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Medication

I have been on anti-depressants since the day I had my first panic attack and started having episodes of it. I am hoping not to need them for the rest of my life but if so be it then it’s better than panicking everyday like I use to. 315 more words

Panic Attack

[What?! Wednesdays] Depression and Me by Shara D. Taylor

I met Shara back in 2006 when I worked as the Senior Museum Educator at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. She was one of our trusted docents who was beginning her graduate studies at UPENN.   959 more words

Journey

How anti-depressants work to help you feel better

Depression is essentially a strange state of mental breakdown, gradual or rapid.

Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an increased risk of heart disease and suicide. 131 more words

Articles

Admitting You Have a Problem is the First Step in Solving it

It is so silly for me to think that someone like me, who seems to be normal and content actually has all this fear and rage and unhappiness inside of me. 120 more words

A Sister Gives Some Sage Advice

This morning, I woke up (having gone to sleep at midnight) at 3am.  I’d dreamed of him, and it wasn’t a pleasant dream from the happy days when we were together, but rather he had that cold, implacable face and that sharp, resolute tone he used when he was trying to be patient with me, but he felt pissed at the same time.   1,078 more words

Getting Over A Broken Heart

MY thoughts on depression

Let me just start this post by saying that these are MY thoughts on depression and this post is not intended to offend anyone.

I believe that depression is a very real disease and that not enough recognition is given to depression. 1,029 more words

Me

Hindsight

Hi guys welcome to this blog. I am writing this as I believe there is not enough medical information out there for people who think they are going through withdrawal effects from anti- depressants, in particular my blog deals with prozac as that is what was prescribed to me, however having read and researched a lot, this seems to be the case with most anti-depressants. 311 more words