panic and blood pressure or heaviness in head

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ag05
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   Posted 12/28/2006 9:57 PM (GMT -7)   
confused  A lot of times I feel really paranoid with the heaviness in my head. And my blood pressure goes up and can stay up for few hours. It is getting better since I was diagnosed 18 months ago but sometimes I cannot figure it out what I am suffering from. I know that meditation and deep breathing helps. I refuse to take meds for BP, I was on it before when I refused to take Zoloft and nothing helped. Since last March I have been on 10 mg of Lexapro and Clonopin as needed ( no more than one pill a week) and I have been improving but it is sooooooooooo gradual. I am 36 and do not want to be on BP meds. Anyone has similar issues?

freezinginAK
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   Posted 12/28/2006 11:15 PM (GMT -7)   
It's kind of hard to said what you should do without more info on you, I take it that you have been diagnosed with a anxiety disorder with panic attacks along with the high blood pressure but why do you not take your meds for your b/p and why only one pill a week of lexapro and clonopin the meds tend to work better for your anxiety if taken as prescribed.

I'm on lexapro and have found it to work wonders for me and I take 10mg's of it daily, clonopin I have never taken so I'm not sure about it.

If you could give us some more info on you, you will find that there are so miny ppl here that can help you with suport.

dave

harry4
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   Posted 12/29/2006 3:56 PM (GMT -7)   

not sure about when you take the lexapro but its a prozac type med and can help a lot, but it needs to be taken daily

BP meds are safe and can be lifesaving, the beta blocker type are helpful for anxiety sufferers as they also reduce physical anxiety problems such as blushing, sweating, etc

clonapin is a valium type med and goes well with other meds


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