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BP II (diagnosed last year after previous diagnosis of depression) I take Lithium, Lamictal, low dose Seroquel (helps with sleep and anxiety). Feeling flat - mornings are the worst and I can find it quite difficult to get motivated. Frustrating as I'm normally a quite active person. I'm not sure if this is from medication or if it will pass. The dead inside feeling is a real challenge.
Thank you Dr Kaushik - I'm glad you said this phase will pass as I don't want to feel this way forever. The mood stabilisers do their job - I'm not high and I'm not crying and thinking about death - my Dr said euthymic - I said no 'flat'. I guess I'm euthymic in comparison to how I was a few months ago when I was put on to Lithium. I can understand that the flatness is probably related to a depressive phase - I look forward to normalcy
I take Omega 3 fatty acids but was wondering if the Ginkgo biloba would interact with any of my other medications? Thank you for the TMS information - I'm not sure where in NSW TMS is available but I will ask my Dr.