It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Anxiety Message Board


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-01-2004, 06:39 PM   #1
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: melbourne, vic, aust
Posts: 7,380
hry33 HB Userhry33 HB User
It may not always be from anxiety or depression

undefinedsadly there are some doctors who think that all new complaints from their anxious or depressed patients must be from their anxiety and/or depression
they never look for any other illnesses

I suffererd from severe fatigue and exhaustion for years before eventually getting my self diagnosed with sleep apnea elsewhere, I now use a CPAP machine at night and have lots more energy

likewise I had to eventually get myself diagnoses with diabetes, my complaints never caused my doc to get my blood sugar tested.

also I had to diagnose a cronic urinary burning as something different from a bladder infection or anxiety

After all these, I stopped seeing this doc without teling him why, I was so contemptious of him, he recently asked why I wasnt seeong him and I still didnt tell him....

we need to remember that longtime anxiety and/or depression does not make us immune to any physical illnesses

 
Old 08-01-2004, 08:58 PM   #2
Senior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 132
Sickman HB User
Thumbs up Re: It may not always be from anxiety or depression

Hello, hry33,
This is very true. It is very easy to use anxiety and depression as an answer to every problem when proper testing is not done or simply the Doctor has no idea. It is like using the term virus. Everything that goes around with symptoms of the flu or cold, is a virus, but you never get a name for it from the Doctor. This is a good point. If your Doctor is not willing to do the proper tests before diagnosing depression, anxiety and panic attack, then you should see another that will. Good point, have a nice day.

Sincerely,

Sickman

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
suffering from postpartum depression xlollyx11 Postpartum Depression (PPD) 3 05-11-2010 10:49 PM
support from loved ones? Laura973 Inner Ear Disorders 7 07-02-2007 12:30 PM
anxiety and depression. always related? xxxzoexxx Depression 6 12-10-2006 05:56 PM
Always thinking I'm dying! lmtickell Anxiety 7 03-16-2006 11:13 AM
I always thought it was just depression,.. joebloggs2 Anxiety 1 01-16-2006 12:10 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Ativan
Celexa Effexor
Klonopin
Lexapro
  Paxil
Prozac
Valium
Xanax
Zoloft




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



ms_mod (56), Foxxii (26), d0ink (25), Frank Furter (16), Jagraal (15), iluv (9), Skip4 (9), Shae794 (9), slenderella (8), tygriff (8)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1006), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (852), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:00 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!