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I can sympathize with the anxiety thing. About 2 yrs. ago I passed out in a bar after hitting my knee under the table, my panic attacks/anxiety started up the very next day. I got to the point where I was afraid to drive. I would be sitting at a red light or in traffic and I would start thinking of something and get really dizzy. I was afraid I was going to faint and cause an accident. At the time I wasn't working and didn't have to leave the house, I became pretty agoraphobic. I was afraid to be out in public because I was afraid that I might see or hear something that would make me faint. About 7 mths. later I fainted on a plane while flying back home from visiting my family, total humiliation. I couldn't get back on the plane so I rented a car and drove 1,700 miles to get back home. I finally ended up seeing a psychiatrist that specialized in anxiety orders. I have now been on zoloft for over a year now and it has worked miracles. It has been a long time since I have had any anxiety or a fainting spell. I still haven't flown alone but I have flown with others with the help of xanax. I recommend seeking help, I waited too long and missed out on a lot. My cardiologist told me it is very common for fainters to have anxiety/panic attacks.