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    If you wanted to consider medication, try...

    If you wanted to consider medication, try Buspirone.
    It has the least side effects, and most people believe it does little to nothing.

    I am on the fence as to what it is or is not doing.
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    anxiety accpetence in men and women

    I hate to cause controversy, but I noticed that far more women suffer from my condition GAD and many other anxiety disorders than men.

    1. Why is that?

    2. Is it possible that men do not report...
  3. bitofsoftthread, I must say I envy your...

    bitofsoftthread, I must say I envy your situation. I cannot afford to stay home.
    I suggest you do see a therapist and more so, that you get a book on anxiety and work on it.
    You may find that...
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    I can feel what you are saying about bad bosses....

    I can feel what you are saying about bad bosses. I am a teacher, and you would think in a field where it is championed and shouted how we need to help and accept others that this is never the case.
    ...
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    Two popular drugs are lexapro and effexor. ...

    Two popular drugs are lexapro and effexor.

    Lexapro fixed anxiety but caused constant fatigue and lack of energy. Try this slowly.
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    I can completely relate to how you feel. My...

    I can completely relate to how you feel. My anxiety is awful in the morning, which results in a super fast heart beat and since of terror. However, this may be normal believe it or not.

    The...
  7. Thread: Finding a job

    by jinx136
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    couple ideas

    1. Remember it is just a part time job. Do not worry if you get it or not. I think you are afraid of being turned down, which once it happens enough, you will deal with it more easily.

    2. Do not...
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    Libido came back very strong, right away in about...

    Libido came back very strong, right away in about 1 - 2 weeks.

    I think I weened myself off my meds way to fast. Only 3-10 days from 20 mg to nothing, except buspirone.

    Hopefully my doctor will...
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    I was on lexapro 20 mg for about 2 years and then...

    I was on lexapro 20 mg for about 2 years and then 10 mg for 6 years.
    I went from 20 to 10 for about a week, and then I stopped taking meds.
    Having terrible anxiety, but my worst problem is with...
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    mkeenan, what was the bad effects?

    mkeenan, what was the bad effects?
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    Try to call your pharmacist. They will know.

    Try to call your pharmacist. They will know.
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    I think a child would be magic. However, my...

    I think a child would be magic. However, my girlfriend of six years has depression and also anxiety. I think we hold each other back because one of us is always sad or afraid. However, every other...
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    Sorry I forgot to mention that I think I am done...

    Sorry I forgot to mention that I think I am done with teaching.

    What is another job that best handles my GAD.
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    Best and worset jobs for GAD

    I did a few hours of web searches and found very little, good information on jobs for people with GAD.

    I have been a teacher for 10 years, and can state that it has made my GAD much worse.

    Why?...
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    Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Kids

    Hello All,

    I am 37, and although I never really thought about kids, I have begun to realize that
    I feel really empty lately.

    I thought my life as a teacher would be enough, but I have begun...
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    I would try to up your dose. It is very weak for...

    I would try to up your dose. It is very weak for me, but it is much better than nothing.
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    Sorry about the lack of sex. Although, count...

    Sorry about the lack of sex.

    Although, count my out for sex if this is the normal. I mean this is no feeling faint thing. It is a straight out, blackout.
    You think it could be the anxiety? Could...
  18. I talked to my doc about stopping the...

    I talked to my doc about stopping the medications, and he said fine. He is a big pill pusher, and I cannot take Effexor and Lexapro at the same time. Either way, I hated the lexapro because it did...
  19. Thread: Hello!

    by jinx136
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    Glad to hear from you! Yes, the forum seems...

    Glad to hear from you!
    Yes, the forum seems nice.

    What have you been doing since your Lexapro event?
    I think therapy has helped me greatly, although I have begun to realize a physical problem...
  20. Thread: I don't know

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    I think you should see a therapist first, and...

    I think you should see a therapist first, and then see if you need medications.
    Sounds like it is a mild form of anxiety.
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    After affects of lexapro and concerns

    I stopped taking my lexapro 10 mg, twice daily, due to it making me very tired.
    I am still on Buspirone 10 mg, twice daily, although it is not great.
    I am considering taking my prescription of...
  22. LONG VERSION To whom it may concern: During...

    LONG VERSION

    To whom it may concern:
    During the time of July 4th to July 12th, I have experienced three episodes of blackouts and severe headaches all due to ejaculation. To clarify, there have...
  23. blackouts from ejaculation after discontinuation of lexapro

    Hello all,

    I have two versions a short and long version. Please post your answers, as it is a real serious problem.

    SHORT VERSION
    In the last eight days, during ejaculation I black out, get...
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