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Serzone Or Savella?

Serzone Or Savella?

So I've been on most SSRIs and some SNRIs and the only one that has helped is Prozac but it quit working. I've been doing research to talk to my doctor about what medication to try next and came up with Serzone and Savella as potential options. Does anyone have any experience with either of these medications?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Hi @A MyDepressionTeam Member I've been on Reboxatine a long time ago now, so cant remember side effects or anything. Sorry. Mx

edited, originally posted over 2 years ago

Quacks Representation Of Mental Illness.

Quacks Representation Of Mental Illness.

I am so angry. I hardly ever watch shows like Dr Phil because of the sensationalism. But yesterday I was scrolling thru the channels and saw he was interviewing a Bi Polar woman and a woman with DID. Well the family of the Bi Polar woman and the “Dr.”. went on to show a violent and abusive young woman who swung from depression to violence several times a day. She physically attacked family, friends and was completely paranoid and lied all the time. The audience ate it up.… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I in no way doubt that the woman has an illness. And yes, I can feel for anyone who goes thru what we do. My objection was that the producers found and… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Self Harm. Scars

Self Harm. Scars

I had something happen the other day that embarrassed me and then made me angry. I used to burn. The inside of my left arm is a mass of scars. There are also some cut scars on each arm. There’s no way to cover them. Long sleeves when it’s 90+ out are not an option. I’ve never had anyone ask me to my face what was on my arm. The other day while sitting with other people this woman asked what was on my arm!!!!! I quickly hid it and mumbled a non answer. Now I’m furious. Has anyone else run into… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Thank you! I try to do the best I can for them.

posted almost 2 years ago