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Severe Anxiety- What to do about it

Tweet A reader asks about having severe anxiety and what to do about it. “I am having a real down day! It has been 2 1/2 weeks since starting my med and today I just feel awful. My doctor wants … Continue reading

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Why Don’t Doctors Tell Us We Can Get Better?

Tweet Really why? Haven’t you ever wondered this? Sure we may need them for medication, checkups, or therapy, but the real power to heal is withing US. It took me almost 30 years of living with panic attacks, social anxiety … Continue reading

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Panic Attacks and Menstruation

Tweet I’ve been feeling really, really good lately in as far as handling my social anxiety symptoms and panic attacks. So when I had two major incidents last week where I backslid with anxiety, I felt hugely disappointed. And then … Continue reading

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How I Survived Being Trapped In a Car for An Hour and a Social Luncheon

Tweet Yesterday I had an anxiety recovery experience that I want to share with you. I was able to really, truly overcome my anxious thoughts and social anxiety. A few weeks ago I received an invitation to a luncheon with … Continue reading

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Weaning off Klonopin is the Choice I Make Today

Tweet I spent many, many years in a self-imposed isolation. I felt I had no choice because I believed I was severely ill. Having spent over 20 years on the planet crippled by severe panic attacks, anxiety symptoms, and the … Continue reading

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A Panic Attack, Part 1: Teenage Panic Attacks

Tweet I have described the initial trauma in my life that caused me to have anxiety attacks starting at age seven. Without any professional help or support from my family, my panic attacks plagued me almost daily in my teenage … Continue reading

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