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I feel like it’s more than anxiety

zachary

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for years i have been taking meds and stuff in my childhood for adhd anxiety and depression i felt fine so i stopped taking my meds for about a year but about three weeks ago i noticed my anxiety was very bad and i was having panic attacks when normally i would be fine i would sorry that every day sumthing was wrong with me and and i just got in with my old psychiatrist and i was diagnosed with GAD and agoraphobia and i started 10 mg of prozac for two weeks and then increasing to 20 mg then to 40 in another two weeks but i’ve only taken it for about five days and today i was so worried because last night i couldn’t sleep it was like every time i would try and sleep i would have these thoughts that weren’t mine and i get this weird feeling in my body like i wasn’t in my body and my brain was racing and throbbing and now i just don’t feel like myself and i feel like i’m distracted and constantly zoning out and i just fear i’m going crazy or this will never end and i’ll never be back to myself before all of this happened or that this is an adverse reaction to prozac or that this is more than anxiety pls help i miss feeling like myself :(
also wanted to add i was admitted into the hospital earlier today and they said i need to let the meds start to work but i just feel like this will never end it’s so scary
also wanted to add i was admitted into the hospital earlier today and they said i need to let the meds start to work but i just feel like this will never end it’s so scary
 
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Hey Zachary
There is CAUSE AND EFFECT with these types of conditions and you are not going to get answers or relief from any medical doctor, be it a GP or all the way to a Psychiatrist.

These diagnoses are only LABELS, I.e. anxiety, depression, bipolar, aches and pains, chest pain, chest tightness, panic attacks, etc are all stemming from the same source.

There are viruses/bacteria, environmental toxins, and possibly most importantly-heavy metals in our lives that are really practically unavoidable unless proper diet and lifestyle is addressed.
I see this trend frequently in young adults especially while their bodies are growing, experiencing all these above issues I’ve stated
we all have different thresholds and different abilities to process and “filter” these chronic infections and toxins out of our system.
These things chronically aggravate our nervous systems.
Not to mention, the standard diets that make our bodies unable to fight and rid these invaders, resulting in endless chronic symptoms. From a minor head or tummy ache to full blown trapped-feeling depression anxiety.

One must learn how to deal with these issues by certain dietary and supplementary choices that both rid these things and stop feeding/compounding the problem

It all comes down to misinformation and bad trends,

its a vicious cycle but the good news is if a person applies themselves, it is more than achievable.

Andrew
 

Hurt&Hopeful

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for years i have been taking meds and stuff in my childhood for adhd anxiety and depression i felt fine so i stopped taking my meds for about a year but about three weeks ago i noticed my anxiety was very bad and i was having panic attacks when normally i would be fine i would sorry that every day sumthing was wrong with me and and i just got in with my old psychiatrist and i was diagnosed with GAD and agoraphobia and i started 10 mg of prozac for two weeks and then increasing to 20 mg then to 40 in another two weeks but i’ve only taken it for about five days and today i was so worried because last night i couldn’t sleep it was like every time i would try and sleep i would have these thoughts that weren’t mine and i get this weird feeling in my body like i wasn’t in my body and my brain was racing and throbbing and now i just don’t feel like myself and i feel like i’m distracted and constantly zoning out and i just fear i’m going crazy or this will never end and i’ll never be back to myself before all of this happened or that this is an adverse reaction to prozac or that this is more than anxiety pls help i miss feeling like myself :(
also wanted to add i was admitted into the hospital earlier today and they said i need to let the meds start to work but i just feel like this will never end it’s so scary
also wanted to add i was admitted into the hospital earlier today and they said i need to let the meds start to work but i just feel like this will never end it’s so scary
Hey Zachary, and welcome! Sounds like you've been through a really rough few weeks. It's really normal for anxiety to come and go in cycles like that, though I know it's miserable. You're in a crisis right now, but it WILL get better. Are you still in the hospital, or have you gone back home? What they said is absolutely right, though it's hard to hear - it just takes time for the meds to start working. I was off medication for about a year and a half and decided to go back on a few months back. It took around 2 weeks for me to start really feeling better. So give it some time - In the meantime, try to remind yourself that everything you're feeling in your body is super scary, but it is NOT dangerous and it's not fatal. You are safe. You are just really uncomfortable, and it will eventually pass. So hang in there! This is not who you are, and it's not how you're always going to feel, no matter how much it may seem like it right now. It's a temporary crisis, and it will get better!!
 

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My Dr. Prescribes ativan in conjunction with the antidepressant. When i first started talking the antidepressants, my anxiety skyrocketed to levels i couldn't handle. The ativan really help neutralize this. They are very small like the size of a rice grain but very powerful. They work fast so i would take them as needed basis, i still carry some with me everywhere I go.
 

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Hey Zachary
There is CAUSE AND EFFECT with these types of conditions and you are not going to get answers or relief from any medical doctor, be it a GP or all the way to a Psychiatrist.

These diagnoses are only LABELS, I.e. anxiety, depression, bipolar, aches and pains, chest pain, chest tightness, panic attacks, etc are all stemming from the same source.

There are viruses/bacteria, environmental toxins, and possibly most importantly-heavy metals in our lives that are really practically unavoidable unless proper diet and lifestyle is addressed.
I see this trend frequently in young adults especially while their bodies are growing, experiencing all these above issues I’ve stated
we all have different thresholds and different abilities to process and “filter” these chronic infections and toxins out of our system.
These things chronically aggravate our nervous systems.
Not to mention, the standard diets that make our bodies unable to fight and rid these invaders, resulting in endless chronic symptoms. From a minor head or tummy ache to full blown trapped-feeling depression anxiety.

One must learn how to deal with these issues by certain dietary and supplementary choices that both rid these things and stop feeding/compounding the problem

It all comes down to misinformation and bad trends,

its a vicious cycle but the good news is if a person applies themselves, it is more than achievable.

Andrew
funny we have the same name and outlook on nutrition being the base for everything
 

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Being distracted and constantly zoning out and i just fear i’m going crazy or this will never end and i’ll never be back to myself. Unfortunately these are all very common symptoms of anxiety I always fear that I'll never be myself or back to the way I use to feel. I want to say it can take 11 weeks for SSRI to reach there full potential. I know it sucks but keep taking the medicine and you will feel better. I struggle with Anxiety and Panic attacks daily it's horrible it can literally feel like the end of the world but it's not.
 
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