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  1. L


    Heeeey, I suffer from Bipolar Disorder type I and I have never been able to get my symptoms under control by medication prescribed for my Bipolar even after being tried on a handful of different pills! I was prescribed pregabalin about 2 months ago to treat my pain in my face caused by nerve...
  2. D

    20mg Paroxetine - is it safe?

    Can anyone who has been on Paroxetine or is currently on Paroxetine tell me about your experience taking it? Or anxiety medication in general? My boyfriend was prescribed 20mg Paroxetine for anxiety. The initial reason he went to see the doctor is due to a pain in the left side of his chest...
  3. S

    Bipolar and Relationships

    Good Day everyone. I was diagnosed 13 years ago today with Bipolar I and II or as the doctor called Mixed. I was 20 and now 33. My symptoms were extreme. I was hospitalized for a year due to the extreme symptoms I had. For the first little while, the meds had very little effect on me. The dosage...
  4. Prismere

    Question About Treatment, Sort Of

    Would any of you trust a physician assistant to prescribe you meds? I was in a partial hospitalization program and the psychiatrist there prescribed me Seroquel. Now that I'm out I was set up to see a physician assistant to continue my medication treatment but I really do not trust them treating...
  5. C

    I feel guilty for getting better

    Hello everyone, So I have/had a pretty severe anxiety disorder that reached its peak just over a year ago, essentially I constantly felt like I was dying and there was nothing I could do about it and I was going to drop dead any second, on top of this I had all the classic health anxiety and...
  6. R


    I have never felt so alone in my life as I do right now.My depression is suffocating me and wherever I reach for help I meet a dead end.I am so tired of feeling like this and I feel I will never get better. In my mind I know I should get up go for a walk or some other activity but then I tell...
  7. Topcat

    Sedating meds and a night out

    If you take daily meds in the evening that more or less knock you out, when would you take them if you were on a late night out? I've got a hen party to go on in a couple of weeks and we won't get back til 3am :nod2: just take it when I get in and sleep in late is what I'm thinking?
  8. S

    Hello I am new

    I really dont want to give out my name but I have been suffering from EUPD for over 30 years now and as I am getting older I am becoming worse. I also am prone to taking overdoses of pills and self harming which is not good. I am on 14 different medications half of which are for sleep but sadly...
  9. C

    At a loss

    Hi I am new here and I joined because nothing seems to have worked and I don't know what to do next. I'll sort of tell you my story I guess: So basically I have a huge set of interconnected anxieties about anything and everything you can think of since I was a child e.g. work, health, sexual...
  10. Azelka


    Hey, my psychiatrist proposed to lower my meds but I'm scared not to feel alright anymore if she does this because I have in mind that this good feeling comes from the meds and not from me. What should I do? Am I right when I say that meds can make a person feel better in his shoes?
  11. M

    Cold turkey

    So I have come of all my meds for a week now.. I feel utterly rubbish and emotional. Im tired of taking meds all the time and all the side effects. Everyone thinks this is a bad idea and I will crash and burn no one has faith that I can beat this illness without meds. I just feel alone.
  12. L

    Emotional intensity limit?

    Greetings! I’m newish and working on getting myself sorted out. I found this forum while hunting for anyone with a similar experience - didn’t find it though - so now I’m asking :) As a bit of background, I just sort of see myself as “unspecified unknown brand of crazy of indeterminent origin”...
  13. O

    Its weird writing about yourself, right?

    Hey there, So…. I have recently discovered that I have suffered with anxiety and depression for about 10 years without even realising it. After hitting breaking point, I have now started taking medication in order to help deal with this after years of not telling anyone. This medication was not...
  14. S

    Bi polar

    Do you need to advise DVD’s whether or not on meds
  15. B

    I don't know if i should take meds or not?

    I am being treated for bipolar 2 an d i was prescribed Divalproex. I've been really bummed lately cause i really don't want to take any meds at all. I took them for 2 weeks and i got a little out of my funk but i missed an appt with my doc on accident and because it was the 4th missed appt (i...
  16. BlackHeart


    Hi I have joined this forum because I'm not actually sure wether there is anything wrong with me or not. I started having panick attacks around the age of 17, this got a lot worse when I started my first job in a packing factory, after having passed 2 level 5 college courses without going onto...
  17. Bizzarebitrary

    Let's address antidepressants and self-stigma

    There are a number of reasons why someone diagnosed with mental illness refuses psychiatric medications and I'd like to understand why some stigmatize it. Can mental illness be treated, tolerated without meds - yes of course, I know this from personal experience but let's discuss why patients...
  18. D

    medication for intrusive thoughts?

    okay i am on a few medications and i take seroqel 150mg at bedtime i use it for sleep but for other uses a well one for intrusive thoughts which i feel i need a higer dose but after seeing the side effects and the risk i don't want it anymore i prefer getting off of it. and asking for a safer...
  19. A

    What's wrong with me?

    Im 23 and When I'm in a conversation Like I'm talking all okay and then my mood changes and i forget how to communicate and everything gets awkward. I get a panic feeling all over and lose track and feel awkward in every aspect. I hear voices too which has been going on for the last few months...
  20. A

    Taking meds and changing time zones

    Hi all, looking for some advice. I take 40mg of Prozac every morning when I get up to make sure I don't miss a dose. The trouble is, when I go from Australia to the UK I change time zones so significantly that if I continued to take my meds at the same time, it would change to evening rather...