Hello, everyone. After 7 months of trying to live a normal life with no medication, I finally gave in yesterday and took my 1st Sertraline--50mg. Although the side effects were quite bad before, I have realised that my symptoms were much worse and they were not going to go away--ever. I knew that 7 months were enough of a trial period. What I was going through was frightening. Nerves were making it impossible to eat regularly and the resulting emptiness made me nauseous, dizzy and weak in the legs. My physical well being was disappearing fast. That scared me. I think it must be the placebo effect that has made me feel so much better today as Sertraline takes a few weeks to kick in but today I have eaten well, been almost cheerful and taken my dog for a long walk. Can anyone explain this?
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