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Hi all! I have had anxiety for 4 years since I had a major surgery..........Then my son was severely injured..........Then my dad died. When dad passed, I puked and felt very ill, had vertigo and felt like I could jump out of my skin. At the same time, my ear started popping. The more it pops, the more anxiety I get. I get this weird dizzy feeling go up the back of my neck into my head then it goes away. This happens when I am having general anxiety or a full blown attack. For the most part, when anxiety leaves me alone for sometimes months at a time, the dizziness goes away. My ears continue to pop off and on though. I also have tmj on that side which may or may not affect the ear. Thanks for any info and please take care of yourselves...........You are not alone!
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replied December 2nd, 2004
Re: My Ears Pop>>>anxiety!
I have been feeling this way for 7 months now. It started when I went to the Dr. Last spring because I was feeling nauseas and he found that I have gastritis. I suffer from health related anxiety, i'm afraid of disease and dieing. I have been told that I have tmj also. I see and ent and today I am seeing a tmj specialist. I hope he can help. I believe that this is all stress related. I have cried for the past two days working myself up because I have to go to the Dr. One thing I did notice though, I didn't sleep well last night probably because of my fear. When I would wake up throughout the night I found myslef clinching my teeth. I do it and don't even realize it. My head today on the right side (same side as my tmj) has a tingling feeling. I also get a feeling...The only way I can explain it is it feels like when your stomach drops going down a hill...I get that feeling in my head. I believe it is stress and tmj. I am hoping that is what it is. I will keep you posted since we have such similar symptoms. Do you have problems with your ears? Mine are full all the time....Everytime I swallow it feels like my ears need to pop...Ringing in the ears, etc. These are all signs of tmj. I think the presure from clinching my teeth as much as I do causes my head to tingle/hurt on that side.

I hope I helped some, it's always nice to know someone else has the same symptoms as you do.....Peace of mind that you are not crazy!

Take care,

kelly



devon7 wrote:
hi all! I have had anxiety for 4 years since I had a major surgery..........Then my son was severely injured..........Then my dad died. When dad passed, I puked and felt very ill, had vertigo and felt like I could jump out of my skin. At the same time, my ear started popping. The more it pops, the more anxiety I get. I get this weird dizzy feeling go up the back of my neck into my head then it goes away. This happens when I am having general anxiety or a full blown attack. For the most part, when anxiety leaves me alone for sometimes months at a time, the dizziness goes away. My ears continue to pop off and on though. I also have tmj on that side which may or may not affect the ear. Thanks for any info and please take care of yourselves...........You are not alone!
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replied October 28th, 2011
My daughter suffered from severe anxiety for 10 years. All sorts of scary physical symptoms. heart, diziness, swallowing difficulty, overwhelming fear, feeling of doom. She gained weight from the stress.It was debilitating.
I bought her The Linden Method - she is now 100% anxiety and OCD free since january without any medication. She has also returned to normal weight. She is 21 now. The Linden Method can be purchased through Amazon. Folder and CDs. It is the ONLY thing that worked. We tried so many other paths.
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replied December 2nd, 2004
That sensation you feel in your head (like how your stomach would feel going down a hill) is exactly how I feel sometimes! I've had an mri done of my brain and it was normal. I also get dizzy. It's frustrating when you know something is wrong with you, but don't know what. I also have tmj -- well, not officially diagnosed, but both sides of my jaw pops when I eat or yawn or whatever. I get ringing in my ears, sharp pains down my jaw bone and in the hinge of the bone, and sometimes in my ear and down my neck. I think it must be from the tmj. I don't grit my teeth, but I do catch myself pressing my teeth together in a strange fashion -- starting from the back and pressing down and rolling around the front and pressing my bottom teeth to the back of my front teeth and then to the back on the other side in a big circle. I don't even know i'm doing it and then I will stop and catch myself.

I have health anxiety too and worry alot about disease and dying. I'm currently having chest pains (for 1 1/2 years) and trying to discover what they are all about. Ct scan of my chest in a couple of weeks.

Dianna
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replied December 5th, 2004
Hello,my anxiety started
a year ago. My throat tightens, my mouth gets dry, buzzing gets louder in my ears and I start getting realy dizzy,nausious, my back gives out and feel like im going to fall or pass out, I try to focus but everything and everyone around me seems to be moving faster and I cant focus .(thats why I dont go to malls) I didnt know it was anxiety until I kept being ask, are you having problems? Stress? Are you a nervous person? And finnaly it hit me, doctors make me feel this way.I had what I thought was a menieres attack, room spinning, throwing up and a lot of crying and the shakes, I realy thought I was dying, the only thing I had was motion sickness pills wich I took and that just knocks me right out, so that was a good thing. I was that way for four days and in an out of sleep.Slept in a sitting position and could not move my head, when I was able to get out of bed on my own it was to go to the emergency and the doctor I saw told me to keep taking the motion pills that it would pass, oct-nov-dec passed and still the same. I saw so many doctors and I knew they were tired of seeing me, but I was sick and tired of not knowing whats wrong with me,and they did nothing to help. Finnaly one of the doctors I saw in jan/04 told me it could have been a case of laberynthitis, some type of viral infection in my ears, the vertigo was bad and I was always nausious and dizzy. I finnaly saw an ent in feb/04 and he sent me for an mri in may/04 and he also recommended a tmj specialist because by then I had jaw and neck problems and could not chew my food. The mri showed liquid in my sinuses , not surprising I have enviromental allergies and I have tmj. I clench my teeth and have an over bite. I wear a mouthguard at night and a lot during the day. I get different types of headaches, most are sinuses related or on the temple. My ears always feel full and I hear sounds.When I swallow or yahn I hear a clicking sound. Sometimes my head feels like im wearing a swimmers cap its so tight, then its like pins and needles. My jaw hurts all the time, I always feel heat on the side of my face,in front of my ears, then its starts to tingle. The worse is when my neck gets tight and hurts and then I get a tremor from the back of my head down my back. I started physio for my my neck and jaw on thursday, allergy injections twice a weekand do still have problems with the vertigo , I do home treatments for the bppv. I still get freeky when I go to the hospital or see any doctors but im trying to find a way to get through that. I dont like taking meds.

Talking about it and knowing others have the same problem helps me cope better.
Edna.
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replied January 31st, 2012
Anxiety and its effects
Hey everyone, Honest to goodness all of you have describe typical anxiety disorders. Anxiety will make you think your dieing or something is horribly wrong. I to have had every symtom I have read on here and a whole lot more. The body releases many chemicals when under stress for too long and this causes many symtoms. The head sensations and ear sensation are all anxiety. You have muscles that wrap around your skull that contract and cause pressure and pain. You have muscles in your ears and nerves in your ears. If your nerves are shot well guess what your ears will feel it. Its called desturbed hearing or tinnitis. You can become sensitive to light. I sometimes have to wear sunglasses because I cant stand a sunny day. This is called over sensitized sences do to anxiety and stress. This all goes back to the nevous system and all the nerves endings that are all over your body. For every emotion there is a chemical reaction. The body when stressed is in flight fight responce. This happens when your worrying all the time and it can get stuck there from stressful events in your life. Yes it is scary but if you have been to the doctor and they cant find anything then stop visiting the doctor. By going to the doctor your telling yourself something is wrong with you. This just feeds your anxiety and worry. I call it worry sickness. It feels like the a bad case of anxiety body flu. You really have to ignore the body sensations by giving yourself healthy fun destractions. All your sensations are harmless even though they feel terrifying. No one has ever died from anxiety or a panic attack. My husbands grandmother suffered from anxiety and she lived a long life. She passed away at almost 96. Anxiety tells you your alive and your body is strong enough to fight still. You have to practice proper breathing and relaxation daily. You have to eat healthy and try starting off with lite exercise to burn off those fear chemicals that were made for you to run from danger. If you dont exercise those flight chemicals are just setting there and causing more body symtoms and it will wake you up at night or give you insomia. It also gives you upset stomach and diarreah. It does take a while for the body to catch up with the mind so you have to be patient with yourself just like if you have had the flu. We accept when we catch a cold or the flu and we give ourselves permission to feel sick and weak. So you need to give yourself permission to feel bad and give yourself time to heal from anxiety and its effects. You may have a day you have been thinking positive but you still may have a strange sensation but just ignore it. The body needs time to heal from being so stressed from being scared all the time. Eventually over time the body calms down along with the mind and you will be symtom free. If you feel anxiety creeping back up then go back to relaxing techniques. Sometimes we forget how to have fun and relax as adults. We get caught up in life. Such as paying bills, cleaning the house, taking care of the kids, bad relationships, family dysfuntion, career that we dont know how to chill out anymore the way we did when we were teenagers or kids. Sometimes you dont even noticed your too stressed till that first panic attack or that ringing in your ear starts. Stress sneaks up on you. Also the older we get we do have to face lose. Everyone does and its painful but you dont have to get sick from grief and if you do then nurse yourself back to health and move forward. Its what your loved one who passed away wants you to do. Your not alone. We have to find out how to have fun again and enjoy life like we once did. You have to find you again and think of some dreams and goals. Life is full of ups and downs but you have to learn to not let it make you sick. This is easier said then done, I know!!! I lost my mother to cancer 1 year ago and my anxiety has been through the roof. Every symtom on here I have had this past year. But I know deep down inside Iam going to be OK. My mom would want me to do well and take care fo myself and be kind to myself. I think allowing yourself to feel the right emotions at the right time and if you go with the flow you can get through almost anything. Stop telling yourself you cant handle it. That is fear talking. You can handle anything. Say that to yourself several times a day and you will feel better. Change your scary thoughts to the facts and you will feel better. Anxious people are creative so stay creative in a positive way not a destructive way. Write, paint, draw, do crafts or give yourself a cool project. Get your mind off checking in on yourself and your body symtoms.
Take care and be patient and kind to yourself. Talk to yourself as if your talking to a frightened child. What ever you would say to that child say to yourself. Be your own Best Friend...
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replied February 20th, 2012
thanks for this post.......i've been going thru the "plugged ear" feeling for several months now...and after several dr visits (my primary dr as well as ENT's) i realize my ears are fine..its my nerves that are at making me feel like i have constant pressure and fullness in my ears. anxiety can do awful things to a person..and anxiety will feed off anxiety. I have found that relaxtion breathing as well as reading devotional books are helping me much more than any dr has. i found myself consumed with how my ears felt every waking moment of my day. I now find the LESS i think about the feeling in my ears, the better I feel..may sound crazy but its true..every morning i wake up and thank God he will help me get thru the day as stress free as possible! Sorry about your mom, i lost my dad to cancer 2 1/2 yrs ago.....thanks for your encouraging post..
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replied March 16th, 2012
hi just read your post and i feel very touched, i have been suffering with dry eyes ,throat nose and ears, numbness in my face, aching jaw, tinitis and tight feelings in my ears. my doctor thinks it could be sjorgens, but others say its anxiety. it started with cold sores and a virus i think, and then when i got better, all these little problems started. its everyday, but i havent had any trauma , and i thought i was happy. CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO START, i dont get pannicky, but this is on my mind all the time. breathing excecises will be hard has my throat is dry.i have started some anti depressants, they are only mild, i take them to help me sleep as i feel so much better when i have a good nights sleep, they do help me sleep which is good, and they dont make me feel weird or anything .has your tinnitis stopped ?? thanks, any help would be appreciated, thanking you ms ruocco
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replied March 19th, 2012
Well thanks I have experienced all of these symptoms for the last couple of months now have been to every specialist and I have been told it is in my head I don't know the feeling of anxiety but if trying hard to sell my house which now I did helped trigger the problem then I will give relaxation a try yes I was very stressed accompanied by always worrying about tomorrow thanks for your post I will try the fun stuff in life again
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replied March 16th, 2012
hi , i know its a long time on, but i have a lot of your problems, are you any better now, any info would help
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replied December 29th, 2004
What is a tmj?? Because ive been having pressure on my ears and pains from my head to my jaw and sumtimes down my neck??..Is is like deadily??????
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replied January 11th, 2005
Vertigo.. Ears
I have vertigo also .. I try to keep the antivert on hand in case, but I heard you can take dramamine. Maybe that is what is causing you the dizziness still... Sounds like stress with the neck jaw and back of head.. Get your blood pressure checked, also you should have your sinuses checked for allergies.. Sometimes they can cause symtoms that you would not think they could . You can have allergies in the winter also . But definetly check the pressure.. I find that I get worked up about what is bothering me and it really makes matters worse.. Almost like phantom pain. Message boards sometimes can be the worst thing because we self diagnose .. But definetly get some excercise .. ,maybe yoga help you relax the body.
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replied January 11th, 2005
I Think You Should Try the Allergy Shot They Helped Me Out
edina963 wrote:
hello,my anxiety started
a year ago. My throat tightens, my mouth gets dry, buzzing gets louder in my ears and I start getting realy dizzy,nausious, my back gives out and feel like im going to fall or pass out, I try to focus but everything and everyone around me seems to be moving faster and I cant focus .(thats why I dont go to malls) I didnt know it was anxiety until I kept being ask, are you having problems? Stress? Are you a nervous person? And finnaly it hit me, doctors make me feel this way.I had what I thought was a menieres attack, room spinning, throwing up and a lot of crying and the shakes, I realy thought I was dying, the only thing I had was motion sickness pills wich I took and that just knocks me right out, so that was a good thing. I was that way for four days and in an out of sleep.Slept in a sitting position and could not move my head, when I was able to get out of bed on my own it was to go to the emergency and the doctor I saw told me to keep taking the motion pills that it would pass, oct-nov-dec passed and still the same. I saw so many doctors and I knew they were tired of seeing me, but I was sick and tired of not knowing whats wrong with me,and they did nothing to help. Finnaly one of the doctors I saw in jan/04 told me it could have been a case of laberynthitis, some type of viral infection in my ears, the vertigo was bad and I was always nausious and dizzy. I finnaly saw an ent in feb/04 and he sent me for an mri in may/04 and he also recommended a tmj specialist because by then I had jaw and neck problems and could not chew my food. The mri showed liquid in my sinuses , not surprising I have enviromental allergies and I have tmj. I clench my teeth and have an over bite. I wear a mouthguard at night and a lot during the day. I get different types of headaches, most are sinuses related or on the temple. My ears always feel full and I hear sounds.When I swallow or yahn I hear a clicking sound. Sometimes my head feels like im wearing a swimmers cap its so tight, then its like pins and needles. My jaw hurts all the time, I always feel heat on the side of my face,in front of my ears, then its starts to tingle. The worse is when my neck gets tight and hurts and then I get a tremor from the back of my head down my back. I started physio for my my neck and jaw on thursday, allergy injections twice a weekand do still have problems with the vertigo , I do home treatments for the bppv. I still get freeky when I go to the hospital or see any doctors but im trying to find a way to get through that. I dont like taking meds.


Talking about it and knowing others have the same problem helps me cope better.

Edna.
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replied January 13th, 2005
Anxiety And Ear Numbness
Thank you all so much for the information on anxiety. I do feel releived that something is wrong. I keep worrying I am having heart trouble since is very common at a young age in my family. I have been having anxiety since my grandmother passed about 5 years ago. I could be driving and start feeling dizziness and my ears begin to pop and my face goes numb. If driving I have to pull over real fast and I am so dizzy that I am nausea but it goes away in about 2 to 5 minutes.

I have noticed I was clinching my teeth alot. But I am wearing braces now and was hoping it was just tmj but, I am getting my braces removed next month and I am still experiencing this anxiety feeling. If anyone has suggestions to stop these symptoms I would be so grateful the feeling is miserable and very scary.

Cooper
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replied January 13th, 2005
Anxiety And Ear Numbness
If you worry about heart problems , go to your dr and get an ekg and your blood pressure checked. You may not have anything wrong with you , but if you don't get a drs ookaythen your mind still dwells on it . Its worth the trip to the Dr. Maybe they can give you a full physical also . Tell them what you are feeling regarding the anxiety . They may be able to recommend something to take . Start off with a low dose , and that may be all you need. I know I didnt want to go on meds , I am only taking 25 mg and so far I feel a better,, our mind can be our worst enemy , and clentching the teeth or tight fists are a way we react to stress .. Could be hormones . Don't self diagnose .. We never diagnose ourselves with something small . Good luck
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replied January 21st, 2009
hmm
yeah i can sorda relate, but have not been to any doctor to figure out any problems so i am not much of help just wanted to talk about it. Hopefully mabby get some feed back as well......for the past two years every now and again My right ear pops and i feel liquid but there are no signs of liquid that i can reach. I get dizzy and nauciouse and everything around me closses in and i pass out, waking up very cold and shaking and the color of my skin is very very pale. The passing out episodes having been happening latley just the popping in the ear and the feeling of liquid...........I'm not one who likes to go to the doctor, do you think this is something to be looked into. After a whle i am fine i can hear, breathe and my eye sight is perfect. nothign seems to be wrong got any suggestions or diagnoses?
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replied March 2nd, 2009
Anxiety and Ear Numbness
I am very happy that I came across this conversation... it means I am not the only one. Sometimes I feel the tingling in the back of my neck and I have anxiety. I have not been tested for TMJ yet, but I plan on seeing the doctor soon. My ears have not felt "normal" in over 5 years, and sometimes I want to literally climb out of my skin. It drives me crazy, and once I get back to a doctor I might consider the surgery. I can't imagine feeling like this for another 5 years. It is good to hear that I am not the only one that feels these things, I really thought I was loosing my mind. I am too scared to get all this testing done, I want to pass out whenever I go into a hospital. Thanks to everyone, I think I can have the courage to go get all the tests I need. I will keep you posted in the next month or so. Good luck to you all.
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replied August 6th, 2009
About 3 weeks ago, I started getting some weird symptoms when I would lie down for bed. My hands and feet would start to tingle and go numb, then I started to get tremors and a feeling of zapping all thru my body. One night it felt like something jumped on top of me. Now I am having a weird feeling in my ears. It kinda feels like I went swimming and got water in my ears. Also, my heartbeat has been a little slower and irregular. I have bad back problems and thought maybe it was the nerves from my back causing the zapping and numbing. I have been on pain meds for 2 years so I started getting real scared that I had liver damage. I saw my doctor and they did blood tests. My liver was ok but my potassium level was pretty low. I am wondering if that has anything to do woth my symptoms. I have anxiety sometimes too. I am scared to death to go to sleep every night in fear that I wont wake. I dont know what to do. I need some answers and peace of mind.
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replied October 21st, 2009
I am also glad to find this forum. I have had anxiety issues since I was a little girl and ear issues for 3 years. I also had the feeling of plugged ears, I went to constantly popping them myself which led to a sore jaw and what one dr said is tmj, although it was never confirmed. I will say that after many visits and research I did go to a natural chiropractor who was able to adjust me and within about 2 hours most of my ear pressure and anxiety was resolved. This was 8 months ago. I still get the symtpons at times, and they usually start with the ears then the anxiety starts. I can go to him most of the time and its resolved. I would like to know how and why this ever started but maybe never will. I encourage all to give chiropractic a try if you feel up to it, just make sure it is a NUCCA chiropractor- which is a certification that uses a certain method. DO NOT just go to anyone off the street or yellow pages, that method is very important. Hope it helps (you and me!)
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replied November 19th, 2009
dizziness and ear popping
for the past 2.5 yrs, i have had head aches/pressure behind my eyes with some dizziness and popping only in the right ear. i have had ct's and mri's and all was normal, thank the good LORD!!!!! i was getting weird sensations throuhout my body as well, like i wanted to jump out of my skin and felt exremely shaky!!! i am a very anxious high strung person due to i lost my dad when i was 8 of a massive heart attack and my mom died suddenly when i was 26!!! these sympoms occur with me everyday or at least every other!!!
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replied December 21st, 2009
I'm happy as hell that I found this, because now I'm beginning to think I have what you guys have... About a week ago I woke up with a earache on my left side.. So, I took some Nyquil and Amoxicillin to get rid of the infection (or whatever it was).. Then my ear stopped hurting as if the earache went away but there remains this "cave like sound and the ringing".. It's really been worrien me because in the past I've had two lung collapses and para thyroid surgery..I completely HATE doctors!!! I'm only 21 now but everyday I live I think of ways that I could die or when I will die.. I barely sleep anymore.. Sometimes I'll stay up for about 30 or 40 hours.. :[I think I will be headed to the hospital soon.. Thanks for your information everybody!!!
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replied February 2nd, 2010
my jaw pops and ear rings helppppp
I need help. ): . I am always thinking of ways that i could die, and i always think the worst possible things like i have a brain tumor or something, I think I am a stressed out person, I am very scared to die or get a disease (mainly cancer) and i live in fear each day because i always think i have symptoms of everything.. If i were to hear that symptoms of a heart attack for example were having your left arm go numb i will feel like my left arm is going numb and make myself believe it 100% .. I lay in bed and dwell on every feeling i get in my body.. its making my life quite unenjoyable.. I am currently reading through this site because the ringing in my right ear is scaring me so much I cant sleep and my mind is going so nuts about it im convinced im dying now.. ANYWAYS- I woke up one day and i opened my mouth to find that my jaw popped and felt out of place, its been 2days now and the jaw popping wont go away, i feel it every time i open my mouth or chew food, the first day i got it i felt it when i would yawn too (and it would hurt, still hurts a bit to chew food) and i also have a ringing in my right ear (same side i feel my jaw pop) I barely hear it during the day but i know its there so i am scared all the time, when i go to sleep its the worst because thats when i can hear the noise the most. about a week before any of this the same ear popped twice in one day, i havent felt my ear pop anymore times but the ringing and jaw thing scares me alot... I also feel like fluid is comin out of my left ear all the time and im always putting my finger in my ear to wipe away the liquid that actually isnt there... my right ear also does feel kind of stuffed up. I am not sure if its anxiety attacks but sometimes my heart will beat reallyreally fast, my friend told me to take deep breaths when that happens and focus on my breathing and that makes it go away, so im not sure if its anxiety attacks or some sort of blood or heart problem.... I also have the biggest fear in the world of doctors, my mind races when i go and im always scared they are gonna tell me somethings wrong with me that i really dont wanna hear, it scares me so much that even though they could help me or tell me i have something not so bad, the chance that they could tell me something bad keeps me away from them.. So i can never ever bring myself to go.. i know if i dont it could get worse, but im just too scared, almost the whole time im awake im scared and its making me quite unhappy... i also noticed everyone here is just going on about what they have.. can someone help me. ): but thanks to everyone, seeing that other people feel like me makes me feel a bit better.. but what if we are all dying D:.. its late and my mind is just wandering off now.. so im going to shutup..
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replied May 18th, 2010
Wow! I'm glad i found this as well! I'm 19 years old and I started developing these symptoms almost 6 months ago after having my tonsils taken out. I almost died. Now,

-my jaw has been popping a lot
-i get a loud ringing in my ears
-my ears pop a LOT and it's extremely annoying
-i have bad panic attacks and live in fear of most things i used to enjoy
-my chest hurts a lot to the point i think i'm having a heart attack and it happens just randomly

i've went to the doctor and they just say it's panic disorder. no, it's not just that. i was hoping these symptoms would go away because it's making everything difficult. i had to leave college because of this. also, when i drink alcohol (although not anymore), my heart would race VERY fast and i would start feeling very, very mental. i would stay up just shaking myself to sleep and i hate sleeping alone now.

Someone PLEASE find out what this is. Obviously I'm not alone. Help us!
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replied February 22nd, 2011
ANXIETY
Wow. I am so happy that I am not the only one. I thought I was going insane. I have always been afraid of cancer but the past couple weeks I had MAJOR family issues that have put in the most stressful place I have ever been. Then I started to feel my body ache and suddenly anything I found was starting to be cancer. I didnt know how to stop it. Everyday it was something new and I went to the doctor twice and they said I dont need tests and that I was fine. I made a mistake in researching the things I thought I had so then after I saw the symptoms I thought I was fine. Then all the sudden I started feeling those very symptoms because my brain was telling me YOU HAVE CANCER. Part of me believes I dont and Im over reacting because I am 18 years old going on 19 and I have NO family history of cancer. Lately I been thinking I have a brain tumor bc my ears started popping(it doesnt hurt its just annoying) I have been have panic attacks and crying for the past 4 days. I got all the symptoms of stress like body aches and headaches and muscle twitching. After I read the symptoms for brain tumor one was that your vision is bad and then after that I keep thinking that things are a little blurry to me. My parents friends and other family members keep telling me Im fine and part of me knows that just my head wont leave me alone! I think about it 24/7 even when im sleeping I have dreams about it. I have been getting a little better though I just hope this goes away soon. All i know is that im glade im not the only one that gets these feelings!
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replied June 1st, 2011
Relax, it's the Anxiety and it Will get better
Don't worry! All of these symptoms are signs of anxiety, the heart palpatations, the headaches, the jaw pain, the ear popping, etc. It is the fear of disease and dying and constantly going to the Dr. that perpetuates the symptoms. I know from years of experience!
Now I try to eat healthy, stretch, exercise, meditate and positive self talk and it helps a lot. Also, having a friend to talk about your symptoms with is important. Cut down on caffeine and other stimulants if you take them and take breaks/ short walks while at work. BREATH. Deep breathing can help you to skirt a full blown panic/anxiety attack. And don't worry. many people suffer from this condition. You can get better and are not going to die!
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replied August 3rd, 2011
14 Year Old With Severe Panic Disorder
hello. i am a 14 year old girl who got diagnosed with severe panic disorder. I Get Bad Panic Attacks, my heart beats really fast, i cant think right, i play head games with myself i get dizzy and head rushes, i feel like i am going to fall over, my speech is slurred, i cant catch my breath, i am really shaky, my skin gets clammy. my face is burning hot, i feel like i am in a dream but i know im in reality ( DE- realization,DE-Personfication, my body feels tingly or funny, sometimes i feel light, i get really scared over nothing. like. they just come randomly, i throw up and cant caLm down with out constant reassurance. i am on lorazepam. any little thing can make me paranoid. like a pressure headache like a migrane. or chest pains. this is making me stress ALOT, it has put an impact on my life in a dramatic way :/ Any Suggestions what I Can Do when They arent So Sevre I Need To Take My Meds ? HELP!!! shrug scared Shocked
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