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strange feeling in throat??
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i have a awful feeling in my throat like someone chocking me when i worry or get scared and sometimes it seems for no reason is this normal for anxiety? i try to breath and calm myself down but, it reaaly feel like someone has there hands around my neck!!!
Posted on 05/21/08, 02:11 am
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Reply #1 - 05/21/08  2:42am
" its normal. i get it all the time. "
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Reply #2 - 05/21/08  8:14am
" Yes unfortunately that happens when you're anxious. When you get anxious over that feeling it gets even worse. As awful as it feels, just remind yourself it won't hurt you and that its " that damned anxiety " again. I also get the heavy chest feeling as well. Anxiety had so many awful symptoms, but I know what it is now and can talk myself down.

Kim "
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Reply #3 - 05/21/08  8:23am
" for me, nothing beats singing. i just can't stay depressed or anxious if i sing. "
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Reply #4 - 05/21/08  8:27am
" A memoir of depression by Sally Brampton called this "the throat monster", yeah its horrible, i get it, i also sometimes try to scream and nothing comes out!! "
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Reply #5 - 05/21/08  8:32am
" This unfortuanatly is a normal anxiety thing, talk to your doc about calming technichniques when this happens.
Good Luck! "
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Reply #6 - 05/21/08  8:32am
" i get that too. "
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Reply #7 - 05/21/08  9:08am
" Yes I infact am going thorugh it now.I can relate.It feels like your throat is closing on you.I drink lots of water and take deep breaths.I wish you well.
Take care-Michele "

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