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Anyone else ever feel the need to pee a lot with a lot of anxiety and stress

I’m freaking out. I’m 26, and just recently starting having to go more often. I had a Irvine test done and they said their is no blood nor infection. But why the hell do I have to pee like three time within an hour. Typically I drink a good bit of ice tea and soda which is bad I know and started drinking more water but my god. I can be out somewhere and my anxiety’s constant it always has been but I feel like I’m gonna pee myself it gets to that point. I’m so frustrated. It just started a few days ago. I’m petrified and nervous and pissed because the doctor doesn’t seem to care

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I just thought that is normal, eek it's not. I drink lots of sparkling water, the expert's tell us to rehydrate. I feel fine.

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Hiya, I totally understand how you are feeling I suffer from serve anxiety and since I have been feeling worse. When ever I get overly anxious and worried I tend to need the toilet more which is really frustrating

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It really sucks! Keep in touch we can help each other. I think if I could ground myself and concentrate I’d be fine

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It does! When I first started happening a lot I was so worried I thought what is the matter with me but it kinda makes sense now I think it’s just finding a way to deal with it. And yeah I get what your saying but i think it is hard sometimes to do so, try not be to hard on yourself. And I will keep in touch thank you.

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Snap I hate it I have to know where a toilet is all the time and hate to be away from one I know it's all anxiety but trying not to think about as some "well meaning" friends say is impossible

Take care 🤗

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Frustrating as it is, I think this is fairly normal. I am really bad for staying hydrated and go for hours and hours without drinking. Consequently, when I do drink ‘alot’ I need to go a lot more and more urgently. I know you are drinking but some of what you’re drinking (soda) doesn’t hydrate you. This is most likely just your bodies reaction to being more hydrated, which you’re not used to. Anxiety can, of course, heighten this problem.

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Oh yes it's horrible but it's the anxiety making you feel like that

It's all to do with the fight or flight and the adrenaline rushing through your body

Do you need the toilet at home the same ? I just get it when I'm out

Can really recommend Dr Claire Weekes Peace From Nervous Suffering on you tube

It's all about our thoughts and our "what ifs"

Also the DARE response by Barry McDonnagh there is quite a lot about needing the toilet more because of anxiety

Hope you feel better soon 🤗

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I’m the same with liking the know where the toilets are and mine is mostly when I’m out as well coz that it when I’m feeling the worst and get scared. I didn’t use to feel normal when it happened but just reading the comments I feel I’m not alone which is a relief just hate that’s it is happening.

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Oh you are definitely not alone

I just think I won't get there the feelings are so strong but I've never had an accident !

I can go hours at home and not even think about needing the toilet but once out its like it takes over my mind

Take care we will get over this xx

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That is exactly how I feel tbh it scares me. I feel like what if I always feel this way, how am I suppose to deal with it. I feel between needing the toilet and everything else I honestly feel like I don’t know what to do anymore😭. When I’m out my mind is the same like I worry so much before I go out that once I’m out the worry fully takes over which then makes me not want to go out at all I feel like my anxiety and depression has taken over my life and I don’t know how to get it back. And you to thank you for your support xx

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It’s because when under stress or anxiety, our body enters fight or flight mode and it keeps vital organs safe, it doesn’t need any pee or the other thing, so that’s the reason why you have to go to the toilet more. Nothing to worry about :)

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I drink a lot of cold water because it helps control my anxiety...so im always running to the restroom.

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I noticed last night for sure it’s anxiety. My mom started an argument with me and immediately I had to pee. Then I went out with this kid I really like and well he kissed me and I got nervous and had to go. Embarrassing but I never knew it could effect you that much.

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Oh yes. I cant go anywhere without looking for the ladies room first. Stinks..

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I was fine. And my mother , mind you I’m 26 starts her shit with me. I pay the bills and I pay the rent and I take care of everything. She has no income . She has a control problem. And she stays with me. I can’t take this shit! I’m not heartless and couldn’t throw her out but I swear to god she makes my anxiety worse. And she carries on when I go to leave with friends. She literally starts crying I kid you not. Then tries to blame me for all kind of shit. She will never take blame for anything she says. She is a single parent in her sixties. I want her to go to a therapist with me and she refuses.

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