ESPECIALLY IF I WAKE UP DURING THE NIGHT

If you read my previous posts my anxiety was HORRIBLE few months back and week by week I've been gradually better. My only issue is that now my anxiety is very bad when I wake up to use the bathroom. When I get out of bed to pee my heart is pounding. I dont know if it has to do with getting out of the bed and going to the bathroom but it just seems like my anxiety is worse around the night time when I wake up. It doesn't last long though. Just my heart is beating hard and fast then I get a little nervous, drink some milk n try to read something to distract myself then go back to sleep. Not for nothing I've come a long way. My anxiety has chopped down tremendously. My anxiety was worse than this one month ago so I am grateful. I am still nervous a bit to drive alone sometimes but it is baby steps. Nonetheless, everything is going much better than before. Does anyone see their anxiety worse right after they wake up?

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I have had this happen before. Long ago. And then it's like you say, you do things that distract yourself and it lessens. Good for you!

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This is me now, been 3 days of being sleepless woke up at 2 am to pee then heartbeat fast, and then cant go back to sleep of thinking. And i have abd cramps that worsen my anxiety thinking theres something in there: ( ive been suffering anxiety too, for about 4 years now and had been to a diff doctors and done with several tests. Tomorrow ill be having colonoscopy.

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