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Old 04-27-2015, 04:58 AM
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Hello wishing everyone is well. I haven't posted for a while. I was wondering if anyone had experience with recovering from stimulants addiction and how long they felt fatigued. I am seven months clean and I am still very fatigued. I am surprised how long the fatigue persists.
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I have no experience to share DD.
I assume you've seen a Dr?

I hope you'll feel more energy in due time

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Hi.

Can you elaborate on which stimulates? Coffee, prescription drugs, alcohol, hard drugs etc.

Heck at times I feel my drug of choice for the day is good ice cream!

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Hi.

Can you elaborate on which stimulates? Coffee, prescription drugs, alcohol, hard drugs etc.

Heck at times I feel my drug of choice for the day is good ice cream!

BE WELL
adderall... amphetamines in other words
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Hi i can answer this i hope,

This summer il be clean from cocaine/mdma/ectasy for 4 years

The cocaine WD's were normally pretty bad for the first 3-4 days vivid nightmares etc & then it would settle

The mdma always made me feel crappy a few days after taking it anyway and after a few weeks i would start to feel myself again

After 7 months i cant say i was fatigued

Have you had any bloodtests recently or what is your sleep pattern like ?

This might be something else ?
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Hi i can answer this i hope,

This summer il be clean from cocaine/mdma/ectasy for 4 years

The cocaine WD's were normally pretty bad for the first 3-4 days vivid nightmares etc & then it would settle

The mdma always made me feel crappy a few days after taking it anyway and after a few weeks i would start to feel myself again

After 7 months i cant say i was fatigued

Have you had any bloodtests recently or what is your sleep pattern like ?

This might be something else ?
Thank you for your reply. It is very helpful. i am going to a new doctor tomorrow. i am suspecting depression. besides fatigue, i have lack of concentration, no focus...
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I have no experience to share DD.
I assume you've seen a Dr?

I hope you'll feel more energy in due time

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Thank you Dee for your reply
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Hi. I've been drinking with phentermine for few years. I've quit both now. I needed the phen to make me seem alert from the drinking. I quit in the fall. But odd u asked this. Exhausted constantly. I've been thru a few serious health probs but the fatigue just hit me hard on Friday. I'm hoping to ignore it and push thru. Hoping it's just our bodies way of healing. Making us slow down. Don't have to get it ALL done today. I didn't for my walk this am. But I did go to the gym. And I stayed. I just lightened my load. I also ate more today. Even bread. Yikes. And some Girl Scout cookies for energy.
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Originally Posted by deadlydame View Post
Hello wishing everyone is well. I haven't posted for a while. I was wondering if anyone had experience with recovering from stimulants addiction and how long they felt fatigued. I am seven months clean and I am still very fatigued. I am surprised how long the fatigue persists.
Not sure which kind you were doing but, they can be depending on the type one of the longest and hardest substances to recovery from.

You are at seven months, that's great. Maybe a year ? Let's face it, Our bodies have a lot of healing to do after all of the mistreatment.

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Hey dame, I was prescribed Adderall as an adult and was on it for about 14 years. I decided to stop taking about 6 months ago with the blessing of my doc. Getting on a strict sleep vs awake schedule has helped me a ton.
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If you're not having medical problems-consider exercise. It sounds crazy, but you have to use energy to have it.

Over 10 years ago I was exhausted for what seemed like six months. I finally went in and my iron was way low. It didn't even take a supplement-I ate iron rich foods and after a week and a half, I started to feel so much better. Now I know what my symptoms are and I just have to up my spinach and blueberry smoothies for a few weeks.

I do recommend seeing a doctor. There are just so many things that it could be.

Congratulations on being clean, that is amazing!
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