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    CBD oil dosing recomendation

    i am currently attempting to use CBD oil to help with my depression without the use of an anti depressent from the pharmacy such as lexapro. i have a 1000mg 30ml Full Spectrum(has trace amounts of thc) CBD Tincture oil. the recomended daily dosage was one dropper full which would provide 33 mg...
  2. M

    Need to know I'm not alone

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. My mental health history is fairly long so I'll just go with my current episode.... I've been off work since February after having multiple daily panic attacks. I've been in regular therapy at least two years, and have switched...
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    New member

    Hey everyone. I'm a new member and struggle with depression and ptsd. I'm hoping this forum will help me sort through the daily issues I face. I'm a paramedic and dispatcher as well as raising 2 special needs children.
  4. S

    Out of options

    Hi everyone. I am a 24 year old male, born, raised and currently living in Brazil and I am hoping that I can find help here. Below is some context for what I've been struggling with, I would be immensely grateful for any of you who read it. Since a young age, I’ve struggled with chronic...
  5. T

    Feeling trapped in my skin

    My brain is only thinking of the negative thing. I'm not able to do the daily stuffs. I have bipolar. Can someone please relate to this feeling.
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    Hello all I have BPD and have previously been on Citalopram and Sertraline both of various doses. I have today been given Mirtazapine 15mg x1 daily. I was wondering if anyone had any experiences with this treatment? Many thanks Beyond
  7. S

    I have BPD?? PTSD? Depression? and everything else I'm told?

    Hi everyone, So today is my first time EVER posting online about my Mental Health. It's pretty daunting, I'm not even sure where to start. I was 1st diagnosed with post-natal depression in 1995, back when I stopped breast feeding. It wasn't anything major at the time. Four years later, my...
  8. hopeman

    Introduction on a wet Thursday..

    Hi all, my name is Jim, I'm 69 & live in Kilmarnock. I have a question! Has anyone heard of or is suffering from "Cyclothymia" It's a milder form of bi-polar disorder and is characterised by frequent mood changes, sometimes hourly, sometimes daily, weekly etc. I'm not on any medication for...
  9. M

    Natural Ways To Reduce Stress / Anxiety

    Hi Everybody! What are peoples ways here of reducing stress / anxiety? I'm thinking more of in an overall general sense, not just when the stress happens. I'm thinking of doing daily mindfulness meditation and perhaps daily jogging or exercise. Just wondering what people use here. Thanks!
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    Why am I taking 200mg quetiapine and 50mg sertraline daily?

    5 years ago I was diagnosed with schizophrenia and put on amisulpride. It was switched for risperidone, then aripiprazole and now I'm on quetiapine. At times I have been on sertraline too. My second psychiatrist took back my schizophrenia diagnosis (said he wasn't sure) and said I had...
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    getting worse

    haven't posted here in a while. I really don't know why I keep getting worse, everytime I try something new it seems at the beginning like it is helping me but then I just deteriorate into worse states of anxieties than before. I really can't explain it.At first with my therapist we reached a...
  12. N

    What is it like hearing voices??

    I'm wanting to gain a better understanding of how people who suffer from this feel and what it is like in your daily life.
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    hiya just a quick question .....is there anyone else on chlorpromazine i take 750 mg daily but it doesnt help with my voices......x
  14. Woodstock

    What am I supposed to do?

    I know I'm not the only one facing these types of issues, but for some reason I can't figure out what to do. I was diagnosed with BPD, major depressive disorder, and anxiety over a year ago. I see a therapist regularly. I was comfortable seeing her weekly but now it's every 2 weeks or more and i...
  15. M

    New to all this just need to try and communicate with others with mental illnesses

    New to all this just need to try and communicate with others with mental illnesses Hi. For the past 4 years have been suffering with anxiety and depression. About 1 year ago was diagnosed with bipolar. Take medication. Still finding it a little hard to get my head round it all. My mood is like...
  16. R

    Anxiety and urinary problems

    Hi all, was wondering if any of you have experienced problems passing urine as a result of anxiety... I've always had shy-bladder when using public toilets and couldn't go on moving vehicles (coaches) etc... But recently I've had a spike in my anxiety and it's creeped into my everyday life...
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    How much weight have you gained since taking antipsychotics?

    I've put on 21 lbs in 10 months. The good news is the psychosis has completely gone now. I'm still taking my pills, (2mg Risperidone daily) and the plan is to start a tapered withdrawal in August. How much weight have you gained? Has the antipsychotic drug worked for you?
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    Can't smile anymore

    I'm new here and hope I can find people who understand how I feel. In summary .. I'm 47.. single mom to 4 year old.. suffered depression for 20 years. Right now I've hit a point where I feel very isolated. I have a few good friends. But other than one of them I pretty much don't interact with...
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    5htp - long term use in high doses

    5htp - long term use in high doses Hello. I started using 5htp 6months ago. First month 5 htp really saved me . It changed my mood again to really good ,normal., energy. I was taking 100 mg 2x daily. 3.-4. month i I had to continuously improve doses to 4-5 tabs daily. It means 400-500mg* . It...
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    I'm here for my daughter

    Hi everyone, I found this forum in my MH forum searches. I'm kind of at my ropes end and trying to get answers from others that are living in hers/our daily hell. I want to help her but I'm not sure I'm strong enough to continue but my heart won't let go.