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You all know me by now by post or reply but for those who don't I'm Danielle, I am 24 years old and have Thanatophobia which has led me to suffer with depression, anxiety and panic disorders for 8 years but only got the courage up to go see my doctor 4-5 months ago, they first gave me Citalopram which went horribly wrong and then put me on Venlafaxine and Propranolol.
I started on 75mg Venlafaxine but upped it to 150mg slow release about 3-4 months ago and started on 3x40mg propranolol but upped it to 80mg slow release up to twice a day around the same time.
Things have been going well as I've been learning what does and doesn't work when taking these meds, like I now take them on a night because they were making me tired all day and this also takes away the need for me to take the second Propranolol.
Over the past month my anxiety has been hitting me on a night, not too bad, but it's starting to become a cause for concern. I'm unsure what to do, I've been putting off posting on here hoping it would go away but to no avail, I've also been debating whether to up my dose of Venlafaxine again but don't really want to unless I have to.
I've tried all sorts to naturally help my anxiety go away from eating healthier, drinking camomile tea to using lavender and followed every bit of advice anyone had to give.
I guess I'm hoping someone could suggest other things or have some advice, otherwise I need to go back and see my doctor again which I really don't want to do as I don't want to have to change to a new medication again and have to go through all the side effects.
So any advice would be much appreciated and taken on board.
Thanks for reading and as always I hope you're all well.
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