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Should a Christian take anti-depressants or other mental health medicines?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Panic attacks, anxiety disorders, phobias, and depression affect millions of people. Although medical experts believe that many times the aforementioned ailments originate within a person's psyche,...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report


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Data Sarah Winn Christian believer, college graduate + Walmart employee.
For 16+ years I have been taking the antidepressants: Paxil, Celexa, Citalopram and currently I am on Cymbalta with Adderoll. I know in my life, I just had a physical, chemical imbalance of hormones in my physical brain. I know I relied on prayers and dependance on God to heal me. In order for Him to heal me, it was with the use of these antidepressants. My family has a history of panic attacks and depression so when I started taking them, it was not that big of an issue. I suffered a traumatic brain injury in 1999 from a car accident. In order for my brain cells to regenerate, God used these medicines to aid in the healing. This might work for others but talk to your doctor and allow God to help you. He is the original, great physician.

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