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  • Serotonin overdose

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 11, 2017 05:40 PM

    I jujust start back on my depression med zoloft 100mg and migraine preventive topamax 100,3 days ago,started new generic for visteral25 mg for anxiety and pani6c attacks 4,days ago.came home from the center that helped me ,what I thought was get my meds finally adjusted.on way home I was already...

  • Wellbutrin Xl

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors October 27, 2015 04:52 PM

    I am 15 and have been on Wellbutrin xl for dysthymia since I was 13 and I was having issues with it, it never seemed to do anything to help but I was still having the same problems I was having even after I took it. I have experienced worse depression and very rapid mood swings since being on it,...

  • Dr. Visit after Dr visit being treated like a science experience still no diagnosis

    Hopefulangel 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 30, 2013 03:37 PM

    This is my life now lay in bed practically 24 hours a day.i have to prepare myself mentally just to get up for a few seconds . When I'm not I'm in the bathroom then I lay back in bed. I just cannot believe how my Life has hit the brakes. I remember before all of this I was under a huge amount of...

  • What to do if a shrink wants to treat you for something you don't have?

    Melanie_L 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 29, 2013 05:58 PM

    I'm really worried, my shrink (psychiatrist) wants to treat me for depression, even though I'm not depressed, I looked up depression online to see what it was like and it really doesn't fit me. When I asked her why does she think that I'm depressed, she said "because you quit a hobby you used to...

  • How to Stop Anxiety Without Medication

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 19, 2013 06:46 AM

    Write down a list of your main worries. Rank these worries from most to least important, and for each one imagine the worst possible scenario. Allow at least 30 minutes to imagine what would happen during the worst possible outcome, followed by a 5-minute break. Go back to the scenario, and make...

  • How to Stop Anxiety Without Medication

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 19, 2013 06:42 AM

    Anxiety is an collection of negative emotions that usually comes from feeling apprehensive about a situation, person or event. Although anxiety is normal, excessive anxiety can be a sign of a mental disorder. It can inhibit you from leading a healthy life by focusing on your reactions rather than...

  • Psychotic Hallucinations - Bipolar I or Schizophrenia?

    Kerry Ann Jacobs 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors June 10, 2013 05:12 AM

    I first experienced psychotic hallucinations when I was 44 and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. However I have never had manic depression. I actually most identify with the character from the movie: "A Beautiful Mind" of a mathematician who in real life heard voices and entered into what he...

  • stomach pains ,nauseua severe depression

    momskeeper 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 10, 2012 07:57 AM

    said I have IBS and sent home with no script and no help over 7x's and after 3yrs rushed to er with acute apendisitis But still no help with depression

  • I Don't Know Who I Am!

    spinyturtle83 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 9, 2012 09:22 AM

    When I was about 12 years old, I was misdiagnosed withepilepsy and put on very high doses of medication for more than 20 years. This was at my mother’s request because shetold the doctor she kept seeing my arms and legs jerking when I was sleepingand she made her own diagnoses that these were...

  • I Don't Know Who I Am!

    spinyturtle83 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 9, 2012 08:47 AM

    When I was about 12 years old, I was misdiagnosed withepilepsy and put on very high doses of medication for more than 20 years. This was at my mother’s request because shetold the doctor she kept seeing my arms and legs jerking when I was sleepingand she made her own diagnoses that these were...

  • Misdiagnosed for the last 8 years (thx for nothing docs!)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors January 18, 2012 04:46 AM

    8 years is a pretty big chunk being 28. The problem is so many things happened I couldnt pinpoint the symptoms properly.I had glandular fever (americans call it something different) when i was 19 and everything kind of went downhill from there. It really didnt help that at 22 i began working night...

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  • Depression and mental issues can be treated with Vitamins and Amino Acids, not Pharma

    zeeclass6 2 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors September 3, 2011 08:24 PM

    I just want to rant about this, because I know that a lot of other people have a similar experience: doctors who are "slackers." They don't really read your chart. They don't take your symptoms seriously. They push pharmaceutical drugs at you or tell you that you worry too much instead of testing...

  • Bipolar misdiagnosis

    missrose 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors August 21, 2011 09:45 AM

    When I was little, more specifically ages newborn to about 8 or 9, I was sexually abused. Due to several factors including repression, no one knew, but the signs were incredibly obvious.Anyways, when I was 10, I started having "manic" fits of rage , i.e throwing things , threatening, and being like...

  • Have you experienced abuse & are now Diagnosed?

    whiterose11 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors July 14, 2011 12:28 PM

    Hi all, i find this website so interesting and its so great that people can share their stories and gain support on here. I've had an interesting journey as an abuse survivor who was put in mental health care due to depression, anxiety, rage... all the normal disregulated emotions that come along...

  • my birth control made me mentally ill

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors May 12, 2011 04:24 PM

    For years I struggled with medications, hospitalizations, more medications, disability. I was diagnosed with depression, then bipolar, then schizoaffective. I had hallucinations, delusions, depression, suicidal thoughts. This all started when I went on birth control. When I changed birth control to...

  • Doctor diagnosed me with BP in 20 minutes

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors April 19, 2011 11:01 AM

    I went to see a new doctor about my depression and within twenty minutes he diagnosed me with BP (Bipolar), yet I had no tests done and that was the very first time that I have seen him. Further to this, he had no past medical records for me yet still went ahead with the diagnoses. In my personal...

  • I believe I have been wrongly dianosed with Panic Attacks

    Anonymous 6 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors February 16, 2011 03:02 PM

    think I have been misdiagnosed with panic attacks.I have been suffering with palpitations for months, they are worse on a night and wake me from my sleep, they are also bad on an evening if I have done a lot of running around that day. I went to see the doctor and he told me they were panic attacks...

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    Posted in: Medical Errors January 7, 2011 12:10 AM

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  • Struggling to cope mentally

    Vine87 3 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 15, 2010 10:33 PM

    I am stuggling alot these days. I started having mental health problems (Anxiety/Depression) about 3 years ago. I am currently having the worst episode. I struggle with anxiety but I felt it was 'managable' to a certain degree. I have been given Propranolol and I was on Citalopram for about a year...

  • Testosterone and bipolar redux

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Medical Errors December 1, 2010 02:35 AM

    As I read over a thread from 2008 about the misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder that turnedd out to be loww testosterone levels, I am curious to hear how things turned out in the long run. I have an actual case of bipolar disorder and I know this because I have responded to various meds quite well and...