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Struggling With Anxiety

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Rider52

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Ever since August I haven't felt myself. I started getting really bad anxiety attacks. I had a bunch of medical test run and all results came back normal. I've been given a prescription for anxiety which helps some. I still have a lot of discomfort though. My symptoms are blurry vision, nervousness, shakes, chills, fatigue, poor concentration at times and occasionally tingling sensations. Mornings are the worst right after I wake up. I just hope it's not something more serious. I know anxiety can cause a lot of problems though.
 
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qwynie Rose

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Hi Rider. Have you been on these meds long? Maybe they haven't kicked in yet? Hang in there.
 
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Worriedgirl88

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Mornings are my worst too. What have they given you? Ive just started propranolol and they are helping with morning panic
 
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Rider52

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Hi Rider. Have you been on these meds long? Maybe they haven't kicked in yet? Hang in there.
Just taking Lorazepam as needed. It definitely helps calm you down. I still struggle at times though. 6 months ago I was fine and never had anxiety unless something stressful was going on.
 
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Just taking Lorazepam as needed. It definitely helps calm you down. I still struggle at times though. 6 months ago I was fine and never had anxiety unless something stressful was going on.

I hope you feel better soon, you should keep posting if it helps. x
 
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Kick anxiety's ass the burt way. Details to follow!
 
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natalie

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I genuinely always suffered with anxieties, particularly with vacation travel, to the US.A, apologies, earlier in my years, younger years I had dormant mental health brewing up and anxiety was one of the condiitons, before knowing what even the causes were. These years, and I can now recommend a very good (med/drug) called Pregabalin, and it is a marvellous drug to take.

Hopefully, and if a lll being well, we can be on a cruise holiday, and also I take Pregabalin to help with non paid work travel to and from anxieties, I will be much much better this time around.

I would mention Pregabalin to your doctors, and see what results from having mentioned Pregabalin you get back. I have been on Lorezapam regularly myself, and the problem I had, was, on full doses, it was too sleepier for me, and i also take a alerting/waking mental health med along side.

Pregabalin might well be a better bet for you.
 
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Will

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Ever since August I haven't felt myself. I started getting really bad anxiety attacks. I had a bunch of medical test run and all results came back normal. I've been given a prescription for anxiety which helps some. I still have a lot of discomfort though. My symptoms are blurry vision, nervousness, shakes, chills, fatigue, poor concentration at times and occasionally tingling sensations. Mornings are the worst right after I wake up. I just hope it's not something more serious. I know anxiety can cause a lot of problems though.
Hey Rider,
What you think triggered your anxiety attack in August? All seem pretty recent and it must be an external factor to have triggered it.

Also, what come to your mind? Fear? Fear of what?
 
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Rider52

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Hi Will,
I think it was just a build up of a lot of stress that I was holding in for quite awhile. I've had a lot of struggles with my job and it eventually came out. I didn't expect it to hit me so hard. I'm starting to feel somewhat better now.
 
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