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I have a happy life but I feel like i'm just a hamster on a wheel, take depression meds but what else can I do?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Meds can't fix this

Medications are made to manage symptoms, not cure conditions.
And what you have will not be reached by medications alone. I agree with dr. Ali about the need for psychotherapy here -- a chance to look deeply at why you're feeling like "a hamster on a wheel, " & what you want to about this. Tv commercials suggest that medications alone will fix our problems. Dig deep in yourself; find therapist.

In brief: Meds can't fix this

Medications are made to manage symptoms, not cure conditions.
And what you have will not be reached by medications alone. I agree with dr. Ali about the need for psychotherapy here -- a chance to look deeply at why you're feeling like "a hamster on a wheel, " & what you want to about this. Tv commercials suggest that medications alone will fix our problems. Dig deep in yourself; find therapist.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depressed

Psychotherapy along with meds.
Is more beneficial for depression.

In brief: Depressed

Psychotherapy along with meds.
Is more beneficial for depression.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Happy but........

Set upon a course of action to self improvement to discover why you feel the way you do.
Read books, listen to appropriate cds , talk to professionals, and spend a lot of time in the library. Ask a lot of questions. Be inquisitive and search for answers. Expand your faith based feelings. Learn to be self reliant and learn to believe in yourself.

In brief: Happy but........

Set upon a course of action to self improvement to discover why you feel the way you do.
Read books, listen to appropriate cds , talk to professionals, and spend a lot of time in the library. Ask a lot of questions. Be inquisitive and search for answers. Expand your faith based feelings. Learn to be self reliant and learn to believe in yourself.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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