... hi!! im dealing with the same thing and i posted on one of the other posts you replied to!! i am 16 and hve been dealing with fears of choking since i was small and fears of being drugged!! it still haunts me and im really freaking out!!! i dont know what to do with myself! ... (5 replies)
... Hii!!! wow you sound exactly liek me!!! i am 16 and ive been going through this since i was about 7!! the whole fear of choking thing occured when i was about 7 untill 11 then went away. I was always scared someone would drug me by my food and drink! ... (5 replies)
... I am a 37 year old female who has a history of high anxiety as far back as I can remember, and who has been diagnosed with panic attacks since age 30. ... (1 replies)
... Anxiety can be crippling. Are your parents aware of what's been going on? ... (5 replies)
... You are not crazy. While my fear is not as extreme as yours I do have a lot of the same behaviors, except mine are not about poisoning but I have a fear of being drugged with hallucinogens in my food. ... (1 replies)
What you've described are common OCD obsessions. As others have said, try reading and posting on the OCD board. You will find many with the same fears, I believe.
I think you should go to a therapist and be evaluated. Medication might well help you, as will Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Please do get some help. YOu don't have to live this way. (5 replies)
... OMG. This is my first time searching the web to see if anyone else suffers the same as me.... I'm relieved (yet saddened) to find others. I thought I was losing it!!! Actually I am losing it. I won't eat or drink anything!!! I don't know what to do. All I think about it how hungry I am... but I don't want to eat because I don't want to die. I won't drink fountain drinks from... (5 replies)
... has it ever been suggested to you that you may have OCD ??
sounds like it to me!
:angel: (5 replies)
... I am 37. When I was about 15, I developed a fear of choking. ... (1 replies)
... t like putting meds into my body. weird, i know, but still.... i told my therapist today, and she said maybe it had to do with the whole food struggle thing and being 'forced' to put something in my body. i don't know. anyhow, at the med consultation yesterday, i was kind of split. ... (139 replies)