My brain tumor/aneurysm fear has flared up in the past few days. I was getting all kinds of pains in my head, facial twitches etc., all beginning around nightfall when my anxiety is at its peak. So last night I decided to hang out with some friends and get my mind off things. Surely enough some of the pains started to rear their ugly head. One thing led to another and we ended up drinking. After a few drinks all the little aches and pains and twitches just disappeared.
Now let me be clear, I'm not planning on using alcohol as some kind of coping mechanism. I don't drink that often being that I'm usually the driver at parties. I have gone months without drinking and it was never the first thing on my mind. However it did give me some sort of relief in the sense that if it was really something serious, would the symptoms just go away with a few beers?
So I was just wondering when it comes to things like brain tumors/aneurysms and other serious illnesses, would alcohol be able to make the symptoms of the disease just leave without a trace?
people with actual serious diseases would still not be able walk or see or breath well or _________.
recognize, too, depending on how bad anxiety is OR if, while drinking you are still monitoring how you feel, just like any distraction, having a fun night out with friends won't work. by which I mean deeply entrenched anxiety takes time to leave a body. and if you monitor while
'having fun', means a mind and body aren't really relaxing.
SO omega----congrats you were successfully able to distract yourself to get a good, solid "aha moment"