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ok ive been on ad's for 23 days now !!!!!!!!!!!!! feel worse than ever

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dressedupnowheretogo Sat 14-Jul-07 07:42:03

and i feel worse than ever
my anxiety has escalated to the point where im not leaving house on my own

and if i know im going out i get more and more worked up

i am not this kind of person i hate feeling like this but i cant break the cycle

im a hairdresser and the idea of putting my uniform and full hair and make up and talking to people scares the shit out of me

i cant believe i'm like this havent worn make up for days im only washing my hair every 6-7 days my dh is at a loss of what to say to me

bless him hes being very nderstanding but i know he's worried about me

please help if any ideas to pull me out of this i have beautiful 11mo dd who needs fresh air and a happy mummy

Biglips Sat 14-Jul-07 07:48:50

are u self employed or work with a company?

those ads tabs arent supposed to make u worse as it either make you better or no difference.

one of my friends was on 20mg ads and had to be taken off them cos she was getting so freaked out.

Please contact your docs to ask to change the ads and to sign you off work


dressedupnowheretogo Sat 14-Jul-07 08:05:28

thank i work in a salon im signed off at the mo has been abot 6 weeks but icant see me going back any time soon

Biglips Sat 14-Jul-07 08:07:33

if the 6 weeks expired and you STILL not ready to go back...please sign off for another so many weeks as if you go back when ya not might take the turn for the worse.

please go and see ya docs x

earlgrey Sat 14-Jul-07 08:09:02

Go back to your GP. From memory, I think they take about a month to kick in, but the ones prescribed for you may not be pushing the right buttons. Feel for you, do make another appointment.

Smithy Sat 14-Jul-07 08:15:09

I was on AD's when ds2 was about 9 months old. I recall they did take a couple of weeks to "kick in" and they did make me feel lightheaded and nauseous for a while. It may be that the ones that you've been prescribed are not suitable and your GP should be able to switch you over to another brand. It's a difficult time, I fully empathise with you, but things will get better I promise. I can recommend a couple of books which really helped me and also dh understand about pnd:
Surviving Post Natal Depression
Eyes without Sparkle
Banishing the Blues
Your local library may well have them.
I hope this helps, hang in there.

dressedupnowheretogo Sat 14-Jul-07 08:38:30

thank you all

i have an appt booked for tesday im goning to ask for him to sign me off for a month at least and maybe for some conselling

Biglips Sat 14-Jul-07 08:55:28

Well youre doing the right thing x

schneebly Sat 14-Jul-07 08:57:45

That is definitely the best thing to do - I hope you start to feel better soon. x

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