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08 Oct 2009

Panic Disorder
Hi there,

I have been diagnosed with Panic disorder about four years ago. I do not understand as I have never had any bad or serious issues that could freak me out like this. I experience dizziness, light headedness, difficulty breathing. I somtimes feel distracted from this world and the weird thoughts of dying and being stuck with no help is killing me. I dont know what to do about it as I have developed serious phobias for medication, going places and being alone. I think i am going crazy, please help a chick out as I dont want to take medication as the doc prescribed.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Azalia. This must be very distressing for you and I advise that you consult further with a medical practitioner. There may be physiological causes for these problems such as thyroid function and it may be important to have this checked out. Best regards. David Blackbeard, Clinical Psychologist, Riverview Manor Specialist Clinic, Underberg
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