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Farout. I am so queezy and awkward right now and have been for the whole day. The other day I felt this irritating feeling of my throat being lumpy, like something is stuck in there. It's hard to swallow and makes you cringe. Well the problem is...I'm cringing like 24/7 and it's making it worse to a point where everything's solely fixed on that.

I found out it's called Globus Hystericus and it's where the muscles around your Adam's apple tighten to give the feeling something is stuck there and you can't swallow.

Like I'm seriously fidgeting around and trying to get it out of my mind but it's not working. I can't even swallow water.

WTF DO I DO!

Sorry if it sounds funny, but it's actually giving me heaps of grief as I type this. It goes to show how much things are all based on thoughts, beliefs and feelings. I need to get on top of this lumpy throat sensation before I start having a massive bloody seizure.

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Wouldn't have a clue how to help, but I looked it up and here's one suggestion:
"Step 1
Find a quiet place to be. Now, take a warm flannel or face-cloth and hold it against your throat and neck for a minute. DON'T burn your skin with scalding hot water.

Step 2
Now, take the flannel away. Stand upright with your back against a wall or sit on a stool so that your back is straight. Tilt your head back as far as it will comfortably go so that you can feel a stretch in your throat - you will now be looking up at the ceiling. Hold this for five seconds.

Step 3
Now, slowly roll your head to the left and then to the right, still maintaining the stretch in your throat. Take 5 seconds to complete one complete left to right roll. Do this 10 times.

Step 4
Now, place your hand on your throat at the position where it meets your chest and locate the two 'stringy' muscles which run down each side of your adams apple and disappear behind your chest bones. Now, using one or two hands, firmly (but make sure it is comfortable), massage those muscles LENGTHWAYS, massaging out any tension. Do this for 2 minutes.

Step 5
If you detect any more tense muscles in the neck, either side of the windpipe, just give them a massage to release them.

STEP 6
Now go back to doing the head rolls for a further 5 repetitions and relax.

Sit still for a few minutes to allow your muscles to relax. Slowly get up and walk around.

Now, this may not have an immediate effect, but doing it regularly throughout the day can have a dramatic effect."

http://www.panic-anxiety.com/articles/globus-hystericus/
 

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lol one reply

I guess no one here has ever experienced that before. Well all is well now. It's gone away thank God. It was just anxiety and getting my mind off it by doing stuff seemed to make it subside and disappear.
 

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It's a typical symptom of stress and anxiety, i had it really bad for a long time. I don't get it much since i've been on meds though.
 

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this is a common problem, a beta blocker med or valium helps for a while, swallowing is often effected
 

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Well, it's probably your anxiety causing it. That's the good news. The bad news is that worrying about it will make it worse (or at the very least make it last longer).

My advice would be to try and do something to get your mind off of it for a few hours. And yes. I'm speaking from experience. It should ease up considerably if you just don't focus on it for a while. You will notice with this sort of issue when you already have problems with anxiety, once you notice something and start to focus on it, it seems like it gets worse and worse. What's actually happening is that you're just getting more and more worried and it's magnifying the problem to gigantic proportions.
 
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