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Re: SOME symptoms of how anxiety affects people
« Reply #45 on: September 01, 2014, 06:40:14 AM »
Sixpack your words of wisdom never cease to amaze me. You are such an asset to this site.

I think for the first time in three years I finally have my anxiety under control (for the most part). I never want to feel the way I did - low is an understatement. I was tested to no end and finally after a series of extremely stressful neurologist visits that ended in June, I think I reached rock bottom.  Leaving that final appointment with no diagnosis I finally realized that I couldn't go on suffering the way I had been. I think at that moment I stopped being perpetually horrified - a sense of calm and acceptance just came over me. I hope I never feel that awful again.

Sixpack, I want you to know that you helped me a lot through those three years. I really didn't think I was going to make it. Thank you.

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I am glad you are doing better.   ;D   AND I am glad some of my words were helpful to you.


Anxiety and the physicality of it all can be quite  vexing, for sure.   I've been through it   :yes:   I still get symptoms from stress/anxiety at times.  The trick is not allowing the anxious thinking to make it worse.  and, yeah, it isn't really a trick.  tricks are easy, lol.  Learning how to deal with what got you into an anxietal mess and stopping the bad behaviors isn't easy BUT it is what gets you better 
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MOST anxiety occurs on a subconscious level.  JUST because you don't feel consciously anxious or had a day or two of calm doesn't mean your mind & body are relaxed.  It can take months of reduced anxiety before a body goes back to a more non-reactive state

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