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Aparkin

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I was diagnosed with GAD 7 years ago. Today after numerous medications CBT inpatient treatment I have seen no improvement. I now self medicate using sleeping tablets which I now have an addiction to. It’s the physical symptoms I suffer with some can be best described as vile. Does anyone else experience a similar story.
 
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:welcome: to the forum. I don't suffer from GAD but recognise that lack of sleep is within the problems of most people with MH difficulties so understand that you got addicted to meds for sleep. Anxiety is horrible and underestimated as a MH problem by many professionals.
 
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Thank you for replying Calypso I thought nobody cared.like most people I’m just fed of living the same day with the intense feeling of anxiety. The sleeping tablets do help but I know they are not the answer. I just can’t stop taking them during the day as well as night.