I just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Danielle. I am 28, married and have a 2.5 year old girl. I have always been a pretty laid back, happy individual. Always smiling and laughing. After I got married and had my daughter the stress levels definitely increased. Then, back in October my Mother-in-law passed away and that's when anxiety tried to take over my life. It's done a pretty good job but I'm not giving in! Initially, a few panic attacks brought me to the emergency room 3 times. As like many others, i thought i was having a heart attack or stroke. Of course, i was told i was perfectly healthy and given a prescription for Ativan and Lorzepam. I started taking the Ativan unsure of what else to do to make myself feel better. I hated that stuff and was afraid of becoming addicted. I decided to seek out a more natural means of help. I got off of the Ativan by taking other natural supplements to help with sleep and eating. They helped for sure. My physical symptoms included extreme brain fog, loss of appetite, nausea, occasional vommitting, weight loss, fatigue, insomnia, racing thoughts, irritability, depression, muscle twitches, dizziness/lightheadedness, burning tingling skin, tremors and more. Those are just the ones I can think of. Acupuncture, massage, meditation, counseling and deep breathing have helped me through. I still get a few good days out of the month but for the most part it continues to be an inner struggle with myself. I look forward to the days when I will look back on all of this and be in amazement of how strong I was and will have become. Still a work in progress! Thanks for reading!