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Naomi123

738d

Hello everyone I am new on here and need help bad I feel like giving up sometimes but I have children and know things have to get better eventually . So I have been suffering with agoraphobia/panic attacks for eight years now. It started when I was pregnant with my youngest and never went away. I was in a very very toxic relationship and left when my son was eleven months old. Ya feel like I am constantly dying and I am always going to the er because I feel like I’m going to faint or have. When I go nothing is of concern and every scan or X-ray looks amazing. I am constantly hungry and if I don’t eat then I feel like I’m going to faint and get hypoglycemia symptoms but when I check my blood sugar throughout the day it’s in normal range. It’s hard for me to go anywhere without panicking so I get groceries delivered or Amazon. I just feel exhausted all the time but there is nothing medically wrong that they have found. So any suggestions please help I just feel like I’m wasting away.

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    • TTNY

      737d

      @Naomi123 so I started acupuncture a couple weeks ago and “my guy” I don’t even know the correct term to call him haha😂 gave me a list of different thyroid tests to take to my primary dr. He mentioned that dr’s usually only test the thyroid with a couple tests but there are a lot more!

    • Naomi123

      737d

      Thank you all so much for commenting! It means a lot. Not to sound negative but it’s nice to see I’m not alone feeling this way. In a positive way if that makes sense. For years I keep thinking something is wrong with me and that’s why I feel this way. That no one else could possibly feel the way I do. I literally feel brain fogged all day, I’m exhausted all day, I’ve been to the doctor and er a lot over these past eight years and they have found nothing wrong. It’s really make me go into a depression state because I feel so exhausted constantly.

      • TTNY

        737d

        @Naomi123 so I started acupuncture a couple weeks ago and “my guy” I don’t even know the correct term to call him haha😂 gave me a list of different thyroid tests to take to my primary dr. He mentioned that dr’s usually only test the thyroid with a couple tests but there are a lot more!

    • Cece7

      738d

      I have a lot of what you described. I’m now on Effexor and doing therapy weekly and it has been helping a lot. It takes a long time to really heal though. I have been working through currently the fears of going out and driving. working on exposure therapy right now. If you want I can try to talk you through that and see if it helps you! I went from not being able to sit in a car parked in my garage more than a couple minutes to now being able to get 15 min down the road. It’s so hard to do but it’s so worth the exhausting work when you see the results happening. Message me if you want to talk about anything!

    • Ally1710

      738d

      I had agoraphobia. Went away buy is slowly getting worse again. But I had surgery in Jan so that is some of it. Have you tried meds or therapy. I was/am still in therapy, 7 years once a week,now every so often. It helps to understand why we get anxiety. It's the brain. The brain is the problem.

    • TTNY

      738d

      I just want you to know that your not alone!!!!! 💕has therapy been working for you? I would definitely ask your dr to change your meds. I’ve been on Buspirone sporadically the last couple years and just take it when I started to feel anxious. I have also used Paxil in the past. I feel the same about shipping I literally hate it and I used to love going to the the stores. As soon as I walk in I get instant tension headaches! It’s terrible. I suffer from health anxiety as well! And I’m always at the Dr. It feels like a never ending cycle.

    • KITTEN8565

      738d

      Have u asked your Dr about trying a different medication

    • KITTEN8565

      738d

      Lexapro made my symptoms 10x worse

    • Naomi123

      738d

      I am on Lexapro and hydroxyzine and am doing counseling but it’s not seeming to help

    • meggeroo

      738d

      ❤️ I have been in the same situation. Have you sought counseling or medications?

    • Suze

      738d

      With all the trips to the emergency room has no doctor ever referred you for medication? You sound like you would benefit. Once you get stable work with a therapist. There is no need to suffer so. Help is out there.

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