Is my situation normal?

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I'll explain to you my whole situation;, June 7th when I came to the doctor over getting Norplant, After 24 hours I started to have severe anxiety & had to be rushed to the er for hyperventilating, I didn't know how one felt so I felt like I was dying. On June 10th I had the doctor remove the Norplant & give me a dose of depo, I've been previously on for about a year no side effects or anything but, It started to go down hill from there. I started sleeping more, Having frequent anxiety attacks day by day they started slowly going away. I started sleeping even more & felt disconnected with everything I once loved, Brain fog super bad. I didn't feel like myself at all. I had hot flashes nonstop headaches too. The 24th I went to the er I couldn't take it any longer & explained to them what was going on & my symptoms. They told me it was depression from the depo possibly & gave me 25mg Zoloft & told me to stop depo once the three months have ended. July second I took the first Zoloft, I was super terrified of taking any medicine because I'm a mother of a little one so my health is the most important thing. The first week I was super moody didn't feel a change, Felt down still. I went to the doctor to have a check up & was told to stay on 25mg & she gave me three month supply. Didn't tell me she wanted me to see her again or no check up. So I do not have one any time soon /: Second week I started having more side effects, Irritable, Dizziness, Tiredness, Nausea. Gas & memory impairment. & shortness of breath off & on. In sure it's a symptom of anxiety. Monday & Tuesday I didn't feel any symptoms any more they vanished. But they returned Wednesday. & tomorrow makes three weeks now I've been on Zoloft. After last month I'm honestly terrified something bad will happen to me or this medicine will kill me. I'm sure by now if it would it would of happened by now. I'm constantly worrying about my health. They did tests on me to check if everything is working right rite before the depression hit & they all read normal. But I'm scared something will go wrong.

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    its part of our condition amber this is what our brains are telling our bodies and part of the condition is doom and gloom and worse case scenarios me and these feelings have become best buddies when we are anxious we become super sensitive to everything I have been on meds for four months now i started to feel half normal again then bang I get a burning on the side of my face and im convinced im having a stroke after a couple of days i realised my face wasnt burning im still here and it was actually pain and discomfort around my sinis area. yes i constantly worry about my health but im 53 up until 18months ago i have never been in hospital had anything broken and no major illnesses i only suffered from the anxiety and depression. so now its a shock to know im getting older and things will start to go wrong its that thing called life and getting older but yes i worry about everything now. my latest thing is skin cancer as in the past i have had sun stroke twice ( i have very pale skin) i  have gone through what you have my love as so many people on here will have too keep strong my lovely. tablets will make you feel worse before they get better and increase your anxiety but once they kick in they do work 
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      Thank you, it's nice to have someone who's been threw what I am going threw. & having some hope everything will be okay. It's honestly scary. I hope everything goes better for you, My dad is your age also & having issues now too. /:

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      your GP will know if you need to increase your meds my love, I assume Zoloft is an antidepressant? I'm on citalopram most meds especially antidepressants take up to six weeks to start kicking in usually by the fourth week you should see a difference but it depends on the individual if after six weeks you still don't see any improvement then i would suggest going back to your gp also look up natural remedies Im on both i hear on hear a lot of people suggest vitamin d3 its something im going to look into its meant to help with mood swings I believe? I hope you start to find some peace my love keep in touch to let us know how you are getting on 

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    Yay! Nice to see you here! I'm sure many others will be popping in throughout the day to help you out. smile

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