My doctor kind of gave me a choice. He said you can try this antidepressant or before you do that you can try yoga.. meditation.. running. He also said that I need to accept that there is nothing wrong with me and that it's just anxiety. Soo I guess I'm gonna do just that.. try to accept the anxiety...I'm gonna start running and doing yoga like I used to before the anxiety took over my mind. Wish me luck 😳 I'm going to try really really hard to stay positive. I really don't want to carry this anxiety/stress with me into the new year. And i really don't wanna touch another ssri. We shall see.
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Thank you!! Happy new year to you too! 😊
You go!!! I need to make this same decision. I'm hypothyroid and been on medicine for 15 + years. About 6 months ago I started noticing twitches in my legs, then Charly horses, then rapid heart rate for short burts. This spanned 6 months, then bam sitting in ER room crying pacing , shaking with chills while sweating profusely. Ekg's, blood work, X-rays then told this is anxiety!! Fast forward two months with panic attacks increasing with every day. Then last week get a call from my doctor who had gotten my blood work from ER months ago that I'm hyperthyroid now!!! So I was told stop taking synthroid until blood work could be completed, this threw me into hypo again 😔. Now trying lower dose but feeling panicky again with pains, muscle twitches and everything else! I remember how good I felt when I ate healthy and worked out 1 hour 5 days a week! I want that back, the funny thing is I quit because I struggle with smoking and I felt like why bother doing all the other thing good if you continue smoking. I have too, need too, going too quit!! I just don't know how yet.
You can quit! I know it's hard, but you CAN do it 🙂 I'm sorry to hear about your thyroid, you will get through this! Just think it could always be worse... that's what I tell myself sometimes. Best of luck to you in the coming year!
Yes, you can!! Proud of you AND ALSO proud of that doctor!! I tried my 5th SSRI... Prozac...and off of it after 3 months...I finally feel right...Oh sure, there may be rough spells.... but life is not MEANT to be 'perfect' so do NOT come down on yourself if you have a rough spell...just say HEY!! I'm doin' good!! <3 take good care and Happy New Year to all of us!
Your right. In life there are gonna be ups and downs. I'm just going through a down right now. I will rise out of this. I'm only 25 and have 2 small children. I've got soo much more life to love without anxiety. Best wishes to you in the coming year
Thank you! I'm gonna really try! I know it's gonna be hard but I'm going to try and keep my head in the right direction! No looking back
He's a great doctor..I trust his judgment. I've had a lot of test.. there is really nothing wrong with me. I just need to accept the anxiety and try to move on. Thanks for your advice though 😉
Thats what I'm afraid of. 😔 I've tried 3 other ssri meds and they've kinda had that effect on me like I couldn't cry etc... we will see how this goes, I'm gonna try my hardest! Thanks for the encouragement!