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Anyone get this?

Does anyone's anxiety get worse when they have blocked sinuses? I get a lot of sinus problems which causes breathing through my nose very difficult which in turn ramps my anxiety up high especially at night . Just wondered if anyone else gets this? My doctor just laughed and said, 'well you're breathing arn't you' Thanks a lot doc.

Anyone? Or as usual it's just me lol

thanks

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keithUK, it's not just you. Whenever I would get a bad head cold, more than dealing with the sore throat was that feeling of blocked sinuses that brought up my anxiety. It is not unusual for the anxious person.

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Thanks Agora, helps to know it's not just me. Makes my anxiety worse because of the breathing difficulties.

Thanks again

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I understand keithUK, when it's coming from a cold, I always inhale steam to help open up the sinuses which brings down my anxiety some. Feel better

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It makes you feel worse because your anxiety plays with your mind creating thoughts like well im clogged up im not gonan get enough oxygen if i begin to over exert i wont be able tobreathe enough which then makes me want to pass out if i pass out i may not breathe on my own if this happens i wont live to see tomorrow... is this stuff that goes through your head? Cause this sure a s hell goes through mine

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Sure is kevoreally. I seem to spend my whole day worrying/thinking about my breathing/health. I've tried all kinds of distraction methods but still my thoughts come back to my breathing. Really hard to concentrate on much else when sinuses are clogged. Never had it this bad before and even doctor google can't seem to help this time.

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