Mental Health Update – A Few Months into Being on Antidepressants

I’ve now been on the antidepressant fluoxetine for over two months, and I thought I’d ramble away for a little bit about how I’ve been doing since starting back on antidepressants. Mental Health Update: A Few Months into Being on Antidepressants This isn’t my first time around on antidepressants. I could bore you with my 3 year history of being on and off with taking antidepressants – and truth be told I’ve just deleted 400 words that may as well be titled “The History of Ross and Antidepressants” – but I want to keep this about what’s going on now.…

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Going Back on Antidepressants After a Few Weeks of Poor Mental Health

For the last few weeks I think it’s safe to say that I’ve struggled quite a bit with my mental health. I tried to muddle my way through it like I usually do, but by Sunday night I knew I had to sort myself out before it got any worse. I quickly made an appointment with the doctor and by Monday night I had taken my first antidepressant since Isabelle was roughly 6 weeks old. Going Back on Antidepressants with Fluoxetine I’ll be honest and say I don’t massively like antidepressants. I’m not here to question whether people should be…

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Taking Antidepressants to Help With Postnatal Depression

I can sit here and give out all the advice that I can possibly think of to help with postnatal depression, but if you’re in that bad of a place you simply aren’t going to care. This is why antidepressants are the first thing that I’m going to talk about as part of my postnatal depression toolkit. Antidepressants If you feel the symptoms of postnatal depression, or depression in general, then the very first thing that you should do is go and see your doctor. It took me six years from when I first had depression. But my wife eventually made…

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