This board is Anxiety. For a lot of people, depression is a part of their situation.
When I was diagnosed, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder with social phobia. I was separately diagnosed with chronic depression.
Due to the anxiety blood pressure situation, I was put on sertaline, 25 mg once a day.
I went into cognitive behavior therapy treatment plan to address both the anxiety and depression symptoms and to learn how to naturally cope with both medical conditions.
Three years of cognitive behavior therapy treatment along with regular medical visits to keep the physical symptoms being worked properly, have helped me to find a better balance.
I have had a life-threatening medical episode that I almost did not get treated in time because I kept insisting it was anxiety related and that it would go away on its own naturally.
This is why keeping a journal is so important. Keep it private, as it's for your review.
Anxiety affects hydration. Staying hydrated is so important. I have to remind myself to stay hydrated.
Depression is a part of my anxiety. Social phobia is a part of my anxiety. I had to learn how to cope with both of these parts, and each person experiences life in a different perspective.
This group is a wonderful group in learning that you're not alone, you're with people who understand, and who support and encourage each other!
I joined this board sons ago but rarely post. I have bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder as well as anxiety. I usually stay on the bipolar board as it is more active but of late has been rather dead. So I came back here to be supportive and maybe get support. I just finished a two and a half week nurse aide training program and battled very high anxiety but am proud to say I...
Share something you are proud of!! I am proud of the fact that I did not have a panic attack throughout my Stna course :) I managed with meds and breathing techniques. Also proud of my 99% class average