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adhd anxiety and depression

I have been been suffering from depression for several years, been diagnosed with adhd since i was in  elementary school, I have always had a hard time with school, work and simple tasks. Ive been taking saint johns wort and kava for about two months, cant say it has helped me with my depression but it has certainly helped me with feeling anxious. I recently got prescribed adderal for the first time, and noticed great improvement the first couple of days, it helped me focus and i felt like i got alot done, the feeling of accomplishment put me in a good mood. But  the first couple of days that i took the adderall i was all out of kava and saint johns wort, my friend refilled me with my saint johns, and kava, but this time in liquid form, plus he brought me 5-htp, to try out. after i started taking the supplements again and the 5-htp i  had the worst weekend of my life. i have never been so emotionally distraught, for no reason. i don't know if its the mixture, or the 5-htp, or the adderall, is the combination of the saint johns and the adderall. or if its because the kava and the saint johns was liquid form. i know that my emotional breakdown had to have been triggered  by something, but it just felt so unnatural. what can it be?
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Who knows what it could be? We would need to run a trial on a few hundred people to find out. But is does occur to me that you are whipping up some pretty interesting cocktails at your place, and I can't help but wonder what might happen if you just took what was prescribed in the dosage prescribed -and NOTHING else.

Could you let us know?

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