will this get better???

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About 1 yr ago i was told i had Anxiety...couldn't sleep, chest pain, arm pain, heartburn, not myself, Dr gave me meds, i took them then we went off them. about 6 weeks ago it all started again but this time way intense, i have had EKG, blood work, all comes back good. I am still concerned. Was put back on the same meds, (Flouxtine) but things are just more intense one day i feel great the next 3 not so good. tired, chest pains, heartburn, arms burn, pain in back, dryheaves every morning, jaw pains etc i could just go on and on.....is all of this normal, will it get better. Any thoughts on how to get through this??????

thank you in advanced


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    I was wondering the same thing only im on sertraline and ive still be having panic attacks and cold sweats... Ive been having a terrible time sad

    The only thing is keep ringing your doctor to see if there is anything they can give you...

    My doctor gave me diazepam...

    To calm me down...

    Haven't took any yet

    Take care x

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    Hi Tracy. What happened a year ago for you to be told you had anxiety? If you had trouble taking the meds prescribed then they are not going to help you now. I think you need help. I suggest you return to your GP and tell him the meds aren't working and can he prescribe anything else. If he seems reluctant or disinterested. Try and see an alternative doctor either at the same practice or move elsewhere.
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    Dear Tracey,

    I agree with the responses in that you need to find good medical support, but you must also look after yourself by taking small steps to make yourself feel better. Setting small measurable and achievable goals each day will enable you to feel better about yourself, rather than focussing on your symptoms of stress. Take some exercise like going out for a walk, to see positve movements in your environoment and try to stay positive in everything you do. Medications will help, but they will not help completely. You must learn to try to control your thinking by forcing yourself to stay positive. The medications should help lift your mood so that you can start to make the positive steps towards controlling your environment. Surround yourself people that can help you, so that you are not pulled down further.

    I wish you luck!

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    Hi tracy

    What happened if anything that caused the anxiety

    also what meds

    Did he give you first time did they work ? and why did you stop taking them

    Thanks in advance


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      my mother had a stroke and lives in a nursing home, she is paralixed on her right side(no walking, no talking but her mind is still there) i had a lot of guilt cause i wanted her to have her heart checked out and this did this procedure and she had a stroke.

      Flouxitine i am on...tried zoloft had an allergic reaction. we stoppepd taking them cause the dr thought i was better i was for about 7 months.

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