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Has anyone experienced postpartum depression while taking methyldopa?

Yes. It has been noted, but post-partum depression is so common it is hard to tell if it really had anything to do with the medication or was just post-partum depression. If your doctor thinks that the risks outweigh benefits you should take the medication. During pregnancy there are not a lot of alternatives for blood pressure control and certainly does not mean you will get post-partum depression. Read more...
Yes. Depression can occur while taking and medication. Whether that contributes is hard to say but medical conditions increase depression risk; see your doc. Read more...

High blood pressure is related to anxiety but what about my depression?

Related. Anxiety and depression are highly correlated. Over 50% of people with anxiety will get depressed later in their life. I don't believe that high blood pressure causes depression but some of the treatments can worsen depressive symptoms. Discuss with your md. Read more...

What can I do to convince my grown son to see a doctor for high blood pressure & obvious depression?

Talk. Talk to him and tell him how concerned you are about him. Explain to him that you want to see him healthy and that you don't want anything to happen to him. Urge him to get help. Read more...