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Derealization Tales
« on: August 19, 2014, 03:02:12 PM »
Hello guys,

I have had constant derealization for four months, its not so nice. It was caused by just a week on intense anxiety. I am currently on my third week of Celexa in the hope that it can help me.

I wanted to know if people have got better from the constant variety? not the ones that come and go with anxiety attacks.

Its strange as when I am more anxious about it, it becomes alot stronger. I have also had 5 separate weeks of no derealization in the four months. Then after about six days like clockwork it returns. Would love to hear from you all because all I read about is doom and gloom! What a horrible feeling.
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2014, 06:12:05 PM »
Hello Will,

Just about a week ago I got over a full week anda half of derealization and questioning my reality(ie. Why am I me? People see things in first person like I to and have their own thoughts) it was really scary and honestly I felt like it was never going to go away

But it was caused by upping my medication and my brain getting used to it. So that could be your issue as well. Because before I upped my medicine I had a full week of constant anxiety. And not just low simmering anxiety, I mean I was shaking, emotional, unable to eat or do activities. I was bad.

So just know you aren't alone in derealization and it does infact go away. You just have to try and tell yourself it's just anxiety and that it can't hurt you or make you go crazy. It's just your mind playing tricks on you due to chemical unbalances in your brain.

It'll all get settled. You just have to believe it will. Google "dealing with derealization" or anything else along those lines. That's what I did and it helped.

It takes time but it's something you can kick to the curb.
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2014, 03:14:23 AM »
I wish I could say it was because off medicine but it isn't. I started the meds to see if it would help. I'm afraid of always being in this cycle
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2014, 02:16:33 PM »
It takes a little while for the meds to start working, and if it's not working after about a month you should probably consider trying something else.
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 03:36:49 AM »
Anyone else have this?
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2014, 04:14:41 AM »
I'm in the same situation as you, been with derealization and depersonalization for almost four months.

I'm also on citalopram (I think it's the same thing as celexa). It will help but on its own it won't get rid of it. Most important thing is you attitude, you have to accept it and get on with your life and pay no attention to the weird feelings and thoughts.

I'm doing that and I'm miles better than I was at the beginning.

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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2014, 08:55:13 AM »
Yeah Citralopram. I think it's celexa in the US. How long have you been on it? I'm having some really strong feelings the past few days and I am wondering if it's the meds
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2014, 01:32:48 PM »
I've been for two months, but only 10mg. I've heard that it can make you jittery at the beginning but in my case I never felt anything strange.
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Re: Derealization Tales
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2014, 07:13:14 AM »
Cool man I will keep on going with it! Trying to accept it as part of me now. Seems to be helping already!
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