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I started having depression which turned to anxiety and

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I started having depression which turned to anxiety and panic attacks. I know have agoraphobia so badly I quit smoking so I didn't have to go outside. I know this is aweful and I have never had an addiction problem with anything but because of my inability to leave the house to see a doctor a friend of mine gives me her klonipin and xanex, instantly I was able to be a part of my children's life's again. I understand tolerance doesn't equal dependence but I have never gotten a "hi" from these drugs but want off of them I can take 6 to 8 mg of klonpin with no results any more and 6-9 xanex with no relief. I am an educated woman ( a BSN) and was just desperate to be a part of my kids life. The high dosages have only been going on for 1 to 2 months and not comsecutively. 2-3 times a week . Treatment is not an option for me I have no help with my children .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

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