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906d

My anxiety has gotten increasingly worse the more health issues I've been diagnosed with or suspected to have based on symptoms. I hate being so young and being so sick. I feel like I'm lying to myself. Any tips on reassuring yourself with stuff like this?

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    • Asp

      832d

      I get this so much. It can be hard. I've noticed for me, remembering I can and HAVE been handling it does a lot. Also remember that your symptoms could be a lot of things. I'm young too. It's... Hard. You can do it though!

    • Asp

      832d

      I get this so much. It can be hard. I've noticed for me, remembering I can and HAVE been handling it does a lot. Also remember that your symptoms could be a lot of things. I'm young too. It's... Hard. You can do it though!

    • KurtPropane

      904d

      I’m in the same boat as you. The stress that I’m dealing with is unbearable. I’ve been having some unexplainable heart problems and have just now developed what seems to be central sleep apnea. I can’t sleep because of it and my other problems. There is so much anxiety looming over me and I just want answers to what I’m dealing with.

    • koslin14

      906d

      28, a 3 month old son, and apparently an autoimmune disorder wanted to rear it's head up with a vengeance. Several doctors in already, specialists, and not one answer. I feel you. Run down every single day is an understatement. This is the first year I've actually hyperventilated. Stress is crazy and health stress is even crazier if you ask me. I have a ton and check my blood sugar, oxygen, pulse, and BP everyday due to that anxiety,, but at the same time between all the tests something is there but not knowing what is the worst. I try to focus on what I can control, focus on my family, my job, every time I go outside try to look at the stars or the sky and see how small my problems actually are. You know your body better than anyone. If you suspect something, push for am answer. Several labeled my issues stress and anxiety until one blood test found the autoantibodies. Don't let anyone write you off. Especially doctors trying to weasel their way out of doing their jobs which is REAL these days. Good luck, and I hope you find some peace. No matter what, you aren't alone.

    • Gamora

      906d

      This is very relatable. I often feel like I can create false positive results haha. I would present a symptom, get a test done, test positive, undergo treatment that “should help” and never does.

    • LaurElizabeth

      906d

      I can relate so much to this - and lately idk it’s been like a ping pong match of my health and my mental health even drs I think it’s more your mental health or I think it is more your physical health. It can be so frustrating! What I keep trying to tell myself even though it is easier said than done but … if it is my medical health or my mental health suffering either is not my fault and there is nothing “wrong” with me and I deserve to feel better both physically and mentally Hope this helps ❤️

    • Koala

      906d

      Someone once told me, ‘if you ever feel crummy about yourself, imagine you are a little animal and Steve Irwin is talking about you *cue Australian accent* - “oh what do we have ‘ere!? Look at this beautiful creatcha! This little (insert animal here) seems to be strugglin’ with some problems, but she just keeps on goin’! Crikey! She almost bit me! Well, I’ll put you back little lady. Don’t give up on me now! Keep on fightin’! Go on! You can do it! … my, what a magnificent creatcha! I can’t believe we got to see that today! Wow!” *high fives camera man*

    • Chesbro99

      906d

      I think that's just a normal thing that happen. Our lives aren't normal anymore and crazy things happen now. It's not your fault. It's your brain being a brain. Ask for meds for it? That's what I use, it calms my body so I can try to calm my mind. Or look up breathing and meditation stuff.

    • TheDreamingKind

      906d

      It's not your fault that you are going through what you are. I found that thought to be helpful, I hope it helps you

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