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Jan 16, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 2
Get yourself to a therapist. No shame or harm done in it at all. I've been in therapy for years, and I'm only 26. Sounds to me #1 your anxiety is genetic. #2 Social phobias and irrational phobias. Never base your life on what another person can do for you (boyfriend thing). Always rely on yourself. Believe it or not, you are fully capable. "...
Jan 16, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 5
After only 5 months of switching medications, I seriously doubt you have any sort of tolerance to any of the medicine. You did say you yourself break pills in half and sometimes do not take them. This shows absolutely no signs of dependence. You have insomnia. Insomnia can cause anxiety because you are not sleeping and your brain isn't rested. If you ar...
Jan 16, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 32
I recently was prescribed Xanax .05 twice a day. I started having daily panic attacks, and then my attacks were lasting 6-8 hours a piece. Miserable. About a month ago, I started suffering from nocturnal panic attacks (what you are speaking of). One thing I would highly recommend is talking to a doctor about being on Xanax. In my own personal opinion, xanax ...
Jan 08, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 2
I've been on almost every medication you can imagine. Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa, Lithium, Prozac, you name it. The only meds that haven't effected me negatively are things like Klonopin or xanax. I can't seem to find a really good doctor. I have a general doc I see but she won't treat any part of my anxiety - would rather me seek a ...
Jan 07, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 1
A few years ago I went to rehab for drug addiction, really I was trying to cope with depression/anxiety with cocaine. If you are going to a center that will have nurses and doctors on staff, withdraws will not be fun or comfortable, but you will be in good hands. I recommend going to a hospital to detox first before going to rehab. This will help you body a...
Jan 07, 2013 in the Anxiety Community - 2
Is there anyone else on this planet that suffers from constant anxiety and panic attacks? Recently, I've gone from 5-7 hour panic attacks during the day, maybe once a week, to waking up with panic attacks from my sleep almost every single day. After taking Klonopin and benedryl (which is great for panic attacks because it puts you to sleep), I cannot se...