I need help

So I'm pretty sure it's anxiety and idk what I'm seeking someone to talk to or just some advice. I'm actually up right now due to what I believe is my anxiety it's freaking three in the morning. I hate this. My chest hurts it feels tight. It's like any little pain trigger my anxiety even as little as a headache and I think I'm going to have a stroke I'm always in constant fear of a heart attack. I start to feel like I can't breathe. For the past year I have a had an extremely hard time eating because I feel like I can't swallow or that I will choke Idk what to do I remember when it developed. I was in a big city walking with some friends and this sudden bone chilling fear of being shot occurred out of no where I was literally so scared I just wanted to hurry up and get Back to our hotel. And I was just scared of that for a very long time riding around I'd be scared of being shot it was crazy. then I was scared of going to Walmart or other big stores and it being bombed and now it's my health for the last three years it's been my health was just fear of heart attack for the last three years the. my bfs aunt who was very young passed of a stroke in december and now it's been a constant fear of mine as well. I think maybe because I have two kids that's why I'm so scared of something happening to me and now my mamaw is dying. She'll pass anyday now and I feel like that's adding to it. Idk what to do. I want to talk to my dr but then I feel ashamed and silly. But in the moment it's all too real.

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Your not alone! I'm up and it's 2:30am. There's nothing wrong but anxiety about anxiety tells me otherwise.

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That's exactly how it is with me. Like in the back of my mind I KNOW that I'm okay thAt it's my anxiety but then I just end up convincing myself that it's not anxiety and that something is really wrong then I have a major panic attack and really convince myself that I am going to die.

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Well we couldn't all be randomly dying at the same time from tiny problems! Too many of us suffer from the same bs. It's nice to know how common all these big problems are among us anxiety sufferers. I try to just keep swimming! Ha !!! It always passes.

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That's exactly what I tell myself. I'm just to the point to where I want to get better I'm so tired of living in constant fear of my attacks. I guess these are the first steps actually opening up about it.

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I recently just started taking magnesium supplements for my anxiety and it has been helping. Magnesium glycinate to be exact! My anxiety has been absolutely horrible for so long... so I really understand.

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I've been wanting to try , do u think it counts if it's in a multivitamin?

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I take regular multivitamins as well but it's not enough to actually help with anxiety I'd recommend more! It's literally the only thing I've found to help. I use magnesium glycinate 400 mg. It definitely depends on which type of magnesium you take as well.

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My heart bet is very high at night n feels like going to heart attack. Doctor says I m OK. But I feel panic attack at every day. What to do

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Anxiety about anxiety! 😂

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Seriously 😒 it's ridiculous😂😂

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It truly is!! Butttttt here we are!

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Irrational fears that cause our bodies to overwork! I'm exhausted. We need sleep!

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i know right, at least I'll be able to get some rest now that I am wore out. Anxiety sucks. But it's nice knowing I'm not alone.

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😍😍😍 exactly !!! It's truly so mentally and physically exhausting.

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First of all there is nothing to be ashamed or feel silly about. Anxiety affects different people in different ways. One main point I can say to you is you cannot change the future. My belief is that when its your time to go its your time to go and you cant change that. Scary I know when you have young children I have two young children too but it really hit home with me when my therapist asked what kind of life were my kids living now with me freaking out all the time over things that may or may not happen? Everyone dies it is a fact of life and that is why we shouldn't be scared but live the life we do have to the fullest. Just tell your anxiety to "sod off" (doesn't always work mind) and that you will win the battle in the long run. Accept it as part of you rather than fear it. Once you give up the fear the anxiety has no control over you.

To do with the eating thing I get the same. Don't put any pressure on yourself about the not eating, if you can you can if not try again the next day. I would get stressed about losing weight etc which just adds fuel to the anxiety fire.

Hope this helps and remember you are not alone with this. Go see your GP get some therapy to help and some meds if needs be.

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i just want to know i suffer from anxiety how do u work if u have this i mean i have 2 small girls and a wife to look after and i lost my job because of this when i am at work and i start to feel like therse something big wrong with me or about to happen i just whant to be close to some one i know i have been feeling beter for almost 2 months now and i found a job i have to start working in 2 days and now its back

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You'll feel better!!!! Our minds are so strong.

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Hey!!!! There's nothing to be ashamed of! But I get it. I'm the same way. About 4 yrs ago my mom passed away. It was all very sudden. I was pregnant then, about a yr after I had my baby I started to get these panic attacks bc I was scared that if something happened to me like it did my mom what would happen to my baby. Obviously he has my husband and the rest of our family But nothing is ever like mom!!! So after that I had been dealing with anxiety. I was feeling dizzy and light headed. I was scared to go out alone bc what if something would happen to me and I was alone with my baby?! I wouldn't like going to Walmart or big crowded places. I couldn't feel any type of pain bc I do would freak out about my health. I've gone to the Dr everything was fine. I even had another baby after and that helped me to calm down some also. I know I'm fine but that lingering feeling if anxious hangs about. I started taking this tea for stress And tension and it's helped a lot!!! You should look into herbal teas to calm you down. I'm sorry you're going thru this but we're all here to support you're you'll get thru this!!!

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Yea I'm just like all of you my anxiety disorder and these symptoms everyday are horrible one day it's my heart the next day it's my breathing sometimes its all the above it's getting hard

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Hi you need to go and speak to your doctor and don't be ashamed I have been through all that and still trying. To live with it .My fear is cancer even the word terrifies me if someone tells me that someone I know has been diagnosed with it you would think they were telling me I have got it and I can't get that person out my mind constantly in it you should try breathing exercises or you can get meditation on YouTube it would be worth giving it a go and please go and speak to your doctor he might be able to give you something to calm you down or send you to a phycoligest to help you through this hard time you are having please don't sit and do nothing about it there is plenty of help out there for you thinking about you x

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Please, please do not feel ashamed or silly. There are hundreds of thousands of people with anxiety disorders. You have a lot on your plate, with your aunt passing away in December and now your Mom being so sick. Plus, it sounds like your anxiety was triggered when you were with your friends in the city - for whatever reason and that you have developed health anxiety. Many people have health anxiety; talking to your doctor would be a good first step. There are medications that can help if that is something that you want to explore. There are also mental health therapists who specialize in health anxiety, as well as peer support groups, and cognitive behaviour therapy. There are things that you can do to help yourself, like abdominal breathing, challenging negative thinking, getting some exercise, eating properly, getting adequate sleep, etc. You might want to check out some websites with information about anxiety disorders. I suggest that you do NOT google symptoms of various aches and pains that you might be experiencing because it just makes it worse. Listening to calming music, positive affirmations, meditating, keeping occupied, staying in the present, etc. are all also helpful when it comes to anxiety. Although anxiety is a hard condition to deal with, it is also treatable and you can recover from it. Take that first step and contact your doctor. All the best.

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Hey , don't get discouraged ! And don't feel to silly to talk to your doctor! But I wouldn't hop right on medication if I was you. I suffer from extreme panic an anexity, it came out of no where for me let me correct that I had mild anxiety my whole life but I got pulled over one night an had a major attack an from then on out my life changed , I lost my job quit school lost my car , I was scared to leave my HOUSE! Might I add I'm a mother of 4 kids! My mom passed away at the age of 45 two years ago an about 7 months ago got out of a 7 year realionship. I can leave my house more now. But I'm still not working and still not back in school . My anexity also caused me to have a form of ocd I think. An aggressive form of it , thoughts that are out of this world . About harming loved ones an or myself. Talk about panic! I know deep down inside I wouldn't do it but it makes me panic and wonder why those thoughts are there . I always had a huge fear of dieing soon or my kids getting hurt an now my mind thinks all kinds of stuff . I have an appointment Wednesday for a thepist. But I watch Joyce Meyers an ready the Bible now an pray ALOT an it has helped me but I still suffer everyday but I think it's me not having the faith I need. So I want u to know ur not alone , an it does suck . They have a book called DARE response I'm going or order off amazon also . And there is an app you can download it has a few audio clips on it . But really nothing else an listening to that helped me expeically the 2nd one on there . Just know it's your mind playing tricks on u , so instead of fighting it try to accept it an say okay I feel u panic attack I feel my heart racing an I accept u , try telling it give it ur best shot , make yourself have one , you will find it's hard to make urself have one when u want to . Anyways let me know if this helps or if u want to talk I check my emails freaquently . Hope all is well with u. And good bless sweetie

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