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I feel like i wont be myself or feel life the same when i recover from anxiety and depersonalization and i fear will lead me to going crazy and suicid?

I feel like i wont be myself or feel life the same when i recover from anxiety and depersonalization and i fear will lead me to going crazy and suicid?

Common Concern: Many people are worried if recovering will make them "a different person." The answer is No. Right now your symptoms are limiting your ability to express all the sides of yourself. as you symptoms decrease, you'll get experience and explore all the wonderful sides of you. Think of it as a fun adventure! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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I keep having horrible anxiety/panic attacks fear of dying. Am i going crazy?

I keep having horrible anxiety/panic attacks fear of dying. Am i going crazy?

People often fear : That they are going crazy when they experience panic attacks. A panic attack doesn't mean that you are crazy but some people can develop feelings as if they are unreal or the world around them isn't real (during a panic attack). Panic attacks are treatable. Get help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fear of going crazy and odd pain in my head can I take ventab-dx and petrival-beta?

What to do if I have fear of going crazy and odd pain in my head can I take ventab-dx and petrival-beta?

Not D.I.Y. job: Those are not reliable medications and would be VERY risky. If a component of the ventab-dx is albuterol, it could even increase your described symptoms. Other than doing a pleasant, calming activity like non-violent music, reading, film or time in nature or w/ good trusted friends/family this is not a good self-help project. Get to a professional mental health provider ASAP for eval/treatment. ...Read more

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Hey, I have a constant fear of losing control or going crazy. I need reassurance that I am not.?

Hey, I have a constant fear of losing control or going crazy. I need reassurance that I am not.?

Get help: If you're asking this questions here, you might be bothered by what's happening to you. Have you seen a general practitioner to rule out anything medical? Find a psychologist who will help you with figuring out what's triggering your symptoms. You also might want to keep your options open with respect to seeing a psychiatrist and medication eval. ...Read more

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I have constant fear that my sertraline 75mg medicine is going to make me go crazy. Constant worry, anxiety and scared it will happen to me. On mnth 3?

I have constant fear that my sertraline 75mg medicine is going to make me go crazy. Constant worry, anxiety and scared it will happen to me. On mnth 3?

No,: it doesn't make people go crazy. The most likely possibility, since your dose of 75 mg is low, is that it is insufficiently treating your anxiety. However, there is a small possibility that it is increasing your anxiety. YOu should sort this out with your doctor. ...Read more

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Fear (Definition)

I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more