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Terrible rumination

I need help. I am severely anxious and depressed stemming from a traumatic experience that occurred last year. I ruminate every minute of every day on these events. I have tried lexapro and Zoloft, none of which did much to help me. Going to the psychiatrist tomorrow to explore new meds to quiet my mind and help me get some sleep. Anyone take any anti depressants that have helped with both trauma and sleep? Thanks.

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I’m so sorry you’re going through this.

I’m glad you’re seeking help to deal with the rumination. My understanding is that it can take a while to find the right meds.

So wearing when your thoughts won’t leave you alone.

Wishing you peace and stillness of mind and a way back to enjoying your life with your family x

in reply to Concernedparent23

Thank you...

I hope your therapist is helping you with this trauma as well....medication is only a small part of helping us...I think the work is more helpful in the long run. Sorry your going through all this.....

in reply to fauxartist

Well we have been doing emdr. Hasn’t helped yet...

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