Scary Symptoms

by Maxy140

Hi There, first of all thank-you for this site. It helps so much to know how many other people are going through similar things and that I am not alone or CRAZY. Like you I have suffered with anxiety for most of my life. Over the last 6 months I have felt like I have had some sort of breakdown. The anxiety was at its worst. I think I have had every symptom you have mentioned but more. I started having Intrusive Thoughts. This was probably the hardest to deal with. I seriously felt horrified that bad thoughts could just come into my mind. I think if you also add this to your list it would help others to realize that they are not crazy and it is just part of anxiety. Thanks Again

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Hello Maxy140,

Thank you so much for your email. I would also agree that intrustive, obsessive thoughts were one of the hardest symptoms to deal with when suffering with an anxiety disorder.

I am happy to tell you that there is a section where I talk about intrusive, obsessive thoughts. It is here that I share what I have found to be most helpful in helping me overcome it. You will find this page here: Obsessive Thinking:Ending Scary Thoughts

Thank you for the suggestion on adding this symptom to the scary anxiety symptoms list. I don't know why I didn't but I'm glad you caught that. It is through the help and suggestions of others that I am able improve this website and make it more user friendly. Thanks so much! Be sure to look for updates to that page real soon!

Take Care!

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