Hello Scgl, Welcome to Healing Well and the A & P Forum. I am Kitt.
I am so sorry you are feeling so anxious and having these physical symptoms too. I definitely feel that therapy would be a great step for you. Most of us have been to some type of therapy. Your physician should be able to recommend someone to you. You may want to read through some of the posts and you will see that therapy is a common topic.
I know you will hear from our wonderful and caring members so stay with us and keep posting.
We are here to support you and help you through the good and the bad times. Congratulations on the new baby.
OMG..I just found my soul mate! That is ONE of my biggest fears! hahah. I thought I was alone and crazy. Wait, I am alone and crazy..haha!
Yes I constantly fear this. I have IBS and get many sore stomachs. This fear of mine manifested itself from 3 bouts of food poisoning I had over a 5 yr period. All 3 times I ate chicken from a restaurant and ther person with me also got it. Public bathrooms are not pleasant for sure, but if you have to go, you go right?!I work with all men and we all share a bathroom (yucky right), well this bathroom makes me want to poo my pants. Well 3 weeks ago, I had a stomach bug, guess what? I had no choice and went? I panicked...oh man did I panic! But you know what, it wasn't as horrible as I thought. It's because we care so much about what others may think if we have to "go" right. I came out of that bathroom for the 4th time and no one even cared. When I have a bad stomach day, I too avoid places where I would not have easy access to a bathroom. It is making life tougher, but ppl with Crohn’s or Colitis live like this daily. What you can try is taking L Glutamine (also lowers anxiety). L Glutamine works with IBS in stopping diarrhea. And I am the diarrhea queen...hehe! I also take a lot of probiotics. This works 95% of the time. As for the stomach bug, well that is still a tough one for me, b/c I work far from home and if I get it and need to drive home, well I just better have a bag and not get pulled over by the police for speeding
Awww Big Sis,
I am sure glad you did not have to find new bloomers to wear. I would have needed clean ones just from getting pulled over. lol
Don't ever lose your sense of humor. It will take you far and always help you keep your perspective.
Thinking of you this Friday Morning. Take Care. ((((((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))))))))
Welcome to HealingWell and the A & P Forum. I am so sorry you are having a tough time. I think all of us here have had tough times but we do support each other so climb aboard.
Remeron is one of the few meds that you don't usually need to titrate (up or down) with... especially at lower doses (30 mg is less than the typical therapeutic dose). I suspect you have anticipatory anxiety. Do take a chance and talk with your therapist about you problems..............you are in a position to receive professional help.
The side effects of Remeron are abnormal dreams; abnormal thinking; constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flu symptoms; increased appetite; weakness; weight gain.