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I just took a 2 mg Xanax (alprazolam) bar last night because I literally felt like ripping my hair out or doing something to someone else or myself and I feel good?

Great! In general we try not to give pts more than 2 mg /day and tell them to avoid taking it regularly to avoid tolerance and addiction it is a good bandaid but not a long term solution. Read more...
Xanax (alprazolam) has high risk . Although it may help in the short term, xanax (alprazolam) has a high risk of dependence, with regular use tolerance can develop. A good evaluation is indicated. Read more...

I can't do things like cross arms, legs, comb hair, hold phone, push ups w/out some form of paresthesia. How is that anxiety? Xanax doesn't stop it. I'm not panicking. I have popping in hand, shoulder blade that shoots pins and needles down arm.

Anxiety or medical? A diagnosis of anxiety as a cause of physical symptoms can only be made when medical causes have been ruled out. Suggest you see your pcp for an evaluation of paresthesias. That said, anxiety can cause numerous physical symptoms even without conscious panicky thoughts because of the body's response to an adrenaline surge via the "fight or flight" reaction. I hope this helps. Best wishes. Read more...

Is it totally normal to feel like your head is frozen when coming off of xanax (alprazolam)?

Anxiety. Most people who stop xanax (alprazolam) suddenly feel an increase in anxiety. I am not certain what is meant by your head "feeling frozen" but i know xanax (alprazolam) withdrawal is uncomfortable. Read more...