It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Addiction & Recovery Message Board

need advice

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-25-2004, 07:14 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 117
IsabellaC22 HB User
need advice

I've been doing E since June 19, 2004, about once a weekend, every other weekend. and I've finally realized that it is messing me up in the head. For the past week I've been very depressed, I have extreme anxiety, I can bearly eat because of the anxiety. My head feels a little dizzy and cloudy at times, and I am very worried that I really messed up myself up. I know I need to go to the doctor but do you think it would be ok to wait a while and see if my body gets back to normanl itself. The last time I did it was Friday night so I know my body hasn't even had time to repair itself. Please any advice would help.

Last edited by IsabellaC22; 10-25-2004 at 07:15 AM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 10-25-2004, 09:34 AM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 263
mernee HB User
Re: need advice

Unfortunately, E depletes the brain of Serontonin, the feel good chemical that is also lacking in people that suffer Depression. It also effects the Dopamine which is the chemical that causes us to feel satisfied, had enough so to speak. What happens is the drug E causes the these chemicals to be released in huge amounts, the Serontonin. When you stop using E the brain has altered and cannot produce the Serontonin without the drug, somewhat like a Diabetic that cannot porduce insulin. You will be depressed for a long time and then to feel normal or good you will start to crave the E, or want to use it as it takes you out of your slump. You should go in and see a Dr. I have worked with many E users that went on Anti-Depressants for a while and then tapered off causing the brains chemicals to relearn how to produce again. I would think that without help you would not be able to stop using as you will have a hard time getting out of the depression. I may be wrong however, what harm would talking to a Dr. do.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Help need advice shoegirl18 ADD / ADHD 7 08-17-2010 07:39 AM
Advice Re: Fistula Plug Post-Op Care - Gore BIO-A shinez Bowel Disorders 2 06-09-2010 07:43 AM
please help with some advice hollie1984 Skin Problems 4 04-23-2010 03:20 PM
I need serious advice and help - IM SEVERELY DEPRESSED Brkenhrt Relationship Health 21 04-05-2009 02:57 PM
Help/Advice neededASAP -Fentanyl detox, pain pat. abused meds will need meds in futre Confused089 Abuse Support 34 07-06-2008 05:33 PM
I need some advice, please gorgee Relationship Health 10 06-28-2008 07:43 PM
Need advice about going back on old meds, need advice please reply!!! kaydenxo Fibromyalgia 3 01-19-2007 11:40 AM
i need help before i burst!! charlatans Relationship Health 204 04-26-2006 05:43 PM
need some advice please marcen Relationship Health 5 09-17-2004 08:44 PM
Need Some Real Life Advice! jspears Relationship Health 5 01-05-2004 12:37 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:56 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!