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How to treat morning anxiety, headache, back pain ?

Discussion in 'Rebooting - Porn Addiction Recovery' started by ecd, Jul 17, 2021.

  1. ecd

    ecd Fapstronaut

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    Last year I've gradually stopped masturbation but after 4 years of addiction new problems have surfaced like autoimmune celiac disease affecting gut & nutrients deficiency, post orgasmic illness, morning anxiety affecting sleep, headache, backpain and more.
    Celiac is apparently lifelong but how to treat morning anxiety & disturbed sleep cycle & quality, headache and lower back pain ?
    Could a psychiatrist & SSRI help ? I don't want long term dependency on pills.
     
  2. Anonymous86

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    So porn caused your problems?
     
  3. MindfulWarrior

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    Hey man all the problems you mention could literally link back to your celiac disease except the post orgasmic illness, I don't know about that. I have good news for you, you can heal from that. I know doctors told you otherwise but you can get rid of all the symptoms through diet.

    Here's a link to a doctor who reversed her own lupus, which is also considered a lifelong autoimmune disease, she now shares how to do that and many people have had amazing success with her protocol, I'll give you a link to a video which is 3 classes in one but you can watch that just 30 minutes at a time.

    As for the back pain it could be inflammation from the diet or something else but what I find is that when I successfully eat properly it can go as far as completely disappearing, and also holding a plank (with proper form) daily helps a lot. Hold a plank daily as long as you're comfortable, it's great for postural health in general, time yourself and increase it over time.

    Hope this helps here's the video:
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  4. ecd

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    Hi, I've been watching porn without masturbation for 20 yrs which might have contributed to my psychological problems. But 4-5 yrs back when I started masturbation it quickly became excessive addiction & I started getting physiological & physical problems in addition to psychological. Life went rapidly downhill. So it definitely have a role in my problems.
     
  5. mentorr

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    I don't know if this is much help:

    I recently went back into a flatline and approximately a week in I experienced 1) lower back pain and 2) headaches. At 5-6 months into my current streak, I was almost certain that those symptoms were behind me. I also experienced morning insomnia, however it seemed to stop at around the 3-4 month mark. I think the point is, as random as the symptoms may be, they could very well be related to your recovery.
     
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  6. MindfulWarrior

    MindfulWarrior Fapstronaut

    Morning insomnia what the hell is that a few times the last week I've been waking up early in the morning for no reason and it's impossible to go back to sleep?
     
  7. mentorr

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    Yeah, that is what I am referring to. You could fall asleep at say midnight, and be absolutely exhausted, but regardless of how tired you are, you wake up at 6am sharp and cannot get back to sleep. I have no idea what it is actually called, but I call it morning insomnia. Is this what is happening to you?
     
  8. MindfulWarrior

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    Yep, even sometimes when I was tired and thought I was going to sleep long I didn't, and this morning I actually felt tired and didn't want to get up because of how tired I felt and yet I couldn't sleep! I think it may have to be with eating late at night and coffee intake too late in the day too for me. I don't know though.
     
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  9. mentorr

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    I personally think it could be a mixture of things. I wouldn't have any coffee after 2pm in the afternoon and aim to have your last meal by 8pm if possible. What I found is that as time went on, I would wake up early, but then be able to fall asleep and catch slightly more sleep. Accept that you might wake up earlier than expected and aim to get to sleep before 11pm. If you do wake up early, see if you can get back to sleep. As you get deeper into your streak, you should notice that you sleep for longer and wake up slightly later.
     
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  10. ecd

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    Hi,
    yeah, I've same problem. I was thinking to go to a neurologist or psychiatrist, but perhaps I should wait if it gets better on its own.
     

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