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Feeling broken and fearful

I've been battling anxiety since I was a kid. Finally in my mid 20's I got diagnosed with general anxiety disorder and was put on Paxil I've been doing great ever since even thought about going off it.

But a few day ago my mom had a case of transient global amnesia and now I can't stop worrying it going to happen again even though it's rare to reoccur but I had a panick attack and now all my anxious feelings are back. I feel like the Paxil stopped working. Hoping to see the doctor tomorrow has anyone had this? A traumatic event happens and feel like you did before taking the med?

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I can't relate to the meds part but yea sometimes when im doing good and i get triggered especially from something related to my past my anxiety get worse and its like im back to square one

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Thank you nice to hear I'm not alone in that feeling

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Hi I have learned that anxiety comes from the way you think it's hard but it's takes time for instance look at it from a postive perspective my mom caught this but it doesn't mean I will I know God will protect me you can do mediation yoga journaling it helps. I have been on the paxil for two months it helps but not fully I still have to put in the work like exercise and mediation. I feel all the doctors going to do is change your medicine or up the dose

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Thank you for the reply your right the Paxil had worked so I never did any of the work leaving myself unprepared when something happens. She did prescribe me lorazepam only a few though and an app with breathing exercises and I will be starting counselling. One day at a time 😊

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I am glad to know I am not the only one out there that was diagnosed with general anxiety disorder during my mid 20s. (Recently) I am now 26 and I feel like sometimes everything is great and then something triggers it all back. I know the feeling and it feels like starting all over.

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