I keep having funny turns were I go red boiling hot like I have a temrature my legs go like jelly I have felt sick all day I just feel physically I'll like I'm going to die my left shoulder and back feels like there on fire
Sounds like a panic attack to me. I suffer from them and your symptoms are similar to mine.
I feel absolutely fine now I hate anxiety wish it would leave us all alone. Fine one minute feel like your gonna collapse the next.
Yes, that's how anxiety/panic can work. Unfortunately, for me the last week or so my thoughts are not my own. I just can't seem to get back to me.
Same I've had a really bad week of anxiety all kinds of symptoms I just carnt shake it off
I start thinking it's getting better than the next minute I'm questioning myself. I get so frustrated because two weeks ago this wasn't even a problem for me. Now, I feel like a totally different person.
I feel exactly the same last week I was my self I was feeling great then this week is terrible I'm constantly putting symptoms into Google and it tells me all sorts and get my self in a panic I'm just waiting for it all to pass again so I can be my self hate feeling like this
My heart is a big issue for me. I have pvcs abs racing heart. It makes me feel like I'm dying.
Hi Beth, have you made any decision on switching over to Paxil? Just wondering.
Hi, today is day two with no medications. I feel better today than I have in over a week but I still don't feel normal. I basically feel "numb" does that make sense?
Hi Beth, does your doctor know you stopped? I'm glad you feel better today, I'm just hoping that feeling will continue. Antidepressants tend to stay longer in your system than a tranquilizer. See how you feel in the next several days. Maybe you can do without the meds and work on your symptoms using other therapies. I wish you well. This is the hardest time, trying to find what works best for you. x
He knows I stopped the Lexapro but doesn't know that I didn't start the Paxil. Honestly, he seems just as lost as me. He's a pcp and I can't get in with a psychiatrist until 5-10. I've never been on meds. I feel lost but at least today I feel more hopeful than I have. Knowing what to do seems to be the biggest obstacle.
Definitely, you are in that lost period where you don't know which way to turn. It will all fall into place. Just hang on. Seeing the psychiatrist on the 10th of May will give you some direction. Meanwhile, use the breathing techniques to calm yourself down as well as the meditation on YouTube. The ones with audio and not just music. Tune into what they are saying to you. It can't hurt and it's free
Continue feeling better x
I've never used YouTube. Can you help me with that?
Beth, I'm not that computer literate but what I do is type in at the top of the page, YouTube/Audio Relaxation. It should then come up with many selections that you can preview and pick out the one best for you. I hope someone else sees this and can help you out in case this doesn't work for you. They are really great...
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