Panic Attach / Anxiety only in certain situations

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LLCard
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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 2/19/2007 6:42 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Folks,    I am certain that I have some form of anxiety and panic disorder.  I am not sure what to do about it but I would gladly pay to be rid of my situation.  I have tried to make contact with several psychiatrists recently to help but they seem to not take new patients. I need a person that knows what they are doing.  I am really tired of it and it certainly prevents me from having the kind of life I know I could be having.  In my scenario, I freek out when put on the spot to talk in a meeting with 4-6 or more people.  My heart races and I my train of though disappears as it is replaced with thoughts of "oh shoot, im in trouble now", "omg not now", etc,etc.  So I dont speak well and I look like a crazy nut.  If I know in advance that I am having to talk, I will take some Xanax  an hour before and normaly I can get through. This situation has killed my career or at least I feel it has.  I have recently said that I am tired of it and this is the year I over come it.  I just recently took a job as  manager were I have to speak more.  I thought, if I was to conquer this thing, I must go at it and put myself into a situation where I would be speaking alot.  Well 1 month into the job and Im no better yet.  I dread going to meetings where I know I have to talk.  But, I can avoid them and I have to frequently call meetings to present something.  I wish there was a cure.  I manage a small group of 4 people and in our weekly dept meetings, I can talk great with no problems.  Its nuts.  I have the same scenario in some social situations where I worry to much about what people will think about me.  This is probably the root of my ills.  When I was younger, I never had this problem and I was always in the mindset of I dont care what people think.  My situation has led me to be more of a loner which really bothers me because I have been raising my son (now 15) since he was 1 and I feel he has picked up my lack of social skills and ouch I cant stand that.  I know who I want to be and how I would like to be, but I cant be that way.  Is that wierd.  I get the same feeling when I am about to talk to an attractive lady... my thought goes to.. "im going to mess this up" and that lack of confidence kills the situation.  Put me in a convo with a girl Im not attracted to and I am charming... Go figure.
 
 
I neeed some help... 
 
 

Post Edited (LLCard) : 2/19/2007 6:51:15 PM (GMT-7)


GFK
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Date Joined Jun 2006
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   Posted 2/19/2007 6:50 PM (GMT -7)   

A psycologist or certified therapist should be able to help just as well.

Good luck!

Karen

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