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2 1 Thu, 30 Mar 2023
I need help. I am severely depressed. I have been for months. I don t have a regular Dr since I moved to a rural area. I m out of medicine for depression. I hardly function anymore and feel like I am slowly dying. I took seroquel and lexpro. Trazadine worked best. I need help. Have called several...
2 1 Thu, 7 Nov 2019
I have been suffering from an undiagnosed chronic cough since roughly 2009. Things ruled out include whooping cough, cancer, asthma, bronchitis, mold, sarcoidosis. As a result, I began self medicating with alcohol and I confess I m a full blown alcoholic....with a chronic cough! Which has brought...
2 1 Tue, 3 Sep 2019
Hi. My physician s assistant has recommended that I take Deplin. I have major depressive disorder. She ordered a genetic test that said that I have trouble utilizing folic acid. If I take the Deplin will it benefit me to take B12 shots and if so how often?
2 1 Tue, 18 Jun 2019
I am 52 and have severe rheumatoid arthritis and take methotrexate, folic acid, and orencia inj. I also take tizanidine and naproxen as needed. A few months ago, I tapered off of venlafaxine 75 Er because I was concerned about taking so many meds. I realize now that I should be on something for...
2 1 Mon, 3 Jun 2019
I have been suffering from a peculiar disease.I feel shaky and nervous most often.Most importantly I can t laugh out loud in social situations,be it in friends circle or in my work place or in parties.Even I can t converse freely and boldly with people.I can t cut jokes or enjoy funny...
2 1 Mon, 31 Dec 2018
I have head pressure in the right and left front of my head. Also, a depressed feeling most of the time, thinking I will never be rid of this. I started taking paxel and my doctor switched me to venlafaxine and has increased the dosage. It doesn;t seem to help!
2 1 Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Hey! I’m a 20 year old male. For the past few years I’ve been experiencing some memory loss that seems a bit more than normal and I wanted to get a second opinion on it. I lose my train of thought when talking to people very often. I often forget things if I don’t try really hard to remember...
2 1 Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Sir... I don t know about me at ... All, due to some serious tragidies faced in my childhood . Right now I am facing many downs, I am unemployed for 4 years, having huge debt, breakup with whom I loved, and I am facing back spasm problem for the past one year, At this moment I tried from this...
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Hi, I had a relationship mainly long distance of 6 yrs with the consent of our parents. Recently she broke up as she felt I have hurt her self respect. She has kept herself away from me since then. I am pursuing PhD in chemistry and I feel i am going into severe depression and insomania
2 1 Tue, 30 Oct 2018
I am 24. I am in dipresion, family gives me mentally pressure, i cant sleep at night... i have this provlem almost for 2 or 3 years... in this 2 or 3 years, i slept only for 2 hours. I am really tensed. Even yesterday, something happened, i dont know what was that... i just didnt feel my body......
2 1 Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Hey doctor i have question like, I was in relationship with a girl which is my cousin and she is Australian, i tried to go to her to Sydney and i got visa but airport rejected me for passport issue which caused me a shock after 1 year waiting and planning and we changed the plan and i met her...
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Hello. My name is Edna. I have suffered lifelong depression. I have been on Prozac since 1999. I am starting to think I may be bipolar. I have mood swings. The upper ok, no dancing on tables or big spending. I do get the urge for sex, but that is as far as it goes, just an urge. I am able to...
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
Hi, i am 26 years old. I have 2 jobs, work 60 hours a week, and have sick grandparents i take care of in the evenings. By the end of the day, i cannot even concentrate on the task at hand, let alone stay awake. Depression plagues me and a friend told me i could benefit from taking adderrall on...
2 1 Sat, 6 Oct 2018
Hello, I am 44 year old married female with 3 children, one of which is special needs. My vibrant mother died suddenly of a heart attack 6 months ago and I am devastated. I can t get myself together, I feel so weak and cry all the time. I feel like the grief is overwhelming. She was the best Mom...
2 1 Fri, 5 Oct 2018
Hi! I am a girl ,18 and I am suffering from depression. I know its to young to be depress but I can fight with my depression. I feel too much and everything goes straight to my heart and it kills me inside. How can i stop feeling? I just want to die but I can t even do that. Please help me.
2 1 Thu, 4 Oct 2018
I usually don t cry, but the last 2 days I can t seem to cope. My husband doesn t understand. I need his understanding and his love. He doesn t ever hug me, he just says its me and I m having a bad day.. I am very streesed at work and I feel alone in my life. Can you help? Do I need medication or...
2 1 Thu, 4 Oct 2018
Dear sir, My name is Farrukh. I am 32 years old . I am unmarried . I am patient of depression for last 7 or 8 years , I am feeling depressed all day , my mood was fluctuations all day . feeling sad, guilty, stress, I don t control my thoughts lot of negative thinking, try to self medication
2 1 Thu, 4 Oct 2018
Hello Doctor, I feel sad and lonely most of the times. I hate myself for something that happened to me in the past and feel like God s punishing me. I always want to please people and feel terrible over little things. I think a a lot and dream too frequently.
2 1 Thu, 4 Oct 2018
I have been taking wellbutrin and Lexapro for 11 years. And I seem to be more depressed these days than I have ever been. Don t know what to do now. My Dr, says just try to decide what you want to do. He reads the Bible and says it is just normal for some people to be and fight depression. Really...
2 1 Thu, 4 Oct 2018
My husband is on Bupropion 150mg XL 1 per day. His depression is worsening and I am wondering if he could jump start any appointment with his doctor and try 2 in the morning to see if that is the way to go rather than him needing another antidepressant?