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Johnnydane305

775d

hello I'm new to this app and I need someone to talk to about my really bad anxiety and my panic attacks.... iv been taking xanax (not prescribed) and it has helped me. but now I feel like I am stuck in a spiral... I take for my everyday activities and if I don't have it I get Terrible withdrawals i.e seizures, lost or reality, extreme panic attacks, impending of doom..... I also have health anxiety whenever I feel a pain I'm not familiar with I get paranoid and think I am going to die especially in my chest I feel like I'm going to have a heart attack that's my worse feel... my stress has gotten to the point that I can't sleep, or eat, my stress has also been giving me sleep paralysis.. everytime I try to sleep my mind is just racing non stop I want to tell it to shut up, but it's hard. xanax has helped me but whenever I don't have it or when I'm low I start freaking out HELP please

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    • ThatOneNerd

      775d

      If you need to chat about anything, message me anytime

    • sprite

      775d

      you’re having seizures?? have you gone to the hospital?

    • Johnnydane305

      775d

      Thank you for the feedback and support. .. I don't even have insurance to go see a psychiatrist... I feel like I'm stuck

    • ThatOneNerd

      775d

      If you need to chat about anything, message me anytime

    • ThatOneNerd

      775d

      I’m sorry to hear you’re having such a rough time. I think using the Xanax w/o rx is dangerous. I think you should do everything you can to see a psychiatrist and explain to them exactly what’s going on, and that the Xanax IS working but you’re having trouble with the dependence. The concern with benzos is mainly addiction, so you need to get on this right away so it doesn’t get worse. I don’t have experience with this exact situation, but I think you could pretty easily get a safe medication plan with meds that can help without the major risks (propranalol, hydroxyzine, gabapentin, Buspar etc). Xanax is still okay for emergencies but there’s meds you can take every day that do a similar job without the risks.

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