Episode 7

How a Major Health Scare Made Me Fear the Worst

In this week's show, I want to talk about my recent health scare, which I touched upon in my last episode where I talked about my weight loss journey.

After the 8-week period was over, I took a little break to celebrate. While I wasn't exercising, I did continue with my smoothies, etc. However, following a dinner I had the evening after finishing the challenge, I took a turn for the worse.

It felt as though I was having a heart attack. I'd had a similar problem last year, but this felt a little different. No matter what I did, I just couldn't shake the severe pain that I was in.

In this week's show, I share what happened, the various things I went through, and why it's important to be aware of this, as your physical health is important to your mental health.

For more resources, please visit the Mental Health and Me website, where you'll find practical self-care and wellness tips to help other mental health sufferers and their loved ones cope.

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About the Podcast

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Mental Health and Us
Practical self-care and wellness tips to help other mental health sufferers and their loved ones cope.

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Jaclyn Brown

My name is Jaclyn Brown and I am not a therapist. I am a mental health and wellness advocate and my experience comes from over 20 years of battling both depression and anxiety.

I have learned to manage my illness, and I want to help you manage yours as well.

If you’re looking for ways to fight and beat anxiety or depression, this is the place for you. If you’re looking to support someone with mental illness, this is the place for you.

We don’t have to struggle alone. We are in this together. Break the stigma surrounding mental health. Let’s talk about it.
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Danny Brown

Danny is a podcaster, creator, and an official geek. Sometimes in that order. He's the host of the shows Podcaster Stories, and Best Canadian Podcasts, as well as co-host of Mental Health & Us with his wife Jaclyn. When not podcasting, you can find him relaxing in beautiful Muskoka, Ontario, Canada, hanging out with his family, and enjoying a good craft beer.