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I have unbearable anxiety, Too much sleep makes it worse.

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I have unbearable anxiety ...

I have unbearable anxiety

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?

Too much sleep makes it worse. Xanax has qorked in past

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Psychologist should know?

Not really

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Mental Health Professional: LeahMSWuofm, Clinical Social Worker replied 1 year ago
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Hi, thanks for writing. Are you looking for help with a prescription today or advice on self-management of anxiety? Unfortunately this site doesn't help with medication prescriptions so if that is the case, let me know and I can contact customer service about a refund. if you were looking for more general support, let me know and i would be glad to share some trued and true non-medication treatments that could make you feel better.

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Mental Health Professional: LeahMSWuofm, Clinical Social Worker replied 1 year ago

Hello, I just wanted to check in since I noticed this question is still open. Can I help ? Just let me know! Thanks,

Leah

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