Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Please take some time to click through these links to find out more about our community.

    What is a Trigger and When to Trigger a Post
    How and Why to Report a Post
    Visit our Crisis Assistance Link for resources. For immediate help, call 911 or get to the ER.

    Includes Expert Content
    billybatty posted:
    man, iv'e been dealing with depression since i was like12, the wanting to do nothing but sleep but not being able to is one of the worst parts. 38 hours i been up so far.
    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi billybatty and Welcome -

    I want to bump your discussion up to give others feeling the same the opportunity to respond.

    Wow! 38 hours! Is this usual? Are you seeing a psychiatrist or therapist? Are you on any meds?

    I wish you some good sleep in the future,
    Thomas L Schwartz, MD responded:
    Hi there are a few antidepressants that atually improve seep and some that actually hurt sleep there re also a vriety of sleep pills- sme addictive, some not talk to your doc

    Helpful Tips

    iPhone app that helps me stay active
    I've been using the "Feel Good Tracker" iPhone app to track my activities and to rate how good the activity made me fell. I find that doing ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    4 of 10 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.