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No Panic Attacks, just ill

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  • Posted By: vedderist
  • November 17, 2007
  • 11:55 PM

I have been sick everyday for the last 12 years. Nausea, Heartburn, and lately light headedness.

I have had so many tests, and they tell me nothing is wrong with me. I have been told I had over active acid glands, hypochondria, and stress.

I know I am very high strung and the worse it gets the more I believe it is all in my head and stress related. Watching for it, and documenting my illness has shown me in "uncontrolable" places and situations, it is realyl bad.

So, I tried to seek medical help for the anxiety, but it isn't covered by benefits and insanely expensive. After 2yrs I finally got an appointment in the hospital which I was refered to. They told me I can attend group therapy which is only during my working hours (9-5pm) and are 2hrs each. The told me I could see a therapist through the hospital, but I must do the group first. So Im at a dead end, and so fustrated, I know I need help, and it is starting to really bring me down. I have done the natural way, I have read tons of books, watched movies, I have tried!

My mother is addicted to pills, Ativan is the most common for her, and I am deathly afraid to start taking pills, although maybe that is all I have now. I'm just sick of not being able to get help, and feeling ill all the time. I have gotten to a point where I now go to work, do my job and come right home, alone and keep it that way, because it is just such an odeal to go out, as I spend 99% of the time convincing myself I am ok, I am not gonna puke!!

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  • Wow I can't believe how many have the same issues.I was there. I struggled and I am as cured as you can get.Ot took a lot of sessions with my counselor .A expensive but really great program is by Lucinda Bassett.Here are the main facts that should help you.one. If it were really your heart then you could not have survived a 7 onth heart attackand two. In an interview I listened to a cardiologist said that of all the sudden death illnesses where you basically just die, THE MAIN SYMPTOM WAS NEVER A SUDDEN FEEING OF DOOM,IT JUST DOES NOT HAPPEN.The day I accepted and believed that was the day I got my life backhttp://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/images/icons/icon7.gifSmile
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