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18/06/2014 at 14:09
19/06/2014 at 11:39
I suffered from anxiety and depression for about 4 years and was put onto Citalopram. For me at least, it was the best thing I ever did. I was on the tablets for a good few years and came off them slowly when I felt better. I do still get the odd occasion where I have anxiety "outbursts" and some have been since being pregnant with the ever impending feeling of "oh my god, this is a massive change, can i cope etc"
All I can say is that what helped me with the outbursts was talking it through with someone. In my case, it was my Mum who rationalised everything for me, for example, why wouldn't I cope - I am married with a lovely house, supportive husband etc. It then made me realise that I was just freaking out. But if I didnt, that wouldn't be normal too as it's a huge change that is about to happen.
Best bit of advice, is talk to someone, anyone. Even us on here. It's awful to see through the fog when anxiety descends but sometimes, someone on the outside can see and help you rationalise your worries. xx
19/06/2014 at 18:07
19/06/2014 at 18:15
19/06/2014 at 18:22
19/06/2014 at 19:52
I agree with Emily. Speak to your midwife. Some Drs poo-poo anxiety but it's not x
21/06/2014 at 00:58
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