Depression symptoms of pregnancy

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Avatar n tn I am a mess and I am so gun shy when it comes to doctors (because of all of the side effects of the medication they put me through). I don't even want to talk to my doctor anymore. I live in a rural community in Alaska and there is not much when it comes to healthcare here. Please someone give me some sound advice as I am losing it mentally and physically. I feel like I am falling apart and I have been in pain and had so many illnesses that I don't think I can handle it anymore...Help!
7677085 tn?1395377675 Lately I've been getting a bit concerned about my lack of patience and my apathy about cleaning house, changing my daughter's diapers, etc. Just wondering, have any of you developed depression while pregnant and what did you do about it? Did you treat it with medicine or exercise or what?
Avatar f tn If ur always sad or moody. Dont want to do regular activities you once enjoyed, having bad thoughts of harming utself or others, theres different symptoms for everyone. If u have a concern u should see ur doc promptly.
Avatar f tn Pregnancy is tough with all the symptoms that come with it to begin with so with your new diagnoses added to it didn't make it any better. but whenever you feel discouraged or depressed just try to focus on the end result....your new baby boy or girl. It will be ok.
Avatar f tn I think I have depression since the pregnancy, can anyone who's suffered/suffering tell me their symptoms? I don't want to be depressed but I just feel like I'm sinking slowly and my poor baby I don't want her to suffer with me..
328630 tn?1213623950 I cant seem to feel sure about this pregnacy and the though of having a miscarrige again is getting stonger each day,is this something I shoud talk to my doc about or is it just a normal fear due to the previous two m/c I had and they wher missed m/c which makes it worse because there where not symptoms, They where also 10years apart with a total of six healthy births before and after them (Ihave 6 kids) so I think no one takes me seriously as they see me with so many kids but to me 1 or 100 ea
Avatar f tn I have depression, anxiety problems and ptsd all in one, I haven't had any symptoms with my pregnancy and this is my 3rd pregnancy. I'm married and the only support I have is my husband and that is one of the main factors of my depression. I have insurance and they cover all but $20. There are risk factors the baby can have being on anti depression medications, they can have cleft palate and I know that for a fact as my friend just have birth and get daughter has it due to the medication.
Avatar f tn Losing interest in doing things, lethargy and lack of appetite are all classic symptoms of depression. I recommend that you talk to your doctor about this. I can tell you to just get up and do something but I know that is so hard if you are really depressed. Hormones in pregnancy can cause some women to be depressed. So, talk to your doctor. If you can exercise, it really does help. It releases a happy hormone in the brain that fights stress.
Avatar n tn Has anyone ever experience pregnancy symptoms and then poof they were gone? 6 dpo slight dizziness - waves of nausea 7 dpo no nausea, no dizziness but extemely gassy and lots of AF symptoms (much too early) 8 dpo gassy, crampy, breasts are extremely full, heavy and sore. Noticable to my DH with my shirt on. DH shocked when shirt off. 9 dpo (today) breast are normal, no AF symptoms, nothing What is going on here? I tested early this morning (3:30) when I got up to pee.
480331 tn?1310407129 Have any of you heard, that now part of your regular OB appts, Drs will be screening for signs of depression? SO SMART. So many women suffer from mild to severe cases of depression, and once they become pregnant, mixed with hormones, isn't a happy cocktail. Also, post partum is so easily fixed, yet so hidden from many new Moms...please talk to someone if you have the baby blues, or feel is only minutes away!
Avatar n tn You should avoid paxil and Xanax in pregnancy however zoloft is safe. Instead of Xanax you could try benadryl it is used off label for anxiety and trouble sleeping. I would speak with your Ob and I would also see if you can find a psychiatrist who is willing to treat you while pregnant. You can't just buck up and deal, that's the nature of depression and anxiety it is a medical condition not just a poor attitude.
Avatar n tn I dont know what all of the effects are under any circumstances when depression is associated in pregnancy, however there are many things that could happen. Baby resenting you once he/she is born or you resenting that baby. How do you feel about the pregnancy so far? My cousin is going through a depression as well. When she had her 5 year old daughter she had post partum but they only found out about a year ago and now she is pregnant as well and trying to deal with it..
Avatar f tn It is quite common for women who have symptoms of depression before the pregnancy to continue to have them during the pregnancy, and to have a "flare" post partum. It sounds to me like your OB has been doing her reading, and is up to date with her knowledge. If you were my patient, I would also try a taper, but would have a low threshhold to re-start the medication if necessary at any point during the pregnancy.
Avatar f tn Hi ladies well my question is can depression happen during pregnancy.? I'm asking because I have lately been having really bad anxiety and panic attacks. And to top it off I'm happy one minute and I get sad the next minute and start crying out of no where I get sad and feel like justttaking off and run from everyone and everything. :( and I know this is not right.
Avatar n tn The twitching has spread throughout my body, I can even feel my ovaries twitch. I have also had a lot of abdominal pain, cramping, spotting, intense fatigue, back pain, a frequent need to defecate....with bowel movements being unformed at times and painful. I went to my OBGYN who did an ultrasound (transvaginal). She said the results were normal, but I didn't recieve a copy of the report. I also had a pelvic exam and pap, both normal.
Avatar n tn I had 3 successful pregnancies and then 2 first trimester miscarriages, then a successful pregnancy with the help of progesterone and I have had another 2 miscarriages. I forgot to mention I have endometriosis and am looking at a hysterectomy when I am done having children. My doctor says the best treatment for endo. is pregnancy and I am not opposed. I just don't want to keep going through miscarriages. On days like these I feel like having a hystorectomy at 31.
1396753 tn?1280420684 i have pcos too and just the thought of having the condition makes me depressed and anxious bout my future i have found a great book to reverse the symptoms of painful pcos it is called "natural pcos relief by laura hennings hope this helps
Avatar f tn Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman who has had normal menstrual cycles stops getting her monthly period for 3 or more months. Causes of secondary amenorrhea include stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression, overexercising, sudden weight loss or gain (obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due to polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS).Smoking is also associated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors of the ovaries and brain may also cause absence of menstruation.
Avatar f tn I also have depression (on meds), so of course, when I get fatigued like this, I worry that it's the depression and not just from the pregnancy. Somehow, I have to find the energy to go look for a new car, as mine was totaled when I was rear-ended about a week ago. Way more excitement than I need right now.
Avatar n tn Yes because you wont get a positive result until the time that your period is due.
Avatar f tn Yes there are potential concerns such as post partum depression and also the general concerns of the symptoms of what medication is not treating returning in genera when medication is not taken. Also pregnancy can temporarily worsen symptoms of bipolar. However all of this should be discussed with a doctor such as an OB-GYN.
Avatar n tn If you did ovulate and conception occured, it would take another 9-10 days before you would be able to get a positive result on a HPT (home pregnancy test). Below are symptoms of early pregnancy: Implantation Bleeding: Implantation bleeding can be one of the earliest pregnancy symptoms. About 6-12 days after conception, the embryo implants itself into the uterine wall. Some women will experience spotting as well as some cramping.
Avatar f tn the 1st time i was pregnant, i had a white discharge in leiu of a period for 2 months....with this pregnancy, i had the same thing...a period in dec, then the discharge in jan, feb, march....maybe even april, but idk.....however, sometimes it can be the discharge you have while ovulating, or an infection.....does it smell, burn/itch?
Avatar n tn my period finally became normal andfor aybe the past four months i've been feeling sick i've taken pregnancy tests all came up negative.
Avatar n tn There's actually not a great deal of difference in early pregnancy except that the symptoms of pms usually go away when AF arrives or just before/after. Whereas pregnancy symptoms not only continue but increase in intensity. Hope this helps and good luck with finding out!
Avatar n tn A year and a half ago at the age of 30, I suffered a psychotic breakdown followed by severe depression. I haven't experinced psychotic symptoms in about a year now but still suffer with the depression that is somewhat controlled by medication. My question is, why would a person who has never had mental problems before (except some generalized aniexty since early twenties) have a psychotic break then suffer terrible depression as a residual result?
Avatar m tn Hi Does your wife or partner have it ? I had it bad i had weird thoughts and this anger would come out of no where like i wanted to punch someone. Very scary when your looking after a helpless little baby ! Its a very lonely and scary place to be in part of me knew i wasn't well which i am very glad of. I remember i was living at my mum and dadsand they went out i had this overwhelming fear that someon was going to break in and i got a knife and sat on it.
Avatar f tn But if you do think that you should of thought of the options before getting pregnant. In the end this baby will be your joy.