I believe I have GAD, but I have no idea what has caused this and what triggers it. I seem to be getting worse with age. When I go to bed, I cant sleep when I do sleep I invariably sweat so much that I wake up (pillow could be wrung out and there is a full length sodden imprint of me in the bed) I dont have nightmares, and have a ceiling fan on. Driving home from work now seems to trigger it too, when I get home I have to change my shirt through sweat. If I am going on holiday, then for a week before I will lose all appetite, and get a kind of butterfly in the stomach sensation for the week. I dont want to take medication for this, I have been to the doctors before about the sleep, was asked no questions and given a months worth of Temazipam. I didnt take it and gave it to a chemist to dispose of. It doesnt stop me from doing anything but does make the lead up to most things unpleasant, so instead of looking forward to things, I end up dreading them. What frustrates me the most is I can rationally say, what are you getting yourself in a state about!!! I know full well that these things are enjoyable, when I get there I enjoy them, and I am not worried in my head it just seems the rest of my body is. Does this sound like GAD? I havent seen anyone with the night issues I have. I know I should go to the doctor, (I suppose classic male, havent been in 5 odd years) but I dont want to come away with a load of pills which I wont take, and will be back where I am now!
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