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  • Posted By: Stimpy
  • February 8, 2011
  • 02:45 PM

ive always had some problems like anxiety and slight depression. lately though my depression has gotten worse. sometimes i cry and just cant stop. ill get mad over little things and yell and scream even though i don't want to. and i've been paranoid thinking that friends are out to get me and my husband keeps things from me. i don't want to think this way or be negative all of the time. sometimes it will be the exact opposite of these things in my behavior but when it comes back it hits me real hard all at once. i had a baby nine months ago and haven't had a normal cycle since then, so could this just be a hormonal imbalance or something much worse like scitzophenia? i have been put on anti depressants like zoloft and paxil before but they've never helped or had any impact. i don't want to feel like everyone is against me. i hate not being able to control my emotions and i dont have money for a doctor. i dont know what to do but i know i dont want to terrorize the family that i love or not be able to maintain a friendship or feel like everything is wrong all of the time, has anyone had the same problems and figured out how to fix it?

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  • First, take a breath. Even going a little batty isn't the end of the world, and that's a only remote possibility. Have you talked to your ob/gyn about your condition? If you have, try suggesting a shorter-acting anti-depressant, like any of the benzos. There is also a good chance your problem stems from a metabolic origin. It may not be in your head. It may be in your hormones. Please consult your doc.
    gregtfish 67 Replies
    • February 8, 2011
    • 11:59 PM
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  • A high copper level can cause issues with mood and your hormone's could be affecting the copper/zinc balance. Here's a great website about postpartum depression and moods affected by copper :)http://momswellness.wordpress.com/2008/11/11/study-links-high-copper-levels-to-ppd/Hope you figure it out! Kristy
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 12, 2011
    • 01:42 PM
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