Dear Jim, Marilyn, and all the Anxietycentre.com Team,
I wanted to tell you about my experience and how your team was instrumental in saving my life (literally).
First of all, I want to thank my Savior, The Lord Jesus, for helping me find you. I have always been a very anxious man since early childhood and can remember my first panic attack. I was too embarrassed to tell anyone about the event, but it sent me towards years of anguish.
I am 57 years old and thought I had conquered anxiety a couple of years ago, but I just didn't understand that freedom from anxiety must be maintained. I slipped back into old habits, and before I knew it, I was symptomatic again.
Then one event after another, and realizing I had drifted away from God, the anxiety was back IN FULL FORCE.
I could not sleep. Constant eye twitching. Unexplainable daily headaches, visual issues, IBS, unbelievable constant catastrophe thinking, food getting caught in my esophagus causing chest pains, burning skin, and terrible short-term memory loss.
Then about a month into my severe struggle, I got hit with blood-thirsty SCREAMING noises in my head (tinnitus). Twenty-four-seven, the SCREAMING continued with only a few hours of relief every few weeks (even when I had those few hours of relief, it was still there and loud).
It went into hyperacusis that was just terrible. My refrigerator when it was running, actually hurt me. It was so loud I could not stand to be around it.
I was barely able to get through a day and was not able to work a full day. I really believed my life was over.
I went to my doctor, who basically said you belong in mental health to deal with your chronic tinnitus. I was hooked on Clonazepam. I was also prescribed 80mg of Paxil. I believe if I had continued, it would have killed me.
One of the psychiatrists I went to see when describing my SCREAMING noise in my head said, "Oh, doesn't everyone have that?"
I have concluded that very few doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists, or even specialists understand anxiety and how it affects the body.
I went to several ENT's who let me know there was nothing they could do.
I then went to a world-renowned specialist in tinnitus and hyperacusis. He told me anxiety cannot cause this, and I had a mild hearing loss, which was the cause of the SCREAMING in my head. He was very clear there was NO cure.
I left there totally devastated and thought for sure I could not recover. At times, I did not want to live anymore and made plans to check myself into an institution.
I want to say thank you so much for Larry and Liliana. I am doing 90% better and could not wait until I got to 100% to let you know how grateful I am for your team teaching TRUTH.
I no longer have nausea. My tinnitus is low most days, and I continue to have more days where it is so low that it does not bother me (I know from your material tinnitus is just one of those symptoms that hangs on).
I no longer have hyperacusis at all!
My IBS is completely gone. I no longer have daily headaches. I no longer see sparkly stars in my peripheral vision. My catastrophe thinking has been changed to hope and praise for healing.
My blood pressure went back down, and my short-term memory has come back. My heart palpitations continue but do not bother me at all. I expect them to go away soon, also.
It has taken me two years to get to this point, and it was worth every penny paid for help I got from your team.
I really want you to know how patient Larry was with me. I requested to talk to him two times per week for many months. He was wonderful.
Liliana was so kind and patient with me, too. Her compassion was so needed during my time of severe suffering. Her reassurance and diet coaching has also helped me get to this point, and I am so grateful.
I consider your organization a ministry that is specializing in saving people’s lives.
Nothing could have prepared me for the effects of anxiety I have gone through during this time.
I am also very grateful for the coaching from Larry and Liliana while coming off all the meds. Thank you, thank you, thank you for giving me my life back.
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