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Can someone help me?

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  • Posted By: Boy_92
  • January 5, 2013
  • 01:06 AM

Hi,im 20 years old,it all started with last 2 month,i got a jaw and inner ear pain,went to the doctor..they told me i got ear infection and gave me anti-biotic.i was not satisfied with what the doctor told me and i went home googling,i found out about TMJ which effect our jaw and may also reach till the ear,so i convinced myself i had TMJ,few hour later im not satisfied..i search again,and found out about brain cancer and ear cancer,it really freak me out and left me stress for almost a week as im having dizziness too,till then i got no intrest in what i always love to do,been fighting with my girlfriend often..being in alot of pressure until 1 day,i wake up and had shortness of breath,chest pain,abdominal pain and was having black stool,i was rush to the emergency room,they took my heart rate test (ECG),my liver scan,and blood test,everything came back perfect except for abit of dehydration as when i was on stress i didnt eat and drink alot and the doctor told me i was on stress that cause my stomach to create alot of acid and eventually that what makes my stool black,i left the hospital on that day itself,im not satisfied,i went home and google again i found out about lung cancer and stomach cancer..it really freak me out again,and i started to get stiff muscle,neck pain,fatigue for a week,i was still under peessure due to scare of serious undetect illness,and i started to feel weakness in my leg,it feel like its too light or too heavy to move twitching all over my body,bt when i test my strength,everything is normal and i went to google to found out whats cause weak leg,and twitching,it came outfirst is Anxiety,but i was not satisfied till i found out about ALS,and again stress added to me,i was in a deep stress that time,sometime i went out with my friend,while riding motorcycle,suddenly i will said to myself,nevermind just enjoy today,as tomorrow i will not be in this world anymore,bt next day im just fine,just that im still having this muscle weakness and twitching all over my body,till i found out that 20 years is too young for me to have ALS,and next i found out MS,i was really scared of it,because it involve muscle weakness,bt sometime i dont feel scared cause from the official website they say that MS dont involve muscle twitching,bt sometime the feel of scared will come back..im just too stress and sometime i feel like crying and telling myself that i will no longer to be walking as per normal like other people do in future and cry because i wont be able to take care of my girlfriend in future,till today im having feeling of weakness in my arm,and numbness in the pinky finger and the finger next to it,bt the weak leg had gone,im just hoping if someone could take a time reading my story and tell me what actually wrong with me based on any of your experience.I just feel useless living in the world...

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  • Hi There,

    I've had anxiety since I was in grade 10, and now I'm 23 years old. And I can honestly say it has taken over my life in a huge way. I used to suffer from extreme panic attacks, hyperventilating all the time - over the dumbest things- but I didn't know how to control it. And I found as I get older my anxiety is making me become more of a hypochondriac ( researching and thinking you have all the diseases) you'll search on google looking for all the symptoms that correlate to the disease. And then all of the sudden , your symptoms begin to worsen and then you really think you have it !
    I'm now dealing with the problem of severe muscle joint pain, located all in the thoracic region of my spine.
    And I want to be clear, all of these symptoms that everyone experiences , it's all in your head , I know it's all in mine. There are days where I get so frustrated to and I think to myself, why me ? Why can't I just be "normal".
    Drugs are not the answer. (continuation>>>
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • December 20, 2015
    • 10:33 AM
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  • This might be costly, but it's worth it to make you feel like you're normal and you deserve to live . Try hypnotherapy. I'm going to try it too. Many have said it works wonders and there symptoms have gone away. Learn ways to help relax your body because that's really all its about. Please try and and if it's successful or not reply back on the post. Or someone reply who has tried hypnotherapy to treat anxiety disorder.
    Anonymous 1 Replies
    • December 20, 2015
    • 10:37 AM
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