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Enter Shikari Frontman Reflects On Struggle With Anxiety Disorder

07/07/2016
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(TeamRock Radio) Enter Shikari frontman Rou Reynolds has shared his experiences of general anxiety disorder. He recalls "surviving on adrenaline" as he suffered from insomnia, exhaustion and experienced a severe panic attack last year.

He says on Twitter: "It's strange to think that this time last year I'd only slept six hours this week. I was halfway through 12 weeks of insomnia and general anxiety disorder.

"After suffering from exhaustion I had the nastiest panic attack of my life and I was hospitalized, forcing us to cancel our Download warm-up show. At its worst, some mornings after failing to sleep at all once more, I'd get up feeling utterly distraught and just burst into tears - and the months that followed became some of the most strange and difficult of my life."

Reynolds continues: "I don't remember Download festival at all. I was a shell of a man surviving on adrenaline. Even had vitamin shots to the arse. I've never felt further from the little cockpit of one's mind. I felt detached, inept and scared." Read more here.

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