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Feeling super tensed on shoulders and neck

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I feel crazy tensed on my shoulders neck and around my rib cage I dont know if its a symptom of anxiety but it usually hits me before i start feeling irritable and anxious Im just wondering if it’s anxiety or something else I sometime take a pill of my panic attacks and it all goes away its seems like its my body’s way of telling me that im gonna get nervous or have a panic attack anyone else deal with something similar?
 

Rosy

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I usually get a tingle and numb feeling in my R arm before an anxiety episode. So you aren't the only one. Others will probably be on with other symptoms. You are not alone.
 
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What do you all do when your anxiety hits? All day ive been trying to get thru the day but im soo tensed and anxious I always try to avoid taking Xanax but I always find myself having a panic attack when i feel this tensed do any of yall take the pill to calmdown and relax, thats the only way itll go away, I have to take a Xanax and lay down any input would be greatly appreciated
 

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What is the size of Xanax that you take? If it's .5mg or less you should feel free to get the 4 hours of relief by taking one. It might help keep you calmer overall by allowing a break from that severe anxiety. I take Klonopin (which is in the same family of drugs as Xanax) and it seems to help quite a bit.
 
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I have the .25 tablets I take it when I can no longer fight off the nerves and tension that makes me feel like im going crazy, but i try so hard to not take it since my dr doesnt want to prescribe it, he says its only for emergencies but nothing really helps Ive tried 3 different medicines that i have taken on a daily basis but for some reason i still get the tension and panic attacks even when taking these meds
 
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