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Feel like nothings real

Feel like I'm stuck in a dream or in a first person video game or something can feel a panic attack coming I'm trying my best to hold it off so I can finish my nights work I don't want to go home sick again can't stop thinking about my lungs collapsing

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Connortyu7, How are you doing? Have you been able to contain the anxiety? A lot of what you are feeling is coming from shallow breathing. We'll help you through this..

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I'm keeping it together at the minute just about thank you for the support

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I've felt like this since late June last year, I feel numb all over my body, sinus peessure, everything looks not real and fake. When I look in the mirror I don't recognise myself and when I talk it does not sound like my voice or me speaking, do you have any of these symptoms

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Yer the only way I can describe is like when you see some one shell shock on the tv that's how I feel like I can hear people talking but it just won't sink in like I can see my hands infront of me but there not mine and soooo miserable

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Omg I feel exactly the same like when I put my hands out I front of me they don't look like mine I just feel numb and detached

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its horribl how much mental problems actually effect us it's not just feeling a little unwell it is completely dibilitating

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Hi Connortyu7

Right now I feel that way but mine probably is because of Gabapentin I took a couple of hours ago - I understand what it's like being a victim of a stroke ( well four mini ones that showed up as white mass on the MRI I had four years ago - they said it was lack of oxygen to the brain when the bleeding had damaged my brain) j am only affected by my trying to communicate because - when I say a sentence- sometimes I end up using word association things- like a 🏀 ball - I know what it is but end up saying " that Round Bouncy thing ! It's purely fuckin frustrating because it makes me sound like a space cadet ! I know what you mean by numbness too because sometimes I feel out of body experience- like I am Watching Myself doing something but don't feel I AM doing it myself if that makes any sense? I'm scared shitless waiting on multiple biopsy results for cancer of the Oesophagus- hence the Gabapentin ( partly for pain- but partly because I want to actually feel numb by choice this time so I can numb out the feckin fear ) sorry I sound like a medical dictionary now but like I said - I've also had strokes and know I will never be totally in control of the side effects of having them - especially Anxiety - and in my case sometimes sound like a bee swallowing a wasp but I try really try to just survive to the best I can right now and hope your symptoms are ones that can be ones that are only short lived. Take care dear friend 🌹

Elle

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Thank you for the kind words you sound like you have a lot on your plate Its comforting to know that others are in the same boat it's hard trying to explain it to people tho I'm a 25 year old lad my friends are out drinking and chasing women and I'm missing out on so much living in fear and feeling dreadful all the time I hope you feel better as well please feel free to keep in touch

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Thankyou Connortyu7

I definitely will keep in touch with you - I feel for you because I know what it feels like- so sorry you feel you're missing out on life because a wonderful guy like you should have a happier life at your age - one thing I do know is you being younger gives you an advantage because you will still have regenerating brain cells that can be reprogrammed with a lot of hard work and patience Connor - it's a tough job ahead of you want to FIGHT this and not let it win over you ! Give yourself targets and don't give up on yourself- Whether it's on your Alone times or With Friends to spur you on - just please don't give up on yourself - you have made it this far - Now Go The Distance 👍✌🏻👌✋️😊

Take care x 🌹 Elle

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Thanks you xx your very kind I'm hear if you need and support xx 💐

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You are most welcome Connor - you are so kind too - I too am here if you need support xx 🌹

Good night and take care

I care !

Elle 😊🌹xx

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After suffering a brain hemorrhage like you have you'll have lost confidence in your body and it's understandable to be honest. I would just try and reassure the negative thoughts as much as you can really. It's hard but what else can you do ?.

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Oh my god your like my twin ! I always think my lungs are gonna collapse or I'm gonna fall over at any second . What your describing is called depersonalization: I have it too. It's sometimes caused by excessive anxiety . It will go away in time . Try things to make you happy and relax . Spend time with friends and family and keep occupied . Take time out for yourself

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