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Re: med to prevent instability?

Posted by morganpmiller on June 26, 2009, at 4:00:14

In reply to med to prevent instability?, posted by garnet71 on June 26, 2009, at 2:18:31

If you have anxiety, most likely you have some underlying depression. Depression and anxiety go hand in hand. Anxiety is often how depression manifests in some people.

If you have any potential for psychosis you want to do your best to find a qualified doctor and get to the bottom of it. Then you can do what you need to prevent it.

So you have been on every SSRI?

I do not think xanax will prevent a breakdown. It has too short of a half life. In my opinion, xanax can be destabilizing for some over time. It acts more like a drug than a medication. Some here may disagree, but I and others I know have experienced the destabilizing effect of xanax first hand.

A low dose of a mood stabilizer may help with anxiety and destabilization. If you feel like your on the brink of a possible breakdown, you need to take action now for sure. You need to find a good doc and see what they say.

Do you workout or do yoga? What about meditation?(i know its hard to get into, especially if your high strung to begin with)

I would consider just going to the school clinic and tell them what's been going on. They may be able to refer you to someone.

If your just popping xanax without any other med to stabilize you, you find yourself needing more xanax and popping it more and more. This can turn into an addiction. Anything that is powerful enough to get addicted to will contribute more to your problems.

Whatever you do try to release some of that stress instead of popping a xany. Workout, run, swim, do yoga, bikram yoga, there's got to be something you can do. It's just building and the xanax is only covering it up temporarily.




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