I have been suffering panic attacks and general anxiety disorder for about 3 years this time. I have had previous panic attack episodes in the past but they did not last this long. I used to take Zoloft and buspar for this and had about 15 years of not much problems. About 4 years ago I decided I wanted to get off the medicine. I weened very very slowly off the medicine and had about a year or two of good health. Then I had a health scare I had a stress test done and it said I had a blockage. This thru me into a major panic. My regular doctor gave me lorazepam as I was hoping to not have to go back on medicine. They did a heart cath and determined the stress test was wrong I had no blockages. I was over joyed for a couple weeks but then the doubt crept back and I have been fighting anxiety stemming from health ever since. I have went through many symptoms and test and all have come back normal. But after each assurance I would have a bit of peace but then find another ailment I was sure I had. After about 2 years of trying to deal with this naturally I decided I need to go back to a psychiatrist and get back on the medicine that worked for 15 years. I did and finally up to the does I was on before. I have had some success but I still have rough days that I believe there is something wrong with me. I am so scared now that the endless anxiety has actually caused damage to my heart and vessels. My blood pressure goes up when I anxious but down to a good level when I relax. I am on bp medicine but I still fear my anxiety has caused my bp to be up long enough to cause damage. My doctor has reassured me it has not but I continue to worry. I have been back to see my doctor about every two weeks cause I need the reassurance. I pray for help and try to push myself to overcome these fears. Any advice or techniques that have worked for you I would appreciate for you to share. Thank you.