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Old 01-24-2011, 01:28 AM   #1
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Difficult times with OCD

Well its been very difficult to cope with my recent intrusive thoughts. I am a pure O and it wasn't until I moved away from home for the first time when my symptoms got pretty bad to the point where I had to go on medical withdrawal from college. That was two years ago, but now it seems like I dug a hole for myself due to my drug use. I started using pot and alcohol to numb my pain but in the long run it made my OCD more difficult to manage. I stopped using pot but I have had some of the worst, most ridiculous disturbing thoughts I have ever had. Not sure if they are withdrawals cause I was using about everyday. It has been really hard to get to sleep. I recently talked to my psychiatrist about changing my meds since I may have changed my brain chemistry. He mentioned Lamictal and said I might benefit from that. I might give it a go if my obsessions get worse, but perhaps I should ditch the drugs first. Anyone else experienced this?

 
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