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Re: Meds for severe anxiety Lamdage22

Posted by tensor on February 14, 2023, at 12:51:23

In reply to Re: Meds for severe anxiety, posted by Lamdage22 on February 14, 2023, at 12:34:18

> What are you afraid of specifically?

This is a difficult one, my previous doc who knew me much better than my current doc often asked me that. But he phrased it like "what wolves are chasing you" when I told him about my severe anxiety.
There no specific thing, I lack internal "security", I don't feel safe outside my home, like I can go shopping and do errands thanks to clonazepam nuking my social phobia, but traveling with a ferry to nearby countries will stress me and produce anxiety.
When I was a kid, my family and I sometimes went to Sweden (I live in Finland) and I had anxiety every time even though my (lovely, caring) parents were next to me. I had vertigo, like the kind you get when panicking and often headache.
I can't explain it and it feels like no one understands me. It feels like the anxiety is so deeply rooted in me, that typical meds like SSRIs and benzos can't reach it.

/tensor


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