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Anxiety at bed time!!!

I've been having these overwhelming anxiety attacks for a few months now at bedtime, I can be fine all day but when I'm ready to close my eyes I'm suddenly having panic attacks and thinking of so many horrible things that could happen to me and thinking ill die in my sleep. It makes me afraid to go to sleep. Its so frustrating and scary and I just want to sleep and don't know what to do besides pray. Has anyone of you ever experience that before? Its so draining 😩

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Hi! I have had this same experience on and off for years now. I'm so sorry you're also experiencing it. I often take melatonin about an hour or two before I want to sleep so by the time I get in bed I am too tired to worry. I have found that going for a quick run or dancing intensely to some music in the evening is really helpful. Exercise is great for anxiety and it also tires me out after a long day. I try to keep myself busy until I am tired enough to sleep rather than attempting to sleep while my mind might still be racing. I also like to watch something lighthearted like Bobs Burgers in bed so it in no way contributes to my fears. Best of luck!

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itme thank u so much!

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Yes. I know the feeling. I was doing alright the last few months or so and then the anxiety started coming back more consistent instead of just here and there and now its back at the samr point just like what you mentioned. I'd being doing relatively ok during the day and soon as night comes and I am headed for bed I will even doze off or apparently fall aslepp but will be awaken shortly after out my sleep feeling a wave or rush through my body, heart beating fast and thsn its like it takes forever to try to fall back asleep. Then when i do, it does it again. My past week has been like this. Every night like clock work i jump out of my sleep with this anxiety stuff. Then I also had a few times I'll wake in a sweat. Yes i have had these symptoms before so thats why I dont let it get to me as bad as I used to. But it does add a little fear for me every night as I lay down I think will it happen again.

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Yes its a scary feeling. I hope things get better for the both of us soon but surprisingly I didn't feel any of this last night, I believe its bcz I put on a funny movie and I fell asleep to that and that kept my focus off my anxiety.

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hey Amarie, this is you again, i have to tell you once again you are not alone , i think i am about have a wonderful friendship with you forever in life, you know why , because of problems we have in common LOL,

hey on serious note we will all have go one day but why with fear, fears will not lead us to nowhere,in fact we cannot even our own birthdays happily, i hope you can understand how bad the fear and anxieties are, useless elements causing harm in our daily lives, the great enemy rather, but we can crush fears you know, and no body will tell how??? you are the master already and u know how??? if you want to know how i have defeated my enemies.

1. i am the best

2.i am greater than my enemoies

3.i am very humble

4.i am kind

5.i am blessed.

and i started play guitar and sing at least for an hour or half before i go to sleep and wake up fresh, so i let my enemies gazing at the bush .

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Lol that’s great, i’m glad u found something to calm your fears, as it is a daily struggle for me but i know i will get there sooner than later... xoxo your new bff!!! Lol

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