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Offline Lara71

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« on: December 22, 2013, 02:55:02 PM »
I'm Lara. I've had mild anxiety/depression since my 20's (I'm 42 now) Previously I took a low dosage of zoloft and then moved to a low dose of Viibryd. I'm not a big fan of long term medications so I tend to take the smallest dose I can.

Unfortunately my anxiety level has increased 100 fold in the last two years due to two deaths in the family, my best friend having severe health issues, loss of a cat I had for 14 years, fighting with a bad neighbor and losing my job. Even though these stressors were either long ago or no longer active, I have found my anxiety issues have remained and have turned into death anxiety. I have a talk therapist and my regular doctor prescribes the viibryd. (This is due to the fact no psychiatrist takes my insurance. Although I may have found one that will take it.)

So I just wanted to say hi. I may occasionally post believing I have cancer. I most likely don't. I'm trying to learn what is a symptom of anxiety and what is actual illness.
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Re: Hello
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2013, 03:58:45 AM »
Hi Lara, I'm also new to the forum.  I'm sorry to hear about the things you have gone through and are going through.  I saw a list of anxiety related symptoms somewhere on this forum that you should keep an eye out for.  It helped me relax a little.  Good luck!  I'll be praying for you.
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Re: Hello
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2013, 05:46:25 AM »
Welcome to the forum. Good to have you as a member. Here you are with like minded people. People who understand. As we all suffer from something or other. So feel free to ask any questions. Our members are always willing to help others out. Good chatroom too. 3 posts to enter the room.

Find the correct section of the forum that suits your condition and create a new topic on it. This is just a welcome section. Never really get the same amount of help in this section as you would on the other sections of the forums. So whatever one suits the questions you are asking. Get much better answers.
All users of the chatroom must be 18 years old or over. The room is off limits to anybody under the age of 18.
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