meeting the man in the white coat part 2

thought I was meeting my psychiatrist for the first time last week but saw a lady from his team , been suffering awful anxiety ,and depression for about 4 years, been to all the stress courses, the cbt counselling. hypnotherapy, the bloody lot. she took my results to him and he has put me on a course of mirtazapine at night + sertraline in the morning for about 3 weeks till he can see me, after just 1 week on them I am starting to 100% better. not getting those awful harmful thoughts , and feel like I want to get out and be alive again. I know its only a week but I feel so much more positive about the future. o/h says I look a different person ,and is loving having his wife back again. lots of love to you all.xxx

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  • Hi newton

    That's great news , I am so pleased to hear that

    Good luck in 3 weeks , it looks like you have turned a corner , keep going , look forward to you updating us on your progress

    Love

    whywhy

    xxx

  • thanks whywhy, great to hear from you again.lovexxx

  • Thats pretty quick if the tablets are working. My anxiety is bad at the moment, see my psychiatrist next week, seems to go from panic to feeling depressed

    Good luck, your doing wellx

  • Hi Newton that's great news. I had immediate relief with mirtazapine too and 6 months on I'm doing really good with no harmful thoughts and my assessment scores down from a whopping 70+ to a very low number 4. I thought the men in white coats were gunna take me away before xmas lol! Keep going you will get there. its great to read positive stuff love eve x

  • thanks Knowles + eve your lovely replies mean such a lot .xxx

  • hi newton,brilliant news that your feeling better,may i ask had you any side effects starting your meds,i have perscription for sertraline,but im afraid to start them,i also have mirtazapine.i really need advice on this,i am so anxious at the minute..xxxxx

  • hi miarose , sorry so late getting back to you, I have had no side effects as yet, only been on sertraline for about a week & a half, the mirtazapine has put a little weight on me but try them & see how you feel, best of luck, take care.xx

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