So, the Supplements do Work!

It may just be me, but sometimes I wonder if what I take for my anxiety and depression works?  Currently, I’m taking natural supplements, but it was also the same when I was on Sertraline. This last week showed me that what I am taking does work! I normally take a daily dose of 200mgContinue reading “So, the Supplements do Work!”

Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.

Have you ever wondered what controls our mood?  What makes us feel happy, sad, or afraid? The answer is chemical messengers called NEUROTRANSMITTERS; they are key players in helping to understand anxiety, and the physical reactions associated with it. As we learnt in my blog Anxiety & The Brain, Part 5, the brain is madeContinue reading “Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.”

Video Diary: Getting Off Sertraline – 26th June & 29th July.

As of yesterday, 5th August 2019, I am officially off the Sertraline!!!! Wooohoooo! The last month or so were quite difficult, with lots of ups and downs; the anxiety wasn’t too bad, it was the mood crashes which were the hardest to deal with.  One moment I could be quite happy and the next myContinue reading “Video Diary: Getting Off Sertraline – 26th June & 29th July.”

Video Diary: Getting Off Sertraline – 7th & 12th June.

There are a lot of question marks about medication used in the treatment of mental health conditions.  I am currently on Sertraline which is an anti depressant and part of the SSRI (selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor) group of medications.  What does it mean, and how does it work?  I’ll go into that in later blogs.Continue reading “Video Diary: Getting Off Sertraline – 7th & 12th June.”