The Community FAQ is an archive of questions that have been asked on High AnXieties social media sites. The comments are unedited but the last names have been removed. These post are not meant for real medical advice. Always consult your doctor before trying or changing anything. Feel free to keep the conversation going and reply with your advice and or experience.
As I go through almost a daily battle of panic attacks I have this over sensitivity to my tongue, like I am aware of it all the time and it causes more panic. Anyone else experience this? Åmanda – I have never personally experienced that. However, I have been aware and paid too much attention to […]
Is anyone on disability or any other types of government help because of their anxiety/panic attack issues? It it an extremely difficult thing to live with, especially with work and everyday things like that, so I would assume maybe someone is on it. If so, how did you go about getting put on disability, and […]
Question – What type of symptoms do you get during an anxiety or panic attack? Thank you. Leanna – Racing heart, cold sweat, feel like I’m going to pass out, sometimes chest pains, sometimes hives, dizzy, feel like I can’t breathe, also I get like a fight or flight feeling, I have an intense feeling of dread, […]
Does anyone else have to stay away from certain television or movies due to fear of bringing on a panic attack? Sometimes if I watch something like say paranormal I can’t get the thought out of my mind that that is going to happen to me…. or see something scary and when you think about […]
Hi. Wondering whether anyone who suffers with anxiety feels better from taking antidepressants? Niki – Yes but only to a certain degree. the only thing that helps me when I get an anxiety attack is a zanax. but the anti depressants lessen them. Christian – If by better you mean completely numb, then yes. Not my […]
Question – This comes from Tracey. She writes, How many people actually read those informational packets that come with medications? I was given a new medicine to try today and I completely freaked myself out by reading it and caused my own anxiety..so I didn’t start the new medicine because I’m home alone… Thalia – I’m […]
Question – This comes from a friend of HA: I am 5 weeks pregnant with baby number 3. I have anxiety disorder. My question is, has anyone experienced an insane increase in their anxiety symptoms while pregnant? Because my level is through the roof. Betsi – I do, I’m 25 weeks pregnant and have some […]
My anxiety makes me so nauseated. What helps everyone else? I have been given hydroxizine for this. Has anyone used this? Kellie – Cherry and cinnamon tea X Monica – Chamomile Tea. Theresa – For nausea, I usually eat saltines, drink peppermint tea and ginger ale Mia – Cinnamon and ginger tea iced, because hot drinks make me a little […]
Does Anyone Have People Who Have Called Them A Waste Of Space Because Of Anxiety? And How Do You Deal With This?
“Does anyone have people who have called them a waste of space because of anxiety” And how do u deal with this? Nicole – No, but if someone were to tell me that, then I think I’d realize that they don’t belong in my life anyway. No one needs that kind of negativity in their life, […]
I’m so lost on this world! I just realized three years ago that I suffer from high social anxiety. At first I thought I was just shy and eventually it would go away, but it never did. It really bugs me. I never have panic attacks. But I always turn bright red, start shaking entirely […]