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milktoast9 posted:
had my first attack in may and ended up in the ER three times. after getting on zoloft and ativan things were going pretty well and this morning it started up again... the vomiting, passing out....i am at such a loss. doctor said they are severe. so physical.
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Patricia Farrell, PhD responded:
You should have been referred for some cognitive therapy with an experienced, licensed therapist who specializes in anxiety disorders. It's not all medication that works and there needs to be a self-help/cognitive component.

It can be worked out and you will learn how to help yourself at the first hint of anxiety coming on. This is where you need to intervene (the first hint of anxiety) and you can help yourself to stop it before it builds up.

Hope you do find a qualified therapist and that it works out well for you now.


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