Hello, I've been on many antidepressants for the last twenty years. My new psychiatrist looked at my gene test and said I lack a gene to transmit serotonin. She wants me to start on a low level of lithium, eventually add some lamictal. I'm very scared about this, because lithium sounds dangerous to me. I've just had all of these recurring thoughts about death for years, was diagnosed with anxiety, now they are saying OCD and depression.
Has anyone tried Lithium and Lamictal? I'm currently on Pristiq, but she is taking me off of that.
Thanks so much for any advice or info!
So I'm new here and needing to find support. I've been raised around homophobic people all my life and have felt like a freak. I want to feel loved and accepted into our new culture and ultimately get the strength to come out. I have close friends who still don't know and would be angry if they knew. I'm sick of being closeted and feeling like a coward, I want to be brave.
I’m a 16 year old gay, closeted male.Ive known I’ve been gay since around the age of 11 but I’ve always held out in hope that it was some sort of faze. I feel isolated in school as I don’t hold the same interests as my peers and no one else in my year to my knowledge is gay.i am living a lie, constantly trying to justify to myself and others that I am straight and it is having a negative...