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The 3 - 4 pm horrors

Posted by owensmar on August 31, 2004, at 18:32:48

Does anyone else experience this? I wake up kind of anxious feeling but not so bad I can't deal with it. It can either get a little better or stay about the same but then maybe about 2 oclock I notice I am feeling more and more scared. Not worried about stuff - just this physical *fear* in my chest and stomach. It peaks around 3 or 4 pm, sometimes a little later and then slowly gets better. By bedtime I feel almost okay.

When it's happening it feels absolutely unbearable. I don't feel like I'm dying or anything - just scared so scared and so bad. I pace and take deep breaths to try and dispel it but it doesn't help. Klonopin will slowly ease it out.

What is this? Is it anxiety or panic? Is is cortisol levels?

I've never had this experience before except when I was on Paxil. Now I'm on Effexor for the 4th time (back on for four weeks now) and this never happened when I was on Effexor before - it always helped my GAD.





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