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cyclothymia

  1. D

    Hello

    Hi All I am Dee and a long time sufferer of depression; recently I worked out that I am actually suffering from cyclothymia, a mild form of bi polar. I have no motivation, little energy and everything is a struggle: sitting and watching tv when I completely lose myself in other peoples' lives...
  2. Azelka

    How long do the ups and downs last in a day?

    How long do the ups and downs last in a day?
  3. Azelka

    Cyclothymia

    How is it like when cyclothymia starts for the first time?
  4. Azelka

    Cyclothymia

    Can an episode of depression or euphoria last an hour? Because I have euphoria for a short time and it then suddenly switch to depression or to a loss of energy...
  5. P

    Downward spiral since wife diagnosed with Cyclothymia

    Hi guys, I made a post a few months back regarding my situation with my wife. Basically she was diagnosed late last year with cyclothymia (possibly bipolar 2) after pushing for answers for years. She had noticed herself that she was manic. After some digging I found out that she’s bought a...
  6. A

    Cyclothymia Question

    Hi New to this group - looking for some advice. Very basically I have felt for a number of years that my moods are not right and it's affecting my work and relationships. I have very high periods where I'm on full throttle - out all the time, dis-regarding others feelings - just want to have...
  7. S

    Insight regarding cyclothymia and adhd

    Okay. I know this is going to seem like a lot, but I'd really like some guidance: I'm a 29 year old female therapist. I started depression meds in college, then my symptoms of mood shifts got worse, highs and lows (hypomanic and depressive symptoms but not consecutive enough to constitute a...
  8. S

    Seeking insight

    Okay. I know this is going to seem like a lot, but I'd really like some guidance: I'm a 29 year old female therapist. I started depression meds in college, then my symptoms of mood shifts got worse, highs and lows (hypomanic and depressive symptoms but not consecutive enough to constitute a...
  9. P

    New member, looking for any guidance or opinions!

    Hi there, I met my wife in school, we got together at the age of 13/14 and have been together since. She always struggled with anxiety and depression. Whenever she visited her doctor she they did the same over and over. Prescribe the meds for exactly that, anti depressants etc and sent her on...
  10. I

    What to tell people?

    Hi to everyone, I am new to all of this. Recently I have been diagnosed with cyclothymia and I am kinda struggling how to tell other people. I live in a country, where mental health is really stigmatized. You have depression? Suck it up, you are a man! You have BPD? You are lunatic who...
  11. Iamsoconfused

    I would really appreciate some info.

    I was diagnosed with cyclothymia in my late teens early adulthood, which I was medicated for a couple of years. I completely stopped doing anything about my mental health but it's becoming more of an issue again. I'm keeping a mood diary to keep track of my moods for about a month now. I'm just...
  12. E

    Proper diagnoses?

    Hi guys, I'm in the UK and strongly suspect I have BPD or cyclothymia, not sure which - maybe a combination of both, is that's possible. My problem is that in my area, the mental health services are useless. I have recently been in touch with the only free service in my area for adults (I'm 26)...
  13. M

    Diagnosis and medication woes - should I seek second opinion?

    I've known for some time (years) I've got some sort of mood disorder, after many goes on the NHS merry go round I've now been diagnosed with cyclothymia. Would greatly appreciate any input/opinions. Basically, I experienced mild mood fluctuations most of my life but never to any great degree...
  14. M

    Cyclothymia is not mild sometimes

    Cyclothymia is not always mild. I think I needed just to put that fact out there. A "down" can come like a gust of wind, cause a fight between my husband and I over the smallest issue. It can persuade me that a change of job is nigh, that I am SO stupid that I should just sit in a corner and...
  15. Y

    Should I go for a second opinion?

    Not sure if this is the right post for this as it includes a few subjects but- When I was first diagnosed with mental health issues (in 2010 I think) I was diagnosed with Bipolar (NOS) Which I agreed with. I had the symptoms of hypomania which lasted a few weeks then that went onto depression...
  16. R

    Cyclythymia & Sleep

    Hi. I'm a thirty-one-year-old female who has recently received a diagnosis of cyclothymia after fifteen years of being diagnosed with major depressive disorder. The psychiatrist who diagnosed me as having this version of bipolar disorder met with me when I was in the ICU after a suicide...
  17. Blu7of9

    Newb saying Hi

    Hi all, new to forum just saying hello. Have cyclothymia and ocd :low::scared::(
  18. D

    Relationship advice needed. Please help.

    I'm 19 and I was diagnosed with ADHD and Cyclothymia. I'm not on medication for either and my symptoms have been bad lately. Usually I am rapid cycling, up and downs throughout each day. Those days are interesting. But I've been in a rut for a while now and I can't seem to get out. I'm just...
  19. Bell394

    Diagnosed with cyclothymia, feeling so awful at the moment

    Hello, new to this forum. Just wanted to hopefully talk with people who suffer with similar problems to me. I've had psychosis since I was 14,it was very severe but seemed to get better after many years of therapy. Now however it has suddenly got very bad again, only this time no...
  20. K

    Venlafaxine. Help!

    Hey there. I've just joined this forum as I looking to find out more about Venlafaxine. I've been taking it everyday (twice a day) for about 2 years now. I've had depression and low since the age of 13 and am now 24. I was diagnosed in 2014 with cyclothymia. After being on this medication...
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