Does anyone else deal with this type of anxiety?

It’s not kid-related… But I wanted to ask the group .does anybody else always feels like they are dying? All the time? Any coping mechanisms? Any words of advice? I am a mom of 4 girls … I’m 42, and my oldest is 23, then 19, then 18, then an eight-year-old… I’ve always dealt with anxiety, but lately it’s out of control. Thank you


Do you mean you actually feel like you’re dying or you have a general fear of death?

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I was given an older model treadmill. Just walking on it on the patio after dark relieves so much anxiety for me. Its really been a game changer for some reason. Early morning and night half hr each time. (I am also a mother of 4)

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I have horrible anxiety too. I feel ya!

Me too i actually just talked to my dr about it i thought i was havin a heart attack its my anxiety

I’m in my early 20s and often think about dying, leaving my children someday and things like that. I already struggle with anxiety. I remind myself that death and dying is just a part of life. My aunt almost died during child birth and she said that she felt the pain leave her body and felt at peace. That made me feel a little better. Seek counseling for anxiety, talk therapy has been very helpful.

Realize you are slowly dying. But while your body slowly physiologically dying your spirit and soul has the opportunity to bloom and grow. What is this life teaching you?

You’re not alone! I’ve been having extreme anxiety as well. And the fear of dying and leaving my child alone consumes me every day. The dr prescribed Ativan and exercise. It’s hard to get out of your own head sometimes. I’m 44 with a 7 year old.

Hi, here’s a group that offers a lot of support. You’re not alone :slight_smile:
Health Anxiety Community

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Try walking every day where there are tree and grass inhale deeply you will feel more relaxed it may take time but it will work x

I’m 30 and 3 months pregnant. I’ve had crippling anxiety since i was 20. Sometimes it’s manageable, but since I’ve been pregnant it’s worse than it has been in years and yes, i constantly feel like I’m dying! Sometimes even getting up and doing dishes terrifies me because I’m afraid I’ll drop dead and scar my 5year old for life… It starts with feeling dizzy and it’s all downhill from there… If you need to talk feel free to message me because i don’t have anyone to talk to about it either. My husband gets EXTREMELY angry when i try to tell him how i feel. It’s a very hard condition to sympathize with because it’s so irrational!

Please see your doctor. I had that and he can give you something

I used to feel that way. I thought certain people were going to die. They never did. I had to go to the doctor. He prescribed me some medication. Thru the years, I had to have my dosage adjusted. If you aren’t on any medication, you need to go to the doctor. Or you may need an adjustment. I feel alot better now. It could also be too much caffeine in your diet. I hope that helps and I wish you good luck.


The world is a hard place for those of us with anxiety right now. Here is what helps me. It doesn’t make it go away, but it helps. 1. Telling myself it’s just my anxiety, it’s not a real threat. 2. Consciously deciding to be happy and grateful. 3. Mindfullness. There are some good apps. 4. Better diet, limiting caffeine. Others in my family (we’re an anxious bunch) have benefited from medication and therapy. Good luck sweetie.


I suffered with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my younger years and I never knew what was causing it. I had no main worry or thought, it would seem to just come out of nowhere. I’m 50 years old now and have some pretty serious, legit worries, but I have not Anxiety or a panic attack in over 10 years now! So it doesn’t seem to make any sense. Hang in there, it gets better!

Yes. I have severe anxiety and am a hypochondriac. It’s a normal part of anxiety, but if it’s interfering with your every day life, you may need professional help. Therapy, and possibly medical to get checked out for peace of mind. I lost my mom 5 years ago unexpectedly and I’m always worried I’m going to die in my sleep

No medication works on me. I literally have to go in my room and stay there until it passes. The doctor has tried everything including having me take an extra pill when it makes the anxiety worse. And that only made it worse.

Definitely sounds like anxiety. Ive used coping mechanisms to help. The smallest dosage of medicine was too much for me and madr my face numb so my coping skills have to work.

I’m so sorry you have to live like that. I do from the time I wake up till I go to bed. I’ve been on many meds and nothing really seems to help. I do find some comfort and walking I’m trying to stay as busy as I can to shut my mind down. I will keep you in my prayers. And I want you to know that you are not alone and you can get through this

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Yes 100. I’m actually legit sick n on meds now and having massive anxiety. From being sick from worrying if I’ll have to go to hospital cuz I’m only one who takes care of my kids or about meds. Its alot. Take a deep breath. I go through this all the time. Idk how to get over it.

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