Anxiety Community
anxiety driving me nuts
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

anxiety driving me nuts

ok i know this might really seem like im crazy but im a 37 yr old female had anxiety since i was18 but it was bad for about a year then they put me on the right meds and i did fine up until about a year ago and boom it came back even worse than before im on meds and did a year of group therapy and still do cognitive behavioral therapy and i was doin really good up until a week ago. i jus cant stop with the neg thoughts and wat if thinking and for some odd reason im scared this can turn into schizafrenia or phycosis is this possible is panic disorder  usually always treated
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
If you've been on the same medication for awhile it's very possible that your body has built up a tolerance to it, which is common.  You should address this with your doctor.  You're doing everything right so put the worries of this becoming worse to rest. If one's anxiety has a root cause then once that is addressed via therapy and dealt with we can ease our anxiety and go on.  For many the cause is unknown and that's where the therapy and medication play such an important role.  We have to realize that anxiety is like any other medical condition requiring daily medication(s) to control the symptoms, and that's okay.
We have ups and downs, don't allow any down times to discourage you.  Work closely with your doctor regarding your medication and let him know it doesn't appear to be working......he'll know what to do.  You're doing very well, concentrate on that and not any bumps in the road. You'll get past this and continue to move forward......best wishes.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
If you've been on the same medication for awhile it's very possible that your body has built up a tolerance to it, which is common.  You should address this with your doctor.  You're doing everything right so put the worries of this becoming worse to rest. If one's anxiety has a root cause then once that is addressed via therapy and dealt with we can ease our anxiety and go on.  For many the cause is unknown and that's where the therapy and medication play such an important role.  We have to realize that anxiety is like any other medical condition requiring daily medication(s) to control the symptoms, and that's okay.
We have ups and downs, don't allow any down times to discourage you.  Work closely with your doctor regarding your medication and let him know it doesn't appear to be working......he'll know what to do.  You're doing very well, concentrate on that and not any bumps in the road. You'll get past this and continue to move forward......best wishes.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
thank u so much for respondinding to my post i got even happier wen i seen it was from u cuz ur so knowledgable about this from all the advise i see u give people. i wish i had the same attitude as u and then maybe i wud not b thinkin like this umm do u think i need ta change meds or jus go up on them thank u so much
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
7581744_tn?1393538929
Blank
DuskLunae added the Sleep Tracker
23 mins ago
7581744_tn?1393538929
Blank
DuskLunae added the Food Diary
48 mins ago
535089_tn?1388447159
Blank
Why You Might Have A False-Positive...
2 hrs ago by Mollyrae
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
358304_tn?1395085884
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
480448_tn?1397235344
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
birdie0907
Calgary, AB
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
22 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
358304_tn?1395085884
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
480448_tn?1397235344
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
cj29
GA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
birdie0907
Calgary, AB