The time it takes to recover from a nervous breakdown is different for everybody. I was told once that its like a car blowing a gasket. It will never be the same after that. Only patience and understanding will get him back. He really needs to get on the right medication, it will make a world of difference. This takes time. you do need to enforce the idea that his recovery depends mostly on his willingness to get better, first for him and secondly for his family. There really isnt a time frame on when you will get him back, but keep encouraging him that he can do it and he will.View Thread
I go thru this too. One thing i try to do is go to bed early. If im having trouble falling asleep at least I have more time to fall asleep and the anxiety of trying to fall asleep wont be as bad. Also try to read or drink a a relaxing tea and exercise is very important.View Thread
your not alone. When anxiety hits me it usually comes along with depression. I have the same stomach problems as you have. I have to go to the bathroom more often than normal and I loose weight. When you suffer like this you think your the only one going thru that. Antidepressants work well to control most os the symptoms but it take awhile, just be patient. What has helped me somewhat is taking one immodium AD before bedtime and it helps to not go to the bathroom as much. Ask your doctor if you can do that. It works for me.View Thread
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