Just a quick note to say hi! hey i was sjust reading ur post and i just had to write.everything ur going thru has happened to me also ,i cant find a doc that will listen and every pain they blame it on my anxiety,so i keep moving docs until i find the right one.pls dont give up ul get beeter,note me sumtime.
Ran out of space with my last note to you. We don't have to go through life feeling naff every day. That is my whole point. There must be some answer out there for you. I am sure there is an answer for us all. The thing is not to give in. Keep on fighting and searching for that answer. You give me the impression that is what you really want to do. Not just fold over and give up. Hang on in there with us all. We are all in this together.
Not all meds are bad for anxiety. Some are easier than others. Rivotrol is what I am on. They begin at .5 of a dose. That is nothing really. They can be taken for years. Unlike other benzos. Plus they are easier to come off of if the need ever arosed. I dislike medication big time. Always have done. But I had to accept that I needed something. Used to read the labels and fear the side effects big time. If you read the xanax thread up near the top of the forum you will see my story and how I ended up on what I am on now. More a case of do we trust our doctors? I told mine I hated bad side effects, so he found a tablet that had no side effects on me at all. I seriously wish there was something you could try. If not medication, even some herbal remedy? See how that works for you.
That's the thing with anxiety. One you have it, everything is it. Which I am sure you know what I mean. Everything I have is anxiety too. I seriously have to wait 2 weeks or more to see if I am really ill or not. If I go near a doctor it's anxiety and it can be a pain in the rear too. Have you tried anything for the headaches at all? Unfair of any doctor just to fob them off as normal headaches. Could be migranes or similar. You would imagine he would give you some medication for such things just to see if it improves the condition or not. You should start a new topic on the subject. About everything been put down to anxiety once you are labelled with anxiety. It would be a great topic. And one I think a lot of people would relate to as well.
Just a quick note to say hi! Hope all is going well!
i did check with my doctor an i did get thyroid ,blood count,and even ecg.they all came back normal
You are welcome! Hang in there!
HI there...I wish you all the best with the referral. There are a LOT of treatments for anxiety out there...even if you do not want to try medication. Please just give therapy a chance, and be patient with yourself. Therpay can be sooooo helpful...they can teach you how to work through a lot of the anxiety, and not let in interfere as much with your daily life, which it sounds like it has. I've been there, too, and it's rough.
Take care.....keep posting on the forum...it is VERY supportive.
Thank you! It was really piquing my curiosity!!