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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for anxiety and depression

Hello, I ve had anxiety symptoms for years. When stressed, I d bang my head off of walls and rock to cope. EXCESSIVELY. Chronic migraines from poor food, then due to using corn syrup as a substitute I was thrown into add/adhd medication hell. After these drugs were refused to be taken, as ritalin and like drugs are cocaine-methamphetamine based, from a chemical polar-switch depression was the diagnosis. The depression medications(prozac, imipramine, etc) made me mentally ill- homicidal and suicidal ideologies, etc. I quit taking any all together. All along, (- everything in reviewing now and piecing past skills and memories I couldn t remember due to medications,) is VERY on point with autism spectrum disorder. intellect, pattern recognition, mathematical gifts, etc/ But no doctor will acknowledge due to intellectual and verbal skills. The years of coping have giving me varicose veins from doing multiple suicide jobs and highly illegal working-hour schedule/ I can t find a doctor to aid treating (as my previous practitoner lied for almost ten years about treatment options. And from many years of mistreatment and emotional/ psychological/sexual abuse, I am a PTSD case, who has never had a stable job from these sleep issues and social-anxieties. Can t qualify for ODSP due to lack of a proper practitioner. Do I sue my doctor, -leave this country? Ceratonin levels are uneven, REM cycles are 3- 3 1/2 hours between, and the more I read about the side effects of ritalin-era medications, the more I find a correlation to cardio-vascular issues. Started having them since I was taking these medications, dismissed as anxiety or growing pains when i was 16. I do try to take care of health through diet, but because of this- all my claims are waived as paranoia. anxiety related/ Because I ve coped to communicate, but this doesn t always work. Never had a job for more than a few months, with a cpl exceptions, but saying I m okay to work. I m at a crossroads as to previous neglects and traumas coping undiagnosed or supported through constant homelessness from these symptoms/ what do I do? I don t know where to start- and psychiatry is all about pill pushing-which I m not interested obviously from a past of unaccountability, and mentioned side effects. I ve been almost catatonic for the better part of the last 7 years, but allegedly fine to work at a coffee shop, or factory although when I am on my feet for two long I have extreme, and often dangerous spells of vertigo. All this coping brings migraines from hell- I am resourceful, and now starting to have TMJ type symptoms, or from constant clenching, that I can t prevent. IDK anymore. That s my history. My doctor really sucked, but made enough money giving me magic beans that never helped and are still messing up my life :/ Free-health care isn t what it s cracked up to be when you can t get someone to actually have the time to understand that the psychological/neurological symptoms are impacting my physical health. -I know it was long, But I feel necessary to understand this springboard of progression that overall has not been much in my control. if you have advice on how to get a proper assessment, or to classify this to aid proper-treatment, well that d be a life changer. I wanted to practice accupuncture and assist people with anxiety/autism issues like myself, but I can t even get grounded enough to afford a car let alone career with all these issues compounding. But I m thin and my blood-pressure stats are great. so okay to work. lol
Thu, 19 Mar 2015
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I went through your details. I feel very much elated about your attitude towards everything. You are doing great and even willing to try help others with anxiety disorder. Please understand anxiety as a disorder can be learned to be managed. But anxiety cannot be treated as a disorder at all and is a body reaction to a fear stimuli. The whole process is cyclic. Therefore education about anxiety can only provide you the much required peace of mind. Read more and more and talk to experts. You will continue to do well, I am sure.

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