Posted by strugglingsteve on January 20, 2006, at 18:37:29
In reply to Re: ECT Success Stories » strugglingsteve, posted by ace on January 20, 2006, at 12:30:57
I tried the magic ace pill Nardil and had limited side effects until about 5 weeks in when my prostate blew up and had major pain so I had to stop it. I was bummed I couldnt follow ace to the promised land, so here we go with ect I guess.
> > I am starting ECT on Wednesday and was wondering if there are any success stories out there that can encourage me as I enter this new therapy for my severe depression. I am going inpatient for the first one and then outpatient for the rest.
> From what I've read from clinical and anecdotal reports (and I've read a lot and am going to be a shrink) ECT is THE most effective treatment for TRD. However, it may be a toss between that and THE MIGHTY MAOI's.....
> Good Luck and I pray you find peace mate,