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    Anxiety

    I was Diagnosed with Anxiety today. With out Royce White being so public about his condition I dont think I would have ever went and saw a doctor. if you are worried about being anxious you should see your doctor or a counselor they can help you.

    Iowa state is so lucky to have Royce white, he is inspiring people like myself



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    I've had Anxiety issues for a long time, I used to take xanax or klonopin for things. Exposure to things that make you anxious helps tremendously, and I put myself in situations where I knew I would be anxious on purpose. I no longer take medication for my issues and I'm feeling almost 100% normal now a days. Royce is helping himself deal with his issues by exposing himself to what bothers him.

    I used to get sweaty palms all the time and feel like I was going to have a heart attack (for no reason).

    I think me being an EMT earlier in life caused me a lot of problems.



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    I've been dealing with it for over 10 years. I was on medication for a few but took myself off of it. Might need to go back on it soon, which sucks.I would get sick to my stomache and dry heave. I do that every once in a great while. My problem now is muscle cramping. I feel like I have the flu 24 hrs. a day.


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    Re: Anxiety

    Quote Originally Posted by cymate View Post
    I was Diagnosed with Anxiety today. With out Royce White being so public about his condition I dont think I would have ever went and saw a doctor. if you are worried about being anxious you should see your doctor or a counselor they can help you.

    Iowa state is so lucky to have Royce white, he is inspiring people like myself
    Let Royce know!



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    Mine developed when my mom got cancer 4 years ago. It was at it's peak when I watched her die from it 8 months later. Took me a solid 6 months to get it under control but I notice I still don't handle difficult challenges as easy as I used to. It's a hard thing to get a grip on it. Glad you found help.



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    Calm down, bro!




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    Re: Anxiety

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Calm down, bro!
    Not coming down on you; I know you're just joking. But unfortunately, this is the attitude that much of the public has about mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Many people think that if someone is suffering from one of these conditions, that they simply need to 'snap out of it'

    I wish more people recognized the severity of these conditions. Props to the OP for getting help


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Let Royce know!
    This! Royce would be happy to know that he's helped someone out!


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    Re: Anxiety

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    Mine developed when my mom got cancer 4 years ago. It was at it's peak when I watched her die from it 8 months later. Took me a solid 6 months to get it under control but I notice I still don't handle difficult challenges as easy as I used to. It's a hard thing to get a grip on it. Glad you found help.
    Hey 43, props to you for your avatar...that is bad ***.



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    Re: Anxiety

    I've been meaning to ask-What are some symptoms of actually having an anxiety issue? I mean, I worry constantly about things (work, relationships, things working out in general) but I guess I have always thought that I am just pretty tightly wound. I don't have attacks where I can't breathe or anything but all you guys saying you have issues and me seeming to worry more than is normal has got me wondering.


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    Re: Anxiety

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    Not coming down on you; I know you're just joking. But unfortunately, this is the attitude that much of the public has about mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Many people think that if someone is suffering from one of these conditions, that they simply need to 'snap out of it'

    I wish more people recognized the severity of these conditions. Props to the OP for getting help
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    This can be severe and can escalate to much more severe issues. I know couple of friends who have the similar issues and it was such a struggle to see them suffer, not being able to enjoy their lives like they used to do.

    A good friend used to be the happiest man on earth until anxiety struck him and completely changed him. It took almost several months after frequent doctor visits before his physician said that there was nothing wrong with his health and suggested him to talk to a psychiatrist who helped him through the "dark" period. Now he can enjoy his life again although sometimes he still feels the anxiety coming back.

    Good for OP to get help and hopefully this encourage the others to seek help or dig further to figure out whether things are merely physical or because of mental issues.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    I've been meaning to ask-What are some symptoms of actually having an anxiety issue? I mean, I worry constantly about things (work, relationships, things working out in general) but I guess I have always thought that I am just pretty tightly wound. I don't have attacks where I can't breathe or anything but all you guys saying you have issues and me seeming to worry more than is normal has got me wondering.
    Great questions that I too would like to know the answers to...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Tre4ISU View Post
    I've been meaning to ask-What are some symptoms of actually having an anxiety issue? I mean, I worry constantly about things (work, relationships, things working out in general) but I guess I have always thought that I am just pretty tightly wound. I don't have attacks where I can't breathe or anything but all you guys saying you have issues and me seeming to worry more than is normal has got me wondering.
    Could be anything: physical or mental or both. I've been reading articles about this because it becomes more prevalent in the society and I've had friends suffering from anxiety.

    One of my friends was really stressed out, thinking that he was having cancer and then because the body produces a lot of adrenaline, he became really tight. Next, the muscles became tight and started trembling, which caused him to think that he had ALS. So basically it was like a vicious circle: once you have a negative feeling, the feeling feeds your mind and your body reacts to that.

    Others suffer from back pain, others suffer from insomnia, etc. Some people start to suffer from Global Hystericus (a feeling of having a lump in your throat, which people think is an indicate of throat cancer)



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    Re:Anxiety

    do your worries keep you from performing simple tasks sleeping relationship issues etc look some stuff up on the iternet



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    If i had a reply button this would be much easier. In my case my body creates adrenalin Over stupid things it might be a conversation i had with someone. When i lose my keys wallet etc which is daily my body freaks out creating fear and makes my body over work. Which can lead to severe negative effects on the body can cause heart attack stroke and cancer. I am not a doctor nor do i play one in a movie but this can be awful. An example is when royce woke up in the middle of the might terrified he would miss free throws to lose the game any normal person would not have had this. It is a serious mental issue it effects your daily routine to the point where you can perform



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