Hey all,Not sure where you all are on your healing journey but would like to share symptoms and techniques we've all done to help with the pain.
Chronic Pain in foot and toes
Anxiety (Including GAD)
I have been dealing with anxiety for more than five years. During my attacks, I suffer from shortness of breath, sweating, chest pain, and sometimes I also feel that I am going crazy. I learned to calm myself by practicing breathing and meditation. I also take SSRIs which reduce my attacks.
Hi! I realized I had anxiety when I started college. When I get an anxiety attack I often get physically ill and have difficulty breathing and my heart races, often getting dizzy and spaced out. I have been doing what my therapist suggested which is getting a white board and writing a couple things to center myself and get me out of that heads pace which helps me a bit when I feel it coming on. If I have a particularly overwhelming day or week I try to calm myself by doing crafts like crocheting, sculpting, or sewing which is a really nice distraction!
Honestly, I think the thing that's helped me the most was getting approved for disability. I function so much better now that I don't have to worry about working. My finances suck, but I'm able to function at home.
Hey, i have had bad anxiety since I was 10 years old. But just got it officially diagnosed last year. I'm still healing but I also have other diagnosis that doesn't help. I use coping skills and meds to help me. And I am still fighting disability which is a struggle itself. But im in the starting of my healing of it because of my other diagnosis'
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