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Has anyone ever tried electro convulsive therapy?

posted March 31, 2021
A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes, first time in February. I had 4 treatments while in the hospital. I checked myself in. I feel better than I have in years. I think it is a combination of the ECT, change and increase in meds, and things I learned in group. First time I actually paid attention in group. Lol. I was incredibly anxious with the first one, fear of the unknown I guess. I had very little memory loss and felt pretty normal. Well, my normal anyway. Ha! I stopped at 4 because I lost my job while in the hospital. I was rehired finally and have insurance again. Will start the treatments again in a week or two. ECT has literally been a lifesaver.

posted April 6, 2021
A MyDepressionTeam Member

I have had many treatments, they helped me a lot. I still needed to do other things too. Good sleep, decent nutrition, know your happy place, know who and what to avoid, stick to your meds, roll with the punches. None of those things are easy but worth sticking to. I sound like a know it all, I assure you that I am not. 31yrs I’ve been at it and still have many struggles. Peace, love

posted May 13, 2021
A MyDepressionTeam Member

Yes. I have completed 20 treatments. I think it lessened my depression but I’m still terribly anxious

posted May 13, 2021
A MyDepressionTeam Member

No I haven't but I have had my doctor advise me to try it.

posted April 1, 2021
A MyDepressionTeam Member

I have several times Uni lateral treatment.

posted May 22, 2021

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