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I don't feel well

Doesnt state vaccinate against norovirus, it isn't state funded in South Africa, also rotavirus which private vaccine (costs)

I'm so used to this at creche kids sick every 2 weeks flu, rubella even swine disease. So in RSA we used to this state of things.
I lecture my boys on not eating meat for health reasons, but they not keen.
I think it's a bit different in the UK regarding diseases. But no, there is not a vaccine for norovirus or any other sickness bugs.
Seen the doctor. It turns out my emetophobia has gotten so bad that it's become a mental illness and that I need help. So I'm being referred to a mental health team that specialises in vomiting phobias.

It's amazing how mental health-related fears can seem so real. Like when I'm feeling nauseous I really believe that it's a norovirus. I just know that there are so many sickness bugs out there, lurking anywhere, and no matter how many times you wash your hands you can still pick it up.

But I don't want exposure therapy though, because I'm exposed to it enough as it is, which is why I'm triggered a lot lately.
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It's amazing how mental health-related fears can seem so real.
Mental health is very real, its symptoms are very real. I've had similar episodes of loss of appetite and sleep problems related to depression. It gave me also acne and fever. The body's stress response is a very powerful thing. People get such symptoms all the time from stress, but not in everyone it reaches the degree or length of an illness. For a lot of people it does for sure. It's not uncommon. There was a statistic that even 30% of people have a serious depression and/or anxiety episode in their lifetime. But anyway... good to hear you were referred to a therapist, I hope they will be able to help.

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