Posted by MaKi on January 10, 2002, at 17:12:05
In reply to Re: What Happens To You During A Panic Attack? » MaKi, posted by Haley on January 10, 2002, at 12:24:31
Hi Haley, thanks alot for sharing your story with me,
we do have alot in common, or at least when it comes
to our panic attacks. I feel the exact same way when
I'm having a panic attack. To tell you the honest
truth, it always felt like I had the flu 24 hrs a day,
7 days a week. Everywhere I went, I was nauseas and
always thought I would get sick. I agree with you, it is
the worst feeling in the world that I have ever experienced
in my whole life. It is very uncomfortable and for the
longest time, I could never make plans ahead of time, if I
woke up feeling good, I could then decide to leave the house.
I've been taking Effexor XR for almost five full weeks now,
at 37.5mg per day. A few weeks ago, my doctor recommended I
increase to 75mg daily but I haven't yet done so, only because
I have never once experienced side effects with this drug and
I'm afraid that by increasing my dosage, I might now have them.
I spoke with my doctor again yesterday and he strongly recommends
I increase in the next few days. I've made the decision that I
will do just that on this following Monday. Hopefully I will have
enough courage to do so, wish me luck.
Also, Good Luck to you, hopefully we can recover and live a normal