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08 Mar 2004

Doc i wrote a message to u a while ago about being depressed. I started to take st johns wort .. i take 3 every morning. I want to know how effectiv this will be in the long run as if i forget to take it in the morning im seriously irratable all day. Ive also started to bite the inside of my lip to the point of bleeding !
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Me,
As I've said many times, the best thing to do about Depression, is to see a doctor for a confirmation of the dianosis, and to take a proper antidepressant ( the Wort is hardly much cheaper !). The Wort is effective in SOME people in MILD depression. The fact that you feel irritable all day if you miss a dose, suggests that it is functioning for you as a mild tranquillizer, maybe even more than as an antidepressant. I think you'd be better off on a proper antidepressant
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