I had food poisoning about 20 years ago. I've seen a naturopathic doctor who treated me for parasites, it helped tremendously. The problem I'm still having is whenever I'm not near a bathroom I'll have severe panic attacks & bowel urgency so bad that I avoid any situations like this. Wondering if anyone has dealt with this and knows of any suggestions on how to overcome this fear? It's deeply affected my life in a very negative way.
Hi,u are NOT alone,we all have our own fears,i have many trying2 overcome them thru pschlgst ,exercise,and keeping busy.wat has made u want2 be near a bathroom all the time?fear of getting poisoned again?i am 2 always in thet toilet bowel urgency wen nervous,its natural.r u on any meds4 anxiety?do u get counceling help?
Hi, as Mazz has suggested, working with a psychologist could be very helpful. Also EMDR is a great form of therapy to help you get over fears and panic in certain situations. If you haven't heard of it and want to know more i am happy to explain it. It sounds like you need some help with building confidence, have you ever spoken to anyone about your concerns?
Hi,i also in the past took Efexor the only anti depresant that helped me and made my stop racing,now i just take Valium relaxes my mind and body4 anxietywen i feel nervous and fearful,pilates helps me relax and blocks my mind from thinking.i too wasn't into counceling but found wman pschlgst was honest,helpful caring and has helped me to be positive and if u get one that is understanding and not judgemental is a bonus!where r u from?here in Oz health system is helpful and dnt pay for 12 visits 2 pschlogist .awful u feel the way u do daily and for 2many yrs.do u have gd family and friends support?
So many commonalities amungst us in this forum. But thats good and not unusual because we all have anxiety to one extreme or another that we can chat about.
You might try bentyl a drug for spastic colon . Its helped me alot and of course stay in therapy and its been said the beauty of this forum is you are not alone. Good luck
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