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Racing mind/ brain fog/ anxious/ disconnected

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Mitch12345

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ive been battling this for 3 years now prior to this i was a very fit and succesful man, i did use cocaine and steroids in my younger days but did not seem to effect my lifestyle , im 26 years old now the first 2 and a bit years was really intense disconnection, racing thoughts and a feeling of being stuck in my own head i could never be present within myself and feels like i am there but im not 'there' i would have periods of extreme highs and energy and i would be in the shower for example stairing at the wall so deep in my thoughts and scenarios i would almost forget where i was for a second,



i have had some periods( 3 months or so) where i feel completly present and in tune with my mind where i feel like i connect with people and have good energy, but the past 3 months has been so hard i feel like everything has intesified i feel like my energy and emotjons are all over the place i wake up extrmely down and anxious (thoughts about my parnter leaving me wich isnt true and nothing to go off, or just going to work n dreading it) i have woken up at 3 am and been so wired staring at the ceiling woth my mind feeling like its going so fast but i couldnt tell you what i was thinking of, i feel so disconnected from my self there is a feeling in my head i cant even describe but it is like i just cant feel and think clearly, racing mind (not of a percific thought just all over the place) i can be so anxious and down in the morning but i could be extremely energetic in the afternoon then back down again but the feeling in the mind never goes away,



i seeked proffesinal help they said they havent heard of anything with all these symptoms i am on sodium valproate 1000mg a day (been on for 2 week) i feel like it hasnt helped at all (early days i know) ive also taken 'valdoxan' it seem to make me feel better about a year and a half ago but i stopped for 6 months tried to take it 3 months ago but had to stop after a week because it made me extemely manic as they say
 
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bpd2020

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Hello Mitch. Welcome to the forum. How disappointing for you to be dismissed when you saw a doctor. Have you seen a psychiatrist? I would see one as they will have more understanding into how you are feeling. Please do not give up and let one useless professional stop you from seeking help.
 
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Mitch12345

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Hey @bpd2020 i have an appointment tomorrow I’ve been on sodium valproate for 4 weeks but it has made me extremely hard to grasp reality and extremely emotionless but thankfully tomorrow I’ll talk about changing medications
 
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It could be the medication does not agree with you. I hope your appointment goes well tomorrow.
 
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