It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Anxiety Message Board


Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-26-2006, 01:38 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: West Jordan,UT
Posts: 3
Scott A HB User
Anxiety need help!

I have been lightheaded 24 hours a day for months now. I have had insomana all my life but now I am tired all the time. I will get anziey out of no were. I can wake up with it at night or in the morning. I will have it some times all day long it will get my blood pressure up. I am on 20 mg of celexa I have tried 40 mg but it did not change anything. I am not sure if it is the right med for me. I got this anxiety out of no where I worrie about health problems all the time and worrie about new things I see on my body and the lighheadness only makes it worse becasue it is always their as a remminder. I am not sure what to do or how to control my anxiety. I have talked to a therapist but she does not seem to help she tells me things I already know like keep busy. I do but my mind wounders and I focus on things and can not get them out of my thoughts even if I try. I feel like a want to cry but this med will not even let me do that. Every day I a struggle and my wife does not understand what I am going through and can not take me complaining so I have to keep it to my self it is soooo hard. I just want to feel somewhat normal and feel good and not lightheaded. can any one provide any suggestions or help.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 09-26-2006, 02:39 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 1,344
j2006 HB User
Re: Anxiety need help!

You should contact your Dr about how you are feeling. Maybe you could increase you medication just a little. How long have you been on Celexa? I have been on Celexa just started a week ago, for the same reasons you are on it. I couldn't rid of the Fog I have been in 24 hours a day. I take Klonopin at pm to help me sleep. I take a .5 mg and cut it in fours. I take just bite. I know that when you are tired anxiety can be at it's worst. Also, if you are unhappy with your therapist - you should try another until you are happy.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 09-26-2006, 02:48 PM   #3
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: West Jordan,UT
Posts: 3
Scott A HB User
Re: Anxiety need help!

Thanks for your response. I been on Celexa since July. I started on 20 mg and then in Augest I went up to 40 mg. I just went back down to 20 mg last week becasue I did not see a diffrence in the level of medication. It is all so frustrating.

 
Old 09-26-2006, 03:08 PM   #4
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 1,344
j2006 HB User
Re: Anxiety need help!

I would then call your Dr for sure. Maybe you could discuss switching to a new medication. I was on Lexapro a few months back and had to discontinue because it was too strong for me. Let me know how you are feeling.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
I have Severe Anxiety and Need help. resQuS Anxiety 3 05-14-2010 11:34 AM
Exercise Anxiety bratforlife Anxiety 2 04-21-2010 05:37 AM
enough is enough! anxiety has taken over, trying meds finally--input please mochi* Anxiety 8 03-22-2009 08:10 PM
Coping With Anxiety Treetop Anxiety 164 11-19-2005 01:41 PM
Anxiety or diabetes? xMorningGloryx Diabetes 6 05-29-2005 03:34 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:35 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!