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Doigsandy
Doigsandy

I’m new here. I have suffered from anxiety and panic attacks for approx. 4 years now,(since just after my husband passed) although my doctor,after quizzing me,said I had obviously had it for many years but it hadn’t come to the fore until my hush and passed. All of a sudden,I have this feeling of doom,my eyes go out of focus(possibly fo about 30-60 seconds) and I feel as though the ground is moving. I did see a psychologist not long after I started,thought I was better,and stopped going. Obviously ,things started to build up again,now I am worse than ever. The doctor has given me 2 mg diazepam (up to 3 per day,if needed. I take one a day (very occasionally I take 2) but not a fan of taking meds. Some days I am too frightened to leave home and get in the car in case I have an attack. Does anyone else feel like this? I am 72 and feel I should be enjoying my older years not being like this.

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I'm sorry to hear that you are dealing with anxiety since your husband passed away. It is a life changing experience. It is good that you are seeking help for your issue. I hope that you can find support for your bit.ly/Grief_and_loss .

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