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Seemingly uncontrollable episodes

Hello, my question is whether anyone else has these kinds of 'episodes' of sudden dips in mood.
All my life I've had these episodes were I just feel so frustrated/depressed/bored to the point where I just cry and scream. I haven't seemed to work out a trigger but it's so embarrassing and awful, it's like a panic attack in the way that it just starts up and I can't seem to stop it, I'll be unresponsive to anyone who talks to me and just completely go back to as if I was a baby almost? I'm aware of what's happening but it's like I can't break out of it, I don't know. Eventually it stops, as a kid my parents would do down thing to distract me and these days I turn the tv on.
I was diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety this time last year, for a while I was following my mood swings to see i had bipolar but it never really came to anything, they still put me on antipsychotics though which turned me into a total zombie. I've been on various antidepressants and am currently not on anything. Sorry if this isn't very clear!
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Hey

I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. Evidently the reasons why you have these episodes is basically because you are suffering from mental health issues and some of it may also comes from the side effects of the meds you were taking. You mentioned that you've taken antipsychotics and antidepressants before, you shouldn't rely solely on the meds. They are necessary but aren't that reliable by themselves. You must back it up with other treatment procedures to amplify the effectiveness of the meds.

You should include counseling therapy along with other alternative methods in your treatment plan. CBT would be a great psychotherapy. Other methods include herbal tea such as kava tea, lavender, and chamomile tea. These teas are great with reducing anxiety. You should also consider nutritional supplements. Endoca hemp oil have antidepressant and anxiolytic properties that combats depression and anxiety. Melatonin would also be a beneficial supplement if you have sleep problems.

Lastly you should try some self-help methods like meditation, positive thinking, exercise, healthier diet, and some relaxation exercises. A healthy body correlates with a healthy mind so don't neglect the physical aspect of our being. I hope you recover soon. If you have any questions please don't hesitate.
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Hi!  Great Reply...
Any ideas on emotional help that doesn't cause grogginess?
Something that still allows one to function & work?
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