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by albertinageller
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: Medications that can help with OCD
Replies: 0
Views: 4605

Medications that can help with OCD

Here is the list of medicines that can help with OCD and are approved by the FDA. Clomipramine (Anafranil) for adults and children 10 years and older Fluoxetine (Prozac) for adults and children 7 years and older Fluvoxamine for adults and children 8 years and older Paroxetine (Paxil, Pexeva) for adu...
by albertinageller
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Family, Friends and Carers
Topic: How to encourage someone with depression to eat
Replies: 2
Views: 7728

Re: How to encourage someone with depression to eat

Hi, Wondering if anyone has any tips to encourage someone with depression to eat food? Just an fyi, they are on medication and have support in place just wondering if anyone has some tips or found a certain way useful? Thanks! Tell them that eating food will help them to cope with depression or it ...
by albertinageller
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: Mind-Care App
Replies: 6
Views: 16570

Re: Mind-Care App

I have started using this app and find it quite useful. It is only available for android phones but they are developing one for iPhones. Here is the link : https://www.mindcare-app.com/en/ Hi there thank you for sharing this awesome mind care app but can I download this app from another valid secur...
by albertinageller
Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: Can depression be cured?
Replies: 3
Views: 4667

Re: Can depression be cured?

I am sorry to say but depression can't be cured and the treatments that are available will help to reduce the severity of symptoms and to manage depression.
by albertinageller
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Rant Room
Topic: Cannabis
Replies: 7
Views: 9315

Re: Cannabis

Good to know you are feeling better now and you are not craving cannabis. I too hate it but I have read that it helps with lots of things but I have not tried it.
by albertinageller
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Sunshine Room
Topic: please share some of your 'therapy wins' or 'development wins'
Replies: 2
Views: 10141

Re: please share some of your 'therapy wins' or 'development wins'

I am not sharing my personal story but I am sharing the stories that have inspired me and I hope it will also help you. https://www.treatmyocd.com/blog/love-poetry-and-team-sports-how-to-build-community-and-deal-with-ocd/ https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19993897/ocd-stories/ https://www.mind...
by albertinageller
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Safe Room
Topic: Mental Health Professionals
Replies: 12
Views: 15641

Re: Mental Health Professionals

Some therapists are good and they have lots of experience which can help you to get better. One of my friends was suffering from OCD and he tried NOCD and started telehealth therapy and now he is better than before. He had tried some other therapist earlier but that didn't work for him. So you only ...
by albertinageller
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Information Exchange
Topic: New drug treaments
Replies: 3
Views: 7022

Re: New drug treaments

There is also research going on ketamine for the treatment of OCD. This research on OCD and Ketamine is old but I think so ketamine is really good for mental health. https://stanmed.stanford.edu/2017summer/carolyn-rodriguez-ketamine-OCD.html https://www.treatmyocd.com/blog/dr-carolyn-rodriguez-ocd-e...
by albertinageller
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: new meds - very scared
Replies: 4
Views: 5484

Re: new meds - very scared

Every medicine have side effects but it is only prescribed when the positive effects are more important than side effects. Some of the positive effects of sertraline are that it helps to jump start your mood so you feel better, sleep better, improves sex life and the most important it will help with...
by albertinageller
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Mutual Support Group
Topic: I don’t know what to do anymore
Replies: 2
Views: 3018

Re: I don’t know what to do anymore

Because of covid lots of doctors, therapists, and psychiatrists are providing telehealth services so that they can help the patients. You should check online and find some psychiatrists that can help you and provide help through telehealth.

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