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alcohol & Anxiety

Here we go yet again impending doom,racing negative thoughts,lack of sleep and paranoia. what a way to start off the new year in bed for a few days a nervous wreck! I've been telling myself last night was the last time but ive been telling myself that for ten years now.i had family round last night and the majority of them dont drink so i know i must've made a fool out of myself because i cant remember anything after about the 12th can and then i went on to the spirits.my uncle is a recovering...

1353 views NONE, Enfield - Thu, 12 Jan 2017


found a very small lump on right breast

Hi I have just recently found a lump in my right breast roughly about the size of a pea. My right breast has also shrunk dramatically in size and the area where the lump is is quite tender. I also have a lump around the same size in my armpit and have had some strange nipple discharge. I was just wondering what other women's symptoms were and how there initial experiences were when dealing with the possibility of breast cancer. I have 2 children so I am extremely nervous incase it is something...

1404 views CherryD, Enfield - Wed, 16 Nov 2016


Disability allowance

I am newly diagnosed Stage IV. I guess I am extremely lucky as I was found to have two small lesions in the sacrum and ilium by accident. Now just to add to my drama, my boss calls me to tell me our whole division got laid off on day 4 of my radiation. Luckily I Was already on short term disability thru work so I wasn't caught up in the lay off. I am on STD - short term disability for 28 weeks. Then wilL HOPEFULLY go onto LTD So my question is : Do you think I can qualify for LONG term...

1422 views Cat21, Enfield - Mon, 14 Nov 2016


food guilt

hi guys, I started my recovery almost 4 years from nearly dying from anorexia. I'm 4 years 4 months free from self harm.. Only relapsed once But the question i'm struggling with is why do i feel guilty for eating certain foods, I want to be as healthy as possible so just carbs, fruit, protein etc.. But I wanted chocolate so i ate it, i feel guilty like i shouldn't be eaten it. Does it ever end? I've travelled alone, learnt another language and i'm struggling with chocolate.. Coco...

1424 views Kimmy.w, Enfield - Thu, 10 Nov 2016


lower back pain

Trying to figure out if someone may have same symptoms that I do. I'm in my late 30's and for the past 4 years have not been able to have my lower back touched. I have always just associated it with having epidurals during my pregnancy. (Had 3 back to back because they wouldn't work). My back was fine otherwise. Its really getting me down as I have 2 children one whos a menace that I chase around a lot.

1371 views CherryD, Enfield - Mon, 7 Nov 2016


just diagnosed with diabetes

I was just diagnosed last week with diabetes. My drive to work was tough as my vision was blurry. At this point, wearing my glasses in worse than not wearing them. I was already having difficult seeing close up with glasses due to my age, but now it is impossible to see close up. Once this is all under control, will my vision be "ok"? I really don't want permanent eye damage if I can avoid it. Thank you.

1341 views barryM, Enfield - Mon, 31 Oct 2016


Tumour in my sigmoid colon

I've been having rectal bleeding for a while so eventually went to see my GP 18 months ago, she sent me for a colonoscopy. The hospital messed up my appointment twice and by the time they sent me a third I was too fed up to go. My symptoms however persisted so after 18 months my GP sent me back. My colonoscopy was not as minor as I had been told. I was on the table for almost 90 minutes, when I eventually got off the table I could hardly walk as it set my back problem off. The doctor...

1403 views Tom2, Enfield - Tue, 18 Oct 2016


Pushing away somone i love.

My therapist feels I am borderline personality disorder. I have spoken to my GP who doesn't seem to think PD is a condition. The more i learn the more it upsets me. That i could be a manipulative person. but when I have behavior like this....... seeking to be loved and liked by others. I find I’m the kind of person who drives my girlfriend nuts. I want to approach my ex girlfriend part of me simply knows that she has no desire to talk to me. That she sees me as a guy who plays with emotions.

1336 views Darren, Enfield - Tue, 11 Oct 2016


North Middlesex Hospital Casualty

I have a 2 year old daughter and I am really worried what will happen if the A&E will close. What will happen if she will feel sick or she has a high fever? Should I have to drive a longer distance. Does this mean other hospitals will be even busier and will I have to wait longer at the casualty unit? I think NHS should invest more money in doctor’s training. The nearby hospitals would not be able to cope with sudden influxes of A&E patients from the North Middlesex because they are...

1355 views Ana26, Barnet - Fri, 2 Sep 2016


Chase Farm hospital

Does anyone know whether Chase Farm hospital is going to be closed down? I have heard a few people and even my doctor talking about it closing. I use it for blood tests and appointments as it is near.

1416 views Koulla1, Enfield - Sat, 20 Aug 2016

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