I found myself this week up all night, sobbing, struggling to get my heart rate under control. An endless stream of thoughts was racing through my mind.
I knew I needed to eat but I was so nauseous that the thought of trying to keep anything down seemed impossible. These are the physical manifestations of my anxiety disorder.
I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in the summer of 2016. Looking back now, I know that I had experienced symptoms of anxiety for years, but I didn’t identify these physical symptoms at the time as having anything to do with my mental health.Read more on themighty.com