I just got done reading your post and I felt the need to comment :> Now I am no doctor, but I have struggled with depression and anxiety (several times very severe). I will share with you what has helped me through the years and hopefully it will be of some help to you!! I know EXACTLY what you're going through and how absolutely HORRIBLE it can make you feel and how intense it can effect your life.I went through NUMEROUS trial and error treatments with the doctors, ie... Effexor, Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac, Pristique, Celexa, Cymbalta, Lexapro, Klonopin, Ativan, Xanax, Zanaflex, Buspar (these trials were from the age of 14 to 28 - I know that I probably seem like a HUGE addict w/a list like that), but I finally found the combination of medications that works for me! With all of that background being said I'll finally get to the point, lol! For me, the anti-depressant Lexapro was a God-Send!!! Now as far as my anxiety attacks and controlling them there are two that work well (for me) and those are Valium and Xanax. My most successful combo is the Lexapro and Valium though. The Xanax seemed to really make my body/joints hurt badly! It really worked but I just couldn't stand the pain! Everyone is different so I don't know if my story will help but I thought that I would share. I sincerely hope that you get your situation under control ASAP! Prayers sent your way! Let me know how it turns out. Good luck and God Bless!! P.S. I'm attaching some links that may be helpful for you
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