Im Back With Health Anxiety

A sad time for me. I am returning to my blog with suffering high levels of health anxiety again. It had seemed to have been lying low for some time. But is now back, and with some attack!! I am happy with the support I get from frineds, and hope I can keep the symptoms …

Is Anxiety Forever?

I want to know. I have been suffering with anxiety and panic attacks now for about 2 and a half years. I have been on Escitalopram (SSRI antidepressant) for about a year and a half. I have had cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and most of the time I keep anxiety and panic under control. Is …

Update

Wow, what a month or so. I haven’t been able to update for a while because my partner was expecting our first baby. Anyway he was born on Saturday 26th June. So, I have been having some anxiety symptoms, but I know this is because of all whats been happening. But bow I worry about …

So, how does health anxiety form?

Source:  www.thelindenmethod.co.uk Health anxiety sufferers become obsessed by their physical self. Sufferers find it impossible to divert their thoughts away from constantly monitoring their body for aches, pains or strange sensations. Health anxiety causes sufferers to check their pulse, listen to their hearts, take their blood pressure and study medical information, surfing the internet to find …

Complementary treatments for anxiety disorders

Several new anxiety treatments are showing promise as complements to both therapy and medication. In mild anxiety disorder cases, these treatments may provide sufficient relief on their own. Exercise – Exercise is a natural stress buster and anxiety reliever. Research shows that as little as 30 minutes of exercise three to five times a week …

Celebrities with anxiety and panic attacks

Here are a few people who suffer with anxiety and/or panic attacks. Amazing really, I didn’t know any of these guys suffered or suffer now. Nicole Kidman (actress) Kim Basinger (actress) Donny Osmond (entertainer) Winston Churchill Winona Ryder (actress) Marie Osmand (entertainer) Cher (singer, actress) Roseanne Barr (comedian / actress) Michael Jackson (singer) Nicholas Cage (actor) …

Applying Self CBT Techniques

 I have had a few anxious moments this week. All to do with my health again. I had a pain in my right calf and thought I had a blood clot. I had no reason to think this, it was the first thing to pop into my head. The good thing this time is that …