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depression seeking solace

I have been having depression most of my life since I was about 14. I am 26 now. I was curious if someone could recommend a homeopathic remedy. I was thinking today what on earth my depression really feels like. It is just like i can't escape this void. It is like a perpetual state of home sickness. I wish i could feel warm, cozy, engaged, content, at peace in life. But, I always feel restless and 'not quite at home'
[message edited by cassiopeia6 on Mon, 02 Sep 2013 06:20:25 BST]
  cassiopeia6 on 2013-09-02
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Have you tried homeopathic remedies before? What have you done about
this- therapy? allopathic meds?

What went on when you were 14 years old around the start of this?
simone717 9 years ago
i have not tried homeopathic remedies. I took zoloft and it helped a great deal but then I went off of zoloft for three years. Tried to take it again recently but it did not help and had terrible side effects. Would really rather treat it with something natural. I hate to think I'm someone who has to be on medication forever. I switched schools rather abruptly when I was that age and went from having many friends to none. It really did a number on my self-esteem and subsequently lead to depression. Nothing happened other than that, that I can recall making me depressed.
[message edited by cassiopeia6 on Mon, 02 Sep 2013 07:45:54 BST]
cassiopeia6 9 years ago
Hi Cassie,
Please put the answers to these questions on here,
and also what country you are in. The right remedies will really help you
to get over this, bc there is suppressed grief that has never been released which
is making you uncomfortable and the remedies will help that leave the body.

simone717 9 years ago
Patient ID: 26 Female, United States

Please answer the following questions in a descriptive manner after careful analysis and recollection of previous experiences and happenings.

1. Describe your main suffering?
depression and anxiety.

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings? no physical sufferings

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?
A sense of doom like all the light has been sucked out of me. No feelings of comfort or warmth safety or love. Like I am displaced an alien, a stranger, I dont belong anywhere. Not cheerful. Cannot laugh or joke or let loose. A feeling of a state of perpetual homesickness. Philosophical and other mental thoughts that go around and around in my head. Constantly stuck in my head, cannot stop thinking. Nothing has a conclusion that isnt changed 15 minutes later. Cannot make a decision or come to a conclusion about anything. Confused about my self who I am, what I want, what is best for me. Panic attacks. Lots of brain fog. I feel detached form my surroundings. Social anxiety. I feel like I cannot connect to anyone or feel close to anyone.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?
I first remember it starting after I changed schools abruptly and didn't have any friends. About 7th grade.

6. Which time of the day you are worst? When I first wake up and at night. Anytime I am completely alone. Around people it distracts me a bit. I wake up feeling completely empty a terrible awful sense of doom feeling. By the time i get out of bed the emptiness feeling is shaken off a bit.

7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which ameliorate the same?
Baths help, intense exercise like hot yoga, drinking alcohol is really the only true release but it makes me have terrible anxiety the next day. Make worse- People not understanding me, criticism, someone giving me a lot of information about something and questioning me making me confused about what I truly believe or think, people dominating me intellectually so I feel at a loss- That makes me feel like all the meaning i have built in my life is just being torn down and I feel so insecure and ungrounded afraid and a surreal 'trippy' feeling

8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)? Not that I am aware of

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

hot weather

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.
Moody, Nervous, changeable, arguing
- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?
- Do you like being consoled during your tough times? Yes
- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc? Yes

- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
weeping, talking to one self etc?
I pick at my skin
- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife? I feel disconnected from pretty much everyone right now. I know there are people that love me and that i am connected to but I can't feel it.

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly? Fear of going insane. Fear of never figuring my life out and having a career, partner, stable life with friends and community

12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions? I crave cheese, tacos, anything salty or pungent. I don't much care for sweets

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive? a bit excessive

14. How if your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive? Normal

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand? No

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs? Normal. I sweat mostly under my arms

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type? Very regular, very normal

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?
I sleep on my side with a pillow between my legs. I have been having trouble with insomnia.

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general? yes

20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all? yes

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication? Zoloft and it helped a great deal

22. What major diseases are running in your family?
not sure

23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance. I am 5'3, medium brown hair, dark brown eyes, a young looking face, muscular athletic build,


Please answer the following questions:
(Please give details of your past menstruation if you have attained menopause.)
- Are the periods early, regular or late in general? How long do they last? Regular, they usually last 6 days
- Do you suffer from any kind of physical or mental discomfort before, during or after the periods? I have terrible cramping
- Is the flow scanty, normal or excessive? excessive
- Is the blood thick bright red or pale watery? dark ret
- Do you notice any clots in the flow? yes, lots
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cassiopeia6 9 years ago
1 Nux Vom 200
15 drops in a cup containing an ounce of water, sip one third of it, 15 minutes later sip the next third of it, and 15 minutes later take the last third of it.HALF AN HR BEFORE DINNER .dont repeat.

day 2 --sepia 200,five pills ones .repeat on day 5 and 8.

from day three mag phos 6x,5 tablets dissolved in an ounce of hot water ,three times a day.every day.ie 15 tablets(5 tabs each time)

feed back after 4 days.
anuj srivastava 9 years ago

if you are in usa, order the sepia 200c pills
and the nux vomica as a liquid 200c off this
abc remedies shop.

Get the mag phos 6x ( which are cell salts and in
a tablet form from Whole foods-hylands brand,
or order them from Vitacost online.
simone717 9 years ago

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