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This is Dr. David
you need to see a doctor and ask for help to quit xanax and also to get treatment for your anxiety disorder and panic attacks
there are treatments for anxiety disorder with medications like SSRI agents like zoloft or paxil which can help decrease your anxiety
this can help you taper off of xanax easier
also there are non addictive anti-anxiety medications like hydroxyzine and buspiron which can help decrease anxiety.
but you have to see a doctor to get help and treatment.
a doctor will respect you for seeking help to quit xanax and get treatment for your anxiety disorder.
if you don't see a doctor your anxiety symptoms will continue to be bad and you will continue to seek out xanax to treat yourself.
let me know if you have other questions.
no, a good doctor will not look down on you
a good doctor will see you have anxiety disorder and treat your anxiety disorder
and help you to stop taking xanax.