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  1. I've got no idea, personally I've never tried. As...

    I've got no idea, personally I've never tried. As someone who has anxiety, I've gotten used to attempting to use healthy eating and exercise to try and alleviate the anxiety.

    We have age...
  2. Oh no...those pills are never a good idea! I'm...

    Oh no...those pills are never a good idea! I'm hoping by now you feel a little better!

    Getting it checked is a good idea, but I assume it is just the caffeine that's making your heart beat...
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    When I used to smoke, smoking was a good excuse...

    When I used to smoke, smoking was a good excuse to leave a room, restaurant or anything like that- so it helped my anxiety because I always had a good excuse to get out of a situation. When I quit,...
  4. Thread: Citalopram

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    Citalopram

    Hi guys,

    So after years of trying to find natural remedies for my anxiety and refusing to believe in the "chemical imbalance theory", I gave up and starting taking citalopram 10mg. Turns out...
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    Thank for for clarifying that. I guess I just got...

    Thank for for clarifying that. I guess I just got worried that my GP wasn't considering all of the facts when he prescribed me paroxetine without asking about my history of self harm.

    Thank you :)
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    Thanks for replying. Sounds like the meds really...

    Thanks for replying. Sounds like the meds really work for you - I guess I just feel strange about taking them because I'm so much better than I used to be, it feels almost like I'm taking a step...
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    That's a good way to look at it. I've also tried...

    That's a good way to look at it. I've also tried utilising things like yoga etc to deal with anxiety.

    It sounds like the meds work really well for you- I'm going to try to have an in-depth chat...
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    Thank you. Sometimes I have to remind myself to...

    Thank you. Sometimes I have to remind myself to be proud of how far I've come- the CBT therapist did say it's common for us anxiety sufferers to do 'catastrophic' and 'black and white thinking' where...
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    Thank you for replying. I agree about the long...

    Thank you for replying. I agree about the long term. CBT has helped me get my life into a manageable state, but now I want to live a life that doesn't involve using all of my mental energy to apply...
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    Thanks for your reply! Can I ask why and how you...

    Thanks for your reply! Can I ask why and how you stopped taking it? I think my biggest concern is being dependent on something and not getting to the root of the problem, but i want to use meds...
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    Advice for medication?

    Hi guys.

    Basically I need a bit of advice regarding anti-anxiety medication. About a year and a half ago I went through pretty severe agoraphobia and I was constantly anxious. I ended up having...
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    not sure what to do

    so..i've been in my hometown for 3 weeks now at my parents house after a bad week of panic attacks.
    i was due to go back to london today as i have work tomorrow and i start university again next...
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    Thanks for your reply! Yeah the doctor said...

    Thanks for your reply!

    Yeah the doctor said it's obviously a pretty common thing to have these panic attacks and such. He signed me off work for 2 weeks but I have to go back tomorrow. The panic...
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    I went to see my GP a couple of weeks ago- he...

    I went to see my GP a couple of weeks ago- he referred me to a counselling service in my hometown who have asked me to contact them, but I haven't done so yet as I'm supposed to be going back to...
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    Hi- new on here

    Hello. I'm 21 and a student. I've been feeling pretty low all year but nothing troubling- about 2 weeks ago I had a panic attack in my sleep and I woke up in shock. Took me a week to recover- I...
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