Post Edited By Moderator (stkitt) : 4/9/2008 9:06:42 AM (GMT-6)
Evelyn, welcome to the anxiety/panic forum, I really hope you like it here. As you probably know we are very supportive at HW. It sounds like you are having a rough time of it at the moment with many things going on..Do you have one doctor who has given you these meds/diagnosis or a few? Sometimes our doctors can give us lots of good advice..and sometimes they get it wrong or muddled up. Bless their thermometers!
I'm so sorry that you are suffering from so much anxiety and depression and that your weight is dropping (that's a tough combination)...social anxiety can be really lonely, and I know that quite a few people on this site suffer from it and will be able to give you some advice.
I'm worried about your reference to self harm, do you discuss this with your doc or maybe a family member or friend?? It really is dangerous and can lead to a lot worse..it's a horrible place to be so anxious and upset that you feel you need to resort to this.
When did all this start to happen in your life?? Are you getting any counselling or just the meds?? (Sorry about all the Q's I just want to help out). My heart goes out to you Evelyn..hang in there and we will support and help you.
(((big, welcoming hugs))
Post Edited (nervymeg) : 4/8/2008 11:23:37 PM (GMT-6)
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Please seek professional advice from your doctor.
Dx: Agoraphobia, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Barrett's Esophagus, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Essential Tremors, Fibromyalgia, I.B.S., Mitral Valve Prolapse, Narcolepsy, PTSD, Restless Leg Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Sleep Apnea
Rx: Abilify, Flexeril, Lamictal, Neurontin, Nexium, Requip, Ritalin LA, Rozerem, Valium
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Support groups are a place for people to give and receive both emotional and practical support as well as to exchange information. I truly hope we can meet your needs. I am Kitt.
You will meet many wonderful members here that know what your going through and where your coming from. I too hope you are getting help addresing your self harm isues.
Please know that we are here for you and keep posting to us Evelin. I look forward to getting to know you better.