Posted by myco on March 28, 2009, at 13:13:51
In reply to Re: social anxiety vs. AvPD » desolationrower, posted by Vincent_QC on March 28, 2009, at 13:01:31
> "OK...I have SAD, that's the primary problem but I have also the avoidant personality disorder but you cant have this treat by meds anyway...therapy only no???"
Yes you're right. Avoidance is a behavioural trait youve picked up, due to anxiety, to reduce the chances of feeling anxious. I have this to...this one responds well to therapy or beer lol benzo's also to some degree but youve already a problem with valium.
>"...I cannot believe anxiety can cause such a strong pain in my head...and make my life so misery..."
I know exactly how you feel here I think. These are actually headaches, whether or not you may believe. I had these...basically a panic attack that is ongoing will raise your bp way way up (for me anyway) and cause severe bp headache. Also sometimes without the raised bp I will get them...this intense pounding or throbbing in my head that no pain medication Ive used can help...I just have to wait it out or knock myself out to sleep to avoid it.