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Kam07
07-08-2008, 05:14 PM
Hello everyone!

My name is Kevin I'm 24 years old and I think I have anxiety... well health anxiety to be exact and I hope this is a place I can find some answers on what is really going on inside my head.

A little background info on where I think my anxiety started.

A few weeks ago well nearly a month now I had a routine physical and went through the loops and bounds of it, I had blood work done which showed high triglycerides and liver function. I had another blood test done to rule out hepatitis since that is one cause of a high liver function test, that came back negative so that was good. So my doc wanted me to get a ultrasound done which I did and he couldn't see anything. I was pretty freaked out because I'm a pretty healthy guy I became lazy when I got my job for web design, the only thing was my horrible diet and lack of exercise which was caused by me being lazy. so I went for a ct scan and they were able to see some fatty liver.. which is expected with what I described above with blood work and LFT.

So once all that was done my doc told me to just eat right and work out to get my weight down. I was @ 248 the first time I saw him back in late may and when I saw him back in june I was down to 235. I was really stoked and excited you know.

Before I went to the doctors, I had no worries of health and nothing ever came to my mind about being sick or worry about this dot on my arm. I can now say since I've been and a few weeks after I was fine until I started to look for things on my arms or my eyes. I really think I have health anxiety I jump to worst case situations thinking I have this disease or that one.. I'm gonna die today or what not. I started to google them online and see if I have any symptoms listed.. I really hate this, I'm driving my girlfriend mad and my parent's asking them to feel if I have a bump or if I look sick. I get the same response, your ok! your fine and I do know I just had a physical and everything came back great. I think me thinking about it's draining me mentally and emotionally and I want to feel normal again. I feel my self thinking about every breath I take and wondering if that was normal or if I feel normal sitting at work. Sometimes I think stress is causing me to be sick and I'm fabricating a pain in my neck or something. I hate this and I hope I can find some way of understanding it and overcoming anxiety.

I do apologize for such a lengthy introduction and I greatly appreciate the chance to introduce my self.

Cheers!

Anna
07-08-2008, 08:46 PM
Hiya kam07

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There are so many people in here that will relate to you very lovely people, hope to see you join the live chat too,

Love
Anna
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FLORENCE
07-09-2008, 03:44 AM
:) :)

Hello kam07.....

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Nice to meet you .. you will find this a very friendly and supportive place ,,,

FLORENCE xxx

dino
07-09-2008, 06:21 AM
Hiya Kam07

A huge welcome to the forum i also suffer health anxiety as do many here ,hope to see you in chat sometime where you will find loads of support aswell as on here :)

love dino
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karleey
07-09-2008, 08:54 AM
Welcome Kam :)
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pokerstar
07-09-2008, 04:29 PM
hiya kam welcome :) :):):)

jenanne
07-10-2008, 03:40 AM
welcome to here its lovely and caring and supportive. nice to meet you

jenx