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  1. can someone tell me what post meno means??? and what does HRT do to help????
    ... the HRT help with the panic attacks? if not i take xanax i was told i have a panic disorder.so i get mine next...
    ... me sleepy the prempro gives me energy i also take xanax but im trying to get the dr to switch me to klonipins ... tried klonipins but my sister says there better then xanax said xanax makes you feel so tired and cant do much ... them so i have no idea how they work so for now im on xanax .why is it that when we go into meno we get the anxiety...

  2. any suggestions for energy?
    ... drinks you mentioned hurt me if i take b/p meds and the xanax and darvacets??? also if im on 3 -1 mg xanax a day...

  3. Menopause
    ... advice would be helpfull.i sleep great but i also take xanax at night for my anxiety and i also have seizures as...

  4. counseling for anxiety
    ... on coping strategies, except, of course, for using Xanax as a 'circuit-breaker', as she refers to it. She...
    ... and what is not. I take Effexor and supplement with xanax as needed. I have taken xanax as needed for 16 years...
    ... anxiety. In fact it was too sedating. I also have xanax for breakthrough anxiety. I went over 20 years with...

  5. palpitations cures
    ... amount), sweets. How are you treating yours? I have a Xanax prescription, but I have no intention of taking that...

  6. Can anyone help with a natural suggestion? Estroven or something?
    ... then take Ambien CR? My doc has me on Prozac and Xanax and I swear it's hormonal. Thouhts and advice welcome...

  7. Jitters and tight stomach, no appetite
    ... whatever I need to do. I am taking Effexor XR and take Xanax every morning. It makes me so sleepy but it is better...
    ... Ativan and if you have any side effects from it? The Xanax makes me very sleepy and if I take it I have not been...

  8. Lorazapan (ativan)
    ... like an antidepressant but for anxiety, and .25 of xanax as needed. I do know that you can get used to the...

  9. How long before HRT starts to make a difference?
    ... can at least be somewhat controlled by a dose of xanax . Although I feel a little better, I can't say I've...

  10. Does Prozac Help Peri?
    ... SSRI has helped these symptoms? I also take .25 of Xanax twice a day and was actually not needing it much until...
    ... 20mg and now takes 40mg. She hardly ever has to use Xanax .......she's very happy with the results. Good luck...

  11. Depression and Med (Effexor XR)
    ... off of it but too late to change that. I also have Xanax to take but I'm trying not to use it....
    ... but I supplement it with 20mg of Prozac. I have Xanax to use on an as-needed basis. It works well for depression ... to get rid of, and it makes me depressed. Even the xanax doesn't help much, and I don't want to take more....
    ... might be getting a little better. I still use the xanax , but find I am taking less. My doctor suggested dissolving ... the xanax under my tongue (it tastes yucky) but it works very...
    ... but will have to do what works. I don't take much Xanax now - but occasionally need it. I try not to take...

  12. This peri stuff is for the birds
    ... are over medicating yourself at all. I have taken Xanax off and on for over 10 years with no problems of dependency ... don't have alot of anxiety, but for some reason the Xanax helps with physical symptoms I have. I have been having ... alot of pelvic pressure and pain lately and the Xanax works better than Tylenol. I wish vitamins helped...

  13. Nose Bleeds during menopause
    ... encountered in life, and I usually have to take a part of a Xanax after I have one because they scare me so bad...although...

  14. flying on Saturday
    ... help, take them. I wouldn't leave home without my Xanax . It's my security blanket. I might not take any, but...
    ... deal with large crowds and annoying people! I have Xanax too, and like you, would not leave home without them...

  15. Surgically Induced Menopause
    ... balanced back out 2 mos later i did fine i was on xanax for my panic ,i stayed home for along time before...
    ... balanced back out 2 mos later i did fine i was on xanax for my panic ,i stayed home for along time before...

  16. backache between neck and shoulder blades
    ... tightness from the anxiety. I hope you find some relief. Xanax really helped the bad days too. A number of years...

  17. can anyone help me?
    ... and had to go back on the meds (also sometimes take xanax if I am feeling really bad). Just recently I realized...

  18. Help for sore breasts?
    ... first off i have to laugh at the post xanax , xanax and more xanax but hey i take 3 ,1 mg of them a day...

  19. anxiety question
    ... little anxiety this May but not bad and have some xanax if needed. I have only had one period (jan) since...

  20. effexor XR
    ... to work, so i am wondering if i should just take my xanax at least until after the wedding and then start on...
    ... Ooops! One last question, when you take xanax with buspar does it make you extra tired and dizzy...
    ... 2 x daily. I am on generic. I am on a low dose of xanax .25 and I don't think taking the two together makes...

  21. what are the symptoms for menopause???
    ... dizziness and diarea i do sleep but thats because i take xanax i suffer from severe panic disorder im so confused...

  22. post your best remedies
    ... Xanax, Xanax, and more Xanax !...

  23. Lexapro and Perimenopause
    ... up all the time through the night and i was taking xanax but once i started on the thyriold meds i sleep allnight...

  24. Morning Anxiety
    ... like a black cloud was following me around. I do have xanax that was given me as needed but never took it much...

  25. Symptoms of Peri
    ... panic attacks and have had them ever since i take xanax for them other then that i cry alot and depression...
    ... except my levothyroxine hormone pills 75mcgs and 1 mg xanax for the bad aneity my aneity never went away i thought...
    ... taking any other meds which are my vit and cal and my xanax and yes i go to the thyriold boards about everyday...

  26. Perimenopause symptoms
    ... anxiety and was put on a array of medications for it. Xanax became my friend and helped me get through it. But...
    ... may till now and i allmost cant handle it i do take xanax to calm me down i never leave my house as i also have...
    ... may till now and i allmost cant handle it i do take xanax to calm me down i never leave my house as i also have...
    ... have no life ,well when i went in there they took my xanax away cold turkey and i thought for sure id die my...
    ... also want to ask a serios question if im taking 1 mg xanax 3 times a day could this be why im fainting i called...
    ... also want to ask a serios question if im taking 1 mg xanax 3 times a day could this be why im fainting i called ... typos. GODS :) VICKIE hi vickie, I take xanax 6 times a day and depakote, I have not fainted before...
    ... THANKS TINA I WASNT SURE I DIDNT THINK XANAX IS CAUSEING THE FAINTING I DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS BUT...
    ... vickie45;3260270]THANKS TINA I WASNT SURE I DIDNT THINK XANAX IS CAUSEING THE FAINTING I DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS BUT...

  27. Dr Says Im In Menopause
    ... starting menopause .oh and i also have the aneity i take xanax for that and at times my heart beats fast .but i just...

  28. head pressure
    ... yes roland i take xanax ...

  29. buspar
    ... anxiety although not as effective (or addictive) as xanax , etc. Initially, it can make you feel dizzy and drowsy...

  30. Had it with all of this nausea, anxiety, please help!!!
    ... for you about what OTC to take for anxiety, I take Xanax on occasion and it really helps. I have never had...

  31. anxiety again
    ... and occasional mood swings. that's what buspar and xanax are for. Thank God for meds. God bless:)...

  32. My Menopause Symptoms
    ... seems to do nothing.Moltrin relieves somewhat and xanax for the anxiety.Hope tomorrow is a better day.Hard...
    ... decent day tomorrow. I have been really thinking about xanax , Ive never taken anything and I am very med sensitive ... challenge. I always hear people say they take a 'pinch' of xanax ... whats that all about ? Did your nerve issues start...
    ... there who share this symptom. I also have considered xanax , a friend has been on it for 15yrs and started on ... her doctor, because not every doctor will prescribe xanax long term, but this one will. I'm afraid to switch...

  33. Sleepless in Menopause
    ... schedule. I also occasionally use a very low dose of Xanax (.25-.5 mg). I don't take it frequently enough to...

  34. Is This Menopause? Will the Pill Help?
    ... function like this all the time :) My doc gave me Xanax too but I hate it, so I just take a little swig of...

  35. Anxiety!!!!!!!
    ... inside I was ready to pass out . I do have an rx for xanax . I don't usually have it with me ,but I'm going to ... only thing I can advise you on. Maybe get an rx for xanax . I have tried a special breathing exercise ,and that...
    ... it is from hormones. I will ask my doctor about the Xanax . I don't think that I would need it all the time but...
    ... taking paxil for it. I also had a prescription for xanax to keep on hand for those times when the panic got...
    ... Anxiety has taken its toll on me.Dr won't renew my xanax so I fired her.I never abused the xanax but with this...

  36. New here..
    ... by the changing hormones and anxiety. A couple of Xanax really help. Check into getting a low dose anti-anxiety...

  37. It's been a long time, but I'm still around and still have peri!
    ... the anxiety (comes and goes for me). I still take xanax when I need to but not often. You mentioned cholestero...

  38. Menopause.Burning Skin...Freezing Hands
    ... uncomfortable.Sometimes it seems that if I take a xanax it seems to calm down a bit.It is just so strange...

  39. Hate the nervousness/anxiety
    ... oooooooooooooooooooo busy, it's insane. I also quit my xanax about five months ago. Maybe i should refill my rx...
    ... Refill your Xanax ! I hate to tell you, but panic attacks, anxiety and ... during peri, mine did. I don't go anywhere without my Xanax and Tenormin for the palps. Crazy way to live, but...

  40. Heart Palps...SCARY! Need some reassurance
    ... at times. The only thing that helps me is to take a Xanax and try to relax. It usually settles down in a couple...

  41. anyone take zoloft for symptoms
    ... an SSRI. Many doctors will give you something like Xanax to take on a temporary basis until the SSRI kicks...
    ... not. I didn't have a problem with that. Just take xanax or tranxene until they kick in and you'll be fine...

  42. Entering menopause.anyone else get this?
    ... I have to stop what I am doing and rest.I do take xanax when this happens and seems to help after a while...

  43. Best medication for anxiety?????Anyone know about Buspar
    ... thought the Klonopin I took for a few months did help. Xanax has always been the med that has worked best for me...

  44. Abnormal EKG?
    ... better. I took the beta-blocker which has helped, and a Xanax when they got really bad, which helps too. 10 years...
    ... kicking up again. Probably anxiety. Thank God for Xanax ! Ann...
    ... to peri-menopause. I will be 42 this month. I am on Xanax .50 mg in the morning and .25 mg at night. It has...

  45. Paranoia today
    ... anxiety is bad, too. I finally got a prescription for Xanax . I am also taking a lot of good vitamins that seem...

  46. Zoloft and Xanax
    ... to get it working. I woudn't hesitate to ask for xanax , especially while you are getting the zoloft to work...
    ... are still there, not as bad though. My doc gave me Xanax prescription today and then said to switch to Cymbalta ... weeks to see if my side effects lessen and take the Xanax as it seems needed. My biggest concern is reading...
    ... Xanax was the first medication I was given a yr ago.(.50 ... with AD's, not happy I quit all of that and kept the xanax as a back-up. When I got alittle shaky 1/2 of the ... and I'm starting Lexapro tonight. I will keep the xanax for the rough patches....
    ... on top of all the menopause symptons! As for the xanax I was on that as well. IT works great for anxiety ... non-addicitng but honestly doesn't work as well as xanax . My doctor has me on an estrogren patch..which...

  47. New Feelings
    ... genes and immunity. I do take Alprazolam (generic of Xanax ) and have been on them for 4 years and am doing real...

  48. any advice on ativan
    ... I've tried Xanax , Ativan and Klonopin and I've not had any problems...

  49. Peri ups & downs! no day is the same!
    ... of uncertainty I keep the original perscription of xanax handy just incase I get anxious, and not to push myself...

  50. Antidepressants
    ... eating as healthy as possible. I also have a RX for xanax in case something comes up I can;t handle. For instance...

  51. Menopausal symptoms?
    ... also gain like 25 pounds in the last year..i take xanax sometimes for anxiety...thanks for responding hugs...

  52. Panic over health
    ... and it is ANXIETY!!! He wants me to take .25 mg of xanax 2 times per day. I was taking it once or less and...
    ... likelihood a cyst....Anxiety is a terrible thing....I take Xanax for mine and it helps me tremendously. It's about...

  53. Just curious...
    ... your going to turn into a drug addict! I have taken Xanax for years, off more than on, and have not had to check...

  54. anxiety
    ... all have come back normal! My Dr. prescribed 0.25 Xanax which seems to only help a little. Do you think this...
    ... antidepressants that help alot. Ask your doctor. I take Xanax too, it's a real help, but not something you want...
    ... in surgical menopause. I too am also on 0.25mg of Xanax as well when needed. My OB told me that I can take...
    ... deep breath in is to yawn really hard. I was given xanax 0.5. I take half when I get alittle on edge and it...

  55. Natural Menopause Solutions?
    ... When I get these feelings I pinch off a piece of Xanax . This usually last about 2-3 days usually every other...

  56. Perimeno and negativity
    ... anxiety with "Ativan" an anti-anxiety drug similar to Xanax . I hate medications and avoid them whenever I can...

  57. Early waking, buzzing and shaking
    ... feeling. I'm now on Prozac 20 mg. low dose and I have xanax when needed. Wish you full recovery from that feeling...
    ... alot. I very rarely use this pill anymore and the xanax (.50 mg) is taken if I hit a rough patch during the ... without sending me back to sleep , today was a 1/2 xanax day in a very long time, I think Feb was the last...
    ... yes, don't be afraid to take the xanax if you need it. I completely understand that some...

  58. vitamins for meno
    ... perscription only. I am stll on 0.05mg of Estrderm and xanax when needed. I have needed the xanax alot lately...
    ... vitamins are so good to take with menopause. The xanax ? Oh I can understand that one. My body swings all...

  59. Just want to know that I am not alone...
    ... dedcides it is my hormones since I am now 44. I am on xanax as needed for panic attacks...zoloft-once a day.. ... wouldn't be without them either...lol I keep the xanax in my purse. Most days I dont even need them but...
    ... I would not leave the house without my Xanax ! I don't take it too often, but if the palps get too ... pill free, and I know that would happen without my Xanax on certain days. Take what you need to get by, stay...
    ... dedcides it is my hormones since I am now 44. I am on xanax as needed for panic attacks...zoloft-once a day.. ... wouldn't be without them either...lol I keep the xanax in my purse. Most days I dont even need them but...
    ... only thing I can tell you is , if you are finding xanax and zoloft not helping in the panic attacks, switch...

  60. Can Anyone Relate?
    ... attacks in check. benn on it for two years now. I have xanax when needed but i don't use it much, i'd rather grind...

  61. Can we talk about husbands?
    ... for him. So - he takes too many muscle relaxers and Xanax to make him sleep. WE have fought and fought about...

  62. Menopause!!! And Major Mood Swings!!!!
    ... crying fits I get into !! I am on HRT as well as Xanax when needed. I am starting to think I realy should ... be taking the Xanax 3x every day instead of taking it when needed. It...
    ... words of wisdom I have is that you are not alone. Xanax helps me thru the rough spots, and lately it has been...
    ... statement about feeling that you might benefit from taking Xanax three times a day as opposed to "as needed." I have...
    ... Give it alittle more time and it should help. I take Xanax for the rough days. i don't know much about Zyprexa...

  63. Any Benzo takers here?
    ... I have taken Xanax on and off for about 10-12 years. Bad weeks I will...
    ... I take Xanax 2X a day. It helps my anxiety as well as my TMJ pain...

  64. bad day
    ... pill was suppose to even out things. I did take a xanax and it did help some, thank goodness for xanax......
    ... there plus a few new ones. I agree, thank God for Xanax . It does take the edge off the bad days. Take care...

  65. antidepressants
    ... am so nervous, nervous, nervous. I was also given Xanax but don't take that much. Maybe tonight I will just...
    ... with lexapro. I can't decide if i just want to take xanax when needed but when does a person become addicted ... to xanax . I try not take it more than once or twice a week...
    ... doctor today and we decided since i am only using xanax about twice a week i will just continue with that...
    ... a full night sleep. ABout 2 times a year I take a xanax when I feel really anxious due to stress. It stops...

  66. MRI-Yikes!!
    ... head taped down to 2 holders. Next time I will talk a Xanax . Ann...

  67. High Anxiety
    ... my worst peri symptom. I have a prescription for Xanax , so when things get tough and I cannot relieve my ... myself back on track. Like I said, I have some Xanax , and I have such a love/hate relationship with this...
    ... Please don't beat yourself up because you are taking xanax to assist you through this time in your life. You ... exercising, taking supplements and taking a small dose of xanax as needed. Sounds like you are wisely managing your ... Wellbutrin, supplements and changing my diet. I also have xanax for emergencies :). :)...
    ... know I am really hard on myself for having to take Xanax . I just feel like there is something horribly wrong ... go two to three weeks without having to touch the Xanax bottle, and now I am lucky if I can make it two or...
    ... feeling, really gets to me. I take Prozac and have Xanax when needed. So got to take it again, I guess. It ... when you need to. I know people who have to take Xanax for the rest of their lives. Anyway, back to grinding...
    ... I thank God for Xanax on days that are really tough or nights I can't sleep ... . But lately I think the Xanax is causing some constipation problems. Anyone else...
    ... was at its height (I am 52 now) and I was prescribed Xanax . I was taking it more often then and like Hopefully ... its ugly head here and there. I no longer take the xanax as I did. This year I just took it a few times so...
    ... Celexa was too sedating for me. Also a small dose of xanax if I am really stressed out. I also take flax seed...
    ... doctors aren't all that helpful. They like to prescribe Xanax though and like everyone on this board I have a prescriptio...
    ... results come back. My first prescription for Xanax came to me on Friday. WHAT THE HELL IS THIS?? I DON...

  68. advice needed on managing anxiety at the dentist etc
    ... a low dose of an anti-anxiety drug like Ativan or Xanax ? I know the Xanax gets me thru the rough times. I...
    ... don't want to sit in the chair, etc.. So I have xanax which I take before an appt and it really helps.. ... if I have problems sleeping, etc.. If u don't have xanax , my psychologist suggested take a benadryl before...
    ... Linda, I agree with what the others have said. Xanax is really helpful in situations like this. I take...
    ... happened. I will book another appointment and try xanax if I am feeling really jittery again. I have never...

  69. What symptom is hardest for you to deal with?
    ... some symptoms will hang on forever. I am still on Xanax and always expect to be, low doses mostly. I still...

  70. Just started Trazadone need info.
    ... the groggy feelings never got better. Switched to Xanax and never had that problem. I feel relaxed and drift...
    ... for severe depression. He was using ativan or xanax for sleeping but they are so addictive and if you ... By the way....If you should chose something like xanax , do as S&C cruiser does and don't do them all the...

  71. chest pains
    ... for heartburn. For chest pain from anxiety, I take Xanax . I also just went back on Atenolol for slightly high...
    ... just to be sure. Yes it was anxiety and I was put on Xanax 0.25mg 3x a day when needed. Did your doc do any...

  72. symptoms of menopause
    ... meds, ie antidepressants but do take ibuprophen and xanax when everything gets to be too much. I am an RN and...

  73. Climara (estradiol) patch vs. estradiol tablets?
    ... had a hyst so young. SR mom have you tried the Xanax like we discussed at all?? I tell yah I REALY needed...
    ... and half in the morning. djl: I have been taking Xanax at night, but I hate to do it because if I build a ... don't get panic attacks very often, but when I do, Xanax is my life saver. It's been cold and rainy here...

  74. Menopause & Step Kids
    ... tend to loose it quickly with them. I pop alot of Xanax due to that.LOL I have to, I need to keep my sanity...

  75. Postmenopausal Symptoms?
    ... the possiblitiy of a drug like Clonazepam, Valium or Xanax being very helpful to you. It sounds like you have ... trying these myself for hot flashes. I also take Xanax , which does help when my menopausal symptoms overwhelm...