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Antidepressants and Insomnia

Depression is a severe mental disorder that’s becoming common across the world. While it’s frequent occurrence would be expected to prompt immediate and strong action to mitigate effects and manage the condition, depression continues to negatively affect quality of life, the ability to work, and it’s also the reason for the increase in suicide risk. And as all these things go on, the treatment options available for depression are not satisfactory and even when treatment is prescribed, the side effects of the medications prescribed aren’t well addressed.

One of the biggest side effects of taking antidepressants is insomnia and other sleep-related problems.  Most of the patients


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Individuals experiencing depression will often be recommended an antidepressant.

But while the unwanted side effects of the prescriptions (weight gain, headaches, etc.) are widely recognized, one effect is just just starting to be discussed publicly. They may stop working.

If you find that your medication isn’t effective anymore, and your depression symptoms are resurfacing, there are various reasons why this might be occurring.


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For most people with depression, a definitive depression diagnosis from a psychiatrist often means accepting that you will be on antidepressants for most of your life. For many, this means delaying the first prescription for as long as possible, but after some time, the use of the antidepressants is inevitable. Unfortunately, from the time you accept medication, even as your symptoms lift, another heavy cloud hovers – the fact that the medications you now depend on come with adverse side effects. And, you might never get over the effects of the medication even though


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Through Plasticity we will overcome. Despite what we knew in the past, our brains are easily shaped and ever-changing. We strive to take advantage of this adaptability with supplements in order to overcome the withdrawal effects of antidepressants.

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The process of reducing or tapering off psychiatric medication is inherently risky and can be especially dangerous and potentially life-threatening if done faster than one’s body can handle. Cymbalta-Withdrawal’s website sets forth information which relates to this process. Cybmalta-Widthrawal shares such information on website for the sole purpose of making it available for general educational purposes to those who are interested in it. The information does not constitute Cymbalta Withdrawal’s advice, encouragement, or recommendation that any individual reduce or taper off of his or her intake of psychiatric medication.

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