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I've always had high stress, anxiety and social anxiety

Hi,I've always had high stress, anxiety and social anxiety since I was in my 20's.But April last year I woke up feeling like my mind stopped working, I couldn't even think, or do anything. it was Like my mind couldn't even process how to turn the tap water off, or even send the message to my hand what to do, I would freeze trying to find the correct message in my mind on how to do it. My mind forgot how to send messages to the body.Year later, I still had the feeling, but got used to it, even tho it's not nice. The last 6 weeks it's got worse. i Get confused when doing things. when someone i talk to, and they tell me things, I have to ask again, as I forget what they said. Even when doing things, I forget what I'm doing, I don't remember doing that, or did I just do that I ask my self. It's like I went into a different dimension, and time stopped, and I can't recall what happened. Like going from A to C instead of going from ABCDE ETC. It's like my mind isn't in control of the present moment, like a big blur of thoughts in my head, blur blur, with no understanding of words or thoughts. it's something else is leading the way in my head, but not letting me what's really going on next. if that makes sense. My thoughts are just so strange. Like the the other day, the tire guy I been talking to changed my tires on my car, but later on he kept popping up in my mind, and my mind would keep repeating the image of that person and then decides if it's negative thought/picture, and reacts to it is a horrible fear like feeling... even when looking at someone, something, hearing something etc, my mind decides what it sees or hears, if it's negative or not. if negative, then the mind goes crazy, blured mind, fear. it's like a jumbled up puzzle in my mind, and consciously my mind can't work anything out! so stress, anxiety, confusion, huge fear kicks in. even looking at my mum today, i felt a huge fear.. i thought, my on earth did my mind decide that image was danger. it's like a have a bully in my head. i also get crazy breathing, and pains etc in my body when this happens.. i know what a panic attack feels like, but i'm not having a panic attack, this is just odd.. it seems i have a new sensation each week. there must be 100's of symptoms when it comes to anxiety. it's like i'm on a spinning wheel and can't get off. the Minds unable to process the present moment of what's happening when i'm doing things. At times in the day, it's like for a split few minutes, I could feel not as bad, but then bang a thought or just walking into the next room, going for a walk, my senses always seem to be on the alert for danger. I feel so sensitive to things, it's so easy to make me anxious and stressed.. which affects my mind and body. Even a pain in my body sets the stress and anxiety off. Then the confusion keeps it. At times the confusion kicks it, which then makes my stress and anxiety high. Then depression.. my mood is like a yo yo. Like there is a on and off switch.. the confusion and Memory part is the new symptom, which is so scary. I get really scared and paranoid also..Doctor just says oh take this medication.. tried it all, but made me worse. i feel like i'm different person from one day to the next, i scared i'm going mad :( So really I'm not sure what's going on, or how to get well x

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I've been on Restoril 30 mg and it's not helping so

Hello I've been on Restoril 30 mg for awhile and it's not helping so much now that I have more stress and am peri- menopausal. I'd like to ask my doc to try Xanax CR as it helped my father. Please advise

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JA: . How can we be of help? Customer: Ive had anxiety

HiJA: Hello. How can we be of help?Customer: Ive had anxiety years ago and it went away. So earlier this yearJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.Customer: i took Lipo 6 rx fat burners. two times on a Saturday in February. then once at lunch time on Tuesday (few days later)JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?Customer: My anxiety came back as a result of this low dosage (just two days of fat burners)JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Doctor about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am a 19 y.o. male, /P 115/58, weight 155 lbs, vitals

I am a 19 y.o. male, B/P 115/58, weight 155 lbs, vitals normal. S/S: extreme persistent daytime drowsiness despite good sleep, exercise, morning caffeine, medication dosing changes; inability to concentrate; lack of energy. Current medications: Trazodone 50mg 1x at night (as needed), 40 mg Prozac 1x daily, 15 mg Buspirone 2x daily. Hx/ prior dx: Dysthymia, Social Anxiety Disorder, borderline tendencies (not officially diagnosed). I've tried increasing caffeine dosage, no effect; i've tried stopping caffeine, no effect; I've tried exercising, no effect; I've increased and decreased dosage of trazodone, no effect; I've tried going to bed earlier, no effect. Diagnostic tests were performed: thyroid function was normal, negative for diabetes, CBC and CMP were normal, Epstein-Barr virus test was negative, HIV test was negative, rapid flu test was negative. My question is what could be causing my drowsiness, inability to concentrate, and fatigue and what could I do? Would you reccommend a nootropic agent (Provigil, etc) or a CNS stimulant (Ritalin, Adderall, etc)?

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My lower stomach has been hurting a week now. It is a dull

My lower stomach has been hurting for over a week now. It is a dull pain but sharp on occasion. It feels like it is upset but has lasted so long

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Most of the time i cannot look directly to a person am

hi,most of the time i cannot look directly to a person am talking to. waht problem is this. I also get tears while talking or laughing..

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Can you write me a prescription? I have social anxiety and I

Can you write me a prescription for propranolol? I have social anxiety and I need it for later on today. I'm tired of always having to go wait around in a clinic for 4 hours when I need it. And they charge so much. I don't have insurance. Even if you can't do it, could you direct me to someone who can? The event I have to attend is very important.

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How long would it take 0.5mg tab mylan x to

how long would it take for clonazepam 0.5mg tab mylan x to help with anxiety and social unability to rejoin others in social fun and just feelling normal again, been taking it since June 3, 2015.

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Ive been having social anxiety on my mind months since

Ive been having social anxiety on my mind for 6 months since i fully recognized it, but today i realized it could be mild autism. I have intrusive thoughts which include obssessing about increasing my rpm on the bike the next workout. I get minimal anxiety when i think about other peoples consciousnesses. I watch youtube videos and fantasize a lot the same thing about the same video. These things might indicate autism, however they occur only a quarter or less of the day and arent severe. Things that indicate i cant have autism because of things that relate to my social anxiety: I'm comfortable around certain people (less intimidating people),, ive had a small groups of friends and even hang out with the popular group sometimes because of my jokes. I'm afraid of embarrasment. autistic people dont understand other emotions,,, i understand when people are mad at me, disappointed in me, when they like me ect. I cant understand what other people are thinking when im faced with anxiety. As bad as anxiety can hinder the quality of your social interaction, its never the case that i dont see there emotions. I'm always looking to tell a joke to offset the anxiety and create a filter so that im wanted. In other words im not being myself. I dont know if autism involves being yourself. Based on what ive said, am i more likely to have autism or social anxiety?

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