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D to the B
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   Posted 6/20/2007 8:15 PM (GMT -6)   
I was on a date at the movies...

I was fine for the first half an hour until I had a little trouble breathing with the sweaty palms and all.

Then started with the palpitations and then I kept walking back and forward and slowly breathe.

Good thing I already saw the movie or other wise I would of been mad..let alone upset my date.

This has also happened a number of times due to me have GERD.

But whenever I am home (even with someone else) or just at a friend's house, im fine.

This is most likely from anixety right?

Please Help ME...


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   Posted 6/20/2007 10:23 PM (GMT -6)   


Welcome to Healing Well and to the Anxiety~Panic forum.

You are describing syptoms of anxiety.

Have you ever seen a physician re your attacks?  There are many ways to deal with the anxiety if that is what you are experiencing.

Read through some of the threads and you will find a lot of helpful info.

Stay with us.

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D to the B
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   Posted 6/21/2007 7:58 AM (GMT -6)   
no I haven't but i'm going in to see one asap..

I never had anxiety until I got GERD.


Thank You.

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   Posted 6/21/2007 12:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Hiya Dave! You know that totally sounds like anxiety to me, and from what I understand, anxiety and GERD can definately work together! Like Kitt said, read some posts here and you will find so many things to help you out. Would you believe I sat here and went through every past post that I had access to, and I found a lot of wise words that helped me out!!!

Good Luck to you, and when you to go to the doctor for this, let us know what happens!!!
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   Posted 6/21/2007 3:50 PM (GMT -6)   

breathe deep and slow, relax, dont tense the muscles or fight back against the anxiety and doisolve any valium type tablet under the tongue

concentrate on the movie yeah

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   Posted 6/21/2007 3:54 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Dave,

I am not sure if anyone else here on this forum has checked this out, but it has worked for my panic attacks.  I no longer have those, just generalized anxiety now. 

It's called the One Move Technique.  It's in a book called Panic Away.  W/O infringing on copyrighted material, it basically tells you to tell anxiety to give it everything it's got and come at you 100%. 

It's worked for my panic attacks.  Maybe I should try it on my generalized?  hmmmmm there's a thought.

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   Posted 6/22/2007 8:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome to HW
Dave yes valium type meds are good BUT there is also many techniques that can and should be done along with a med Regime ........and if the valium is sublingual that goes under tonue I will suck on mine or let it melty when I need a fast way of getting it to work
Thwere are so many meds out there my friend '
Panic Away is A great book and is in HW resources as are many other things to have a look at
CBT ..Cognitive behavioural Therapy is another good one I have been using this free online one and it has helped me tremendously

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