Hi there ........I have to say I have a really good relationship with my family doctor and he does take the time to listen to me and give his input as well ......and to Cait ( daughter) as well
He treats my anxiety and counsels me as well..........
His is great with both Cait and I
We tried a therapist both Cait and I for grief therapy and other things and she was not a listener she was more concerned with writing in book
Cait refused to go back and told our Family doc that she preferred him to talk to him as he LISTENED and showed total empathy.......I agreed vehemetely(sp)
I also was the caregiver and Parent(s) for all siblings I grew up real quick and became a mother atearly age in the sense of their needs and comforts
I owned a Retirement Home and had all that responsibilty as well ...til I became to ill with other diseases
Then I went to the role of caregiver for mom til she passed away a yr ago and now am caregiver for (step) Dad.......
I have always had the role of Responsibility and did and do it well even with the a/p and benzos
I function very well on them as well as potent opiates for Diseases I have
Before doing any tapering or thinking that Valium is the alternate med to use for this PLEASE do talk with your doctor about
We can only offer our input here and support
Not medical advice ........
Personally I believe it is great to come here and share our stories get input and support in order to help with the battle we face daily
I wish you all the best and do keep us posted please........Be well
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