insomnia

  1. C

    risperidone & Paroxetine

    My doc shifted me from Mitrazapine/Escitalopram/Clonazepam to Paroxetine,Resperidone<Gabapentine and Bromazepam..I am facing severe insomnia..With Mitrazapaine I was having so appetite and gained weight. Will the new combination works well? Request your inputs please.
  2. Y

    Insomnia

    So i really need your help. I have bad insomnia. I take Seroquel, Mirtazapine and melatonin for sleep. (also tried natural stuff, and zopiclone) I take Zyprexa for SZ. I feel stressed. I often feel wide awake at night. The medicines doesnt help, only sometimes. I either fall asleep like 3 in...
  3. A

    How to "fix" Sertraline (and any other SSRI)

    Like most people I also struggled with the side effects of SSRIs, while also being aware of their positive action on my symptoms of depression and anxiety. My biggest problem was insomnia that became so bad that I had to quit sertraline. After many visits to different psychiatrists I found...
  4. A

    How to "Fix" SSRIs

    Like most people I also struggled with the side effects of SSRIs, while also being aware of their positive action on my symptoms of depression and anxiety. My biggest problem was insomnia that became so bad that I had to quit sertraline. After many visits to different psychiatrists I found...
  5. RoseGoldBoi

    Insomnia. Quit 30ml Mirtazipine and then Insomnia.

    After a mental break down which involved cutting my hair off, I threw out my meds in the heat of the moment. Ever since then I would be wide awake from 10pm-8am. At first I thought it was the tv keeping me up, so I decided to unplug at 10pm. I just layed in the dark, brain fully active. Not even...
  6. J

    What are your experiences of Zopiclone 7.5mg?

    Hi all I have just started a new medication for my GAD, which seems to be working very well in controlling my symptoms - however over the last week I've been suffering from extremely sleepless nights. I've been struggling to get to sleep, or I've been falling to sleep ok but then waking up a...
  7. A

    Mirtazapine vs Trazodone

    Hello to all my fellow forum members! I need an advice. I use Mirtazapine for insomnia and it does wonders. I sleep 7-8 hours every single night on 15 mg of Mirtazapine after 14 months of treatment. But the hunger is permanent and unbearable and I gained a lot of weight. Now I decided that I...
  8. D

    Bad anxiety after fictional character deaths?

    So I got very involved in a series for the last few years and it became a really great way for me to escape from my every day life and gave me something pleasant to think about when my mind was racing and I was trying to relax. it was pretty much my happy place. Now, several characters have...
  9. A

    I just got meds and I'm scared and angry

    I was gonna write this long winded story about what's going on, but I ran out of energy. And I think this is something I wanna do so I decided to make it quick. I am 23yo she/her college graduating senior. I have situational depression, and panic disorder that was diagnosed 2 weeks ago. I hate...
  10. A

    is it normal to have extreme physical symptoms of stress for weeks??

    Why does it seem my flight or fight response is taking longer and longer to subside.Its lasted for almost 3 weeks now?? is that normal am I over thinking myself into panic again? Ive been having panic attacks and depression for years, I know all about the biology behind it with hormones and...
  11. A

    Why does it feel my physical symptoms of a panic wont subside?

    Why does it seem my flight or fight response is taking longer and longer to subside. Ive been having panic attacks and depression for years, I know all about the biology behind it with hormones and nervous systems. I seem to be having spells more frequently and longer lasting with very bizarre...
  12. R

    Resperidone withdrawal can't sleep

    I stopped takeing resperidone 2 mg that I had been takeing since this summer and stopped being able to sleep. Trying to sleep is really burdensome, I feel a wave of anxiety every few seconds all night and day long it doesn't stop and my mind does not stop running thoughts. It's been over a week...
  13. J

    Anxiety - Sert and Mirt

    Hello. ive been on 200mg Sertraline for 16 years which worked like a dream for GAD and depression. It suddenly stopped working and Dr has put me on 15mg Mirtzipane and increased to 30mg after 2 weeks. Would be great to hear how long it took people to feel better. It has fixed my insomnia but i...
  14. skadforlife

    At a bit of a loss here...... medication

    Hi all, It's been a very long time since I accessed this forum; maybe theres a lesson to take from that but hey ho, hindsight is a wonderful thing. Since 2012 I've been experiencing cyclic changes in my mental health - usually for periods of around 2 months of positive experiences and 1 month...
  15. OnaMay

    Anxiety and insomnia

    4 years ago I developed insomnia and then I had anxiety about sleeping. I feel like I'm losing my mind and I'll never be able to function again. Some days I can't drive if I've had no sleep. Has anyone with an anxiety disorder experienced anything like this.:low:
  16. N

    What's causing my insomnia and anxiety?

    I have had anxiety and insomnia for the last 2.5 years caused by a small period of careless behaviour and drugs. The anxiety is sometimes bad but generally easily manageable, but the insomnia persists everyday. I fall asleep easily but I always awake 2-5 times a night and I always wake up out...
  17. valleygirl

    Still feeling pretty depressed

    My psychiatrist unfortunately did not even bring up the possibility of switching to a different antidepressant when I saw him last Thursday. He increased the dose of trazadone and seroquel. And the seroquel he's only increasing temporarily, for one month and then go back down to 600 mg. I...
  18. A

    Zolpidem sleeping tablets and insomnia...

    Zolpidem hypnotics (also known as stilnoct) are very good for calming you down, working through insomnia and getting you to sleep. I take one 10mg pill twice a week before bed and it seems to do the trick, although it has made me a bit hungry into the early hours.
  19. A

    Schiz at night and sleep...

    Does anyone get voices really badly at night when they are trying to sleep? I take zolpidem sleeping tablets twice a week, they get me to sleep fairly well but on the days I do not take them it takes me a bit longer to drop off. I get bad insomnia and sometimes that combined with the voices can...
  20. K

    Im not sure if this is ocd... Help would be very much appreciated!

    Hey. Im new here. Ive struggled with some mental health issues in the past and im currently taking a low maintenance dose of prozac and latuda. Generally ive been very well except for this one thing... About every two weeks.. Sometimes three... And always in the evening between 7 and 8 pm ill...
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