I’m so sorry you went through that. That’s really rough. 😦

I tried .5 initially and it didn’t do much. Now I take 1 mg (an hour before the flight) and that seems to do the trick. If it’s a long, international flight I’ll take another midway through if I sense myself getting worked up. Though, I know every body responds differently. I’ve flown a number of times since this article was written and the LORazepam doesn’t completely erase my fear, but it helps a lot. As I’ve come to trust that it’ll work, my preflight stress has also diminished.

Fear of flying is really tough. I tried a lot of (natural) things. It took me a couple years to finally go get a medication. But I’m glad I did.

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