Please Help Me

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I need some help. I have posted a few time now over the last few weeks and as always thank you all for the support. My quick story is I was on Cit for about 7 years before coming up of it cold turkey. (I know stupid decision) I am not back on what started at 20mg for a week and now upped to 40mg for the last 4 days. 

My concern is this feeling that I have in my head. It is the hardest thing to describe to people but I feel like I am going crazy or there is something growing in my brain. Cancer???? Tumor??? It is a feeling like I am just very spaced out and losing my mind. I feel like I can't think or concentrate and that I am just sitting in my body as a shell. At times it seems to get better if I dont think about it but really it is there 24/7. I woke up this morning freaking out that I finally lost my mind. Was very confused as to what was going on just dont want to deal with it anymore. I am now sitting at my desk at work and still feel very spaced out and wondering what is going on with me. 

If anybody else has felt like this or similiar and could help me out and let me know how long it lasted.

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    Also I dont really feel like I am having a true panic attack at times and still have this feeling in my head. I feel calm but just have this feeling in my head. 
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    Hi Yadeed,

    I know what you mean, the meds make you calmer but your head is somehow weird and you have feeling of loosing your mind. In my case Cit stopped my panic attacks, boost my mood and in general i am coping but  I experiencing intensive, very intrusive thoughts and then I am overanalyzing it. It can last all day, just thinking, feeling scared and worry I will become crazy one of these days.

     

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      Thanks Monika. I sit at my desk all day with this crazy feeling in my head like something is taking over. I cant concentrate and feel like I am going mad. Its such a terrible feeling and I hope it can pass soon because it is ruinging my life. 
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      I feel the same way, just can't concentrate at work, all I do is worry. But I think we need to contribute a littlr bit more; I realise that when I am make myself busy with something else than thinking about myself ... its actually getting better. It is difficult I know, but I believe we can do better than that. Trust me, you dont have anything in your head, you just listen to your body too much. I had similar worries last month and spent £300 on MRI scan, believing I am having a brain tumor. 
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      Yes if I keep my mind busy I tend to forget about it. People always say well then just stop thinking about it but as we all know that is not easy to do. I usually play video games or watch tv to try and I say try take my mind off it. It is all a mental thing and hopefully with meds and time it will go away.
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    I had similar to what you describe. I would pin point it as a cross section between temples and front to back of head ie right in the middle of my brain. My councillor said that it was quite common and that it was Anxiety! I had it with no other symptoms of a panic attack. Just the knowledge that it was this and that it was common helped me loads.
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    I WISH I COULD HELP YOU. I WENT OFF OF CITALOPRAM 10/25 COLD TURKEY AT DOCTOR'S REQUEST AND I AM FEELING GREAT. I PRAYED THAT I WOULDN'T HAVE ANY PROBLEMS, AND I HAVEN'T. BUT PRIOR TO COMING OFF OF 10MG I WAS A WRECK. MYSELF I WOULDN'T RECOMMEND THIS DRUG TO ANYONE, BUT THEN EVERYONE'S SYSTEM IS DIFFERENT. I AM BEGINNING TO EAT AGAIN LIGHTLY, MY STOMACH HAS SETTLED DOWN AND I AM NOT SLEEPING ALL DAY.
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