Hi everyone. I am new to this support group. I have anxiety but on the most part I am able to manage it. However it appears that each time I have given birth my anxiety levels go through the roof and I need to go on medication. I have two beautiful daughters and the most recent one was born 3 months ago.
I have three questions:
1. Has anyone else ever experienced post partum anxiety?
2. The doctor put me on Zoloft. I was on 25mg for one week 50mg for another and now I am on 75 mg. Next week I'll be on 100 mg. I've seen a little increase in my anxiety at times. Just wondering if anyone has had positive experiences with Zoloft and how long it took to feel well?
3. I'm currently on .5mg of clonazapam to help me sleep at night. This will be short term until Zoloft starts to work. I am very hesitant to be taking a benzo due to tolerance levels and withdrawals. Can anyone give me some feedback re being on this medication short term?
Thank you so much