If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.
Please read our updated community house rules and community guidelines.

Mental health problems leading to other illness’s

scotty1983 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
Hi guys I’m 36 and been suffering with anxiety and depression for 20 years over the past 6 months things have been getting lots better with having different therapy’s  And my family and friends been very supportive what I was wondering is I started with swallow problem a few months back witch have eased over time due to the anxiety I’m guessing but iv been struggling with really bad coughing up gunk and this has been going on months iv cut down on smoking to try and help don’t drink alcohol but can not seam to get any help with it even more so now with what’s going on in the world it’s that thick I some time find it hard to swallow could this be the anxiety or some thing else just wondering if anyone else has had similar problems thanks stay safe people 


  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,140 Scope online community team
    Hi @scotty1983. I'm afraid as we're not medically trained here, we're unable to advise, but it definitely sounds like something you should speak to your GP about.
    Are you able to get a GP appointment at the moment?
    Community Manager
Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.