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I Take Depression Medicine

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    Fluoxetine Is It Any Use

    I have been taking fluoxeytine for over 2 years now.I hear its just another name for prozac . Ive been taking mainly 40mg a day but sometimes the doctor switches to 20mg. I dont think its doing me any good cause i still feel the same .I was dianosed with depression about 2 months...
    pampywampy pampywampy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    There was an old commercial about depression medicine that I saw when I was like 12, It showed a girl winding up a doll of herself to get her through the day. Jokingly I said "that...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M Sep 13

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    depression is felt by many people but is disorder that is felt by many people. it is not only an invisible battle but it is also a disorder that is chronic and is due to chemical...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 12

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    this is for answering 3 again-and-again questions for me : (I'll answer due the reality that I face everyday in my place) 1. WHY DON'T YOU GO TO PSYCHIATRIST? you want to vent...
    cascadesky cascadesky 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    Its 1230 PM. For my morning die-ary... A memory... I was 14, warm summer day, fairly happy. Me and a girl Ned Sarah, and a few of our coolegurs from cadets were at the beach...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Looking back, there was great intelligence in my 20+ years of depression. There was actually grace inherent in life bringing me to my knees. (Sometimes life brings you to your...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    When I was 14, my whole life was inverted. I had been accepted on an academic scholarship to the most prestigious college preparatory institute in my area. Upon starting my 9th...
    yoshmarie yoshmarie 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    So if you red my depression experience then you already know I take Lexapro. Lexapro is an anti depressant pill that I was prescribed from my psychiatrist. So, I'm feeling horrible...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Sep 6

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    I just had a tremendous bout of depression.
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Depression is called an illness. Sadly I don't believe it's curable. Medicine is simply hiding the depression, therapy just wastes time. And if you do believe you're fixed, you...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 12. I never really knew what that meant, because it has always been such a constant feeling, and I was used to it. Even though i didn't...
    Theforgotten4 Theforgotten4 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Tough couple of days. Maybe it's what I ate. Maybe the medicine is just having an off day. Or maybe my body is just stubborn. I have been in a weak mood or **** mood. Weak is...
    Apirne Apirne 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Update from the last experience: I had my hospital interview Monday after school. And after two hours, they decided to admit me into the inpatient program. Basically I'm there from...
    allidoisread allidoisread 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I had a beautiful baby girl 8 weeks ago, my third via csection and also had a tubal ligation. I was feeling really good until about a week ago when I went to doctor and started...
    joce32 joce32 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Mental imbalance is about as acceptable as herpes. It's never going to be accepted. But really, its a disease like cancer. It just happens to you. It eats away all the good parts...
    NoOrdinaryDork NoOrdinaryDork 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    I hate to go out in public, especially in crowded places. I just feel like everyone is judging me because I'm overweight. It's something that I've felt ever since I was in school...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My best friend has crotical, possibly deadly symtoms he's on medicine but they could get deadly... i'm so scared... what do i do?
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    That feeling in your chest, you know, the feeling when you suppress the emotions and hold back the tears. I feel it every time someone says and/or does something that cuts. It's...
    SpeakUpNow SpeakUpNow 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Is depression a choice? Well. I’ve been thinking about this and I’ve had a fair few debates about this. Now I’m not here to spark a debate or anything, I just want to share...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 13 Responses Sep 10

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    And I feel it can't be fixed. I stopped taking my medicine because it didn't do ****. Stopped going to all my psychologist because they also didn't help. Maybe I just can't be...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F Sep 14

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    Listening to music is honestly the best medicine...
    Notterzz17 Notterzz17 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Things have been going really well for me lately. The medicine started kicking in and I've been unusually happy for the past couple of days. But for some reason I still feel sad...
    allidoisread allidoisread 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So. I'm sitting here. I'm reading over peoples depression statements. Asides the trolls thinking this is a joke. Depression that is. Others. Mixing other feelings in with...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I had a rocky childhood. My parents are pretty abusive, my step dad molests me and my parents had a nasty divorce. I was diagnosed depressed at 8, anxiety at 11, bipolar at 13 and...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Let's talk about suicide. I know, something everyone knows about but nobody will have a real discussion about it. But I want to talk about me as I have had depression for years now...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I feel the worst thing about depression is being depressed and single. At least with those who are married or seriously dating/co-cohabiting you can say "Ok, boo gimme a minute to...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    We don't see it yet we feel it. Many a time I see articles about how to get into your teenagers mind and describing the teens behavioral outbursts as well as actions. But the real...
    messedupgirl167 messedupgirl167 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    It's really hard for me as I battled with my depression since I was a kid . I can go from dancing and laughing into deep dark mood where I cry for hours , sometimes I don't even...
    MyLifeOstaviMe MyLifeOstaviMe 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    (I wrote this in 2011 when my depression and eating disorder was really bad) Title: WHO AM I? You see me through broken glasses. Every crack is a secret, a lie, a mislead of...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    For majorities it's like you know, "My girlfriend left me" or "Parents hate me." For me, It's literary a sickness. I have been diagnose with depression since I was around 12-13. I...
    DestreyTheUndead DestreyTheUndead 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have battled depression almost my entire life, 52 years. In 2000 I was put on the first anti-depressant that actually worked and it changed my life. I still have some really bad...
    littlestbell littlestbell 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 13

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    I've been struggling constantly for well over a decade. The way I hear some people talk about depression, it sounds like they go through life normally and then fall into periods of...
    LokiStrife LokiStrife 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 13

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    When I initially began use of Diphenhydramine, it was a one time thing. That was six months ago. I usually only take about 12-15 each time because when I take too many I experience...
    SlothQueen SlothQueen 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I'm not sure where to even start with this. I few days ago, I reconnected with someone I once had feelings for. She told me she's been through a lot, such as breaking of an...
    Decade91 Decade91 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
    Nokuteshi Nokuteshi 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
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    I never thought i would be telling this kind of story, but i just can't take it anymore... It might all have started when i was in middle school, i was bullied a lot and that...
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    I don't even know how to start this out seeing as this is the first time i am ever going to write about this. Unlike many others out there who have far worse experiences then me...
    Alwaysfor Alwaysfor 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 10

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Sep 20

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    To understand...You have to read my story.. So I have a thing called, Selective Mutism, look it up because I'm not going to tell you. Because of this some people in my school...
    Riukkuyo Riukkuyo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Too many people say they have depression. But really they are just sad or lonely. If they had it a Dr. would prescribe them a treatment (like I am on. I have to take an...
    Ravenbrook Ravenbrook 18-21, M Sep 2

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    Depression is indeed a monster under my bed watching me all the time. Due to some new events in my life(getting a job) i am very stressed,tired and too busy to think much about my...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I've battling chronic depression, anxiety and some phobias for years already, without any kind of professional, medical, moral help nor support. At this point of my life i don't...
    schmetterlingmx schmetterlingmx 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have posted previously about my ongoing depression. But looking at the flip side, it's amazing how far I've come. I've been told to kill myself at least a hundred times in the...
    TTAMTWASOOC TTAMTWASOOC 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Daughter - Medicine (Kaj. Remix.) For some reason, this song explains a lot about me.
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M Sep 19

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    I have reached my limit i have had all i can take i lie in bed and sleep all the time unless i have to do something that day i self harm and think about it every waking moment i...
    SophieeJordan SophieeJordan 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I almost killed myself today. The sad thing is that it wasn’t because some major traumatic event happened it was because I feel like I can’t escape from the sadness and I feel...
    SomebodyAnybodyEverybody SomebodyAnybodyEverybody 16-17, F 15 Responses 5 days ago