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Triston's Momma
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 10/10/2009 11:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello. I'm new to this site. I have anxiety issues and just looking for something to help ease the stress...

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Date Joined Aug 2009
Total Posts : 36
   Posted 10/11/2009 7:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello and welcome Triston's Momma, I found this site by accident and I am so greatful I did!! As you will see there are so many friendly people that are dealing with the same issues....Are you taking any medication?? I am only on week two of my Zoloft and my friend just made the comment the other day that I am smiling alittle more than I have in the past 2 months! So that is a blessing.. I am not here to shove religion down peoples throat but I have found it eaiser to cope with my anxiety and fears through the Lord, I have found too that relaxation cds( I download them off of itunes on to the handy ipod) :) I listen to them as I try to fall asleep!! I found that I don't wake up in a panic attack since I have been listening to at night... Keep in mind I am no pro nor do I claim to be as I am new to this anxiety stuff as well, also my friend suggest that I keep a journal but I have yet to do it......Hope to see you on here more.......
I currently am have been dx. with the following : Vestibular Disorder-September 09, GAD-July 09 (but mainly health anxiety), Esophageal Stricture and sliding hital hernia-05, IBS-04.
Zoloft- 50 mg

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Date Joined Jun 2009
Total Posts : 215
   Posted 10/11/2009 8:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I am also on Zoloft - 75 mg....for about 10 weeks. I do feel much better but still cannot sleep without xanax. When I lack sleep I am more I suck it up and take the xanax. The things that helped me are: walking (outside), calming music, meditating with deep breathing (even if its for 5 minutes), prayer (lots), talking to people that have been through it, therapy, and just taking each day moment by moment.
I wish you's not easy

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Date Joined Apr 2007
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   Posted 10/11/2009 9:22 AM (GMT -6)   

Triston's Momma

Good Morning and weclome to HealingWell and the A & P Forum.

I am so glad you found us and I hope you will post a bit more about your anxiety and tells us what is happening with you.  :-)

I see you have met some of the members already which is awesome.

I am going to post a link here to a thread that speaks to "what others do to help with their panic and anxiety".  Just click on the link and read all the great info in this thread.

Again a warm welcome and please do stick with us.

Gentle Hugs



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