Hello! I just wanted to share what I'm going through and see if anyone can relate. My symptoms: I suffer from depersonalization, anxiety, panic attacks, dizziness, and feel as if I could black out or faint at complete random times, even just out walking the dog or cooking dinner, etc. It is so debilitating, I avoid driving especially, but also shopping, standing in line, going out to eat, etc. I'm 40 years old, and I have two teenage daughters and a 4 year old son. Its really sad I'm not who I used to be: I used to love going for drives, working full time, having fun with my kids, shopping, etc. Now I hardly want to leave the house. I had a complete physical recently and everything was normal. I talked to my Dr. about my symptoms. My treatment: I've been on citalopram for about 4 weeks now, 10mg daily for the first two weeks, 20mg daily the second two weeks and I'm supposed to continue the 20mg daily from here on out. It definitely has helped with the anxiety, but the depersonalzation and panic attacks are still there. So I'm wondering if maybe I should be taking something else that can help with all the symptoms or take something in addition. I know I can call up my doctor and ask, however I wanted to hear from people that have overcome this or that can relate, and maybe what has helped you. I'm desperate and want to get my life back. Thanks for your time!
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