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Thursday, October 18, 2007

thank God for medicinenet.com

I found a name for what I commonly feel.

"Panic attacks." The chest tightness, clenching of muscles unaware, a sense of worry and needing to rest, finding it hard to breathe yet not having asthmatic symptoms.

I also found out that the sleeping pills that my doctor gave me in August, actually help. Lorazepam, which falls in the same category as Xanax. I shall start on them right away. I really want my heart to slow down so I can finally sleep.

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