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I have severe generalised anxiety disorder and am on

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hello i have severe generalised anxiety disorder and am on medication i was told by my doctor that he would prescribe xanax for when i needed them but never did.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 11 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for contacting Justanswer.

I understand your situation and feel that your doctor may have forgotten to prescribe and will do this if you contact him. Or if you cannot contact your doctor then please take your medical records and go to an urgent care clinic or an ER. You don't have to continue suffering and with medications your symptoms will decrease. However for long term treatment you need therapy.

If you are an anxious person please read the below linked book since this will be very helpful to you:
https://www.amazon.com/Things-Might-Terribly-Horribly-Wrong/dp/1572247118
Also please do mindfulness practice for a few minutes every day. Use the guided audios below:
https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/mindfulness/programs/mbsr/Pages/audio.aspx
You will benefit more if you also consult a therapist. Make sure that the therapist is experienced in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
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