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Offline Lam123

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« on: December 21, 2013, 10:15:45 AM »
Hi Everyone, I have had anxiety for awhile and am currently trying to get back to my old self. My anxiety revolves around health, for example, if I get a cold I start thinking it's far worse then just being a cold. Lately I have been feeling dizzy and off balance throughout the day, I start looking on the internet and get freaked out about different things that are mentioned that could be wrong. Do you ever wish the internet didn't exist? I am glad I have it for certain things, like this forum, but for anxiety around my health I find it really makes things worse.

Any experience with this?
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2013, 10:40:58 AM »
Hi Lam...  Yes, some two months ago, when my anxiety came back on me 24/7, I was real big on getting on the Internet and plugging in all my symptoms.  At one point I was trying to convince myself that I had something physically wrong with me, such as thyroid disease or an adrenal tumor.  But I have been through this before, and my doctor was sure it was anxiety.  Then I was started on a new anti-depressant so I had to go looking-up anything and everything that had to do with that.  My search engine on my computer, holds on to anything I type in it, and keeps it till I want to delete it.  Well, after having dozens and dozens of different searches, I realized that I was just making my anxiety worse by what I was doing.  I stopped getting on the Net, and deleted all those anxiety producing sites.  The one I kept was AnxietyZone, which has been so wonderful!  I'm a healthcare professional, and if memory serves me right,  dizziness is the #1 complaint of people coming into an emergency room.  It is my #1 symptom with my anxiety.  Merry Christmas to you.  The best to you, Lam!...  Chuck
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