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butcheniho

Member Since 26 Nov 2014
Offline Last Active Sep 25 2020 12:52 PM
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In Topic: Can someone please tell me whether or not they relate to this?

06 September 2020 - 08:56 AM

Hey there, 

Everything you described, bar the infection, is anxiety related. I'm now recovered and have experienced headaches and muscle pain and still occasionally get headaches when I'm anxious. Check out this for some reassurance https://www.healthli...iety-headaches¬†I actually got over my DP by finding ways to relieve the muscle tension... I posted my story in the recovery stories thread if you want to check it out, feel free to fire me a message if you'd like to... 


In Topic: This is my story please help

04 September 2020 - 03:21 AM

It gets so much better dude, I'm recovered now, I posted my recovery here if you want to check it out. Feel free to send me a message too you if you want to.


In Topic: Recovered after 6 years!

04 September 2020 - 12:56 AM

Hi! Want to ask you. Have the afterimages gone and brain fog?

Hi there! Afterimages are a normal part of everyone's brain function. Everyone has them their whole lives, it's just how your eye/brain works. I see it a lot with people in these forums, someone starts to get freaked out by a perfectly normal bodily function and it freaks everyone else out, a manifestation of hypochondria and anxiety. So they're still there but they were there before DP too, I never notice them now, unless I suddenly go from really bright to really dark. Just like the floaters, I hadn't thought about them for months, maybe years until I wrote this post. You've got to just allow them to be there, they're completely harmless and literally everyone who has a working eye experiences them.

 

With regards to the brain fog, yes it's completely gone. Sometimes I get it on the very rare occasion that I eat nothing but crap for a few days and drink loads of alcohol (like Xmas or something), I only eat healthily now and drink alcohol maybe 3-4 times a year max... That's helped massively with the brain fog but is by no means instantaneous. 

 

I have found gingko biloba helpful in the past https://amzn.to/3gZdBmy , it helps stimulate blood flow to your extremities including your brain (I found taking it daily for more than a month started to make me feel a little dizzy though). Also check my post for Lion's Mane, that helped with brain fog too and I still take it every single day.


In Topic: Recovered after 6 years!

03 September 2020 - 12:37 PM

Did u recover from floaters completely ? Is it possible to recover from eye floater completely ? And your dpdr was based on anxiety ? I recovered from dpdr based on anxiety,all the symptoms were gone,but still have visual issues,i can not feel my eyes like disconnection from my eyes and still have floaters.Fading gradually but still there,i read many recovery stories that visuals the last one to go,please help me i am very depressed because of the permanent visual issues rest of my life.

It sounds like you're still fairly anxious. I've had eye floaters since I was a kid, they haven't changed since then, I don't notice them anymore because I'm not anxious about them. In fact I hadn't thought about them for months, maybe even years until I wrote this post today. Most people have eye floaters, they're completely harmless, most people just don't notice because they're not anxious about them. So yes I have recovered, but floaters were never caused by DP/DR in the first place, it was my anxiety that made me constantly notice them and in turn it led to hypochondria. Anxiety likes to find anything to latch onto, like perfectly normal bodily phenomena.


In Topic: Recovered after 6 years!

03 September 2020 - 07:30 AM

Congratulations from another recovered sufferer!

Thank you, congratulations to you too!