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The Nightmare People Want to Keep You from Puking, Also Your Fingers

I am now in a round of chemotherapy for cancer, and I have been prescribed some really heavy duty medication for nausea. I can't take compazine because I am allergic to it. My prescription cocktail includes Emend, zofram, and marinol. Throw in some anti-coagulants, anti-depressants, and stomach acid calmer-downers, just for funsies. So, this past weekend on chemo, things were fine-ish nausea wise, but I had a series of nightmares that were so vivid and scary that I'm still feeling scared two days later. I need help articulating a question for my doctors that will help me to keep my stomach calm, while leveling my head as well. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 6, 2013 - 9 answers

How do you gently get someone to seriously consider therapy?

A dear old friend is losing friends through drinking, drug use, treating partners badly and borrowing money never to pay it back. She's had anger and anxiety issues for years as well as eating disorders that come and go in severity. She won't consider therapy and things are getting worse. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 4, 2013 - 13 answers

Why does weed make it all so easy?

Only marijuana lets me be the person I want to be. But I don't want to be dependent on drugs just to function. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 30, 2013 - 14 answers

Facing your Fears: Drugs, Booze and Social Anxiety

Need some advice regarding facing your fears, starting a new life, self confidence, social anxiety and self-loathing (I will be getting therapy soon) [more inside]
posted by frenchfryfrenzy on Sep 12, 2012 - 8 answers

Psychologically, what are the effects of benzodiazepines on anxiety.

Psychologically, what are the effects of benzodiazepines on anxiety. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 5, 2012 - 28 answers

Good mental/emotional specialists in Seattle?

Looking for a relatable, compassionate, pill-free mental/emotional/marital health specialist in Seattle, for a spouse who hates doctors. Any recommendations (or advice in general)? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 25, 2012 - 9 answers

Anxiety therapy for the high roller crowd

Are there examples of 'high end' people who have successfully used anti-depressant or anti-anxiety medications? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Jan 4, 2012 - 38 answers

Is there a natural substitute for the benzodiazepines?

Is there a natural substitute for the benzodiazepines? [more inside]
posted by DMelanogaster on Nov 3, 2011 - 27 answers

Most people I know (think that I'm cra...aaa...aaazy)

Am I really okay as a person if I’m not suitably subdued with drugs? Are you sure? [more inside]
posted by b33j on Mar 31, 2011 - 26 answers

just please don't tell me to calm down

Do I have to choose between thin+unhappy and fat+unhappy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 7, 2010 - 41 answers

Kava Kava questions

How dangerous is it to take Kava Kava supplements while also imbibing alcohol (but not at the same time)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 11, 2010 - 6 answers

Sanity for Dummies. I'm the dummy.

I'm concerned about my fiancée's mental health. I don't know much about this stuff. Help! Novel-length details within. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 30, 2010 - 46 answers

Oxytocin sprays - do they really work?

Does anyone have any experience (positive or negative) with oxytocin nasal sprays? [more inside]
posted by champthom on Feb 3, 2010 - 7 answers

What Should I Tell The Doctor?

Doctor-Filter: I have an appointment scheduled to see a doctor this afternoon about some... sensitive issues. I'm wondering how free I should be with the information I give them, and whether or not certain factors might discourage them from giving me the treatment I feel like I need. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2009 - 20 answers

I can has less anxiety nao plz?

Going under the prescription radar for nootropic drugs? [more inside]
posted by kldickson on Mar 26, 2008 - 16 answers

clonazepam and me, sitting in a tree

Clonazepam is my go-to workhorse drug. But am I setting myself up for addiction? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 21, 2008 - 20 answers

How to find a Chicago-area psychiatrist?

I'm looking for a respected, progressive psychiatrist in Chicagoland and am having a hard time finding a database of rankings or respected professionals. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by I, Lamy on Jan 30, 2008 - 4 answers

Is it bad to take Ativan?

Is there anything wrong a grad student with taking an anti-anxiety medication, Ativan, to get through the end of a school term? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 4, 2007 - 27 answers

Help me relate to my friends who have mental health issues

How do I better relate with people on anxiety and anti-depressant drugs? [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Mar 13, 2007 - 29 answers

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