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Feeling that someone ran past me. Previously treated for anxiety. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:hello there i am very worried and scared
Doctor:please proceed with the query.
User:as i was at the shop about 40 mins ago and i told my son to stay with the trolley so he did then i went to get sumthing from the frezer section in the shops and then it seemed like sumone was running around me and i thought it was my son but it wasnt and not sure what was run near me
User:so so worried
User:i had a lady abit down from me
User:so so worried
Doctor:i didnt get your other sentence
User:then i felt i could breath and elt i was going to stop breathing
Doctor:is you son safe now?
User:a lady was near me with her trolley but she was like 4 feet away from me'
User:but sumone ran past me
User:and now i am scared
User:but i no one did run past me
Doctor:it must have been some other kids near by
User:no there was no other kid and it was like they where making noises
Doctor:maybe you were hallucinating.It does happen to everyone once in a while
Doctor:there is no need to worry
User:i am so scared tho
User:they where making a noise and i was so scared that i felt very breathless
User:very scared
Doctor:ok, are you under any medications.
User:very very scared
Doctor:ok, you were previously takign medications for anxiety
Doctor:did you discontinue
User:yes i was not now
User:i was feeling good for about 3 weeks and gone down hill again and told psychristist i was gong well but not now
Doctor:please continue taking it
Doctor:it will do you good
Doctor:are you doing any meditation, yoga
User:very worried what happened to me
Doctor:please start all theses
Doctor:nothing will happen to you
User:as when i was turning i saw sumthing around m
Doctor:these are common
Doctor:things one experiences when they stop a medication
Doctor:take from today again
User:well i never had these
Doctor:do meditation, this will bring you courage, self confidence
User:i stopped meds about 6 weeks ago
Doctor:to deal with your problems
Doctor:how is your son now.
User:what will make me overcome this anxitey
User:there was nothing wrong with my son
Doctor:he was there is the store right
Doctor:he is safe?
User:yes he was safe nothing happened to him it was happening to me
User:how can i overcome this anxitey
Doctor:ok, nothing will happen to you, stay calm, continue medications again
Doctor:join a meditation group
Doctor:or learn through a teacher
User:i dont want to have to relie on meds all my life
Doctor:have you tried cognitive behavirol therapy
Doctor:there is no medications,only therapy
Doctor:it is the best
User:yes dont work for me
Doctor:you mean cognitive behavirol therapy
Doctor:ok, then you can try mediation
User:will i overcome this anxitey at all
User:when and how
Doctor:try meditation or medcication
Doctor:do you go to work
User:but medacation takes ages to find the right one that will work
User:no cant work
Doctor:what happened, due to this problem.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries.
User:my stepdad died of lung cancer and i saw him go from well the very sick
User:its hard for doc to find right meds and takes ages to get the right meds
User:and for it to work
Doctor:yes it is, but
Doctor:you were ok when you took the medications previously so contiue with it
User:no i wasnt ok
Doctor:ok,then you can try a different doctor
User:i mite try effexor xr again and see if tha works again
Doctor:yes you can try it again
Doctor:do you have any more queries
User:i am thinking i will get sertoine sydrome from meds
Doctor:i think you better change the psychiatrist\and go for a new one
Doctor:may be concelling will help you
User:why u think that will help
Doctor:it helps everyone
User:why will it help me tho
Doctor:it helps in anxiety
Doctor:stress etc..
User:no it dont
Doctor:ok, do you have any more queries
Doctor:ok, kindly login for further queries.
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