Depression :: Suffering From Chronic Loneliness

Jul 19, 2015

I have been depressed for a while and it slowly got worse, but now I feel it rapidly getting worse. I suffer from chronic loneliness as well and both are harsh. It feels like I am fighting against myself most days. I don't want to get put on antidepressants because I have a fear of the side effects and how harsh they can get and because I am alone, I have no one to support me while my life changes rapidly.

I have a lot of issues making relationships. I am single, have no friends and I clash a ton with my family. Sometimes I talk to myself to try and relieve the loneliness and it works sometimes, but sometimes it hurts even more. On top of that, I am going to college and it has been getting worse as my classes have gotten harder. I do not cut myself or harm myself, but I withdraw heavily and isolate myself from the world because I am a bit agoraphobic and I am afraid of myself as well. I truly don't know what to do because I am going downhill fast. 

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I have been suffering with severe joint pains (particularly in my fingers) and general fatigue.

My initial blood tests ruled out rheumatoid arthritis and showed the following levels:

Ferritin: 2672 ng/ml

Transferrin: 139 mg/dL

Transferrin saturation: 96%

I was prescribed 4 weekly phlebotomy sessions after which my results improved to:

Ferritin: 2177 ng/ml

Transferrin: 161 mg/dL

Transferrin saturation: 82%

However I also then showed signs of anemia with my hemoglobin levels reducing from 14.8 to 12.9 g/dL.

The doctor has now decided it can't be Haemochromatosis because my levels haven't reduced sufficiently after 4 sessions and because of the anemia reading. 

I am Irish and know this is prevalent in the celtic race.

I am now to be tested for Still's disease, even though the only symptom I have is joint pain. I could be proven completely wrong, but I feel this is  complete waste of time and is delaying my correct treatment.

My doctor has admitted he has little experience with haemochromatosis so if there is anyone else out there with similar readings and the same genetic result I would love to hear more about your diagnosis.

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