I'm 26 yrs old and suffer from insomnia, stress and anxiety, panic attacks and depression. My doctor started me on 20mg of Paxil daily on 3/7/2011, I have taken two thus far without any improvement but I understand that it may take a couple of weeks for the full effects to kick in. I've undergone a complete lack of interest in life the past five years and refused to go see a doctor until my family and friends wouldn't let me be. I get feelings of being unable to breathe, highly irritable, feelings of a rise in blood pressure usually for no reasons at all... I feel anxious over the most non-sensical situations. I've suffered from insomnia since I was 13 and if I get fve hrs a sleep in one night then I'm fortunate as I'm accustomed to an average of 3 1/2 to 4 and some nights no sleep at all as my mind races all night long and it's extremely difficult to block these thoughts out. Is Paxil really expected to cover all these conditions, as that was all she prescribed? Any help would be greatly appreciated...