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Penny Williams

Stimulants often increase anxiety. That could be the cause. If you’re taking an immediate release Adderall, it only lasts 4 hours and this might be the crash as it’s wearing off. Most people find that time-release medications wear off more gently. You might ask your doctor about trying that.

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