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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 7/2/2009 10:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey, guys.  I left my pdoc a message about my medication not working, but there is another issue that I would like to bring up.  I just kind of want to vent a little bit.  I constantly feel bad about myself because I have GAD.  I constantly feel bad that I need to take medication to make me feel normal.  I constantly feel bad that I need to take 3 different medications.  Right now zoloft (75 mgs), trazadone (50 mgs), and xanax (1.25 mgs).  I take the xanax and trazadone at night to sleep because I have bad anxiety at night.   AM I SCREWED?  AM I ALONE? I don't wanna be screwed.  I want to be normal really badly! ='(  I think other people think I'm weird.  I think I'm weird too.  UGGGGHHHHHHHH. 

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   Posted 7/2/2009 10:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Well you have GAD, so thats why you take medications. If you were a diabetic you would have to take Insulin. Think about your meds like this, you have a medical condition that requires treatment. Why suffer thru the GAD without the medication if you don't have to. Sometimes you have to try a few meds to find the right one for YOU. Don't give up, better days are ahead.

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   Posted 7/2/2009 11:03 AM (GMT -6)   


You have received good advice from Nanners.

If you have a thread of your own on the boards and you are posting about the same topic please do continue in the current thread instead of starting a new one each day.

It will be easier for the members to follow your thread and you will receive more response to your topic.


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