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Could this be anxiety related

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 11, 2006
  • 09:16 PM

I fear being ill or think there’s something seriously wrong with me.
Strange things have occurred since mid June '06. From starting a new, well what I thought would be my new career Trucking. I completed my class work and was ready to start my OTR training, I’ll admit I was anxious and nervous but in a healthy way. Days out otr I was feeling fine. I had not had a drink since the classroom training (and was not going to put my new career and lives in jeopardy because of a drink) I was smoking more than I would normally do. Drinking more caffeine also. I notice I would get a little jittery going up and down the mountains. Then started to be concerned about on coming traffic, started thinking about what was going home at home, if everything was ok, etc.etc. When I return home I notice a weight loss and all ***l broke lose with the nerves. I went to the ER several times told them about the weight loss. Test were run for TB and Ex rays, they said I was fine ask if I had a eating disorder and gave me a reading that had? About malnutrition and crap. With no Insurance cov. I got help at a local clinic for peeps with no health Ins. cov. Told the doc about my weight loss concerns my nervous and anxious episodes increased heart rate vision prob. fear of going over elevated bridges how all of a sudden I get this feeling of chills in my legs and bam the show begins nervous anxiety fear I would go out of the way to get to were I was going, so he checks TSH 0.441 and does a diabetes check and says you may be diabetic send me home with metformin I take them and feel even worse bs does drop too low and isn't high within normal ranges do an ogtt and it comes back 214 after 1 hr and 208 after 2hr mind you im nervous and anxious and jittery as a jitter bug and smoking before the test( which all the afore mention conditions can affect the bs test results) my A1c was 5.6. I went to another doctor gave him my test results from the first doctor he ran his own test told everything that I had been experiencing he told me every thing looked good told me to continue to monitor my bs did an a1c which was weeks after the first and it was 5.4 a month later after HIV test and other blood work he said I was too healthy and I was not diabetic which leads me too this question could it be a anxiety/ panic disorder.

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  • Yes it could be anxiety.I have Generalized Anxiety Disorder.Anxiety can cause all kinds of crazy things.I was diagnosed about 13 years ago and name a physical symptom I have probably had that symptom.This could be just stress too stress can cause strange symptoms too.Check out some websites about anxiety and see if it sounds like you.There is therapy and or medications to help us anxiety sufferers.I know it is kind of hard to believe anxiety can cause such stuff but it really can so can stress.good luck
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    • December 14, 2006
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