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Dealing with anxiety

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by Rosa Amor, May 8, 2014.

  1. Rosa Amor

    Rosa Amor

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    I've been suffering from severe anxiety recently, mostly due to fear that my illness is all my imagination + within my control

    I've been diagnosed 4 14 years by Dr franklin, dr Mitchell, dr sprightly + dr weir

    I test @50% on the mitochondria scale. But shortly after these my GP surgery asked me to deregulatory myself

    I was severely abused by my locall nhs as a child + now live in a nursing home which hi. Find a struggle. Not everyone's sympathetic + some of their comments + gossip burns me up
     
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    rosie26 Senior Member

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    :hug: Rosa Amor.
     
  3. Martial

    Martial Senior Member

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    I am so sorry to hear about your struggles Rosa, I used to have very severe anxiety too, 6 hour long panic attacks and agoraphobia to a degree...

    I used a book called At Last a Life by Paul David and fully recovered though! It would be pretty helpful but I hope you get the help you need, trauma is very important to work through if it still upsets you..

    Love,

    Todd
     
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    justy Senior Member

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    Hi Rosa, so sorry to hear of your struggles.

    Sending hugs.

    Justy
     
  5. caledonia

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    Sorry to hear of you being in a nursing home and having anxiety.

    Check out Emotional Freedom Technique. It's free to learn and I find it very helpful for anxiety and rapidly healing past trauma. http://eft.mercola.com/

    You might not want to let others see you tapping on your acupressure points though - they might think you're really nuts! :) I actually just lay in bed and imagine myself tapping on the points and it works just as well for me. The key is making up good affirmation statements.
     
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    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois prairie, USA

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