Hi I am 20 years old and I have delt with depression since I was 12. I think it was a result of how i was raised and genetics because my mom has the same problems. I don't have insurance so i have been going to a free clinic. I take trazadone at night and was taking pristiq in the morning. They both really helped, but I need to move and i wont be able to get the medication and I don't want to take antidepressants just in case i get pregnant. I have been doing research on some herbs. Do you recommend any? Do they really work? I always experience the side effects and I am scared...what should I do?View Thread
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