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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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In case you didn't see this article or hear about the studies on antidepressants: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/magazine/the-science-and-history-of-treating-depression.html Antidepressants ...

Is there a difference between anti-depressants and sugar pill (placebo)?

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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i have been given antidepressents by my doctor and at one point my anxiety was so bad i had sleeping tablets and diazapan,The times i have tried to come off the antidepressents wen im feeeling ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post my antidepressents dont wrk anymore,im very depressed but have hyper phases, these do not last very long anymore but i have suffered this since i was 12. im now 33 and at the end of my tether. i cannot function properly and that makes me very depressed pl

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There are different unofficial terms for psychological attacks and abuse that people may suffer. Gang stalking has already been introduced in one of my earlier articles as a group of people in a ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Gaslighting: Psychological Manipulation to the Extreme

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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Hi Everyone Thank you to Kitchenista for starting such an important group on such a topic! It's not something we have talked much on in Groups at all! I think sexism in health is certainly not ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Cody's post Have your health issues not been taken seriously because you are a woman?

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Hi Everyone Thank you to Kitchenista for starting such an important group on such a topic! It's not something we have talked much on in Groups at all! I think sexism in health is certainly not ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Cody's post Have your health issues not been taken seriously because you are a woman?

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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Can the symptoms of this appear in varying degrees from month to month? Some months are worse than others for me. So just wondering if it actually is PMDD or just PMS

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on sunnydaisy2's post Question regarding this

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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What are the signs and symptoms and treatment for it? I don't mean to sound so dumb but I've been wondering what they, the doctors, were talking about.

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on bbnrse's post What is Wolff Parkinson White Sydrome? I've been told I have it but don't understand anything about it.

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Hi Everyone Thank you to Kitchenista for starting such an important group on such a topic! It's not something we have talked much on in Groups at all! I think sexism in health is certainly not ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Cody's post Have your health issues not been taken seriously because you are a woman?

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I have a liver disease and feel very uncomfortable taking a statin, despite the doctor saying it was safe as long as they did live function tests every six months. I had terrible muscle cramps in ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on bbnrse's post I, too would like to get information on alternatives to statin drugs.

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So often I hear women complain about their menstrual cycle because this monthly event is painful and difficult due to Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). It is estimated that 75 percent of women ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Eat Your Way Out of PMS

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In this edition of EmpowHER's "HER Daily Dose", Bailey Mosier examines a study that suggests that the symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) may last longer than originally thought ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Bailey Mosier's post Redefining Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - HER Daily Dose

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Though some people dread having to see their family around the winter holidays and don't enjoy Christmas shopping and the colder weather, others feel more depressed after the holidays are over, ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Rheyanne Weaver's post Post-Holiday Depression: Why Are You Feeling So Low After the Best Time of Year?

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One out of every 10 people suffers from depression in the United States, according to estimates. While there are many prescription medications that can alleviate depression symptoms, there are a ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on FoxNews' post Natural cures for depression

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One out of every 10 people suffers from depression in the United States, according to estimates. While there are many prescription medications that can alleviate depression symptoms, there are a ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on FoxNews' post Natural cures for depression

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I think PMDD is one of the harder subjects to talk about, because it's treated with the same drugs as for depression, plus it's kind of like PMS and PMS is really hard to talk about, too. Well, ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Dr. Daniel Heller's post PMDD

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Can the symptoms of this appear in varying degrees from month to month? Some months are worse than others for me. So just wondering if it actually is PMDD or just PMS

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on sunnydaisy2's post Question regarding this

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I am 18 years old and I grew up with not going to the doctor or dentist very often. My parents don't have health insurance and hardly any money. When I went to the doctor when I was 16 after ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on mia19's post Why am I always tired, moody, depressed, unable to concentrate, and never get my period?

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Image via marjan4782/fotoliaI have been misdiagnosed as bipolar 3 and am searching for information and answers. 4 years ago I had a manic episode that happened on the same week as my period. 4 or ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post can mania be triggered by pmdd or pms???

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Hi. I am a newbie here. I suffer from PTSD from my dad passing away in my arms. SInce then I have horrible anxiety attacks. I am trying to get off the medications they have me own so that I can ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on turner4's post i have horrible anxiety

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How long does it take for supplements to take effect? For example, I am taking calcium supplements and am wondering how long I will take them for before I see some results? I'm hoping to see ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on GauguinFan's post How long does it take for vitamins or supplements to start working?

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Let's talk about the similarities first! From EmpowHer's own Encyclopedia: Symptoms of CFS include: ■Unexplained, new onset, persistent fatigue that is not relieved with bed rest and ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Cody's post What's the difference between CFS and Fibromyalgia?

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I honestly dont know where else to turn for advice on what iv ebeen having problems with except for here. I cant talk to my friends about it and definitly not my family. I struggled with ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on kjryder's post Self-Loathing and Sex

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i have 2 little kids and im always tired. i started taking antidepressants a few weeks ago and still feel depressed but hopeful. it has gotten somewhat better than it used to be... but i feel ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on cuki's post always tired

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Hi. I am a newbie here. I suffer from PTSD from my dad passing away in my arms. SInce then I have horrible anxiety attacks. I am trying to get off the medications they have me own so that I can ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on turner4's post i have horrible anxiety

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How long does it take for supplements to take effect? For example, I am taking calcium supplements and am wondering how long I will take them for before I see some results? I'm hoping to see ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on GauguinFan's post How long does it take for vitamins or supplements to start working?

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It’s a sunny Friday morning and I wake up to the sound of birds chirping happy morning and pre-weekend greetings. I open my eyes as I lie in my bed not wanting to get up. Morning is usually an ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Schade's post Help! I’m in PMS Hormone Hell!

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If you suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) that leaves you held captive to your couch and clinging to a bottle of wine, it may be because you are not getting enough exercise. Studies have ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on EmpowHER's post Alleviate PMS with Four Simple Exercises

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Let's talk about the similarities first! From EmpowHer's own Encyclopedia: Symptoms of CFS include: ■Unexplained, new onset, persistent fatigue that is not relieved with bed rest and ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Susan Cody's post What's the difference between CFS and Fibromyalgia?

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Image via marjan4782/fotoliaI have been misdiagnosed as bipolar 3 and am searching for information and answers. 4 years ago I had a manic episode that happened on the same week as my period. 4 or ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post can mania be triggered by pmdd or pms???

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I am curious how many women here are aware of the problems related to birth control formulas containing drospirenone (Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella, Beyaz, etc.) I put up this blog post a few weeks ago ...

Yaz, Yasmin, Birth Control, PMS & PMDD

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That’s what many of us wish for during our “special” time -- a break. Especially is it true when your cramps are on level 10, your belly has grown five inches from all the bloating, and you’ve ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Dita Faulkner's post PMS-ing -- Give Me a Break!

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Image via marjan4782/fotoliaI have been misdiagnosed as bipolar 3 and am searching for information and answers. 4 years ago I had a manic episode that happened on the same week as my period. 4 or ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post can mania be triggered by pmdd or pms???

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This is very interesting research. A paper from earlier this year showed that there are core symptoms that distinguish PMS. http://www.liebertonline.com/doi/abs/10.1089/jwh.2010.2161 It is ...

The Core Symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome

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In this research study, women who perceived discrimination due to race, gender, age, weight, height, or other factors were more likely to have ...

Feeling Oppressed Is Oppressive: PMDD and Discrimination

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Image via marjan4782/fotoliaI have been misdiagnosed as bipolar 3 and am searching for information and answers. 4 years ago I had a manic episode that happened on the same week as my period. 4 or ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post can mania be triggered by pmdd or pms???

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I think PMDD is one of the harder subjects to talk about, because it's treated with the same drugs as for depression, plus it's kind of like PMS and PMS is really hard to talk about, too. Well, ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Dr. Daniel Heller's post PMDD

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Image via marjan4782/fotoliaI have been misdiagnosed as bipolar 3 and am searching for information and answers. 4 years ago I had a manic episode that happened on the same week as my period. 4 or ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post can mania be triggered by pmdd or pms???

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i have just read up on pmdd, looking at pmt and knowing that mine was a lot more intense i found that all the things stated about pmdd were like i had written them myself. i also read that in ...

Dr. Daniel Heller commented on Anonymous' post pmdd -i think i have pmdd not just the usual pmt