Join Date: Dec 2012
I was @ hospital getting my daughter a behavioral assessment when I posted response earlier...I tried cymbalta and it was not nice to me so now I am on Pristiq and valium....I think I need more since the stress level just went out the roof in last 48hrs!
Originally Posted by Leesa
You say you are now medicated? I hope it's for depression. Did you know that it takes awhile for the medication to work? I wish i knew what you were on, because some medications can take up to 6 weeks to work!
Others take perhaps a week or two.
I take Cymbalta and within a week I was feeling better. I'm on the maximum dose of 120mg per day. I take 60mg twice a day. It has really helped me alot. I have major depressive disorder (clinical depression) and I'll be on medication the rest of my life. I've been on medication for probably 30 years already.
I hope and pray that your meds start working soon. In the meantime, try to stay busy. Do anything that will take your mind off of things. Listen to uplifting music. And post here -- we'll be here to help you. God bless and please take care of YOU. Hugs, Lee
What Happened: In 2011 I was in a MVA
Symptoms: Physical: I am always cold in any season!!I cannot tolerate anything pressure on my head(sun glasses,hats)longer then a hour,Lock jaw/Displaced TMJ, Dropsey, Hands go numb, Arms go numb, back of head numb (when asleep),Muscle spasms in face & upper body,migraines, concentration headaches, dizziness, nausea, neck and back trauma (from accident), tinnitus, extreme light sensitivity, noise sensitivity, EXTREME fatigue, impaired vestibular system, balance off, Pupils NEVER equal, disrupted sleep cycles,speech problems.
Cognitive: Cognitive Behavior, Brain fog, impulsivity, speech problems, word finding problems, slowed processing speeds, impaired visual memory, impaired complex attention
Emotional: Unable to handle stress or overstimulation without getting extremely irritable or angry, easily overstimulated, MAJOR depression, major anxiety, Panic attacks
Treatment so far: Treatment for PCS,PTSD,Depression & panic,Vestibular therapy, Physical therapy, Vitamin Schedule,Walking,No Dairy, No eggs, No caffeine, No artificial coloring, Sleep with 2 pillows, Very little sugars consumed, Eat healthy,No alcohol, Medications, limit stress and overstimulation.
~*~Learn to treasure yourself and your Divinity. Be willing to accept yourself completely. Be yourself, be graceful, be kind, be wild, be weird ... be true to yourself~*~