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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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    I have depression and anxiety but my family doesn't believe that taking medicine is right (they are Christians and believes that medicine is bad) I also believe in God, and I do...
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    Everyday I put on a smile and hide how I truly feel, I've only let two people in but not all the way.. I'm scared and i don't know why. I want to break down and cry but I haven't...
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    I found out I was bipolar about a year ago, and was diagnosed with severe depression when I was 15-16. Because I study abroad I can't get my medicine unless I return back home, and...
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    I remember coming off my medicine twice & it never was a good idea. I stopped eating & all i did was stay in my room & sleep. I never left unless to use the restroom then I would...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ive been taking medicine to make me sleep at night 🙈🙉🙊 is that bad?? I take it to just calm down and then i like pass out..
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    On August 17, 2012, My best friend and her little sister were tragically killed in a car wreck on their way to school. She was my only real friend and we did everything together...
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    I've been on Cymbalta for over 3 years for depression and anxiety. My anxiety hasn't been present in over 6 months (yay coping skills) but I'm feeling depressed. Does that mean my...
    momzy momzy 31-35, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    It's really sad with all the money and fame that he still felt bad enough that he didn't want to live anymore. He was a well loved celebrity. Goes to show you that true depression...
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    I've been suffering from acute depression for years. I've hidden my illness for a long time because I figured that It would go away as I grow older. However, that has not been the...
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    Robin Williams, Stress, Depression And Surfing Life by www.coachingtohappiness.com There are some people that just strike you as kind, caring people. People that go beyond...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    "Understanding depression: the myths and facts Like all mental health problems, there is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding surrounding clinical depression. Part if this...
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    ~*~ I battled this for YEARS - as in most of my adolescent/adult life. This is how I got a handle on it and got my life back. *I'm taking the time to write this out - hoping that...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    This is more an answer to somebody asking about alternative things to help depressions besides the meds.. I read the post this morning, and I cannot find the post to reply.. anyway...
    valeMar valeMar 41-45 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This may not help everyone but this is what I do to help when it comes to my depression. I've been struggling with depression since my teens so this has been with me for half my...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    Personal Lesson #2: "Ultimately, it is up to me to scratch and climb and claw my way out of this hole." (These are lessons I've learned that have helped me through. I'm not a...
    gwyon gwyon 51-55 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm feeling pretty alone right now.. My best friend of 2 1/2 years is no longer talking to me anymore. I'm sick and tired of taking medicine and then pretending like everything is...
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    it's a constant fight for me everyday. always having anxiety attacks. crying myself to sleep everyday. my medicine doesn't work. I've been put in a hospital for cutting. i have...
    smilingsmith17 smilingsmith17 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    "Never ending" First off, I want to ask my viewers a question: how many of you suffer from depression/mental illness? The depression rate is worsening day-by-day, with 100...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I just read about Robin William and it very sad knowing that I have same issue that he has. Except the drug, I don't do the drug. I'm fun, humble, smile, that only surrounded by...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Although I have yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel I have come to a very illuminating realization of people who are suffering from depression. I've realized that the...
    ComfyMan ComfyMan 16-17, M a week ago

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    nothing of me I see of good value .. low self-esteem , being ill most time , having nothing to do .. I find it embarrassing even when I need to tell about myself .. I don't find a...
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    i can remember the day i first experienced severe depression very clearly . i was 10 years old . being mixed race , i did not belong with any group (im latina and filipina) . noone...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    A SERIOUS MATTER NOT WORTH JOKING AROUND! It’s easy to see a person so bubbly, energetic, humorous and alive, thinking ‘wow that person has it all, a great life’ maybe they...
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    "Depression is a song". This is what I've been hearing lately, and variations thereupon of the same quote: It's sad that it takes Robin Williams' death to start a dialogue about...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F Aug 13

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    Well sort of! It's a constant struggle but one that I manage. I have bad days but I also have good days. My official diagnosis is a list so long and overwhelming that if I was...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Imagine if you could plug into your job completely but not plug into living: this is depression. Those afflicted with depression attend work, family events, movies and dinners...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 13

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    I've been battling depression since I can remember. Maybe even as young as 8 years old. It's nothing you can describe for people to understand unless they have depression too. I...
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    Are you experiencing like me ? You know that feeling. When your just waiting . . Waiting to get home after work as soon as possible , , Close the door and fell into dark bed...
    Adl5000 Adl5000 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Everyone goes throughout spin of time. Some maybe longer than others. Some harder than others. But everyone goes through periods and feel like breaking down! No one to turn to, no...
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    Everyone goes throughout spin of time. Some maybe longer than others. Some harder than others. But everyone goes through periods and feel like breaking down! No one to turn to, no...
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    HELP! In my life, I have traveled around the world, I have seen more than most of you will ever see. I have done things that most of you will never do. Some have been bad and...
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    The posts on here make me sad as **** now that im recovered. I havent had an episode of depression for seven months now. Before that i was depressed for almost 10 years. Lets look...
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    This drug has been in my system for close to three weeks and it really helps. I take it as needed, to accompany 3 other medicines.
    lalalapolkadotsmmbop lalalapolkadotsmmbop 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Today is a bad day. I was diagnosed with severe depression 10months ago, although I no myself its been years longer. I havnt been totally honest with my councillor with how I feel...
    ne2lms ne2lms 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I just read this post on Facebook. Just wanted to share it with you people. "I'm a therapist and keep this poster in my waiting room, apparently it saved a few lives: I don't...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    In runs in my family they say. Depression anxiety runs in my family. So it's my destiny to be depressed. To live a broken life. To have my soul tortured. To fall part daily. To...
    bubbles1085 bubbles1085 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    From the perspective of a long term survivor of depression. .. I don't think it every fully leaves, we just get better at dealing. Each time we survive we are that little bit...
    Diabo1ique Diabo1ique 70+ 3 Responses Jul 23

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    For the past 4 years I have suffered from major depression, yes diagnosed. I have had 2 friends kill themselves which impacted me big. Family issues. Friend issues. Religion...
    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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