I've belonged to this group for some time but this is my first post. Is it possible to talk yourself out of being anxious? I've been dealing with this for the past several months and have good days and not-so-good days. Working with my primary care dr., initially to work with elevated blood pressure. We had a discussion about whether the BP was causing the anxiety or the anxiety causing BP problem (which came first, the chicken or the egg?). BP RX worked for a while but when I get anxious, it rises. I have an appointment coming up with him to discuss and want to bring up the possibility of RX to treat anxiety. I'm also seeing a wonderful psychotherapist who was a great help to me with grief counseling after my husband died suddenly. Had a good session last week and I left feeling great. Today...not so good. Last week the psychotherapist told me not to be afraid of taking RX for the anxiety. I read that a good way to deal with anxiety was to write down your feelings, which is why I'm here now.
I think that I need a good cry! Anyone else feel that way?
I always struggle during the evening I just want to go to bed, really early like about 7pm. I am highly nervous, on edge, try to distract myself but nothing works. My hands shake, my heart races, even the tv is too much on times.I am taking anti depressent tablets, and vallium what should I do next? Any advise????????
My anxiety is at an all time high, the Fall semester ended December 8th and I'm one step closer to achieving my academic goals. Nevertheless, as of lately I've been an emotional wreck and feel like a failure, I'm so lonely it hurts, I'm 33 years-old and have never had a romantic relationship, never, and I feel as though I'm running out time (anxiety). I have been crying and longing a lot over...