How do I go about getting advice from a physician or possibly some medicine? I need something to Calm me down. I've suffered physical and mental abuse and it is really effecting me and getting worse.
I agree with the previous answers, & strongly agree with talk therapy to help you resolve your issues. You can take a pill for the anxiety, but until you can talk this out, & figure out how to go on with your life in a calm & fruitful way, you will still be in the same boat once the pill wears off. You may need some medication to help you get through some of the rough spots, but I still believe you need to talk to someone whether it be a psychiatrist or psychologist. The psychiatrist can write scripts, but usually not a psychologist. Wishing you well...
Hello simple girl. I suffered abuse as a child. As a young adult I did a lot of dumb stuff and could be easily frightened by most anything. in college I finally went to see the therapist. They heard my story and said I would have to work at it really hard or all those fears and terrors would be there my whole life. Tap beers were 25 cents and therapists were $60. So i did more dumb stuff. And the nights of tears and shaking wouldn't abate.
I read, I found someone I could afford and got some very good skills I never learned in that crazy family home. Suddenly I was confident, more successful at my work and lots of friends.
I dip into depression from time to time. I get some meds and I start working on myself again. It really was a nasty place to grow up. However, without that help from therapists and non-judgemental approach I would never have made it past 32. I am now 62. I see the world for its flaws and its joys. I know when something crazy is not about me, when someone is being a bully, and stand up for myself and others against anyone. It takes work. I married again after those early mistakes, and have a beautiful daughter, a loving husband of 28 years marriage, and a dumb disease. I manage the disease and really do find joy every day. I wish these things to you. I hope some of this wisdom guides you to a life of fulfillment. Hold no grudges, forgive yourself and find the therapist you trust. Relax, joy is everywhere. Help others as much as you can. we are owed nothing as we are here to give. Just give it time on this journey of yours. A friend, Karen
Hey Simple, I totally understand your situation, as I too have the same problem for the same reasons. You need to talk to psychologist. I feel they are better than psychiatrists, because psychologists are all for the cure, and psychiatrists, although can be good, are all for medication. If the psychologist feels that you should be on medication, they can suggest who you see. Also, mediation is a wonderful tool to use for anxiety. If you don't have the money for a psychologist, (who would love meditation regardless), you can take a community school class on the subject, but it's really easy to learn yourself. There are many places on the internet that give basic instruction, and it is easy, and VERY helpful!!! I have avoided taking a bunch of medication through meditation, it just takes persistence. Best wishes to you!
I come from a same back ground as you and please just keep in mind to not look for an answer with medication.What you first need to do is talk to a psychiatrist. That relieved me alot that was in my head. Im not against medications because I see they help people but just do not see them as a solution . If you have any questions of other ways just feel free to ask
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