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anxiety attacks

  1. P

    Help Identifying Meltdowns

    Hey all. All my adult life I have been suffering from involuntary responses to chronic stress. But I can't seem to work out if they are infact meltdowns or something else. I shall attempt to explain roughly what happens. It always starts with stress and anxiety that builds up over time...
  2. Bana_Boona

    Trouble with Change

    Hello, my fellow aspies. <3 My therapist and I are trying to figure out some coping techniques for when I encounter something new/a disruption in my daily routine. In the past, I've struggled a lot on vacations, and I want to be able to enjoy those experiences like the rest of my family can...
  3. Jenisautistic

    Do you ever get nervous just to start something

    My aunt calls it anticipatory anxiety . When you’re starting something new do you ever get completely nervous and have a shut down or an anxiety attack Also does that happen to you and then you do the that you were going to start and you feel a lot better after For example I was really...
  4. J

    New Here

    I have a 14yr old, started High School, has terrible anxiety. Refuses meds. What has worked for you?
  5. 19maddie94

    He said he needs space

    Thank you everyone.
  6. M

    Feeling drained and ashamed, anxiety wins again...

    Today my anxiety has been pretty high. Unfortunately, even if I’m having a not so good day, I still have to try to function. I’m feeling drained and rather down at the moment. I had an anxiety attack, I even recognized that it was building up to pressure point, and I was not able to take myself...
  7. HelzBelz


    I'm right on the tip of a burnout and know I need to make some changes if I want to stop myself tipping into the abyss, although I don't have the energy to think, process and take action. I've noticed a lot of aspies seem to go through regular burnout - have any of you found ways to cope when...
  8. Greigharts

    Finally a diagnosis that fits (Only took 50 plus years)

    Hi Everyone my name is Julian I'm finally out of the fog of a 3 year depression and got a handle on my other "issues". Being on new meds and working with good doctors at last, is great! But ... Finally knowing I'm on the spectrum is the BEST!!! (To bad Aspergers is no longer in the DSM V, it...
  9. ASD_Geek

    Anxiety Attacks

    I know that others have posted on anxiety attacks but I was not able to see one in the past few years, so I decided to post here. Last night , I had my third anxiety attack. They happen about once a month or so and so far, they have been in the evenings. Last night I had a lot of coughing due to...
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