I can't answer your question about
whether or not to take medication, but my personal opinion is why suffer? I once had a wonderful family doc explain to me that depression and anxiety are not mental health problems but more medical problems. You suffer with a chemical imbalance in your brain, and the medication helps to put these chemicals back in balance. If you had diabetes, wouldn't you treat that with medication? I have a chronic incurable bowel disease, I have to take meds everyday or else I will be very sick. You have to make the decision of whether you want to be sick or well. Good luck with whatever you decide. JMHO
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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