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I am suffering from extreme snxiety. I. Have a several panoc

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i am suffering from extreme snxiety. I. Have a several panoc attacks and feel that xanax may benifit me
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I take paxil and metepropol
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the psychologist should know?
Customer: No i think that is it. Thank you
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 month ago.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Im awhite male 5"7 186lbs
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for that additional information.

While it is possible that xanax will help you to feel better it is probably going to take more than a pill to get you back on your feet.

I suggest you consult with a psychologist in addition to your psychiatrist. Talk therapy as well as group treatment such as CBT should help.

Unfortunately, there is no "quick fix" -- feeling better will take time but, given what you have posted, I am confident that things will get better.

Does this make sense to you?

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