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I skipped one day, then two, etc. None of my clothes fit, and I refuse to buy a new wardrobe. But at times it felt like I had too much energy, and I felt very hyper. I refused to attend school and was brought to the doctor by my parents. They subsided over about 2 weeks. I am the only person in my immediate family who has ever sought therapy, even though my grandfather was a famed psychiatrist. It gave me such severe insomnia, I got maybe 1-2 hours a sleep a night.
An Experience with Prozac
But when I left my toxic job, moved cities, and realized that my depression wasn't just work-related and seasonal, I knew I needed to try. Sweatyness, restless bodyparts, desire to jump into the nearest available dopamine funnel (smoking, internet, Civ V confusedness, feeling wasted and loved-up. But suddenly I stopped being geared to "avoiding" and found myself "approaching" again - time, people, problems, moments. My question is: have any of you ever had similar experiences with Prozac? Lou also described her positive experience of taking citalopram after being diagnosed with depression and body dysmorphic disorder. Stick with it, look after yourself especially carefully for the next few weeks, because you're really even more vulnerable than usual, and soon you'll be in a much better place. I was so relieved. If there's one thing we can be certain of from our survey it's that people are keen to share their story, but on the condition that we didn't reveal their identity. "I met a psychopharmacologist my insurance coveredI think she convinced herself she was my grandmother, and I kind of love her to this dayand was put on a low dose of Lexapro, which I have to give credit for truly turning my life around from. I was prescribed Klonopin (which I've taken off and on before) to help me ease my anxiety, but I just wanted to feel 'normal so I decided to try Prozac. It was such a dark and confusing time, and with my own motivation completely failing me, I knew I had to attack my chemistry to learn how to live again. The first few weeks were fine, and then I started to get really bad fatigueI'd try to spend as much time in bed to rest before work, but then I'd still feel like a spacey zombie once I got there.