what are signs of depression??

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   Posted 10/8/2007 9:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I was just wondering what the signs of depression are.  I was diagnosed with crohn's in april 2007.  I had my first child in 2002. then in 2004 presented symptoms like crohn's but was diagnosed with ibs.  since 2004 i have had 2 more children.  After my first child i was put on a low dose of zoloft for the "baby blues".  i only took it for a week.  My anger seems to have gotten worse and i don't really leave my house much anymore.  I don't do the things i used to and really just want to sleep, which could just be the crohn's.  I'm not able to tolerate situations well...i absolutely don't do well in social situations where i feel i might get embarrassed.  To be honest i scream and yell all the time and cry a lot.   I feel disconnected all the time, forget things, and when i get upset and yell i get hot and feel really strange.  I Should i talk to my doc about this??
27 yr old female, diagnosed with crohn's colitis with stricture of the colon april 2007--still new to this whole thing--
medications:  Imuran 50 MG, Lialda 1.2g

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   Posted 10/9/2007 5:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Chrissy
I have found some info for you..and yes if it continues I would contact your doctor right away.



Good luck and keep us posted.

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Chronic Depression, Panic Attacks,Anxiety Attacks,Anorexia
Meds I have taken throughout the years:Wellbutrin,Tranxene,Paxil,Prozac,Valium,

Have been med free for 2 years now.


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   Posted 10/11/2007 4:05 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Chrissy

I would suggest you see your doctor sooner rather than later - if you do have a problem you need help with, the sooner you get on top of it the sooner you'll feel better and the sooner your kids will see a happier mum.

I've added a link to Moodgym which is a great tool for giving you strategies to deal with emotional issues http://moodgym.anu.edu.au/

Alot of peoople have found it useful, maybe you will too.

Best wishes



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