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Hi, my 25 year old daughter was having anxiety. Her

Hi, my 25 year old daughter was having anxiety. Her doctor doubled her Zoloft from 50mg to 100. She took .5mg of Xanax 3 times a day for about 10 days. Then lowered to maybe 1mg total to .5mg total a day for the next 6 days. The last 5 days she took .5 a day to none a day. She hasn’t taken any for the last 4 days and is experiencing pretty bad headaches. And anxiety. Is she experiencing withdrawals from the Xanax? Is this dangerous? Should she get back on and taper off!
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Hi, I am somewhat happy to find this site where i can write my feeling. I don’t know how to start. So I ll just write from my childhood till my married life now. I am 28 years old now. So, when I was a child. My mom always complained that I didn t have good grade and was a bad girl at school. She will yell at me whenever she has to meet the teacher at parents meeting day. Also, I was bullied at school, but when i told her she simply say it s because I was a bad girl that I will get bullied. I was bullied because I was too quiet and shy at school. Those I thought was my friend bullied me. During my high school, I went to a bad school, which luckily closed down, so I was transferred to a better high school. To tell you how bad it was, my somewhat friend stole my gel pens that I was collecting when I was little. They stole it in front of me and didn t want to give back to me. During art class, a student asked the teacher how to draw a dragon. 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