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What helps add-pi and depression?

I was diagnosed with inattentive add and depression last month.  I am 39 and have had a hard time focusing and completing tasks all my life, it is very difficult to remember locations and directions, and I have a difficult time sustaining loving relationships and even going out and doing things. Lately it has gotten worse.  I have been more scattered and forgetful, I didn €™t want to get out bed €¦.  I am taking 27 mg of generic Concerta and 50 mg of generic Zoloft.  I feel so behind on so many things that I don €™t know how to catch up.  Piles of paper and clothes are worrying me €¦ I feel sad just walking in my door and seeing all of this.  I feel disappointed in my self and my life.  I have a good job and great kids. I am a single mom and very lonely. I feel inadequate to meet the challenges of my life.  I have a counselor, eliminated sugar from my diet through the 12 steps, a doctor, clinical nutritional counseling, prayer €¦. etc. Has any one faced something similiar.  What helped.  Will things keep looking this dark? - See more at: http://connect.additudemag.com/groups/topic/Has_it_gotten_better_What_worked/#sthash.XmjmaKnW.dpuf

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Thanks,Mitzi,I just went to the doctor and she increased my Zoloft to 100 mg and Concerta to 36.  I hope this helps.

Posted by beachbb on Apr 29, 2014 at 8:01pm

Thanks, Mitzi, I feel a little better by just saying something and doing something. I was reading about Neurofeedback today. I am thinking a little about trying it.  My mom came over yesterday and today she went with me to the doctor’s.

Posted by beachbb on Apr 29, 2014 at 11:27pm

Hi beachbb,
I highly rcommend meditation and deep breathing techniques. Look up Sudarshan Kriya. I do this breathing technique every day since October 2014 and it has changed my life forever!
It clears my mind and erases anxiety.
You have to register for a course through Art of Living.

http://www.artofliving.org/us-en/art-living-course-part 1#distance=10&sSearch;=⪫=&lng;=&ctype=51879,12371,12519,12517,266225&acol=0&c=&cc;=&d1;=&d2;=

Best of luck to you!
Hilary

Posted by hildawg037 on May 03, 2014 at 3:32am

Thanks, Hillary.  I will check it out. And Mitzi, I have a consultation with the neuro. people tomorrow.  Yeah! And wonder of wonders, I signed up for a month of Crossfit training and I have my 2nd work out tomorrow.  Things may be looking up. What a difference hope makes.  You all are wonderful.

Posted by beachbb on May 05, 2014 at 5:41am

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