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Has anybody tried aromatherapy oils when the anxiety gets bad, if so which ones ? Just thought it something i might try instead of drink !

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i love lavender oil to burn i find it calming. x

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Hi i havent tried the oils either but i definatly know drinkin is the worst thing u can do cuz it can lower ur mood even more it will seem 2 get u through in the mean time but in the long run it wont help!! Have u tried cbt???

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I use incense sticks to calm my anxiety nerves, especially in the evenings when watching the telly. I gave up alcohol 9 months ago as alcohol was making me feel worse and into a vicious circle of panic attacks, anxiety and depression. Something has to give, so one day I woke up feeling very guilty and remorseful. I decided not to touch another drop ever since. The scary thought thats continue to haunt me to this day is the disappointed and angry look on my mothers face if I continued to drink. LizM40.

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This sounds like it's worth a try for sure! There's a lot of links between smell and memory also so you could start with scents that remind you of safe places or happy times.

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thanks for all your replies, cbt is not an easy choice as i live in spain but wont completely rule it out but for now will try some incense sticks and oil. I am trying to cut down on the alcohol but not easy.

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