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how do i overcome my agoraphobia? but also have epilepsy. when i was fourteen i was diagnosed with epilepsy. never had it before it just seem to come along....as the years passed i developed a case of agoraphobia...it has taken just about complete control

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Dr. Frances Dyro
53 years experience Neurology
Epilepsy : Epilepsy is frequently diagnosed during the first 20 or so years of life. I hope that your medications are successfully controlling your seizures. The issue of agoraphobia is something that would be worth discussing with your doctor who will probably suggest psychiatric help to overcome your fears. Good luck to you.
Answered on Dec 29, 2018
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
See a counselor: It is definately possible that good CBT, cognitive Behavioral therapy might make a very big difference in your life. Look under CBT therapists in your area, your payment source may be able to refer you to someone in your plan
Answered on Jan 23, 2019
Dr. Deborah Reynolds
Specializes in Psychiatry
Therapy & Medication: If psychotherapy is not effective enough, consider seeing a Psychiatrist, as you might also benefit from medication.
Answered on Dec 28, 2018
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Is is a type of: Obessive compulsive behavior. Serotonin reputable inhibitors can work well!
Answered on Dec 31, 2018

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