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Re: Interferon and Anxiety

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    Laurie from maine
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      I would wake with my heart pounding in my chest which I attributed to stress/anxiety.  I found walking helped me just to get out and move during the day.  I also kept a journal.  I also had ativan but only used once and awhile.  My anxiety hit me more at night it seemed.

      good for you for doing so well with it.  I had to stop after 6 months because my liver couldnt tolerate it I had also developed trouble breathing and was glad to walk away from the interferon because of my breathing issues and I had lost 20 pounds.  I am now off interferon for 8 months and feel like a "regular person" again – one thing about feeling awful is it sure feels good to feel good again!  good luck!  keep it up you are doing great!

      laurie from maine

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