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Will this lightheadedness ever go away?

After a year of being lightheaded 24/7 and having anxiety/depression, I'm finding it increasingly more difficult to remain positive and continue to hope that it will just one day go away. I honestly don't know how to live a normal life anymore and I just want my old life back. Can anyone relate?

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I can relate I have lightheadedness, bouts of dizziness on a daily basis. Since I had my son last year in February. I have had so many test ran. And all I’m told is it’s your anxiety.

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Ugh it's so hard to believe it's due to anxiety! Does your lightheadedness come in waves or is it present 24/7? Mine has been constant for over a year now and I'm sick of it.

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Mine comes and goes all day long. One minute I’m okay the next I feel it. And I won’t even be thinking about it! I wish mine would go away to! I’m sorry you have to deal with this.

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it's a horrible way to live it truly is...

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yes, I have that as well but let me ask u this. Are u on meds for anxiety? Or, what about your blood pressure? Is it low? If your on meds, I take Lexapro and I take BP med too and a lot of times, I feel very light headed and almost dizzy like passing out feeling. It sucks! If I workout a lot later on in the day my BP drops and I have to be careful getting up. Not sure if u have these issues.

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I am on 15mg Escitalopram for anxiety. I have high blood pressure at doctor appointments only but I have a home blood pressure machine and it's always normal. Thank you for your suggestion though!

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This is a difficult symptom to handle for sure. It’s plagued me for close to 15 years. Clean living can help, but it takes awhile. Total abstanance from alcohol and cannabis. Only one coffee a day, no soda pop at all, lastly come hell or Highwater brisk 20 to 25 minute walk a day! I do however take .025mg of clonozapam each morning. Good luck.

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I have been alcohol free for over a year now, and I don't use cannabis. I only drink water, seltzer, and unsweetened teas. I should probably cut back on the caffeine but it seems to be the only thing that gives me a little bit of energy to even get through the day. With how lightheaded I am I'm just tired and drained of energy all the time that I don't want to exercise. I probably should try though even if it's hard.

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I also suffer from lightheaded all the time I have really bad anxiaty and I’m starting to have depression , I don’t take meds I personally don’t feel comfortable taking any I wanna try to overcome this on my own but it’s really hard . I use to be such a energetic fun person now I feel like I’ve lost sense of my old self all I wanna do is lay down and sleep cause that’s the only time I don’t feel woozy or weird anxiety/depression feeling ......

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I know the feeling.. it's really hard knowing we used to be energetic, fun, and outgoing and this has completely changed our lives and not in a good way. I'm the same way - all I want to do is lay down because it at least alleviates the woozy/weird feeling a little bit. It's more prominent sitting up or standing. I don't seem to notice it as much driving in the car, are you the same way? Best of luck xx

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Yes I’m the same, I’m fine for abit and then when I get to comfortable that weird light headed / anxiety feeling comes back. this all started abit over a year ago I whent on a trip and out of no were I started feeling super dizzy , sweater , heart beating fast , tired , scared , all at once and I never recovered from that , before that I never knew what anxiaty was I never experienced enything like it and now here Iam I feel like like life is ruined by this stupid anxiaty feeling will we ever get better !!???

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It is sooo incredibly frustrating! I hate anxiety so much.. so is this feeling of yours constant as well? I haven't felt normal in over a year and it sucks.

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Ya, I constantly have this feeling I haven’t felt myself in over a year too I try so hard to make myself believe that it’s gonna be okay and then the symptoms hit me again , some days it’s worst , do u have depression to or just anxiaty ?

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I agree, some days are way worse than others. I also find the lightheaded feeling to be much worse a few days before and during my period.. yay.. what kinds of things do you do to remain positive about it? I have depression as well as anxiety so it's just extra sucky :( how about you?

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Omg talk About period it’s sooooo bad a week before and during period I get so emotional so dizzy and my panic attacks are so bad , to stay positive I go for walks I try to forget about it but it’s so hard I was gonna invest in yoga try something different what about u

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periods make it sooo much worse!! is your dizziness constant too? how have you been holding up?

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i want to try yoga too but im too afraid with how i feel :\

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Absolutely yes! Regarding the lightheadedness being more prominent while walking or standing. Driving is OK even riding a bike for that matter. i’m having some decent luck with nortriptyline, 20mg at night, Stay positive.

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driving is okay for me too! it's definitely more prominent while walking, standing, or even sitting up.. is yours constant?

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Not to butt in your convo, but when my anxiety is high I feel dizzy all day. I don’t notice it once I go to bed.

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You’re more than welcome to butt in! My dizziness is constant but like you said gets worse when I’m anxious.

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