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ramboghettouk

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i've been having seriuos anxiety issues recently the gp thinks it's benefits and my mother and has suggested beta blockers and antidepressants which i don't want to take, i said i don't want to get addicted he said they're not addictive i said they say the same about my drugs but if you prefer i'll use the word dependancy i don't want 2 dependencys instead of 1, he said i don't like the word dependency either your taking drugs to control an illness

therapy might help but i wind up nhs london therapists with comments that if i got better i'd have a benefit cut, the fit for work better would require coming off all meds and nhs therapists aren't offering that

they off course put their spin on what i say and they're spin is in letters to the gp
 
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ramboghettouk , I'm sorry your anxiety is giving you so much trouble, more than usual. Lately, I find that I am able to deal with anxiety with deep breathing. I breathe myself right out of being anxious. I hope you feel better soon and maybe you can get therapy without being financially punished and tell that doctor it doesn't matter what you call it, addiction, dependency, whatever !!
 
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HI RamboghettoUK, it's Natalie here,


I highly recommend and advise, or suggest to use a better word, if you would like to buy from any well known branches of a well known pharmacy chain, either in person in store, or via on line, travel motion sickness wristbands, I have discovered hugely, that a pulsating nerve button which initialy is used for to help prevent sickness can and does help me out immensely for my anxiety problems, you might like to give this idea of mine a try, the last i knew and cost wise, they are not very expensive, round about just under on a certain amount, I don't think I can hint a price live on this site, anyway, just a trick tip.


I do hope you'll have things sorted out soon, benefits wise, and I think, the breathing technique is a good tip, and also, if you could manage it, here I go, try to listen to some music at night, and you might find, you be asleep - careful of those batteries though, or something else different similar, you'll be asleep in no time.
Again, just a tip suggestion for listening to music.


I am sorry for what you are going through - anxiety wise presently. I do hope things turn out and much better than you think, eventually. Benefits wise this is.


Best Wishes,


Natalie.
 
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ramboghettouk

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ramboghettouk , I'm sorry your anxiety is giving you so much trouble, more than usual. Lately, I find that I am able to deal with anxiety with deep breathing. I breathe myself right out of being anxious. I hope you feel better soon and maybe you can get therapy without being financially punished and tell that doctor it doesn't matter what you call it, addiction, dependency, whatever !!
you can't get therapy last time i paid some half qualified counciller 50 pound for an initial assessment, doubt he could help, though i'm more likely to help the mortgage on the posh place, he had no difficulty taking my money

as i said to the gp i don't want to get addicted it matters to me what it's called

there was an article in new scientist about whether coffee is addictive, basically they were exploring the meaning of addictive medically theres a part of the brain associated with addiction, if changes are observed there it's addictive and as science advances nore changes are measurable, so you have drs saying it's not addictive and cannabis isn't addictive, so beloved by dope heads
 
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