If Medication & therapy dont work after years of trying, then what else can be done? Surely there is something else in extreme case when a person cant even function day to day?
What is the alternative when Therapy & medication fail in Anxiety disorders?
- 21 Feb 2013 by clancyboy
- 21 February 2013
- anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, medication
Added 22 Feb 2013:
I have done 4 years counselling, 1 year CBT. Nardil, Prozac, Lexapro, Xanax, Paxil, fluoxetine. Endoscopic sympathetic Block surgery Finland(useless).Bio Energy healing crap, Hypnotherapy(crap)NLP Eliot walde £500 a session x2 crap. 5 psychiatrists 4 psychologists. I run 5-10K most days but its nowhere near enough. I have done everything thats been asked & nothing not 1% improvement, Im 25 now & i have been like this since i can remember & i just cant see myself living another 10 years of constant anxiety, stress, crippling shyness, loneliness, depression, shame. I think its just how life is, some are in heaven while others are in hell.
Hello clancyboy. Your question is good. For us to help, please tell us what meds you have taken for how long approximately, how long you have been battling this and what type of therapy you have had.
Somewhere within this information we may spot what else you might work with and some ideas. Anxiety can be managed with the correct protocol. However, often it takes a long time and consistent work. No medication will remove anxiety. We are hard wired to feel fear and to respond to threats. When the threats are in our mind based on past experience and events we have no way to run away or fight it. So we feel helpless and depressed.
Anxiety does run in families. Yet, some members of the family will do fine and manage it and others are in great pain. There are things you can do still. Lets talk and explore what you need. Karen
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