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How can my depression and panic be cured ?

I am 48 years old, 5 9 , about 180 lbs, female, diagnosed with hepatitis C about ten years ago, at that time it was dormant, I have awful varicose veins , rope-like, around my knees and sides of my calves, and i take 120 milligrams of methadone daily due to my past drug abuse history of being a heroin addict, i havent used heroin in 16 months, and that is how long i have been taking methadone. My problem is when i wake up i can barely stand up on legs, it is so painful sometimes i feel as if my legs are going to give out on me. I have to hold onto the wall until the pain subsides somewhat, but not entirely, then the pain centers around my knees. This also happens after i sit for awhile and try to stand up again, it usually takes a few tries to regain my footing, but my legs feel so weak and painful. Secondly, my hands always feel as if they are falling asleep, and i have rub them constantly to relieve this, it even wakes me up out of a dead sleep. I have very little energy, feel lethargic, and very depressed over this. At the moment i was laid off of my job and since i was paid cash i do not receive unemployment. I am miserable, alone, and depressed. Can you help me?
Asked On : Tue, 24 May 2011
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Welcome to health care magic family,
AS you are 48, you have multiple problems mainly due to age.
Firstly you have got manopausal or pre manopausal syndrome causing all mental and psyco somatic dis order.
Secondly you have got Varicose vain problem giving trouble to your legs and knees.
Thirdly you have got generalized osteo porosis and osteo malasia and osteo artheritic changes in the bones and joints.
Join manopausal clinic classes and consult orthopedic surgeon and seek his advice.
ok and bye.
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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