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What can I take for ocd ruminations that are in my head

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Hi what can I take for ocd ruminations that are in my head constantly
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

Hi. My name is***** have over two decades of experience, and I'm online and available to help you today.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

How old are you?

What have you tried so far?

How long has this been going on?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It’s been going on 2 years and I’m 45
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I’m
On duloxtine 60mg 6 weeks now no change
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

Medicine alone rarely works in OCD.....psychotherapy is a very important part of the treatment plan.

Here is an excellent article from a highly respected source that you may find helpful:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20354432

 

As such you should speak to your psychiatrist about getting into psychotherapy along with a different medication.

Does this make sense to you?

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