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1 0 Fri, 9 Feb 2018
I am 82 years old (female), in basically good health for my age. I take gabapentin for neuropathy and Ropinirole for restless toes at night. the latter increased the depression that I have struggled with for years. My Dr prescribed Sertraline, 2h mg, but I hesitate to take it. Do you recommend...
1 0 Mon, 5 Feb 2018
Should I use L tyrosene, 5htp, L-tryptophan, lithium oritate for depression? In addition to that zinc & magnesium to help with muscle spasms,porn addiction/cravings? I m about to head out to the health food store for these. Is it safe to take all these supplements on a daily basis spread out over...
2 1 Wed, 31 Jan 2018
My 21 year old son suffers from extreme social anxiety and depression. Would an online psychiatrist be able to prescribe him medication? We live in Florida and it is nearly impossible to find anyone taking new patients and those that are have ridiculous long wait times. Desperate.
2 1 Thu, 14 Dec 2017
I am very depressed. I have no friends. I go to work, grocery store and church. That is my pathetic life. I want to die --but will not kill myself. I just hope I get a deadly disease like cancer since it is in my family and that will be that. I quit going to the doctor. I am a fat, ugly stupid...
2 1 Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Hi Dr. I had a very bad depression last year and after that l have developed this sharp and burning pain in my chest . The pain gets aggravated when l am talking. My heat lungs and esophagus have been checked and the are fine. Could it be the trachea? Please your advice. Thanks
2 1 Mon, 4 Dec 2017
A friend of mine recently partly lost a very important relationship - not the person but the way of relating due to that person s new marriage. It has been a business partnership but also closeness as with friends. What are the states of grief a person like this would likely go through, just to...
2 1 Thu, 23 Nov 2017
My son , 31 has akathisia and depression. He is on klonopin 1 mg, Prozac 20 mg, and Gabapentin 300 mg 2x day. He is having terrible body tremors right now. Over the weekend he was in the ER because of dehydration from nausea.... having started propanolol last Thursday made him nauseous. While he...
2 1 Thu, 9 Nov 2017
I take citalopram, 40g for depression. Actually it was prescribed when I cried for no reason, 10 to 15 times a day for no reason. I had a heart attack last December and I wonder if tgere is something else I could take instead.
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
Yes I have filled in the symptoms my daughter is having. She is in Philly and I am in South Saint Paul, MN and I just want an idea of what possiblities there are. I am really concerned as she has lost 25 pounds in the last several weeks and seems extremely depressed. She does take Lexapro for this.
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I had been on Citalopram for some many years now and had over time my dr increased the dose to 40 mg, I have recently been forgetting to take my daily dose and decided I would just stop taking it all together, I have not been back to my dr for about the last 6-8 months and she has not been...
3 2 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I have been seen by a psychiatrist in Hanford California who has prescribed hormone treatment, iron supplements and several other medications for the treatment of my depression. I am skeptical about taking anything until I get blood tests done. My chemistry is extremely sensitive to a variety of...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I have been diagnosed with depressive disorder. My doctor has prescribed WellButrol and Quietapine. I still feel always tired , and having difficulty sleeping My wife of 31 years died Last October. I feel like I have a dark cloud over my head and, I don t have any interest in anything. Not even...
3 2 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
After taking meds Zoloft and small amount of abilify didn t beat anxiety and depression so I went for natural supplements with an expert and homeopathic doc. now since1 month. Still slow but some progresses. Experiencing undecision and worries about getting worse..! Fears continuous and...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I have been on zoloft and pristiq for nearly 3 months now. My deep depression which pretty much keeps me house bound, and I still have severe depressing days. My serious depression has been going on for some time now, well over 2years. Although I may see a small difference some days my depression...
3 2 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
My daughter has be experiencing anxiety and depression since the birth of her child. Yesterday she became angry just because I saw a picture of her and told she looked tired. She repeatedly kept saying well thanks alot. I worry about her and the baby, I ve heard so many stories about this...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I was recently hospitalized for suicidal depression. The Psychiatrist put me on Depakote. Almost immediately I began having severe bouts of diarrhea. This doctor told me nothing about this drug. She called it a mood stabilizer. When I asked her about whether or not this was a side-effect, she...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
i have been on Remeron for my depression and last Friday i went into Dr. cuz I have been feeling off for sometime. Dr upped my dose and I was wondering when i should notice some improvement in my mood? Dr. upped my dose from 15 to 30...also what can i expect for side effects being that the...
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I have been prescribed gabapentin for depression and anxiety. Research indicates that it is used to control seizures, nerve pain after shingles, etc. Is this medication also used for depression & anxiety? Thank you YYYY@YYYY
2 1 Mon, 6 Nov 2017
I am 29 year old female, already diagnosed with deep depression and anxiety, for which I am under medication (Luvox). Of late I have been sleeping a lot. My depression makes me want to stay in bed, but when I get up I tire quickly, which is relatively new. I also have a ver decreased appetite.
2 1 Mon, 23 Oct 2017
My son is 24 and has been suffering from depression for the past 7 years. I am at a loss - he won t do anything. He does take medicine but says its not working (serequil and klonapin). He is in therapy and his therapist does not know what else to tell him. He won t work and is always tired. The...
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