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Agitated sad depressed hot tempered shaky nausea day 2 on lovan (prozac) i hate life?

Agitated sad depressed hot tempered shaky nausea day 2 on lovan (prozac) i hate life?

Depression Prozac (fluoxetine): These are uncomfortable symptoms. It is possible that you had these symptoms before starting prozac, (fluoxetine) and symptoms became intense after starting prozac, (fluoxetine) please see your psychiatrist soon, discuss treatment modalities for your depression. Depression is treatable with good results. Care for your life! ...Read more

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Worrisome insecure unconfident reserved quiet no empathy selfish lethargic short tempered pensive slight paranoia hates feelings. Mentally ill?

Worrisome insecure unconfident reserved quiet no empathy selfish lethargic short tempered pensive slight paranoia hates feelings. Mentally ill?

Sound like you are : Unhappy. You may be depressed, but it is impossible to diagnose you as mentally ill from the list you have given . If you are not happy with your life and personality reach out to a therapist and work on these issues. The fact that you are aware of these issues is a sign of health not illness. ...Read more

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Bipolar..see new Doc dec1st. Think havin mental breakdown.feel hopeless, uncontrollable outburts, crying, sad, want to go away.feel loosing it.

Bipolar..see new Doc dec1st. Think havin mental breakdown.feel hopeless, uncontrollable outburts, crying, sad, want to go away.feel loosing it.

Bipolar disorder: is a mood disorder that can present with possible symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression, mixed state and normal state. Mania or hypomania: 1 may show aggression, agitation, v judgment & impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts & speech, ^ libido, V sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity or psychosis. When depressed 1 may have low mood, v energy level, ...Read more

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I have Narcolepsy + cataplexy, but also anhedonia. Sleep, appetite normal. Don't feel helpless, guilt, anger or anxiety. No negative rumination.ideas?

I have Narcolepsy + cataplexy, but also anhedonia. Sleep, appetite normal. Don't feel helpless, guilt, anger or anxiety. No negative rumination.ideas?

A good spirit's good: Hopefully you are in the care of a neurologist and they know the good news about your emotional strengths. I imagine it can be difficult to deal w/ your sleep disorders and even harder w/out ability to enjoy things. It may be related to your conditions or not. Psychotherapy may be a good way to evaluate the basis and perhaps resolve it. Be sure to keep your providers informed about any Rx's. Best! ...Read more

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Day 2 on Prozac (fluoxetine) feeling really depressed. Nausea, frequent use of toilet, lethargic, tired, no motivation, low, sad.

Day 2 on Prozac (fluoxetine) feeling really depressed. Nausea, frequent use of toilet, lethargic, tired, no motivation, low, sad.

Initial worsening: Its not uncommon to have some initial worsening beginning antidepressant and some GI side effects. This should improve after 2 weeks. If it doesn't contact your prescriber. Also tell them if you get suicidal. ...Read more

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Bipolarii. Cant take antid's. How swiftly can a mood change? Depressed 4 months.1 month great. Now finding myself getting depressed again. Input? Tks

Bipolarii. Cant take antid's. How swiftly can a mood change? Depressed 4 months.1 month great. Now finding myself getting depressed again.  Input? Tks

Each person with: Bipolar disorder cycles differently. What you described is not unusual. Taking antidepressants can be very problematic for a person with bipolar disorder. Please talk to your psychiatrist/ medical provider about a trial with a mood stabilizer. ...Read more

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Mood stable 3 years. One sudden 4-6 hr delusional mixed state every week. 10years tried everything. Just tried xanax (alprazolam). Works 100% too euphoric, afraid of addiction. Klonopindoesnothing.Other benzos?

Mood stable 3 years. One sudden 4-6 hr delusional mixed state every week. 10years tried everything. Just tried xanax (alprazolam). Works 100% too euphoric, afraid of  addiction. Klonopindoesnothing.Other benzos?

Mood stable -xanax: Keep diary to try to find out what sets you off once per week. If xanax (alprazolam) works try to fractionate dose e.g. 1/4 to 1/2 tab. This dose once per week is safer than having the delusional episodes. Try hard to find out what triggers the attacks. ...Read more

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Mood swings. Depressed, hyperactive. Cloudy, busy, vivid thoughts & daydreams/dreams. Mild blackouts/forgetfulness. Angry outbursts. & more. Help?!

See below: Are these new or old symptoms? Are you or have you started any new medication? Tried any new drugs? All these things potentially might have an effect on you. It's always a good idea to rule out anything medical going on. You might want to schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor for a complete work up and then take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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I think I have personality disorder.Paranoia, mildly delusional, apathetic, depressed, no thought control, reality/dream confusion, isolation.What is this?

I think I have personality disorder.Paranoia, mildly delusional, apathetic, depressed, no thought control, reality/dream confusion, isolation.What is this?

See a professional : It's best not to self-diagnose. While those symptoms can be indicative of a personality disorder, they can also hint towards other mental illnesses or even a non-psychiatric medical disease. Is suggest seeing a psychiatrist or psychologist for clarity. You may even want to visit your gp to rule out other medical issues. ...Read more

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33yr/male/GP. Mostly feel tired & disappointed. Countable episodes of real happiness since I was a teenager! Dysthymia? Tried Fluoxetine & Mirtazapine

33yr/male/GP. Mostly feel tired & disappointed. Countable episodes of real happiness since I was a teenager! Dysthymia? Tried Fluoxetine & Mirtazapine

Combination Therapy: Your symptoms indicate Depression; can be challenging to treat. Can be sucessfully treated w/ meds alone however combining meds w/ Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) results in a quicker & more sustainable response. Common causes for treatment failure include failure to take meds for adequate duration, &/or inadequate dose. See doctor now, build-up to adequate dose, commit to CBT. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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1yrhemiplegic mgrns, bipolar psych event, anx nos, maj depress disorder. Still want 2 hide, mood swings, don't feel meds wrk. 600 sera/100 topa/20 cele?

1yrhemiplegic mgrns, bipolar psych event, anx nos, maj depress disorder. Still want 2 hide, mood swings, don't feel meds wrk. 600 sera/100 topa/20 cele?

Bipolar management: Treatment of mood disorders often entails trials of various medications often in combination. These disorders are often chronic disorders requiring continuous medication monitoring with dosage adjustments or changes. Non medication therapies may also be necessary. Discuss your concerns with your md and take an active role in the treatment process. Remind yourself your illness is treatable. ...Read more

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Ever since dealing w/crohns, i've become a bit socially w/drawn (dating & social outings) d/t unpredictable bathroom situation. Is this social phobia?

Ever since dealing w/crohns, i've become a bit socially w/drawn (dating & social outings) d/t unpredictable bathroom situation. Is this social phobia?

Not really: While embarrassment about diarrhea in a social situation can commonly cause someone with crohns to avoid social settings, it's a bit different than social phobia, where someone has a more pervasive sense of embarrassment about him or herself. I'd suggest contacting www.Ccfa.Org for support and coping mechanisms. I hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel many different emotions (Happy, Sad, Lonely, Confident, Excited, Irritated, Angry, Joy) in the course of minutes/hours everyday?

Is it normal to feel many different emotions (Happy, Sad, Lonely, Confident, Excited, Irritated, Angry, Joy) in the course of minutes/hours everyday?

Possibly: It really depends on the intensity of the emotions, the context and if this is a consistent issue. Marked lability that occurs consistently is not normal. ...Read more

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Had totalvaginalhysterectomy 5.5 wks ago.Now it seems Im prone to mood swings between happiness &sadness. I'm not depressed,just confused.Adjusting?

Had totalvaginalhysterectomy 5.5 wks ago.Now it seems Im prone to mood swings between happiness &sadness. I'm not depressed,just confused.Adjusting?

Confused: Mood swings between happiness and sadness several weeks after hysterectomy is a clear indication that you should make an appointment to see a Psychologist. In a short time you will be much more comfortable. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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Does havg a dream career conquer social anxeity disorder?

Does havg a dream career conquer social anxeity disorder?

While having a dream: career can certainly help with work life satisfaction, it does not necessarily mean that symptoms of social anxiety will disappear. Speaking with a therapist could help with social anxiety. ...Read more

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Bipolar2Im workin w/my Psychiatrist@Emory,I need SSRI that is least likely2cause mania it has2help w/depression tried prozac,zoloft,paxil (paroxetine) suggestions?

Bipolar2Im workin w/my Psychiatrist@Emory,I need SSRI that is least likely2cause mania it has2help w/depression tried prozac,zoloft,paxil (paroxetine) suggestions?

Bipolar Treatment: Recent research suggests that long term outcomes are better for Bipolar patients on mood stabilizers alone, rather than Anti-depressants and Mood stabilizers. SSRI's can cause manic symptoms to appear. ...Read more